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    Greg Smith

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  1. Let's see some police cars

    Here are a few of mine Revell snap Excursion AMT 70 Ford, Lindberg Crown Vic Tamiya Jeep, All American Crown Vic, Anniversary logo OSP units Revell Chevy Maisto HD electric glide converted to police bike MPC Dodge van made into KaryVan Johan Plymouth KSU police AMT Myers Manx- Beach patrol Revell 63 Dodge and Johan police parts Last but not least YPD logoed Motormax die cast. Model by Bob Martini Thanks for looking greg
  2. Terrible Box Art

    The Ideal Atomic cannon was closer to 1/16th or 1/18th scale and the Renwall kit is 1/32nd when military was 1/35th I had em both! greg
  3. Beverage trailer

    Roll up doors are not hard if you are not making them functional, Did this years ago Evergreen slotted car siding and square stock Used this method on this fire truck using three different sizes of siding on the roll ups greg
  4. Renwal The Visible Automobile Chassis

    Nice picture of the chassis, I hope he does have the clear hubcaps. One thing that the renewal originals had was a replacement parts lists where you could send for pats that broke, I used mine a lot since the camshaft always broke in the engine, I loved the suggestion of using Vasoline to make the parts move easier. Does any one have the radial engine? greg

    A simple system is to secure thread/string inside the cylinders the length of the stretch, the string stops the cylinders before they come apart and doesn't interfere with the operations of the cylinder. greg
  6. John Deere 4040 tractor

    Nice job, looks good without the glass. Did you use a slow moving vehicle triangle ? greg
  7. Grill/Screen material

    You might try a second hand store for an electric razor to get the screen from it, or replacement screens on line somewhere, or a razor repair shop (good luck). Maybe some photo etched exhaust stack screen from truck detailers. greg
  8. All I can say is WOW! I'll save the rest for when it's done, greg
  9. Looking for Hawaiian model builder

    Project is completed, Secret build was to maybe help Charlie with his model that was shipped from Massachusetts to Hawaii. It was actually sent twice because of damage, It was delivered and repaired, so the need for a repairperson is no longer needed, thanks to all who assisted, This is a great group to belong to. greg
  10. I had a problem with my cordless and I called customer service first and resolved the problem, Maintenance helps a good cleaning with air gun helps. Give them a try greg
  11. OK, I got a Maisto 1/18th scale '48 service car and I would like to scale off of it down to 1/25th. I grew up between old math and new math so I am terrible at math. My mind says I divide 18 by 25 and I get .72 or 72% so any measurement I take off the service car I just reduce by 72% and I should have the right size. Does that sound right? greg
  12. I had the 34 Ford double kit and I recall the stock version having brass plated parts and not chrome, The chrome parts were for the hot rod. Was glad to have two kits for the price of one. Along the lines of the Aurora molds the American LaFrance pumper was lost, If Monogram had the mold what a great mate to the Mack pumper. In regards to the Revell molds the Revell classic fire apparatus were lost at sea between California and Brazil on the return ship. That's why the last versions are in Portuguese. greg
  13. Pictures from the model gathering at the Ravenna Ohio library https://public.fotki.com/GLMFAA1/ravenna-ohio-gathering/ greg
  14. I have ordered a Maisto 1/18 service car for reference. The 1/24 Harley's were available several years ago. lots of different models from the first Harley to electra glides greg
  15. guidance needed 1/25 people

    Check for preiser figures on Ebay, They have vintage RR figures in G scale https://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&keywords=preiser+figures&tag=googhydr-20&index=aps&hvadid=190530783502&hvpos=1t1&hvnetw=g&hvrand=8807913339756104845&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=e&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9015479&hvtargid=kwd-301915370053&ref=pd_sl_6j9w7eaitu_e you have to sort through to find G scale or 1/24th greg