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  • Location southern lower michigan
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  1. AMT4EVR added a topic in The Truck Stop   

    SMP 1960 Chevy apache
    Greetings builders,
                                 I'am currently re-building the SMP version as a long bed wrecker, and using the AMT 1999 release of the '60 Chevy fleetside for a parts donor. My question is as what engine to use for the wrecker ? is the original engine a little to custom for this or would it be better to use the later release engine. Not to savy in the engine department, your comments and thoughts please.    THANKS
    • 5 replies
  2. AMT4EVR added a topic in The Truck Stop   

    Top Trucker Movies
    Here's mine, what's yours???
                          DUEL...White Line Fever...Convoy...Smokey and The Bandit 1&2   Duel for the mystery tanker, and W.L.F. for the good 'ol BLUE MULE.
    • 11 replies
  3. AMT4EVR added a topic in General   

    Kit score X's 2
                    Went to a fire department surplus swap meet today, little did I know , that I would come home with the JO-HAN caddy ambulance (flat box)....and the MPC chevy mini-pumper (1969 issue)... both kits are complete and unbuilt, crisp white and clean plastic, great boxes with no stains or smells. And here's the real kicker..... the vendor was ONLY asking $30 for each one.. WOW !! what a deal. My luck of the draw today. You can't even get'em on e-bay for that price.       
    • 1 reply
  4. AMT4EVR added a post in a topic Changes at Model Cars Magazine   

    My renewal payment has been returned to me, do we have an address for the new printer? don't want to miss out on an issue.
  5. AMT4EVR added a topic in The Truck Stop   

    Revell truck kit questions
    AUTO HAULER- How well does this kit hold six autos? any extra bracing needed to support the weight of the models...I'am going to use six AMT snap Ford explorers...and how about replacing those softer tires with newer ones...as this is an older release of the trailer.                                                                                                                                                    
    PETE & KENWORTH WRECKERS- looks like big kits...any problems with assembly...just better take it slow and easy with these...and how about the tires in these kits too... KW is the old first release and PETE is the newer release.
    as always, your comments are welcome... and thanks builders....John
    • 4 replies
  6. AMT4EVR added a post in a topic Ford W series request   

    Hi Tom,
                If it would be any help to you, I have some old FORD dealer spec books with lots of drawings and data on the W series trucks.
                Please, PM me with your contact information so we can speak directly if you would like too.
                                                                                                                                THANKS John....
  7. AMT4EVR added a post in a topic 1-Adam-12, 10-7   

    THANKS..... For the memories Marty, from one Michigander to another. You didn't stay in Detroit to long, but at least you left us with a small part of HOLLYWOOD in Mich.
    Well, "PETE", now that your up there with the fluffy clouds, please tell "SGT. McDONALD " and officer "WELLS" we said hello.
    REST IN PEACE, Sir MARTIN, and THANKS again.......   "ONE-ADAM-12 CLEAR"..............
  8. AMT4EVR added a topic in The Truck Stop   

    HOBBY LOBBY- kits on sale
    GREETINGS 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 ....

    • 26 replies
  9. AMT4EVR added a post in a topic Dodge pick up bed question   

    Hi GREG,
    Yes this is correct, I checked my '72 Dodge pick up brochure and all beds are painted the same solid body color all the way.
  10. AMT4EVR added a topic in Contests and Shows   

    Waterford, MI Toy Show/Model Contest
    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!! .
    • 0 replies
  11. AMT4EVR added a topic in Model Building Questions and Answers   

    Glue 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
    • 5 replies
  12. AMT4EVR added a post in a topic Ideas for variations/conversions with the new MENG Ford F350 SuperDuty   

    As being a builder of emergency apparatus, I see in my future.....a new squad box ambulance, quick attack mini-pumper, walk around rescue, or how about a brush/grass fire rig.... but let's not stop there... we can also build a wrecker too!!! but wait there's more...take the open road camper, cut the old front / rear clips off, scratchbuild some newer extensions... and presto!!! a brand new class C motorhome.... GOTTA get at least two of these kits.
  13. AMT4EVR added a topic in The Truck Stop   

    Truck 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
    • 7 replies
  14. AMT4EVR added a topic in General   

    Hobby Room/Workbench questions
    GREETINGS, 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.

    THANKS!! John
    • 36 replies
  15. AMT4EVR added a topic in Model Building Questions and Answers   

    Monaco/Fury police car question
    GREETINGS 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
    • 17 replies