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Custom Mike

Member Since 29 Sep 2007
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In Topic: Sealed Kits for Trade

19 October 2014 - 07:03 AM

Benjamin, I've got both the Dodge Lil Red Truck and Caddy Lowrider kits here, which one would you take for the Shelby ragtop?


In Topic: Curious; why are there so few tuner classes at a lot of model shows/contests?

19 October 2014 - 05:03 AM

I'm 50, and grew up with Muscle Cars, and have owned a few, I absolutely love 'em and build 'em all the time! But, building an occasional Tuner gives me the chance to really stretch my skills out in a different direction. There's not a whole lot you can't do with a Tuner that someone hasn't done in 1;1, so there's no worries about it looking goofy, anything with a wing that big is gonna look goofy. I take it as a challenge to make the goofy wing look like it belongs there. That, and dropping a Pro-Street Eclipse with a 426 HEMI on the contest table makes everyone look at you like you've lost your mind,,,,


In Topic: The absolute worst kit ever!

15 October 2014 - 05:18 PM

Any of the MPC flip nose kits, especially the '57 Corvette (the weird, wide rear tires made it even worse) ...

 

I've gotta agree, the MPC Flip-Nose kits were horrible, but those great big slicks were my favorite part, they looked great on many other models!

 

Although I do need to find another one of the Spirit Of '57 kits, just to see if I can finally build it and get a decent result!


In Topic: Elenore II I got a crazy idea

13 October 2014 - 05:40 PM

Stretching out the grille and headlights is a great idea, it'll change the look and hopefully make the bumper less pronounced! The side scoops are gonna look a whole lot more aggressive like that, i like the idea!


In Topic: Elenore II I got a crazy idea

10 October 2014 - 06:56 PM

Then I'll just sit here with my mouth shut and watch! Bring on the "special" mill!