Fat Brian

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  • Scale I Build 1/24-1/25

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  • Location Stanley, NC
  • Full Name Brian Croft

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  1. Fat Brian added a post in a topic "D" , "E" , of "F" ?   

    D but I would like it better in another color or with some pin stripes or scallops or something.
  2. Fat Brian added a post in a topic "A" or "B" ?   

    I don't care for A, B, or C completely. None of them stay consistent to their design theme, I don't like modern components on rat rods. I like the chop and drilled visor on B but the car is a bit too grungy for me but has chrome engine pieces. Give me C chopped like B with C's vintage engine and find some more period looking wheels and tires.
  3. Fat Brian added a post in a topic How NOT to tow vehicles... EVER!   

    Check out this gallery of pics of a Ford Focus that was towed behind a motorhome while the transmission was in 1st gear.

    http://imgur.com/a/KxSI9
  4. Fat Brian added a post in a topic The Forgotten Shelby Cobra Drag Car   



    The box art has one picture of the built kit with the top, whether it's in the box or not I'm not sure.
  5. Fat Brian added a post in a topic Mack info needed!   

    Go over to the forums at Big Mack Trucks, those guys will know for sure what should be in it.
  6. Fat Brian added a post in a topic NASCAR kit of a '80 Buick Regal or similar body style   

    You can get the Monogram Grand National for a stock G body chassis and Buick interior. It has the turbo V6 but 1/24 V8s aren't hard to come by.
  7. Fat Brian added a post in a topic Hobbytown USA in Pineville NC   

    Mike, I thought the same thing about the store at University. It was huge and did all the gaming stuff and rc stuff but they closed about two years ago. I don't know why Charlotte can't keep a hobby store in business, it doesn't make any sense.
  8. Fat Brian added a post in a topic Mack info needed!   

    According to Wikipedia the Cummins NTC-335 was standard equipment in the B73, maybe a newer transmission was swapped in at one point.
  9. Fat Brian added a post in a topic Hobbytown USA in Pineville NC   

    I noticed that too Mike and I meant to message you about it. I stopped there a lot and spent more than I want my wife to know about. I had talked to David at one point and he said he made most of his money off of rc stuff so I thought they were going to be around for a while. For me it's going to be the Hobbytown in Mooresville, Rock Hill is too far out of the way.
  10. Fat Brian added a post in a topic What are the chances of the AMT '72 Chevy Pickups to make a return?   



    There are a few on there now for closer to $40 and promos are even cheaper.
  11. Fat Brian added a post in a topic 1994-2001 Dodge Ram questions   

    A friend of mine at work had an early 2000s Dakota sport with a 4.7 at it would get down the road pretty good, it was almost as fast as an S-10 Extreme another guy had.
  12. Fat Brian added a post in a topic Truck Kits You've Scored Recently   



    The STS website has them listed for $65, that's as cheap as I've found them.
  13. Fat Brian added a post in a topic Ramsfin aka Richard   



    I just didn't know, I thought I missed something.
  14. Fat Brian added a post in a topic how do you find specific aftermarket stuff?   

    If I see something interesting here or in other searching I bookmark the page and then change the name of the bookmark to what is relevant about it and then move it into a folder I created for model car stuff. This works great until your computer dies.
  15. Fat Brian added a post in a topic Welp, That Sucks   

    I've stopped to help a few times when it's obvious an accident actually happened but I won't for a random stopped car, you just never know anymore if you're going to get robbed or shot for trying to assist someone.