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FredRPG

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  • Location Orlando, FL
  • Full Name Fred Greiner

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  1. FredRPG added a post in a topic Revell 1970 Dodge Charger R/T 426 Hemi - Sublime Green - Build #2   

    Really nice clean builds, thanks for sharing them.
     
  2. FredRPG added a post in a topic Hot Wheels 1/25 Tribute - "Sweet 16" - Custom Corvette   

    Love 'em. You captured the spirit of the originals perfectly..
  3. FredRPG added a post in a topic Not your average 64 Fairlane   

    Beautiful color on the car and I really like the blacks and dark metal in the engine bay. I'm going to file that away in the back of my head to inspire a build someday. I kinda think the injector hat doesn't work with the subtle toughness of the rest of the car, but that's just me, really nice work.
  4. FredRPG added a post in a topic MPC '78 Chevy Stepside , Dec. 4, almost done.   

    Thanks, I was trying to make it much more complicated. Really appreciate you sharing this..
     
  5. FredRPG added a post in a topic MPC '78 Chevy Stepside , Dec. 4, almost done.   

    If you have the time could you post some details on your headlight castings. I've been experimenting with different molds but just can't get them right, they look too toy like.  Yours look have the look I'm trying to get.  
  6. FredRPG added a post in a topic 1971 Ford Ranger XLT   

    Well done. Perfect color choice. 
  7. FredRPG added a post in a topic going to call it "Dadillac"   

    Really nice work, and for the bonus points aren't the wheel covers from one of the 70's MPC Impala or Caprices? I remember one as a kid the could be built as a CRP Mountie or some kind of pace car and came with a trailer. I painted the center medallion the same red back then. 
  8. FredRPG added a post in a topic 1953 Ford Victoria   

    I also wanted to mention that the headlights look much better than your average kit, did you do something different?  Excellent job on the rest of the model as well.
  9. FredRPG added a post in a topic 1970 boss 429   

    Really clean build.  For the life of me I can't remember what my first model was.
  10. FredRPG added a post in a topic K&R Kustoms+Rods "barn find" dry lakes belly tanker   

    Perfect barn find finish, outstanding. 
     
  11. FredRPG added a post in a topic Sno Joke - Showrod Jeep   

    I am a big fan of show cars, and love what you have done here both theme and execution. Really Ike the idea of the simple engine that's a different touch and it works well with the concept... Yeah I know here's the big "however"...  It's the tires, as cool as they are, with the hard sidewalls and no tread, to me they look very toy like and distract from the high level of the rest of your build. I've seen 1/20 scale formula tires used in show rod builds that look great, but I have no idea how hard it would be to find something like that.  What are your thought on the tires?
    Again I don't want to diminish the skill and effort you have put into this, it's great work from top to bottom and I really appreciate you sharing the build process, it's been fun to follow along, can't wait to see it under glass. 
    Edit: just remembered I've also seen grooved handle bar grips cut down for ultra wide show tires, can't remember where though.
  12. FredRPG added a post in a topic 1971 Pinto Wagon - StreetFreak/Gasser/Showcar   

    Beautiful work, and thanks for detailing your build process. 
  13. FredRPG added a post in a topic '62 Pontiac Catalina Mild Custom   

    Love the paint colors on this.  From looking at your paint detail work I wouldn't think it will take long for your BMF skills to come up to speed.  I'm sure it's been said hundreds of times around here, but always try to use a brand new blade and very light pressure, let the knife do the work.  Again this build has a great look.
  14. FredRPG added a post in a topic Austin Mini Rat Rod   

    Don't know why, but the green headlights are my favorite part.  You seem to put a lot of thought into these builds even though they appear random, was that just a 'why not' moment, or is there a reason?
  15. FredRPG added a post in a topic 1966 Suburban...   

    Nice clean build, I like the colors. Thanks for posting