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Billy Kingsley

Member Since 29 Mar 2006
Offline Last Active Mar 27 2011 05:09 PM
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In Topic: Just received my '57 Meteor Rideau 500 4 door hardtop from Frontier Resin...

24 February 2011 - 01:41 PM

Is there any way to get factory stock wheels for it, like Steve posted a closeup of? I'll get one then. I like it a lot but I'm not going to spend money on a resin I won't build.

In Topic: How long have you been modeling?

24 February 2011 - 02:59 AM

I began this adventure on November 7th, 1999. I know this because I painted it on the back of the cab, where it's hidden by the bed.
I finished it the next day, then built am AMT 1994 Mustang that I had recievd for a Christmas gift when it was new, 5 years previous. Then I went to Wal-Maart and got what would be kits #3 and 4, Revell's 48 Woody and 66 GTO respectivly. Then, another trip to Wal-Mart and a cart full of models-my stash was born. (I have saved one of those kits unbuilt, although it does have a poorly applied paint job). Then, I discovered my LHS...

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I have MOST of my models. Some went missing. Some fell apart. I hope to find the missing ones someday but I'm not overly concerned about them because they were the AMT prepaints which were the only thing I could bring myself to do in 2002.

I was 15 when I started, by about a week less than a month. I have not stopped yet but I have gotten close a few times. I doubt I'll ever stop totally, the longest I've gone without doing something in the hobby was about 8 months.

Finished 272 models to date, including one in 2011 already. Of that number maybe 1/3 could be considered good if being generous, but I don't care, I am having fun. I built cars only until 2009 but since then I have tried a little of pretty much anything.
http://public.fotki....odels_in_order/

In Topic: MCW 1958 Pontiac

24 February 2011 - 02:35 AM

I plan to get one at the NNL East come April...most likely will be built in the Smokey Yunick-owned #3 that won the last Daytona beach race, eventually. So, in about 8-10 months, I hope to have a photo to share...but as I always do as soon as I get my hands on it I'll take pictures of what you get!

In Topic: anyone know about this kit ?

24 February 2011 - 01:35 AM

It builds up fairly well, too. Watch the wheels...the attachment points are tough and they don't fit the tires all that well. The attachment points on the spoiler aren't great either.

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I'll say, once again, that I prefer molded in color kits...

In Topic: first phantom

03 February 2011 - 03:17 AM

It kind of looks like a futuristic hearse...which is kind of cool, in and of it's own right!