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Swifster

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  • Location Lakeland, FL
  • Full Name Tom Allen

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  1. Swifster added a post in a topic Wrecked ‘70 Super Bee   

    This should be interesting. I've thought about doing a diorama of a body shop.
  2. Swifster added a post in a topic Moebius - Now that the Comet is out, What's Next   

    OK, I was doing a little thinking. Some of the wagon ideas, mine included, would really take a whole new build. Most of the wagon chassis, from spare tire wells to fuel tanks are vastly different than  two door or four door models. The same is true of cars based off the 300. DeSotos are the only choice as the Dodges and Plymouths used shorter wheel bases. I'm pretty sure this stayed this way until 1962. Of course with the '65 Satellite, any unloved (by model standards) B Body Mopar is fair game. I'd love to see a 4-door with police car stuff included. A '65 Belvedere I like the current car, but with 4-doors with police markings wouldn't be hard to do.  
  3. Swifster added a post in a topic Revell 4 Quarter 2017   

    Cars of my birth year have already been covered extensively.
    1964?
    Pontiac Grand Prix
    Studebaker Daytona
    Oldsmobile Cutlass 4-4-2
    Dodge Dart GT
    MG MGB
    Mercedes-Benz 230SL 
  4. Swifster added a post in a topic '64 Ford Falcon T/A   

    I love the build and the attention to detail...
     
  5. Swifster added a post in a topic Moebius - Now that the Comet is out, What's Next   

    And they ran wagons in B/MP...
  6. Swifster added a post in a topic Moebius - Now that the Comet is out, What's Next   

    Looking forward to that '64 Studebaker Daytona hardtop.
  7. Swifster added a post in a topic 1957 Chevy Black Widow   

    The PRIMARY car is #47. The #87 is in the background. I personally didn't care if the body was correct. I would have just bought another one.
  8. Swifster added a post in a topic 1957 Chevy Black Widow   

    Bill, thanks for your input. I don't know why I thought the six was in there. I still like the kit, but I had incorrect expectations. I really like those air cleaners. I'll have to order a few. I guess I also need a few pick ups...LOL!
     
  9. Swifster added a topic in Car Kit News & Reviews   

    1957 Chevy Black Widow
    I pick up a Black Widow today (it did have the correct body). I thought the original issue had a 235 inline six along with the fuelie engine. Am I wrong? The kit has two V8's but no six. I'm a little disappointed.
     
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  10. Swifster added a post in a topic Shizuoka Hobby Show 2017, Few More Pic's Added.   

    I see a Volvo 240 and a BMW 2002 in my future...
  11. Swifster added a post in a topic Revell's 1966 Impala   

    A custom maybe. In NASCAR, Chevy used the Chevelle in '66. I've never seen a full-size drag racer other than a Bel-Air or a Biscayne.
  12. Swifster added a post in a topic Moebius - Now that the Comet is out, What's Next   

    A '64-'66 Ford truck would be nice. I will say that after reading all the suggestions, I like the idea of the '55-'56 DeSotos...
  13. Swifster added a post in a topic The Joys of Unpacking   

    HA! I almost put this in "What did you get today"...LOL!
     
  14. Swifster added a topic in General   

    The Joys of Unpacking
    I moved back to Florida last year and finally getting to unpack my stuff. Still looking for my paints and brushes. But I've found most of my kits. Some were surprises because they've been out of site over 30 years. My Mom must have had these packed up in her basement. These include old JoHan kits such as a '63 Chrysler 300 (hood less), the Heavenly Hearse, the '68 Fury I police car and the '60 Plymouth wagon police car. I have three Little Red Wagons and two Surfites. I am missing a few that I know I had. I had a Lotus Super 7 that was half complete,  a Trabant, a '53 Studebaker, a WWII Jeep also have done and an Avanti.
    I had a lot of paint so I hate to buy all new stuff. Maybe I'll get enough to do the little 1/32 Avanti I found.
     
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  15. Swifster added a post in a topic Any chance of adding Open Wheel forum to Model Car threads?   

    So, just asking....If I have a road race car, does it go into the NASCAR section or just the regular WIP and Under Glass sections?