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  1. I was kinda hoping you would pretty it up with red paint and some bling, LOL! Pretty basic transportation, esp. considering how flashy those woodgrained Wagoneers were back then! Nice steady progress, and looking good!
  2. Very nice detailing on the wheels and tires! Thanks for the How-To, looks easy once you see how
  3. I did steerable wheels on mine too, but no way they’re that realistic, even your tie rod look right, great job!
  4. Neat job on that lettering! Great idea though it takes some skill to cut them out so accurately! My compliments!
  5. Nice work on the engine, this kit cries out for some more detail!
  6. My compliments on the precise cutting and assembly, lots of little pieces to that box! The compartment is an interesting little detail, built right into the box, for a tool kit maybe By coincidence, I just fnished my latest Jeep build last week (have started a few kits but never seem to get too far), this was a Christmas present…
  7. Amazing how primitive the mods and box are, it looks like the low bidder did the conversions or even done in-house! A contemporary utility box would have looked much better, this one's worth building just for its novelty. Nice progress!
  8. Wow, don’t recall seeing a Chevy dually kit like that before, nice you’re bringing it back to life! I have a cab-and-a-half version, but took the body out and then lost the kit somewhere, but the dually version is really desirable! Love the added accessories too, gonna be great!
  9. Nice work so far! Looking at the 1:1 photos, these were pretty primitive mods to the stock pickup, yours are likely to look better than factory! Always liked these military pickups, having seen later GMC versions, I recall hearing them called 'Milverados', LOL Thanks for the building tips, too
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    Group 25 Model Car Builders Club presents their Annual Model Car & Slot Car Hobby Flea Market, at the Franklin Horner Community Centre, 432 Horner Avenue, Toronto (Etobicoke), CANADA, M8W 4W3 Shop our model car and slot car flea market for deals on model kits from Carrera, Scalextric, AMT, Ertl, JoHan, Lindberg, Moebius, Monogram, MPC, Revell and many model car aftermarket suppliers! Cafeteria available on the site, too! More info at: http://www.group25.org
  11. Funny how you see a Nova kit and I see an Acadian, LOL! Little bit of conversion required for that, but for now, welcome ! Remember that these kits were first issued back in the ‘60’s, though revamped recently, so don’t expect it to go together like a Tamiya, keep it simple and you’ll do okay for a first auto build. With cars it’s all about the shiny paint and chrome! Upcoming model car show in our area, and some more info at http://www.group25.org
  12. Wow, pretty amazing craftsmanship! Looking at the hood sides and fenders I see a proper scale thickness that could not be achieved with molded kit parts, well suited to the high level of detail seen everywhere else. Love the winch and cable detailing, and the realistic canvas roof, showing what can be done with imaginative use of simple materials and some know how, very inspiring!
  13. Wow, just found a 1/24 diecast on eBay, strange that I didn't see it in searches before, look for Cararama 1/24 Scale Diecast 125063 - Land Rover Defender - Blue https://www.ebay.com/itm/164805034088
  14. Group 25 Model Car Builders Club presents their Annual Model Car & Slot Car Hobby Flea Market, at the Franklin Horner Community Centre, 432 Horner Avenue, Toronto (Etobicoke), CANADA, M8W 4W3 Shop our model car and slot car flea market for deals on model kits from Carrera, Scalextric, AMT, Ertl, JoHan, Lindberg, Moebius, Monogram, MPC, Revell and many model car aftermarket suppliers! Cafeteria available on the site, too! More info at: http://www.group25.org
  15. Wow, still lots of work ahead of you! Diecast can be cut pretty easily and seems like the easiest route to me, and if you choose to file down that hood bulge, JB Weld is the thing for filling it in, just leave a rough edge for it to bond to
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