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  1. 4 hours ago, Mike C. said:

    Thats the one. I think my local hobby lobby is a victim of the supply chain. I'm tired of the old empty spray paint can with a piece of tape that ends up falling over and destroying my paintjob method. Those things look like just the thing I need.

    I have one of these and I do like it. But be careful when tilting the body to spray the rockers. I dropped a pickup cab while doing this.   I just taped mine together, while other have put a screw in the stem to hold them together. 

  2. On 9/13/2021 at 7:48 AM, Zippi said:

    Update on the Purple Super Clean.  I took a toothbrush and went over the body yesterday and it's starting to take the paint off.  I'll take a look see when I get out in the garage this morning to see how well it's done. 

    Looks like the Purple Super Clean did a pretty good job.    


    Bob I know I am a little late with this for you. I see you are in a northern state. If it is not warm where your purple pond is at ( above 60) it will strip paint slower. Room temp of 70 plus is better. Around 90 to 95 works very fast. I do not have central air and the fastest I stripped any paint was a warm summer day. 

  3. I like the idea James. 

    You have 2 options if you want Fenders. 1) Is to tub the the bed for the tires to set inside and that would require messing with the frame Also. 2) Would be to widen the rear fenders . After that what do you do with the running boards?  Yes I have thought about this before also.  

    As far as the front fender unit why not use a set of fenders from an AMT 32 Ford kit, or at least the fender with the well in it. The wheel base for the 32 should not be the same as the 34 truck has a longer wheel base.  In scale it might not be that much different. 

  4. 13 hours ago, mikemodeler said:

    The bed was probably the only thing that was "special" as the longer wheelbase chassis already existed and was used with different bodies- dump, stake, and whatever other custom bodies companies created. It's a shame that we didn't get a standard long bed version, but maybe that is part of Moebius's plan for the next series of trucks, the 73-79. Just have to tool up bodies, the chassis and drivetrains are done.

    Makes you wonder if AMT before the sale was planning a few different bed options for this truck.  The slide in campers were seen all over around here back then also. 

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  5. 8 hours ago, Tom Geiger said:

    My backyard is wooded so I have to keep up with the leaves. Spent 4 hours last Sunday just blowing the backyard leaves into the woods.  

    I looked out on Thanksgiving morning and it looked like I had never touched it. Completely covered again!  It was very windy all day Friday. Got up this morning and yard was clear. Wind blew it all away!

    It has been a good year for leaves here. 50% blew away before I even started. So far I am at 40, 55 gallon bags full of mulched leaves. This is between the 3 yards, Mine and the 2 next to me. Tony next door burnt over half of his before I got the rider out with the bagger.  Tom helped with his wife with the transferring the leaves to the bags. I take them to my mulch pile or dump them at my Step moms field.  They don't blow back from there, it is 10 miles away.  Tried the burning thing for 3 years, and it just takes all day to do half my yard. 

  6. Thank you for posting the link and Pictures Tim. 

     I think there could have been a few more tables for the show but you can never know how many models are going to show up. You can't move them around once they are there. So I get it. 

    All and All it was a  great show and it hurt my wallet to go there. The vender area was awesome and we were not standing on top of one another to shop.  

  7. Went to Hobby Lobby yesterday after picking up leaves in the yard. Just to see if anything was there and I needed a break after dark. 

    Ended up with a 70 Pontiac GTO Super Stocker I have been looking for that I forgot to pick up at the Detroit NNL.   The 71 Plymouth GTX (Is there a conversion to turn this into a 72 Satellite out there?). 1967 Mustang fastback and the Ford GT Revell kit.   

  8. 2 hours ago, Modlbldr said:

    Years ago I bought the JF resin 06 Pontiac Firebird kit (converts the 06 Camaro to a Firebird). I never built it because I was looking for a set of larger diameter Firebird wheels for it. Well, today I bought these 20 inch Snowflakes off of a seller on Ebay. 20 inch should fit just fine. I may swap the tires for the ones in the Camaro. Not sure what I think of these resin tires yet.




    These are nice looking wheels. 

  9. On 11/18/2021 at 10:38 PM, charlie8575 said:

    That, and given the bent of the Greens, who own Hobby Lobby, I'm not sure they'd be so keen on selling a kit of a Dodge Demon. Remember, it was changed to Dart Sport at the behest of several church groups and at least a couple of full denominations.


    Charlie Larkin

    They do not carry every release anyway. Many kits never hit their shelves. 

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