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R. Thorne

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About R. Thorne

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  • Are You Human? yes
  • Scale I Build 1/25

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  • Location Indiana
  • Full Name Ron Thorne

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  1. R. Thorne added a post in a topic Deepening Panel Lines   

    I like the trumpeter panel line tool, but the umm-USA scr-01 scriber has a better feel and I rarely ever go "off line" with it.  I had a lot of trouble with the back of an x-acto blade.  It worked better using the blade only, but never as good and consistent as the scribing tools.  Ron.
  2. R. Thorne added a post in a topic 1970 Buik GSX   

    How about a piece of tool box liner?  Ron.
  3. R. Thorne added a post in a topic 57 ford galpin gasser   

    Outstanding job.  I don't agree with the classification (A/GS) as this denotes a supercharged gasser, but a beautiful build.  Ron.
  4. R. Thorne added a post in a topic 1969 Camaro Z28   

    Thanks for info.  Love the emergency brake cables and brackets.  Ron.
  5. R. Thorne added a post in a topic 1969 Camaro Z28   

    Beautiful job.  What carb is that?  Curious as to why no thin white stripe on the sides of the large white stripe(s)?  Ron.
  6. R. Thorne added a post in a topic 1940 Ford Business Coupe Deluxe   

    Outstanding, as usual.  Did you do the fold down rear seats?  My brother had a 40 ford business coupe many years ago and I remember the fold down seats on that car.  Guess they were for Mr. Businessman's briefcase, hence the name business coupe.  Ron.
  7. R. Thorne added a post in a topic First post, question about '68 Roadrunner class   

    A/S and A/SA were 8 lb classes, I believe.  The weight breaks were in half pound increments down to I or J (8.5 for B, 9.0 for C, etc.).  Divide Nhra shipping weight by horsepower ( 335 for the 383, I think).  So, I would guess the car to be in E or F stock.  Headers were allowed, aluminum intake only if it came stock on the car from the factory (roadrunner did not).  7 inch "cheater" slicks (had 2 grooves on tires).  Hope this helps.  Ron.
  8. R. Thorne added a post in a topic 1974 GTO/Ventura body   

    Thanks, guys. I was afraid of that.  I have a 1:1 1974 gto (race car) and would like to build a model of it, but my skills are limited (have only built 2 models since this model car "addiction" hit me 3 months ago).  Ron.
  9. R. Thorne added a topic in Model Building Questions and Answers   

    1974 GTO/Ventura body
    Anybody know if this body and/or kit is available in regular or resin mode?  Thanks, Ron.
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  10. R. Thorne added a post in a topic 68 Dodge Dart 440 Custom Finally Finished 3-29-17   

    Just discovered your 1966 nova builds.  Thank you very much, sir, for your posts.  They should be required reading for all newbies.  Again, I thank you.  Ron.
  11. R. Thorne added a post in a topic Pegasus 901 tires   

    Just what I needed to know.  Thanks very much, Brett.  
  12. R. Thorne added a topic in Model Building Questions and Answers   

    Pegasus 901 tires
    Anybody know the dimensions of the tires in this kit?  How wide and how tall are the slicks and the front tires?  Thanks, Ron.
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  13. R. Thorne added a post in a topic 68 Dodge Dart 440 Custom Finally Finished 3-29-17   

    I like the black wash grill better.  How about the photo etch with molotow marker?   Ron.
  14. R. Thorne added a post in a topic Another Thunderbolt - this time the Reynolds Ford car   

    Your builds are awesome.  Brings back memories of watching the 1-1 cars.  Don't forget the 427 badges on the front fenders.  Ron.