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About revshag

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  • Scale I Build 1/25

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  • Location PA
  • Full Name Chris Dunlap

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  1. revshag added a topic in Wanted!   

    71 Charger Rear End
    Hi Guys,
    I am looking for 2 of the rear ends from the AMT/Ertl 71 Dodge Charger.  If you can help me out, let me know.
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  2. revshag added a topic in Wanted!   

    LF: Air Cleaner
    I'm looking for a finned, oval air cleaner like this:

    Any leads on kits that would have this part, trades, or resin casters offering one would be greatly appreciated.



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  3. revshag added a topic in Truck Aftermarket / Resin   

    Fall Guy Grille
    Does anyone make the grille from the Fall Guy kit in resin?


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  4. revshag added a post in a topic Fall Guy Truck   

    Hey Guys,
    No major updates to report. I'm redoing the gas tanks. The frame needs to be straightened. I got repops of the tires from the Revell Tomb Raider Rubicon from Maa's Resin. I'm might go with the conventional route to lengthen the bed (I'm hoping to open the secret compartment). The resin bed is from Resin Motor Replicas but it may not work for me.

    I've got many other things going on. I do hope to,return to this project soon.

    Thanks for the interest.

  5. revshag added a topic in Big Boyz   

    1/16 Mopar parts?
    Does anyone make a 727 auto tranny or stock intake manifold in 1/16 for the MPC General Lee?

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  6. revshag added a post in a topic '70 Dodge Charger Conversion   

    Missing Link has a nice conversion--body, interior, grille/bumper and tail light panels--with the option to build it standard or R/T. The quality of their stuff is top notch.

  7. revshag added a post in a topic Coyote - Hardcastle & McCormick - kit re-build   

    You're pretty brave to make the corrections to that body!

    I've been working on a Coyote build myself. I stumbled onto this website:


    I used all the pictures for reference. I made a few changes (e.g. different seats due to availability, differences in assembling scratch-built elements).

    Good luck on the build!

  8. revshag added a post in a topic A-Team Van, 2010   

    Quick update. Finished the dash/doghouse. Scratched the radio. Drilled holes for cup holders! Few switches to the right of the gauges. Little bit of bare metal to dress it up.

  9. revshag added a post in a topic A-Team Van, 2010   

    Thanks for the compliments and encouragement.

    The plan for the hinges is that once I get them positioned, I'll solder them to a larger piece of brass and glue that to the body.

    These vans are like "rolling" dioramas. It's hard not to open them up. I just hope I can pull it all off. My goal is to have it done for NNL East in April.


  10. revshag added a post in a topic A-Team Van, 2010   

    Here are some updates on my van.

    Here are the brass hinges I made for opening the back doors:

    I scratchbuilt new leaf springs:

    I made skirts for the seats using masking tape and aluminum foil. I also added pedestals to mount them:

    More work on the dash and doghouse. Putty, sand, prime, repeat.

    Here are the door panels with arm rests. I am using the back side of Plastruct tread plate for the interior diamond pleating.

    Thanks for looking,


  11. revshag added a post in a topic What's the story behind your user name/avatar?   

    My user name: I'm a pastor so the "rev" is for Reverend (Rev.) and shag is from an old nickname as in Shaggy from Scooby-Doo. My appetite used to resemble Shaggy's.

    My avatar is the 2010 movie version of the A-Team van. I put it up as motivation as that is my current project.

  12. revshag added a post in a topic A-Team Van, 2010   

    Just a little update. Got some paint on some of the interior bits (lots of semi-gloss black!)

    Mocked up the interior:

  13. revshag added a post in a topic 3D-printed 1/24 scale 15" Vector Wheel   

    Chief those are amazing looking! What size wheel did this end up being?



  14. revshag added a post in a topic A-Team Van, 2010   

    Hey Foxer,

    It was your build that actually motivated me to open the back doors.

    I'm going to try Jairus Watson's technique for building hinges. http://www.modelcarsmag.com/door-hinges/

  15. revshag added a topic in Model Building Questions and Answers   

    Soldering Question
    I am going to be making exposed hinges out of brass using Jairus Watson's method found here: http://www.modelcarsmag.com/door-hinges/

    It requires soldering the brass and I was wondering, which is better, a soldering iron or a soldering torch? More brass work could be in the future of my model building so that might effect which is the better tool.


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