lambrakos

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  1. lambrakos added a post in a topic 1969 Mustang Sportsroof   

    I strongly suggest that you use a mirrored base display to show all your hard and awsome work. I am a believer of "just off the line" look, but this is out of the ordinary so far. Keep up the good work and lets see it finished.

    From a mustang lover!
  2. lambrakos added a post in a topic 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado   

    Beautiful and clean work on an equaly beautiful subject!!!!!!!
  3. lambrakos added a post in a topic Three Stooges Beer.....with a Twist.   

    Great build! Did you use clear over the decals?
  4. lambrakos added a post in a topic '70 Mustang Mach 1/ Boss 302   

    I got my Grabber Orange from MCW Automotive Finishes. I am sure he still offers it. Here is a link to their site. http://www.mcwautomotivefinishes.com/
  5. lambrakos added a post in a topic '70 Mustang Mach 1/ Boss 302   

    I vote for the Mach 1. A boss 302 with no shaker scoop just doesn't do it for me. Unless of course you do the required surgery. Or you can always do a custom 1970 boss 351. Look here for some ideas. https://www.google.com/search?q=boss+351+mustang&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=jcMwU8WhI8OCyQGp34HwAg&ved=0CCUQsAQ&biw=1280&bih=671
  6. lambrakos added a post in a topic 2013 Boss 302   


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    Yes! Purple does look good on mustangs!


  7. lambrakos added a post in a topic 2013 Boss 302   

    Oh Nooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!! It's turning into a plum crazy purple Mopar!
    Just kidding! I have nothing against Mopars!......! .
    Nice work so far! Your photos have some heavy shadows. Try moving around your lighting so the shine and body lines of the model show much better. (Just my 2 cents for what they are worth).
  8. lambrakos added a post in a topic 2013 Boss 302   

    I'm pulling up a chair!! Looking forward to the finish line!
  9. lambrakos added a post in a topic Celica Liftback   

    I remember how nice these cars looked. If you looked at them from certain angles they reminded you of a smaller '69/'70 Mustang. Especially when painted yellow with black stripes and trim.I also remember they were prone to rust very quickly, at least they did here in New England.
    Great job on your built. Love those clean lines and flawless shine.
  10. lambrakos added a post in a topic 1970 Mach 1 twister special * April 15 rolling right along   

    This Mustang lover is pulling up a chair!
  11. lambrakos added a post in a topic Locating   

    I don't like enamels either. That smell is too much. When your'e at the shop check out the Tamiya and Testors lacquers (clear coat also) in spraycans. Testors has original colors for muscle cars of the 60s and 70s. Neither one needs a clear coat. Just a good wetsanding with a fine sandpaper and then wax it just like your real car. If you do use clear over the decals be careful as it might atack them. Do very light mist coats.
    Hope this helped!
  12. lambrakos added a post in a topic Locating   

    If you are looking to make a model of the nascar cars of the past few years you might be disappointed as no big company like revell or amt makes them. There are some resin limited productions by smaller companies. But if you are looking to do a 2007-8 or prior to, then you will not have a problem. There are plenty of kits and after market decals. A quick search on google will turn up hundreds. Also ebay is a good start and reference on what's available.
    Keep on modelling!!!!!
  13. lambrakos added a post in a topic Bill Elliot Coors T-Bird   

    After a disappointing first try to build this kit I put it away. But now that you reminded me of it I pulled it out and it looks like I'll go for round two. I primered the body with white primer and tomorow I will start sanding. Surprised that you had a hard time finding one. They were dirt cheap on ebay a while back. I probably have a few in my stash.
    Keep up the good work! .... and lets see it finished!
  14. lambrakos added a post in a topic The Great Pumpkin   

    Nice paint job especialy in the fading. Which kit did you use. I have the decals in my stash so maybe some day...........