Chris Akers

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  1. Chris Akers added a post in a topic Chris in Wilkes, NC   

    Well, what a pleasant surprise! Thanks for the kind words. And its great to be back!
  2. Chris Akers added a topic in Welcome! Introduce Yourself   

    Chris in Wilkes, NC
    Been building for over 40 years with some 2-3 years breaks, and this is a return from such. I have recently resubscribed to MCM and Scalauto. Really like to attend swap meets and shows. I enjoy scaling and scratch building diorama parts. Possibly interested in finding a local club.Looking forward to seeing some builds!

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  3. Chris Akers added a post in a topic My latest- A '69 Charger 500   

    Actually, I tried it a little different every time. Thanks for your valuable input.
  4. Chris Akers added a post in a topic Where are the Revell Black Widow Posts???   

    That looks to be the sedan!!! Great. and 6 lug wheels, too.
  5. Chris Akers added a post in a topic hard to use this site   

    [url=http://public.fotki.com/Builderman/my-most-recent-build/]I'>http://public.fotki.com/Builderman/my-most-recent-build/]I have learned a couple of things. 1- that people here will help if you ask, and 2-don't drink alcohol and post. I hope there are no hard feelings. Maybe I am getting the hang of "FOTKI", maybe not. we will see.http://public.fotki.com/Builderman/my-most-recent-build/

    Well, no luck so far. url="http://public.fotki.com/Builderman/my-most-recent-build/
    I might get it sometime.
    BTW, I work 72+ hours a week as a toolmaker, I don't get to play on the internet all day.
  6. Chris Akers added a post in a topic Where are the Revell Black Widow Posts???   

    Does this new kit have the sports roof or sedan roof?
  7. Chris Akers added a post in a topic My latest- A '69 Charger 500   

    option #1 does not work. It is the one that I tried 6 times. I won't try again. I am done here. Adios.
  8. Chris Akers added a topic in Model Building Questions and Answers   

    hard to use this site
    I go to the "other" site and get around just fine. What gives here? Will I ever come back? This would be in my "blog", but I cannot figure out how to work that, either. I can't upload pics here, I have tried and tried and tried and tried and tried and tried and tried, and I have had about enough. If I can't get help. I will not use this site. That means the "other" site will get my attention. I prefer your magazine to the other one. But I need a response, I need HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  9. Chris Akers added a post in a topic Mid-Atlantic NNL is history   

    so where was this? I cannot tell by your topic heading. made me look. Is there a town or state? I have been to 2 nnnl events in m"mid-atlantic" states, and this appears to be neither one.
  10. Chris Akers added a post in a topic Resin Hood   

    Try Bandit Resins.
  11. Chris Akers added a topic in General   

    Where do I get Help?
    How does this work? Who do I ask?? This is why I rarely use this site. I cannot get help, I cannot get info. I would be here every day if I knew how to upload a pic. The help pages are no help. I need laymans answers. I build, I do not use the computer all day every day. Any help would be appreciated.
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  12. Chris Akers added a post in a topic My latest- A '69 Charger 500   

    I would like that too. I must be doing something wrong. I am still somewhat computer illiterate. Could I get a helpful hint? I just keep on trying. How do I get a pic on here? That was my 6th attempt. I think I will give up now.
  13. Chris Akers added a topic in Under Glass   

    My latest- A '69 Charger 500
    Just Finished, and smells of fresh paint!http://images43.fotki.com/v1381/photos/1/1420561/6896989/DSCI0018-th.jpg//SCI0018-th.jpg
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  14. Chris Akers added a post in a topic Which V8 Is In The 77 Mustang By Amt?   

    Thank you all. I sold it for 1.00 at the last swap meet. Easy go. I am building my Mustang with a 302. Gracias.
  15. Chris Akers added a post in a topic What To Use For Asphalt In A Diorama   

    I use used sanding belts from work, bonded with wood glue, I paint it the cheap Wally world blue first, not entirely, just a quick coat, then primer gray and allow it to dry, then gloss and flat black dustings. Before the last paint cures, I wipe with a rag(non-lint) and thinner until it looks right. Practice Makes Perfect. After a complete curing, I mask off and spray the double yellows and/or white lines. I also make some great guard rail out of the cartons that 2 1/2 dozen eggs come with. And I beams from Index cards.