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  1. Wait...... wagon? Yet another blast from the past, finished in October 1992 just in time to take to the Dallas Southwest Challenge contest a month later. If I remember right, entrants to the contest the prior year received not one but two 1/32 scale Kyle Petty stock car kits, and since I was already working on my Porsche 911 woody wagon at the time, that wacko idea fell onto these kits as well. I just used a chunk of the roof out of one kit and added it to the other with some styrene scrap for the B and C pillars. A slave to temptation on messing with people's minds, I always have been. One of the handy simple tricks I did to achieve the red-striped Bassett wheel rims was to lathe-turn a groove into the rim and then heat-stretch some red plastic sprue into a long thin hair, gluing it in place with just a couple of capillary action Tenax glue drops. I never could have painted such a consistent line like that. Just cheap clear acetate material for the rear side windows and rear window (which have yellowed slightly with age). It's an entertaining silhouette, but I doubt if the rear spoiler would have anywhere near the same aerodynamic effect as on a coupe. I did well at the SWC that year, this wagon placed 3rd in the Miscellaneous category, while my http://www.modelcarsmag.com/forums/uploads/post-12144-0-51293100-1373871875.jpg got 3rd in curbside and my Bonneville Checker cab got 2nd in 1/43 & smaller - Street. Plus, it was a hoot to get pictured in Scale Auto's April '93 magazine coverage of the contest.
  2. Hope this doesn't get hooked up with any other threads. Check out this Model Car Station Wagon site : http://www.lastsummer.com/wagon/index.html
  3. After the bashin' I got on the Model A kits (all in the same group?) yer on yer own here. How many Woodie ? Wagon kits can YOU come up with? Show us some pictures, anyone can type something in.
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