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  1. I started with a 1932 Ford Victoria. Used the custom plans and pretty much built it to stock. I painted it with Vallejo Model Air Red. The interior is Vallejo Model Air Blue. I used the left over decals from the Revell Kenworth W900.
  2. From what I recall the (originally Lindberg) '53 Ford Victoria is a quality kit, but it doesn't exactly excite the masses. Coming later this year:
  3. On a lark, I wanted to whip out a model for the Box Plus category at GSL. I knew brand new shiny was going to win, but so what, I finished it in 28 hours. Building an old kit brings appreciation for what we have now. The total lack of location points was funny, the instructions have no reference for colors and part # with left/right was not clear. My techique for the patina: sprayed a dark brown first coat, second lighter brown has real rust thrown onto it when still wet, and then rubbed off the excess. The color coats were sprayed next, I figured out the colors using online color chips, by mixing test samples on paper, then mixed in the airbrush cup. I wet-sanded to expose the layers, some touch up was needed. Sure beats trying to get a perfect paint job! Because the rules allowed opening grills, doing this was doomed for disaster, perfect in this case. The trim is Alcad chrome. Final step was spraying Dullcoat with a drop of Africa Korps for dust.
  4. Heres my latest project. 32 Vicky, stock top, channelled, rusted using the "salt method". Mill is a Chrysler 440 with 6 one barrel carbs. Wheels are stock "steelies" and center caps left over from my 68 charger build. All questions, comments and criticisms are welcome..... Enjoy!
  5. It was a pain to build, but it came out nice.
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