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Ken Kitchen

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About Ken Kitchen

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  • Birthday 07/18/1952

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  • Website URL http://public.fotki.com/KenK/kitchen_table_resin_kits/

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  • Scale I Build 1/25

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  • Location Colorado Springs, CO

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  1. Ken Kitchen added a post in a topic How much does the shade of primer affect the actual color of Tamiya lacquers?   

    It really depends on the specific color. Some of Tamiya's paints are more translucent and are heavily affected by the primer. Others are so opaque that the primer doesn't seem to have any impact. The best thing to do is try the spoon test. Take a white plastic spoon and put white, grey and black primers on it then overcoat with the color of your choice. That way you'll have a side by side comparison and can easily judge which primer works best for your application.
  2. Ken Kitchen added a post in a topic foil casting?   

    Another tip if you use the foil method is to use the cheapest foil you can find. it tends to be much thinner that the name brand foils.
  3. Ken Kitchen added a post in a topic 1950's Ford Pickup   

    What you have there are parts from 3 different kits & manufacturers. The one on the left with the separate hood is the AMT 53 F100. The one with the flip front is the MPC 53 F100. It looks like the blue one may be the MPC as well. The copper colored parts are from the Revell 56 F100. They are mixed scales as well. The AMT & MPC are 1/25 while the Revell is 1/24 scale. I like your scratch building I'm looking forward to see how this turns out.
  4. Ken Kitchen added a post in a topic Show Me Some Hearses!   

    Here's another one I did. Based on the old MPC Barnabas Vampire Van.



  5. Ken Kitchen added a post in a topic Show Me Some Hearses!   

    Here's mine.




  6. Ken Kitchen added a post in a topic Retro Speedwagon   

    I have never been a fan of this kit seeing it as a source for parts only. This build makes me want to build one now. I really like the way you've done this one. Great Job!
  7. Ken Kitchen added a post in a topic 51 Ford F1 Conversion   

    Reply sent.
  8. Ken Kitchen added a post in a topic 1970 dodge truck 3d print   

    WOW what can I add that hasn't already been said. I know are you willing to share the files so those of us that have 3D printers can try it ourselves? if so I'd be interested in giving it a try.
  9. Ken Kitchen added a post in a topic 1937 Ford Woodie - aka Carbon14   

    I have my doubts about the 41 Woody. The shape along the top edge is more rounded that on the 37. I've been considering a similar conversion myself. I think the Monogram 30 Model A woody might be a better place to start. Also there is a 37 Cabriolet available which should make the job easier too.
  10. Ken Kitchen added a post in a topic Moebius Ford pickups....need a stepside bed   

    Ford used the essentially the same bed with minor changes from 53 through the late 70's. IMHO the best kit to use for this conversion if the AMT 53 F100.
  11. Ken Kitchen added a post in a topic 2006 Cadillac STS   

    Nice build. My daily driver is a 2006 STS-4 so I did much the same as this one. I used the wheels from the Cadillac pickup as they closely matched what i have on my car. i also used the grille from the pickup as I don't have the V version.
    http://public.fotki.com/KenK/my_models/models_of_11_cars/2006-cadillac-sts/
     
     



  12. Ken Kitchen added a post in a topic Alright, we're getting a '48 Ford Coupe. How about a '41, or a '42 ?   

    Just to clarify, I cast the grille parts to convert the 48 to a 42. Otherwise they are pretty much the same.
  13. Ken Kitchen added a post in a topic Detailing Rally Wheels   

    Try Tamiya Smoke. It works very well as a black wash. it flows smoothly and levels well. Plus it's acrylic and can be cleaned up with water.
  14. Ken Kitchen added a post in a topic hi from turkey   

    Merhaba, Ekrem
  15. Ken Kitchen added a post in a topic Front Range Automotive Modelers (FRAM)   

    Aaron,
    Glad you showed up last night. If you have any questions you can always contact me at: kitchen_table_resins@yahoo.com I'll be glad to help. Looking forward to seeing you at the next meeting on Feb. 9th.
    Ken