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... I believe that the partnership of John Keeling and Jerry Clayton produced some of the most beautiful drag racing vehicles of the '60's and '70's ............ with their trademark blue paint jobs by George Cerny, they stood out from most of the other vehicles that graced the dragstrips during those times ........... here are my renditions of three of their famous rides

 

1971 Front Engine Dragster driven by Rick Ramsey

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1974 Rear Engine Dragster driven by Rick Ramsey

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1977 Firebird Funny Car driven by Neil Leffler

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Great looking builds John, they look like the real thing. One of the classiest paint schemes ever applied to a Quarter Pounder. I always thought wheel pants looked so cool on cars like Hot Tuna, Jade Grenade, Wheeler Dealer, TV Tommy Ivo and this fantastic looking KC car, back in the golden days of drag racing. Thanks for posting your exceptional work.

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  • 3 weeks later...

Somehow I find it difficult is to paint a model in a blue color.

I love blue, my favorite color.

When I try a cool looking (blue is a cold color) dark blue it just doesn't come out like I'd wish.

These are very nice examples of different blues.

 

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