sparkyd31 added a topic in GeneralClear coating a box stock bodyHi guys,
I just started my boyd smoothster and seeing that I'm leaving the color yellow,Can I just clear right over the body sinse it's dyde yellow right out of the box or should I lightly mist the body in yellow then clear over it?
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sparkyd31 added a topic in Generalzebm1 please readHi there,
Just wanted to drop you a line and tell you I'm really confused on how you want me to find this Vince guy who drag races and builds gassers.This seems to be the guy I need pictures from and tips from to make my 37 a special model.I can't seem to find this so called "Chat posting" or this vince guy.Please help me again step by step.
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sparkyd31 added a topic in GeneralAMT's reissue 1937 chevy coupe drag carHi guys,
I have a question for all witch I hope to get a massive amout of feedback on.All of you guys know i just got back into building models again.My question tonight is simple.I just bought that "special car" and I want to make this the best ever.My experience is very green building so I need help from everyone on detailing this car.Any tips to make this drag car (37 chevy reissue)as real as possible would be great.Thanks again guys,sparkyd31
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sparkyd31 added a topic in GeneralBuying that must have model !!!!!Hey there guys,
Has anyone had to buy a model due to it being a "special car"
Mine was the reissue of the 1937 AMT chevy coupe just because it has my last name and state on the stickers witch I've never had happen to me before.
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sparkyd31 added a topic in GeneralBack again guysHi modelers,
I'm glad to be back getting help from this wonderful board.I just got back into building models with my son and we have a whopping 2 kits built now.The Revell 32 ford and a 1940 willy's.Both kits are from the goodguys collection.As of last night I won two more kits on ebay that I'm sure will make my wife happy(ha,ha,ha).They are the boyd coddington smoothster and the reissue 1937 amt chevy coupe"hubbards engineering"
3 in 1 kit.This was a must have kit for me seeing that
1)My last name is in fact Hubbard
2)I live in NY
3)I'm a welder by trade
4)I love drag racing and street rods sinse I could remember
I'm excited to get back building when the kids are all in bed and dad's needs time alone.I have a list of modeling questions that I will leave in other posts.For now I would just like a good modelers book that will help me and my son raise the bar in ourselfs as builders.Like I said my son and I really are staying with street rods for now.Talk to all again soon.
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sparkyd31 added a topic in GeneralModelers glue to recommendHi guys,
I wanted to know if there was a glue out there to use on the whole car and windshields and headlight plastic that drys clear.i used the good old testors moders cement and made a mess of the windshield and headlights.Now I'm mad.Take care,sparkyd31 :evil:
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sparkyd31 added a topic in Tips, Tricks, and Tutorialschopping tops and cutting doors and installing door hidgesOK guys,
I see many doing this on the street rod models and I too what to do this stuff so how about giving me some good old knowledge.Thanks
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sparkyd31 added a topic in Generalkrylon fusion paint is a winner !HI modelers,
Since I'm doing a ford goodguys 3 window coupe in gloss black I decided to try the new krylon fusion plastic paint.It says on the can it's a direct spray on and no primer is needed BUT I still primmed the body and all parts with krylon white quick dry primmer(12 minutes to dry and no drips)I have to say I really like this stuff and it really shines nice when dry.Now after I'm done I'll put a few light coats of clear and I'm done.It's to bad fusion only comes in about 10 colors and most are ugly but the gloss black did the job for my little 32 coupe.Has anyone else used this paint with good results? Take care,sparkyd31
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