Tim H

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  • Scale I Build 1/25

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  • Location Laramie, WY
  • Full Name Tim Hunter

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  1. Tim H added a post in a topic What size drill bit for spark plug wires or boots?   

    I think I use a #75 for my plug wires.

    Tim
  2. Tim H added a post in a topic What else do you collect   

    MMMM let me see, Hot Wheels, but lately just the ones I think look cool. Any Buick Hot Wheel especialy, or other 1/87th Buick. Parts for my 1:1 scale 71 Buick Sportwagon.

    Tim
  3. Tim H added a post in a topic Any Colorado front range clubs??   

    Any thoughts of forming a club, there have been 54 views to this thread. post up where on the front range you are from. Maybe we can get something going.

    Tim
  4. Tim H added a post in a topic Paint Strippers - What to Use?   

    While I have not had any sucess using brake fluid. I have had good luck with both Easy Off( standard stuff) and Pine Sol. While the easy Off has the nasty smell. Pine Sol has the pine smell which is better, IMO.

    Tim
  5. Tim H added a post in a topic Is there a scale ford v10?   

    I am making progress on one using a viper V-10 as a base, a modded 4.6 intake and cam covers.

    Tim
  6. Tim H added a post in a topic What is your dream model kit?   

    What I would like to see. A 71-72 Buick GS. A 73-74 Buick Gran Sport, a 75 Buick Century Pace car (Fred cady produced the decals but no one makes the car)

    Kits that could use a re-model( no pun) is the MPC 70 and 72 GTOs.

    Tim
  7. Tim H added a post in a topic Newb from SD   

    Shawn, have you found the Black Hill Scale modelers. They have an annual show in Rapid. they just moved the dates this year from Feb to April. A great bunch of people. if you like I can get you some contact info. I am a former member and try to make there show when the weather lets me.

    Tim
  8. Tim H added a post in a topic any michigan model car builders   

    Well I am fromerly of MI. was a member of the Southeast Michigan Modelers ( 93-95) don't know of they are still around. grew up in Redford graduated Redford Union in 83, Walled Lake, and Detroit (moved in 1970) Returned from 9 years in the service in 92. couldn't stand all the people and build up. left in 95 never looked back. ONLY thing I miss is the almost daily car shows in the summer, and the model clubs and events.

    Tim
  9. Tim H added a post in a topic A paint question   

    While all of us have had orange peal. I have found that you need to put the paint on heavy enough that it flattens out but light enough that is doesn't run. It is a fine line I learned. it took me a while to learn it. I was always going to light. I usually warm my cans up under hot tap water. I will run the can then shake it, repeating till the can remains warm when shaken. it ups the pressure and causes the paint to flow better.

    Tim
  10. Tim H added a post in a topic model car magazine   

    who do I contact to notifiy of a dealer no longer around? Laramie Hobby center is gone, closed about 4 years ago. but may reopen when the economy gets better. I know the owners.

    Tim
  11. Tim H added a post in a topic Best way to strip a model   

    I have used pine-sol with success. the old very-pine wal-mart used to sell worked equaly well.

    Tim
  12. Tim H added a post in a topic Where to buy these days?   

    I have gotten mine mostly from Ebay. Since we have no local shops with on 80+ miles.

    Tim
  13. Tim H added a post in a topic 20Th Century Cars into Kits   

    Station wagons, Wagons, Long roofs, 79-91 Crown Vic/ Grand Marquis, 61 Buick Bubbletop, any 65-74 Buick Gran Sport, 69-71 Plymouth fury. all in 1/25 scale.
    71 Buick Sportwagon so I can replicate my 1:1 scale.

    Tim
  14. Tim H added a topic in On the Workbench: Big Rigs   

    which kits have a V8 Diesel in it? semi not pickup
    I am looking to find out what kits come with a V8 diesel? Like the Detroit V8 or any others I am wanting them for a couple of projects I am working on. Any aftermarket sources also would help.

    Thanks

    Tim
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  15. Tim H added a topic in Model Club News and Announcements   

    Any Colorado front range clubs??
    I am up here in Laramie, WY. I am wondering if there is any model clubs in the Denver, front range area? Before I moved here I was a member of the Black Hills Scale modelers in Rapid City, SD. I still try to get up to Rapid for there annual show. It would be nice to have a more local club to belong to.

    Tim
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