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LDO

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  • Birthday 07/02/1969

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  1. LDO added a post in a topic I'am depressed   

    I graduated in 1988. I recently slipped and fell in the shower for the first time ever. Nearly got a can of shaving cream where it does not belong. Went out and bought a non-slip mat. Gettin' older.
  2. LDO added a post in a topic Some more tamiya 1/12 kits   

    Dang. I was hoping to get the Matra.
  3. LDO added a post in a topic Great news for Duesenberg fans   

    Thanks. I forgot about that.
    Nice looking model car.
     
  4. LDO added a post in a topic Great news for Duesenberg fans   

    Where can we see it? I didn't see it on his website or ebay.
  5. LDO added a post in a topic Four door or sedan/post interest   

    No interest here. I hope they don't make a 4 door. It would be a giant flop and could even prevent that company from making something cool, like a '29 Ford on Deuce rails.
  6. LDO added a post in a topic Amaco Balsa Foam Carvable   

    If what you ordered doesn't work out for you, I can send a few pieces of Renshape scrap.
     
  7. LDO added a post in a topic Nuclear car   

    It would be cool to build one big enough to drive. Instead of interchangeable nuclear power packs, have interchangeable battery packs.
    1950s Atomic dreaming with an electric car recharged by solar panels.
  8. LDO added a post in a topic Unique Delivery Van   


    It's an Austin A35, and from what I've read, it's pretty accurate. It's a model of a movie prop, so it has some weird stuff like molded in dents and "rust" spots. Certainly unique. Also 1/12 scale.
  9. LDO added a topic in Model Building Questions and Answers   

    Has anyone here used Model Master Glitter spray paint?
    Stopped at a new Hobbytown USA today. They had a paint rack for Model Master Lacquers. The top shelf had labels for Glitter paint. Big flakes like on bass boats and '70s custom cars. There was no paint, though. The guy at the shop didn't know anything about it.
    The labels showed silver, gold, and red flakes, plus clear.
    Has anyone here used it? I think it would be great for wild 1970s-style paint jobs, especially on bigger scales. I'm thinking of the big Dodge van that Tamiya offered as an r/c monster truck called "Vanessa's Lunchbox". The body was styrene, so it would be easy to work on. I think it was 1/12 scale.
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  10. LDO added a post in a topic Cheap Chinese lathe.   

    I'm not a fan of the "starter" machine tool. A poor-quality tool with sloppy tolerances will result in sloppy parts. It will teach you bad habits that you will need to "unlearn" when you get a better machine. Start with the better machine. Make better parts. Don't waste time and money on a tool that you plan to outgrow. When it's time to sell, you will lose money on it. Losing proposition all the way around.
  11. LDO added a post in a topic First Talking Car?   

    Eddie Murphy mentioned an '82 Datsun. In addition to saying "Door is ajar", it also said "Say, man- you left your lights on" and "Somebody stole yo battry"
  12. LDO added a post in a topic 1/6 tamiya gsx 1100, mad to the max   

    GS 1100 Streetfighter?
  13. LDO added a post in a topic Tom McMullen`s: AEE- Big Twin -On The Workbench 11-5-16   

    What scale is it? If you need any parts from an old Tamiya 1/6 Harley, let me know. I have one that is partially assembled.
  14. LDO added a post in a topic Nautilus by Moebius, oops, I mean Pegasus   

    For $100, you can get a 1/150 scale (16 inches long) Disney Nautilus. It's resin and white metal, and the hull is solid resin, so no interior detail.
    http://www.rc-submarine.com/product-page/3a9ee0e4-dbb4-3f96-f2e5-084dd91b684c
    For $396, you can get one in 1/77 scale (31 inches long). This one has a hollow hull that can be detailed or made remote control. There is a lighting kit made for it. Not cheap, but we only live once. Everybody has their Grail kit.
    http://www.rc-submarine.com/product-page/a5952b51-0edc-b170-4f94-648d4a9dec86
    There's another company that makes a couple of different Seaview subs. Of course they offer the two different window configurations, but they offer a "Concept II", which is their idea of a second generation Seaview, much more streamlined...and looks pretty good. It's 58 inches long.
  15. LDO added a post in a topic Revell Visit to November GTR meeting test shots   

    Nice! Love that pickup.
    The reason it can't be a 2 in 1 is that there is NOTHING stock on it. That would be 2 complete kits in one box.