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About MrObsessive

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  • Birthday 10/10/1961

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  • Location Steelton, PA
  • Full Name Bill Geary Jr

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  1. MrObsessive added a post in a topic Anyone Build The Tamiya Acura NSX?   

    Frank, I built one of those MANY years ago (early '90's) and I remember it being very easy to go together. Typical Tamiya where everything fits like a glove, and the stance was dead on perfect. Sorry I have no pics to show you........I actually built this for someone that paid me to make one for them, and I had no camera at the time.
    You should have no issues with building this!
  2. MrObsessive added a post in a topic Harry Pristovnik   

    Fellas, I just want to say what a class act Amy is! I got from her today a Danbury Mint '58 Plymouth, and it's mighty nice! She's very prompt in her shipping, and I couldn't be happier!
    To see the car, I just created a thread which can be seen here......
  3. MrObsessive added a topic in Diecast and Resincast Models   

    Danbury Mint 1958 Plymouth Fury
    Yeah, I know! I'm going to be building one of these in the not too distant future! But when I see a nice diecast such as one from Danbury or the Franklin Mint, and it's at a GREAT price--------well, I just can't pass it up!
    I got this one from Amy Pristovnik (Harry's daughter) and the funny thing is, I was just taking pictures of this very car at the Chryslers at Carlisle show here in PA. In fact, the pictures I have are THE car that Danbury used to model this one according to the fellow that owned it.
    So, here are some pics-----unfortunately, the antenna base on the driver's side had a little mishap, but I fastened it on as best I could. Just the same, it'll be in a case and then in a cabinet away from my three nosy cats.

    Gotta love those fins! Reminds me so much of my Dad's '57 that he bought back in '65 when I was a kid.

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  4. MrObsessive added a post in a topic Vaccumm forming Windshields   

    If you can't get clay, you can always mix up some Plaster of Paris (most Arts and Craft stores carry it), and back up the windshield like so..............

  5. MrObsessive added a post in a topic '75 Chevrolet Chevelle Laguna S3   

    Wow! I'm definitely following this! Of all of GM's 1973-77 Colonnade Coupes, this is among my favorites! First would be the 1973 Grand Am, and thirdly a 1976-77 Olds Cutlass Supreme (Driver's Ed car).
    Beautiful start, and those decals are nice and clean!
    Sigh...........I have this kit too BTW, but I've too many projects and not enough hours in the day!
  6. MrObsessive added a post in a topic 1968 Shelby Green Hornet-----Update! 7/15/17   

    Delton, I was going to to do roll up windows on this, but looking at where I am now, and the time frame I'd like to get this done, I'm going to forego that. I'm at a point in my model building life that I'm "devolving" from doing working features on small scales, and want to focus more on correcting/modifying body contours, and static detail. 
    I had did something like what you described.......................

    But, I didn't like the way the window "cranked" (only one revolution of the crank for up and down), and had tried a reduction gear setup. I still wasn't happy with that, so I decided that if I'm ever to get this done in a halfway reasonable amount of time, I'd better just let that go, and move on. In the future, I'll be doing some bigger scale stuff (1/16+) and I'll definitely get back into the working features mode then. The eyesight ain't what it used to be either, and that at times that takes its toll-------even with the static tiny details.
    Well thanks for the compliment! I like that!
    Don't be embarrassed to show what you're building............if there's any questions where you're bogged down, don't hesitate to ask! One of us will be more than willing to help out!
    As far as gear placement? Most of what I do is trial and error. I can tell by looking at a particular part most of the time, if I'm going to have enough clearance to make the part work the way I'd like. But, it doesn't always work out that way!
    Thanks for the encouragement!
  7. MrObsessive added a post in a topic Anybody know of any 70's Dodge Colt kits or bodies?   

    Tim, I hope this doesn't mean you'll stop building after doing the Colt!
    Your builds are FANTASTIC, and I'd hate to see you stop altogether!
  8. MrObsessive added a post in a topic Jaguar "D-Type"   

    Well, I don't like to thread hijack, so here's just one.........

    For more pics you can click here.
  9. MrObsessive added a post in a topic Fixing a Bird (or There He Goes Again!)   

    Yes, I know..........but the problem persists. Johan had no such thing (CAD, and whatnot) in the '60's yet their bodies were spot on-----for the most part.
    And it ain't just AMT that's guilty of this.
  10. MrObsessive added a post in a topic Jaguar "D-Type"   

    Absolutely Beautiful Jag Dann!! One of my favorite road racers of the '50's!
    I did something similar to the D-Type I did years ago. I used the ROG XK-SS kit as a base, but I used a junk Mercedes 300 SLR kit headrest for it, as well as scratchbuilt the fin. I wish I had those PE rivets when I did mine.............I drilled out all those holes and placed individual "rivets" (Tichy Train Group) into each one!
    Talk about rivet counting!
  11. MrObsessive added a post in a topic 1968 Dodge Dart   

    Wow Michael! I think it looks great! My first car was a Dodge Dart and it was very close if not this exact color. 
    One can't have too many Mopar models!  
  12. MrObsessive added a post in a topic Aston Martin DB4   

    Ahhh! He makes GREAT laced wires!
    Just got a set from him not long ago, for a Heller Jag E-Type that's awaiting a resto. His are about a realistic looking as it gets as he's using actual wire and not PE.
  13. MrObsessive added a post in a topic Aston Martin DB4   

    Curt, that is beautiful!
    I've got this kit too and while it's complete (I think), I was going to part it out to make a '61 Zagato trans kit I have. But after seeing yours, now I've definitely got second thoughts! 
  14. MrObsessive added a post in a topic 1968 Shelby Green Hornet-----Update! 7/15/17   

    OK! BIG thanks to Mike Chernecki about Plamoz's new 3D printed 10 spoke Shelby wheels! I just sent them an order to get 'em and when they come in, I'll mount 'em on the tires I'm going to use. You can check 'em out here.
    Mike, I sent you a PM...........
  15. MrObsessive added a post in a topic eBay Scammer Afoot!   

    Dave, you gotta wonder about newbies though that see something (might be a gift for a friend or relative), and they jump at the "great price" and free shipping. The scammers know that, so while us out here in the fringe get what they're doing, it's those that are new (I include those that could be new here on the board too), that you have to worry a little about. 
    There must be a certain percentage that they're counting on to fall for the nonsense, otherwise they wouldn't keep on trying.