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  1. 1996 Dave Rezendes QVC F-150 WIP

    As I've said in a few other posts, after 18 years, I've finally got back into building racing models. This is my fourth kit back and I really do need to post my other cars to show and track my progress. I'm a recovering addict and this community immediately welcomed me in . The amount of kindness and knowledge in this forum is amazing and invaluable. For example, I posted a "wanted" ad and was immediately contacted by some great folks who helped me out with no questions asked. Without naming them, they were generous and went out of their way to help me. It means the earth to me and can't wait to pass it on. This is a build that I wanted to get started for a while now. I never built a NASCAR Truck in my teens, so I'm excited to for this. I was a huge fan of Alan Kulwicki, and course I was crushed when he was killed. I had no idea who I wanted to root for post-Kuliwicki, then Bodine purchased the team and that locked me in. I purchased a Slixx set of decals for this kit. It's an outstanding designed sheet, but even after three coats of Microscale decal restorer, they still broke apart pretty easily. That pushed me over the edge to buy some waterslide paper to start creating my own decals. I'm a professional graphic designer who specializes in motorsports design, so all of the design comes aspects of decals comes pretty easy to me. Once a certain amount of decals broke apart, I decided to scrap all of the stripes/sponsors on the truck and create my own. That roached out the truck, I'm glad the new decals helped cover up the bigger blemishes. I was skeptical coming in, but the Kodiak Supply waterslide paper is quite amazing. I used Krylon crystal clear acrylic for the top coat on it and was surprised with every aspect of the paper. I did learn that that I need to add multiple coats of clear to the decals that are thin and long, like the door stripes on this truck. I trashed a set of door stripes because it started to stretch. It's a quite conformable, easy application and has VERY strong adhesive. You'll notice that a Kyle Larson car is on the sheet too. I'll post it next. Sorry for the long winded post, it's a privilege to be part of this community, thank you.
  2. The AMT 1/25 '94 Ford F-150 Lightning Pickup, due later this year:
  3. I just recently bought a real deal 1977 Ford F-150 Supercab short bed. I know that there isn't a model of my truck, but that the AMT Firestone Macho Machine is pretty close to what I have. I'm interested in commissioning someone to cut and splice this body, bed and frame. I know that I would need 3 cabs to make the Supercab and that's not a problem. My skill level isn't good enough at all to make this happen. Anyone interested in taking this task on? Maybe even resin casting it for others who may be interested? Thanks!!
  4. Ive had this idea for a little while after seeing the local PD's 1:1. It has been around the dept. since the mid 90's but has low miles since its only used for special events, so they've kept it around and it's still in service today. Ive taken an AMT f150 promo for the chassis & body along with a monogram f350 duallie for misc. parts. The rest is 100 % scratch built from sheet plastic. Been working on this for a couple of weeks now.