Jeff Johnston

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About Jeff Johnston

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  • Birthday 10/08/1964

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  • Location New Hampshire USA

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  1. Jeff Johnston added a post in a topic The Man with the Golden Gun AMC Hornet   

    LOVE the Hornet !
  2. Jeff Johnston added a topic in Under Glass   

    1975 Corvette Convertible
    These weren't fast cars, but they were cool.   This is the old Molded in Yellow MPC kit.  I think since I was a kid I've built probably 20 MPC 70's Corvette Models.


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  3. Jeff Johnston added a post in a topic AMT 1969 Chevelle   

    I'd buy those decals if they were on the site.   Honestly there are better looking than the Modelhaus replacements IMHO.
  4. Jeff Johnston added a post in a topic Any interest in trading 1:18 die-casts for kits?   

    Hey Brandon,
    Let me know what else you have left in addition to the Viper. If you can send the Viper pics that woudl be great.
    jeff
  5. Jeff Johnston added a post in a topic AMT 1969 Chevelle   

    Genius on the tail lights.  Could I convince you to share the file ?  I'd love to do the same thing.  They look great as does the rest of the model.
  6. Jeff Johnston added a post in a topic 1969 AMC SC/Rambler   

    Beautiful model and photographs as usual.  I remember these kits but i never bought one.  You did this one right.
  7. Jeff Johnston added a post in a topic Any interest in trading 1:18 die-casts for kits?   

    PM on its way
  8. Jeff Johnston added a post in a topic Next up from Moebius ?   

    I'd love to see Mobius do a 67 Galaxie.  Coupe, then convertible, then wagon ?  I know, they'd never do a Wagon.  

    Or...53 Buick Skylark... That would be right in line with the Hudson's which I have to believe were very successful.

     
     
  9. Jeff Johnston added a post in a topic Consensus on Plum Crazy   

    Never heard of Gravity colors but they sure have some popular colors and the price looks really good.  Does anyone know how large those bottles are ?  Are they 1 oz ?
  10. Jeff Johnston added a post in a topic How long for Dupli-Color to dry?   

    I agree with the sniff test. If it smells like paint let it dry some more.

    Duplicolor clear dries pretty fast. A couple days and you should be good.
  11. Jeff Johnston added a post in a topic Consensus on Plum Crazy   

    Testors Plum Crazy and all of their other Metallic paints have too big of a flake for my liking. Scale finishes or Model Car world have the best ones IMHO. If you want to use a spray can MCW can do those.
  12. Jeff Johnston added a post in a topic Post your wagons and 4-door sedans   

  13. Jeff Johnston added a post in a topic Another local shop closes it's doors   

    Tagging onto what Tom said. I was working in Bayshore NY once week for several weeks a few years back, and there was a hobby shop there.

    I went in and they had RC stuff piled in front of all of the model cars...I asked the owner if I could see the model cars and he said, barely lifting his head to look at me, "tell me what you are looking for and I'll tell you if I have it". I said "I'll know it when I see it"... then he did a big sigh... I said "tell you what, I'll go shop at Willis Hobbies", thanks for your time... and I left.

    The place was empty of any customers. I get why. Curious if he is still there. Wouldn't shock me if he wasn't.
  14. Jeff Johnston added a post in a topic Another local shop closes it's doors   

    I miss my lhs. I miss needing paint or supplies and being able to just run out and get it. But to others point, I was willing to pay a few more bucks for a kit to get it now and support the shop. However, often times I could get the kit or kits cheaper on line including shipping.

    I still have a handful of local hobby shops within an hour of me so if I really need something usually save up list and go once every couple of months. Again, this is mostly for supplies. I tend to buy my kits online or at shows just because it's a lot cheaper.

    What I really miss is knowing the shop owner. My childhood hobby shop is still open and the owner is probably the most interesting and passionate hobbylist I've ever known (Sayre hobby shop sayre pa). Locally here where I live now, we had a shop and the owner was just a great guy and I looked forward to talking to him.

    Internet is here and its wgere I buy my most of my model kits now....on!y I can't talk to the internet. I miss the human side of the hobby shop experience.

    JJ
  15. Jeff Johnston added a post in a topic Sources for 4 and 6 clyinder engines   

    the AMT 69 Firebird has an OHC 6 in it. Very nice engine too.