W-Machine

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  • Birthday 10/19/1966

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  • Location The Soviet Republic of New Jersey
  • Full Name Craig Enz

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  1. W-Machine added a post in a topic '68 Olds 442 W-30   

    I made them using Windows Word and some decal paper. Took a few tries to get the size to look right, so you do your practice runs on plain paper.
  2. W-Machine added a post in a topic '69 GTO convertible   

    How cool would that be in 1:1? Very nice!
  3. W-Machine added a post in a topic 77 AMC Matador Finished   

    My mother-in-law had a "Matadork" in that exact color. I hope to do as nice a job as you did at replicating hers when I get to that kit.
  4. W-Machine added a post in a topic '70 Buick GSX   

    That is PRECISELY how I would have ordered my 1:1 version. You know, if I had a time machine.
  5. W-Machine added a post in a topic 1968 Chevy El Camino   

    What's not to like? Very clean, great color choice.
  6. W-Machine added a topic in Under Glass   

    '68 Olds 442 W-30
    Nothing too crazy, I used the hood and bumpers/grille from The Modelhaus to turn the AMT '69 442 into a '68. Photoetched scripts and license plate frames. I made the plates, inspection and other stickers, and the '68 Oldsmobile sales brochure and an issue of Collectible Automobile that featured a '68 Cutlass on the cover. Most other stuff was either out of the box or my styrene scrapyard.






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  7. W-Machine added a topic in Under Glass   

    '69 Hurst/Olds
    Here's a largely box-stock build of the AMT 1969 Hurst/Olds. I did machine new exhaust tips out of sprue, but otherwise kept it pretty simple. I'm currently working on a companion convertible starting with the Motor City Resins bodyshell. I was pretty pleased with the results here.
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  8. W-Machine added a post in a topic 70 Challenger R/T   

    Sweet 'n' clean. I would have ordered mine just like it in October '69, if I had a time machine.
  9. W-Machine added a post in a topic AMT 1965 Riviera Sixties Custom/Early Lowrider   

    I like your Riv a lot, because you kept it subtle and classy. The first-gen Rivvie had such clean styling, hard to improve on. Customizing one can be hard, because some guys don't know when to "lift the brush", so to speak.
  10. W-Machine added a post in a topic Laugh at ourselves   

    Shot propane tanks with a hunting rifle. Crashed cars into utility poles, on purpose. Picked fights, with cops. Homemade explosive devices. I have about 170+ years worth of stupid packed into my life experience. I'm not done yet.
  11. W-Machine added a post in a topic NEVER drink and drive.   

    The laws of physics apply to EVERYONE. And they are, shall we say, "self-enforcing". No matter what your theory about how drunks ALWAYS survive a crash because "they're more relaxed" or whatever (not true), it's probably best not to get good 'n' lickered up before you get behind the wheel.
  12. W-Machine added a post in a topic Watch me work?   

    Who knew that the glue-sniffers who frequent this site had dating advice? I think that you guys are on to something.
  13. W-Machine added a topic in The Off-Topic Lounge   

    Watch me work?
    A lady that I have recently been keeping company with actually said, "I'd like to watch you work on a model." after seeing some of my finished builds. Frankly, I'm MYSTIFIED by this. I imagine that it would be like watching paint dry. I was able to talk my late wife into building a model in (I think) 1988, when we were dating and she was 18. Can someone explain this request from a woman in her late 40s? I reckoned that a woman of that age would know better.
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  14. W-Machine added a post in a topic Secrets to a long happy marriage   

    As a recent widower after nearly 20 years of marriage (almost 27 together), I can concur.
  15. W-Machine added a post in a topic Bad week....   

    A beer commercial said it best a few years ago: Some days are better than others.

    Maybe tomorrow will be a better day for you.