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oldcarfan

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  • Location Austin, Texas
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  1. oldcarfan added a topic in Car Kit News & Reviews   

    New To Me Kits From Model Show
    Hope this is the place to post this. I went to the ModelFiesta in San Antonio Saturday and wanted to show my haul. This is the first show I've been to since I got married in 1999. Anway, It wasn't a huge show, but it was fun. I went with the goal of finding a few Porsches and I definitely did that! I also got 10 bagged kits including a Lindberg D-Type Jaguar and a Revell XKE. I feel like I really lucked out.
     

     
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  2. oldcarfan added a post in a topic Jeep J10 Gladiator   

    Has there ever been a conversion kit for the Jeep Honcho to make a Gladiator? I seem vaguely remember one.
  3. oldcarfan added a post in a topic chain   

    Hobby Lobby usually has some of it in their jewelry craft section. Michael's may have it as well. There's probably other places too, but that's where I got mine.
  4. oldcarfan added a post in a topic AMT's Horizon TC3- Loser from the past, out of box!   

    I will! I'll probably do one show room stock. The other? Well some of these were used in SCCA rally, so that is an option.
  5. oldcarfan added a post in a topic AMT's Horizon TC3- Loser from the past, out of box!   

    Thanks to you, my friend, I bought a MIB and also an unbuilt bagged MPC Omni 024 today at a model show! Don't know what I'll do with them, but I couldn't pass them up.
  6. oldcarfan added a topic in General   

    Model Show In San Antonioor Dallas, Anyone?
    Just curious. I'm wondering if anyone, vendors or civilians on here are planning to be at the Model Show in San Antonio tomorrow or the  Showdown in Farmer's Branch, Texas on March 4th. I emailed and they said they had quite a few vendors coming. This will be my first show to attend since 1999 so I'm excited. Yikes. I won't be entering anything of course, but I want to go to see the entries and of course maybe find a few kits I've really been looking for! My wife bought an expensive item from IKEA so she can't say anything about me buying models for a little while!
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  7. oldcarfan added a post in a topic The Munsters Koach   

    I like it! This isn't great model as far as detail, but it is a fun model to have and build. I've got this set and a lot of the Tom Daniel kits put away and pull one out when I want to remember the little boy I used to be.
  8. oldcarfan added a post in a topic A Car I Never Knew Existed   

    Pretty cool, it looks like a Diablo mixed with a Saleen S7!
  9. oldcarfan added a post in a topic Workable Plastics Other Than Styrene?   

    Are you going to be lathe turning it? I like the knitting needle idea. I had a friend that used those use those and he would also pour resin into PVC pipe and then put it into the lathe. The PVC would be cut away in the milling process and the resin was easy to work and easy to glue later.
  10. oldcarfan added a topic in Contests and Shows   

    Anyone on here going to be at Farmer's Branch?
    Just curious. I'm wondering if anyone, vendors or civilians on here are planning to be at the Showdown in Farmer's Branch, Texas on March 4th. This will be my first show to attend since 1999. Yikes. I won't be entering anything of course, but I want to go to see the models and of course to maybe find a few kits I've really been looking for!
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  11. oldcarfan added a post in a topic 1970 Dodge Challenger   

    You take really good pictures. I'll have to see if I can do the same with my iPhone! Probably not!
  12. oldcarfan added a post in a topic Junkyard Modeling - Resurrecting an AMT '64 Lincoln Sedan   

    Great work. I actually prefer unkyard builds and restorations over buying an unbuilt kit and putting it together. It just seems more satisfying somehow, if that makes sense.
  13. oldcarfan added a post in a topic Ordering From Other Countries, Any Guidance?   

    I went ahead and ordered from Amazon since we already have an account there. They are coming from a vendor called Toy Shop Japan Hobby One. They have a 99% good rating. I just ordered a couple sets of Fujimi wheels. I figured that would be a fairly cheap test of their service. $9 per set and free shipping. Seemed worth a try. I'll let you all know how they do.
  14. oldcarfan added a topic in General   

    Ordering From Other Countries, Any Guidance?
    I've recently become interested in some of the Japanese kits that can't be found in the US. On top of that, my son is wanting some Anime items. I can order them from Amazon and they are decently priced, but they ship from Japan, China or Australia. The sellers have good ratings, so I'm not worried about that. Since I haven't done this before can anyone advise me? Amazon lists the price and shipping. Is it that straightforward? Are there customs or other fees that I need to know about? I would appreciate any help.
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  15. oldcarfan added a post in a topic 1970 Dodge Challenger   

    Really good build and nice pictures too. I would like to know what camera and lights you used to get them so realistic?