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  • Birthday 05/16/1962

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    Marcos Cruz

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  1. cruz

    2020 lineup....

    fireballmodelworks.com
  2. Turned out sweet locón, saludos!!!
  3. Something a I had put together a few years back. Brings back memories of the passion of the Puerto Rican car culture at the time.
  4. cruz

    Shelby Cobra 427....

    Thank you, it is 1/24 Scale......
  5. Based on the Revell of Germany Shelby Cobra 427 SC but with some personal touches of my own. Wheels were obtained from a friend in Facebook. Tires are from my stash. Color is Jaguar HGY Racing Green from Scalefinishes. Stripes are MCW Finishes Chevy Frost Green Metallic. Eduard P/E Racing Harnesses. Hope you guys likey......
  6. AMT 1968 Camaro for a friend. Not really crazy about these basic AMT kits but I just had to build this one for someone very deserving. Paint is simply Tamiya Bright Red, no clear. He also wanted a vinyl roof on it. Basically a box stock build.....
  7. cruz

    2020 lineup....

    Thank you guys, I didn´t find it finicky, the challenge was maintaining it upright while building it being that it only has two tires vs the four usually found on the regular car model builds. The plastic spokes were replaced with guitar string and hypodermic needles were used for the nipples that hold the spokes...
  8. cruz

    2020 lineup....

    Thank you and yes, the slotted mags are a new item from Fireball....
  9. cruz

    2020 lineup....

    These were the ones completed this year, gotta thank the pandemic a bit for the time at home.....
  10. Thanks, I use a Dremel disc, cut it at a certain depth and just twist it off. I will smooth out the end with the flat area of the disc itself.....
  11. Thank you my friend, yes, I just touched up the bare plastic with the Molotow marker. Thank you for the link, I use hypodermic needles for a lot of things, these are always very useful...
  12. Thank you, I used guitar string for the spokes, cut a pair at a time and replaced them with the string. I used hypodermic needles cut to lenght for the nipples. A little tedious but the results are pretty unique.....
  13. Decided to do something a little different and give myself a little break from the cars. Picked up this model at a model car show last November and thought it was a good idea to build it. First thing I did was to replace the ugly and way out of scale spokes on this thing. I used guitar string for this. I also decided not to use the ugly and also way out of scale brake, transmission and tachometer lines. Didn't have any orange color in my stash of paints so I just went ahead and mixed my own. Kind of a finicky kit but with a little patience, I think it turns out pretty decent....
  14. https://finescale.com/videos/product-info/2020/10/fast-track-video-review-monogram-chevy-s10
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