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twopaws

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  • Location Jeffersonville, IN
  • Full Name Craig Cochran

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  1. twopaws added a topic in Model Building Questions and Answers   

    AMT 65 Buick Riviera chassis change?
    I am looking to update the promo style chassis found in this kit, any suggestions, all answers are appreciated.
     
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  2. twopaws added a post in a topic Another BMF question   

    Had this problem earlier in the year, called BMF and was told that it is a glue application problem.  He replaced the three sheets I had purchased from them and the replacements are ok.  No matter how or how much you burnish that alligator finish will not dissappear.  Craig
  3. twopaws added a post in a topic Junior Stock drag racing question   

    For a good reference Google Bob Lambeck's 1957 Jr. Stocker, one of the best in it's day.  One of his 57's was a 150 with FI and a four speed, I built a replica of that car.  Craig
  4. twopaws added a topic in General   

    1969 Chevelle convert wheel well trim
    I'm looking for suggestions on how to recreate the chrome wheel well trim on this model.  I am already aware of removing the trim left over from the 68 and the vent windows.  But want to recreate a proper look for this kit.
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  5. twopaws added a topic in General   

    Recent BMF quality question
    Bought two sheets from local hobby shop that has a good turnover of products,  they each contained miniscule, almost microscopic lines.  I called Randy at BMF and was told the roller appling the glue caused this.  I ordered three sheet direct from them, they arrived and each had the same texture issues.  When applied to a model, no amount of burnishing will remove these fine lines, the surface now has the texture of 1/25th alligator skin. They are all over the sheet, not like the big wrinkles I have seen before.  Anybody else having this issue?
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  6. twopaws added a topic in Model Building Questions and Answers   

    Not a Ford modeler, so I have a Question ......
    I am looking for a Ford kit engine with TPI or EFI, what kit(s) would include this.  Any size engine is acceptable.  Thanks guys.
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  7. twopaws added a post in a topic Derby City Shootout pics   

    Thanks for posting Tom, we were pleased that you could make our show.  A pleasure meeting you and Micheal and congrats on taking home some memories and awards to both of you.  
  8. twopaws added a post in a topic Help with Tamiya TS-58   

    I too use the old spoon test, besides providing a great couple of surfaces, you can also write the combos you are trying on the handle.
  9. twopaws added a post in a topic Slicks Size Comparison Charts?   

    Some of the calipers we sell at Grainger, have a decimal to fractional conversion listing on the back.  Some but not all.
  10. twopaws added a topic in Model Building Questions and Answers   

    Hey modelers any tips on painting the hubcap centers on the new Tamiya Mercedes 300SL.
    The center of the chrome cap is to be body color with the iconic Merc. emblem still chrome. They offer decals for the emblem but would like to save the actual chrome one. Thanks for looking.
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  11. twopaws added a topic in Model Building Questions and Answers   

    Tamiya newbie with a window masking question
    Tamiya is great to include masks for painting window trim, my question for all y'all is, do you paint the inside or the outside of the plastic window. And do most of you spray or brush paint the exposed surfaces. Thanks for all responses.
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  12. twopaws added a topic in Model Building Questions and Answers   

    Possible donor chassis for AMT Crew Chief?
    Won this kit in a raffle, am thinking about a two wheel conversion. Do any of you have a suggestion on a way to do this? Thanks for any and all suggestions.
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  13. twopaws added a post in a topic Modelhaus/AMT question about 57 sedan delivery   

    thanks alot John for the box art. I guess over the years I have shied away from those versions. Built some of the Pro Modeler and Revell releases.
    Appreciate the extra work.
  14. twopaws added a post in a topic New modeler from Ky   

    Yes Ernie, it is the one on Bardstown Road and we meet 7:00 to 9:00. Come through the front entrance and down the hall to the left.. Hope to meet you.
  15. twopaws added a topic in Model Building Questions and Answers   

    Modelhaus/AMT question about 57 sedan delivery
    Just picked up this resin kit and it says to use the ORIGINAL AMT 57 Chevy kit. I have had several incarnations of 57, what constitutes the Original. Better yet what does the box art look like ! If anyone has attempted this build I would appreciate any pointers you might want to share. Thanks to all responders.
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