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      The Report function of the forum works well. If you see someone acting up, acting out, or just being an okole, use the Report function. It works! I have it set up so it not only sends me an email, but that email is then marked with a flag, and get's put to the top of my email list. I will try to access/look at the report/topic as soon as possible, but remember, I'm on a six hour time delay, and other mods not only have a life, but a real job as well.  k den

Dave Van

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  1. Dave Van added a post in a topic Ebbro Citroen DS21   

    I think that is the correct car for a BTTF Taxi.......may have to get one.....

  2. Dave Van added a post in a topic Ghost Kits - Shown But Never Released   

    If anyone knows it may be Art Anderson......
  3. Dave Van added a post in a topic Trans-Am the pony wars....   

    I'd love some Trans Am kits........
     



  4. Dave Van added a post in a topic Anyone know if Ira Dahm is still around ?   

    He hangs out on Showrods.com.
    He was a huge influence on me and got me to kitbash and scratchbuild with his Monnscope 1,2 and 3. 
    We talk via e-mail now and then.....a SUPER nice guy.....
  5. Dave Van added a post in a topic Ghost Kits - Shown But Never Released   

    All the wood bucks I have seen are 1/10 scale so when they use a 2.5 reduction.....1/25 scale! 
    I own one myself.....
  6. Dave Van added a post in a topic thank's R-M.   

    The R2 Lindberg 1/25 boat kits were 'Made in Michigan'......
  7. Dave Van added a post in a topic new york toy and hobby show   

    Not sure any kit manufacture even attended the NYC show. It, like the iHobby (RCTHA) has shrunk to a shadow of it's self. 
  8. Dave Van added a post in a topic Anyone had this problem with Tamiya Paint?   

    Which Dupli-color primer????
    I have better luck with Dupli-color #1699 sealer as a primer. Seems less hot maybe??? Whatever reason almost no issues ever for me.
  9. Dave Van added a post in a topic Duplicolor Perfect Match Primer question?   

    I keep 3 cans of #1699 primer sealer on had at all times....love the stuff.....It's not Tamiya but I get it at the store local for $4 in that giant can.....Good stuff. 
  10. Dave Van added a post in a topic Next up from Moebius ?   

    You don't have to twist my arm.....much....I'll supply the car for drawings!!! 

  11. Dave Van added a post in a topic thank's R-M.   

    Cost of manufacturing in China is getting real close to USA.......add to it the issues around some of China's domestic polices.....USA is viable again.....
  12. Dave Van added a post in a topic Accurate Miniatures NASCAR Taurus test shot.   

    They closed shop before kit was ready. 
  13. Dave Van added a post in a topic Accurate Miniatures NASCAR Taurus test shot.   

    Monogram and AM Taurus = same designer........
    The AM kit has much finer details. Kinda what a next generation Monogram kit could have been. The MSRP target was the same as Monogram....in order to compete......and the body, tires and glass were to be shared with a Testors version that was pre-painted and much simplified.  That is how they planned to keep the cost down.....duel purpose kit.  I have drawings for the Testors version but not test shot....not sure any were done. 
  14. Dave Van added a post in a topic Ghost Kits - Shown But Never Released   

    I made a new post for the complete photos of the Accurate Miniatures NASCAR Taurus kit. Thanks
    Accurate Miniatures Taurus test shot.
  15. Dave Van added a topic in Car Kit News & Reviews   

    Accurate Miniatures NASCAR Taurus test shot.
    OK Folks.......many have asked (at least 3) and I've finally got myself in gear.....
    Here are photos of what I think is the greatest kit never made. It was 99.999% complete when it was killed.  
    The Accurate Miniatures NASCAR Taurus kit.  A great kit that was a day late and a dollar short.....but in my mind will go down as one of the best domestic kits ever.  Full disclosure I did work and knew all parties of the original Accurate Miniatures and considered them friends. Their office was in Charlotte NC as was I. And I had family at the Accurate Miniatures II in Concord NC and worked for them too. But I still think this was a great kit that sadly may be part of someones KIA today. I'll let the photos do the talking.....any questions I'll try and answer. 
    LINK TO ALL PHOTOS AM test shot photos
     

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