AMT4EVR added a topic in The Truck StopHOBBY LOBBY- kits on saleGREETINGS builders,
Head on over to your local store, a select group of kits are on sale. Found an AMT C-600 pepsi delivery truck for only $ 23 bucks (reg. $ 38) check'em out. At least that's what is going on here in Michigan. ....... GOOD LUCK ....
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AMT4EVR added a topic in Contests and ShowsWaterford, MI Toy Show/Model ContestPLEASE,
Join us on sunday October 26th from 8:30 a.m. till 1:30 p:m at players bingo hall in the atlas plaza, located at 7160 highland rd. Waterford, MI for another toy show and model contest. Stop in and share a great day with us!! .
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AMT4EVR added a topic in Model Building Questions and AnswersGlue and Air compressor question ?GREETINGS builders,
GLUE; what product could I use to de-bond old glue ?, just picked up a box of old glue bomb kits that still can be re-built. Something that would not harm the old plastic.
AIR COMPRESSOR; what one is better ? the small metal one painted blue by paasche #D 500 -or- the mini air one in clear blue plastic by testors ?
Your comments please, THANKS........ John
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AMT4EVR added a topic in The Truck StopTruck and Trailer question ?GREETINGS truck builders,
I just picked up the older REVELL (ITALERI) Ford aero-max 120 big rig, how well does this go together ? any problems with assembly I should know about.
Also have the ITALERI heavy tanker (BP gas) don't know if we would see that six wheel set up here in america, if I wanted to change that one, what suspension could I replace that one with.
Comments and building tips always welcome.... THANKS John
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AMT4EVR added a topic in GeneralHobby Room/Workbench questionsGREETINGS, fellow builders,
As I'am revamping my hobbyroom, I've placed WHITE pegboard on some walls and also on the walls around the workbench to reflect lighting better.
LIGHTING; What do you like?, the hum and buzz of CFL bulbs or the LED ones that cost more, what gives more light.
WORKBENCH; On the bench top, I placed a sheet of white paper and over layed that with a sheet of plexi-glass. Good choice or bad for the plexi ??. The bench will also have more lighting overhead.
PEGBOARD; On walls now, so that I can hang parts, tools, clipboards etc, and I can stop digging through endless boxes of stuff to find what I need.
Did I do good ?, what's your take on this, any comments are always welcomed if there's room for more improvment.
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AMT4EVR added a topic in Model Building Questions and AnswersMonaco/Fury police car questionGREETINGS builders,
How could I update the dukes dodge monaco into a plymouth fury??, and what kind of wheels and rims need to be used to make this more of a correct police pursuit package. I don't like those chunky tires in the kit. THANKS...... John
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AMT4EVR added a topic in The Truck StopPete 359 Calf. haulerHello fellow builders, I picked up the second issue pete 359 T-500 (brown rig on box) still sealed for only $40 bucks at one of the local michigan antique fairs, ya`think I did good?,,, and just for fun , it still had the original price sticker of $3.98 stuck on it, boy, those were the days!!!.
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AMT4EVR added a topic in GeneralSCALEFIREHOUSE siteDoes anyone know what is up with the site??, my anti-virus kicks up and says there are to many trogans that has infected it. And I can no longer access this what so ever, so I`am missing all the good stuff. Did it go down?, is it being worked on?. I know some of you here on the MCM site are also on the SFH too. Any comments would be great!!. THANKS...... John
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AMT4EVR added a topic in Contests and ShowsToy Show/Model Contest 2/12/12 MILFORD,MIWere on the move, beacuse many of you could not find us at 59-west. We are going to try this new location, BAKERS OF MILFORD at 2025 south milford road. Bakers is located off of I-96 (exit 155,milford) we are directly across from the DAIRY QUEEN/KENSINGTON PARK entrance. So, if you would please join us on Sunday,FEB.12th. from 8:30 am till 1:30 pm once again for our show/contest. THANK YOU for your support as always.......JOHN
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AMT4EVR added a topic in GeneralTESTORS paint prices....OUCH.!GREETINGS fellow builders, went to the L.H.S. today to pick up some paint, and oh my goodness, can you belive this...TESTORS 3oz. regular and model master spray is $ 6.50 a can, 1/2 oz. model master bottles is $ 4.00 and regular 1/4 oz. bottles is $ 2.00. Not only did testors do this, so did all the rest of the companies who supply us with our products. Just wanted to let all of you know so that there is no suffering of "sticker shock" when you arrive. So does this mean that I`am going to toss out my kits and stop building ??? NO, but it pinches the `ol hobby dollar a lot more.
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