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  1. I'm having second thoughts about the paint color this morning. However, I'm not sure what to go with. Any suggestions or photo examples welcomed. Thinking about a dark maroon with decals similar to this. Later-
  2. Did a bit more on this last night. Fixed the driver's side drip rail by adding a strip of styrene a d sanding it to shape. Sorted out some tires and wheels for it and I think I've settled on a color. It is Testors Sunrise Red Pearl over Bright Platinum to darken it just a touch. Also started making a wood bed for it. Although, as I'm thinking about it this morning, a wood bed doesn't make much sense. But it's a custom, right? The wood will get stained and the brass rails will get chromed. I still need to do some clean up on the body and scribe some lines for a rear lift gate. Later-
  3. Spoken by someone who knows! Lol! Later-
  4. I picked up these Square Bodies and a couple Broncos with the kits I got last Saturday at the model show I went to. I've taken an interest in the Square Body style lately. Lots of potential and work here. Later-
  5. You got a nice one there. Nice clean up too. Mine is molded as your other one is. Later-
  6. I have a sheet but it is missing #9 (?) and it looks like a bad spot on the roof ( left side in pic a bit above the shadow). Looks like something dented the decal. Not sure if you want these or want to wait for iBorg to respond. Let me know. Later-
  7. I believe I have a set too. Hopefully I put them in with all of my other decals. Otherwise, who knows what box they are in. I'll look today. Later-
  8. Thanks guys for your interest. I'm making slow progress on this. Trying to get ready for a visit from family. I have managed to get the gaps closed up on the hood and trunk. Hopefully they won't be too tight now. Later-
  9. David, It looks very nice and you've accomplished quite a bit in 7 days. It looks like only another couple of stints at the bench and this one will be complete. Great job! Later-
  10. This is turning out quite nice. I like the weathering you've done and I agree that the decals definitely add to the interior. Great idea of doing the 7 day challenge. I think all of us get bogged down in a build and they stall out, never to be finished. Many just a couple short bench sessions from completion. I did a 24 hr build challenge last year and built the GTO drag car in 17 1/2 hours. It turned out better than many of my builds that I spent months on! So, in short, "Good on ya!" Later-
  11. Here is the one I have. Had to take a screen shot from some site since mine is still packed away. This was the first one I got years ago. Later-
  12. Which version do you have? I have this stock one and a racing version. Later-
  13. Nice work on these, Guys! I have this to build someday soon. Later-
  14. I started this one tonight. I've had the racing version of this for about 20 years and have wanted to build it since I got it but never did. I got this stock version about a couple of years ago and figured since I just finished my 67 Impala now's as good a time as any! These things are tiny but when you realize this is 1/24 scale it is even more amazing how small they are. I put it next to a JF 1/25 49 Ford for comparison. I started with the engine and exhaust. Took it about as far as I could without paint. Then I scribed open the hood and trunk. This was a simple job since they were molded with nothing more than thin flash holding them in. I had to add a strip of styrene to the edge of each panel to close up the gap. I'll need to do the same on the sides of each once the glue dries. I got a late start tonight so that is it for tonight. Comments and criticisms welcomed. Later-
  15. Here is the second round of what I picked up yesterday along with the previous photo. I also got a bunch of Square Body pickup and Blazer rebuilders and a couple of Broncos. Later-
  16. Thanks everyone! Took it to its first show yesterday. It got some very nice comments in stiff competition but no trophies. Going up against guys like Vern Heizer, Ken Brickel, Jesse Talmage and Gerald Raney (or is it Haney?), I had no chance. LOL! I had a great time though. Later-
  17. Man, that looks.like it jumped right off of the box top! Nicely done. Later-
  18. Yeah, I picked it up because ive been seeing a lot of great builds of it and it's been decently painted in a nice shade of green. Looks like maybe spray a couple coats of clear and I'm good to go. Later-
  19. Went to the HipCat Hustle Car and Model show in Morehead, KY today. Great show! Met a couple of my heros and made a few new friends! These are just a small bit of what I got there. Still haven't unpacked the rest. Got the Bomex RX-7 in the mail from a FB purchase. Later-
  20. It's the one with the finger prints on the valve covers.....Lol. Thanks guys! I'm glad this "quick" project only took 4 months! Later-
  21. Looks a lot like mine I did years ago. Surprises me that people didn't do this more often in 1:1. Later-
  22. Thanks Guys! Later-
  23. Thank you Sir! Taking it to its first show tomorrow. Later-
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