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Captain Obvious

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About Captain Obvious

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    MCM Avid Poster
  • Birthday 11/18/1968

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    1/24 - 1/25

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  • Location
    Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
  • Full Name
    Mark Swieca

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    That shade of blue works so well on the 'Vette! That is a fun kit.
  2. Tamiya R33 Skyline

    This looks fantastic! I agree that the R34 wheels work much better...have you considered painting them a steel or gunmetal color? Still darker than the kit chrome, but not so dark that they lose detail...
  3. Removing pre-decorated graphics

    Thanks for the replies, guys! Been a hectic week, so I haven't had a chance to try anything. I will try the 91% soak first, since I have that on hand.
  4. Mustangs!

    Lovely stuff here, everyone! Here's my matching pair:
  5. There is a hobby shop in town that is closing its doors, sadly...the owners are retiring...so I picked up one of these. For $4, why not. Does anyone know the best method to remove the pre-printed graphics? I could just prime and paint over, but I'm afraid the graphics will just sort of show as a raised area underneath the paint. Ideas and thoughts would be much appreciated!
  6. 1990 Mustang LX

    Drop-dead gorgeous!!!
  7. Tom Daniels California Custom Vette

    Very, very nice! This will always be one of my favorite kits
  8. Show your Torque Thrust Builds

    Gorgeous stuff here, everyone! Here are a few of mine:
  9. This is one of those kits that always catches my eye at the store but I haven't pulled the trigger on yet...yours looks great!
  10. '77 Pacer Wagon sleeper

    You had me at "Pacer"...very unexpected swap, well done!
  11. 1964 Ford Fairlane Sleeper

    Looks like a potential Roadkill contender...looks great!
  12. 64 Dodge

    Wow, really nice!
  13. Aoshima Lamborghini aventador roadster - new member

    Very well done!
  14. micheals kits

    I stopped by my local Michael's yesterday. They had a handful of kits that were on clearance, but the clearance price was $11.99-12.99, so I passed.
  15. ’73 Vega Kammback

    The KMET and KLOS decals on the rear just seal the deal for me...that's gorgeous!