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About Gramps46

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    Gary McNutt
  1. MPC 1980 Corvette

    Despite the challenges it looks like you nailed it. Very realistic.
  2. Franklin Mint mercedes.

    Thanks for the advice Randy. I agree with you on the hobby paints not being appropriate for buffing with a moto tool.
  3. Thanks for the suggestions Rex. The junker is certainly, um......unique.
  4. Yup, that is the same Mustang I bought at Walmart and sent you photos of this afternoon. Oh well, I will just keep it in the background in some photo shoot. Thanks Rex.
  5. Welly '65 GTO with Snake-Fu

    Well done and looks good. Creative solution to the drip rail too.
  6. Good call on fixes, thank you.
  7. I had to go to Rite Aid for a prescription refill and swung by the diecast rack, surprise. The only thing that looked interesting to me was the Maisto 1968 Camaro SS396 convertible. I was in a hurry so did not look at it very closely till got I home. My biggest complaints are the windshield, the clear insert makes the frame look way too wide. Wondering if I disassemble it I can heat and smash something more appropriate. The antenna is about the size of a walking cane unfortunately. Welly does a much better job with a wire inside the antenna. Typically with the die cast the wheels need to be toned done and detailed. But I did learn something new, Maisto showed me Chevrolet produced a flat 396 V8 for the Camaro, I thought only the Corvair had a flat engine.
  8. Porsche 928 S (1/24 scale, Fujimi)

    Very nice builds.
  9. Franklin Mint mercedes.

    Thanks Randy for sharing your experience. I have gotten several Franklin and Danbury diecasts via an estate sale but fortunately none in the condition you describe, or they weren't white. Yesterday by coincidence I sorted through all my moto tool supplies and found several cloth wheels so I may carefully give them a try.
  10. What did you get today? (Model Car Related Items)

    My dad had exactly that Buick wagon, color and everything. 455 cubic inch engine which he used to pull a trailer from Ohio to Florida every winter, 8 MPG.
  11. Wow X 3!! Sensory overload. Thanks for sharing Tim. Seeing the SVT Fords, didn't Bob Johnson of Monogram fame have a white SVT turbo Mustang?
  12. Franklin Mint mercedes.

    Nice addition to your collection.
  13. Freezer top cruise in

    Right on Randy!
  14. What did you get today? (Model Car Related Items)

    Great score on those kits.