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About gnygren

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    Gary Nygren

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  1. LN8000 transporter updated 11/19

    Have lathe, will travel? When I go somewhere I like to bring extra socks and drawers. Never thought about a lathe. At least you have it with because the pulleys and belts on that kit are really bad. Like you said "you will the only one who will know" and that's all that matters. Gary
  2. !/16 Bull Horn

    Great build. Nice to see one that has been brought to the mid to late '70's. Nice color and enough detail to be pleasing and not over the top. I hope when I do mine, it turns out as well. Gary
  3. What Irked You Today?

    Two things that make want to leave someone bleeding by the side of the road. No one seems to know or understand what a stop sign means and what a safe distance to give the car in front of you. Almost got t-boned twice on the way home today( it's a 15 minute drive). If you have to be so close to me and have to get in front leave the house 5 minutes earlier.
  4. KrAZ 256B 12 Ton Dump Truck

    Nicely done. A lot of detail in a small package. To bad my eyes are so bad that I could not tackle some thing like this. Gary
  5. My .02, tri-five Nomads, any 300 series, late '50's Caddy, or any long roof.

    cool build I wondered if anyone did this body or even the 3 window. will watch for sure. Gary
  7. What did you get today? (Model Car Related Items)

    Tyrone Malone's "Papa Truck" and Mpc 1/16 Pontiac Firebird.
  8. IH payhauler

    very nice factory fresh look
  9. Rolls Royce "balloon car"

    Harry....Harry....Harry You are building a car that I built about 20 years ago. As for the material that you thread the wheels with, mine look as good as the day I finished them. This is a car that was built way before any thought of doing research on the car itself was any consideration on my part. While yours will make mine look like it was built by someone of lesser skills(and it was),I still have visions or nightmares of lacing those wheels. All in all it was fun. Gary
  10. 1932 Ford

    Thanks guys. This place is the best.
  11. 1932 Ford

    Well, it's seems like I opened a huge can of worms for myself. I was aware of the height or lack thereof on the bodies of the by the two manufacturers. At the time these were made that's what everyone wanted and the look so good that way. Like I said I have built may this way. Now it would be nice to see the true stocker and that's what I want to do. Can you suggest any books or websites to look at for more info? As far as the kits, I probably use one or two as a base and work the magic with other mediums. I don't have an problem working out tech issues.(I was a toolmaker for 30 years). Thanks for the info and will read and listen to it all.
  12. 1932 Ford

    I guess that I was pretty vague when I asked the question. I work overnights and was just out of bed when I asked. I agree that the '32's from Amt are good. I've built several. As for what I want, I would really would like the roadster. But any body style would work. I have not done anything with diecast although that could be an option. Thank you for your input. Gary
  13. 1932 Ford

    Is there a totally stock '32 Ford out there that doesn't cost my retire fund? thank you Gary
  14. 1/16 trans am

    found this on the round2 site. Has this been released yet? thank you Gary