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1/16 Beach City Corvette: On the bench 8/19/17

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Hello......thank you all so very much for your kind comments......I really do appreciate them:).......I got the proof sheet from GWS decals and attached them to the body for size check........I added some details to the front end.......I made some tins for the body.......I made a coil,  steering wheel, and parachute lever.........I also made a parachute brkt.......I modified the 1/18 scale GMP wheels to fit Paul Rowes resin tires and modified the wheels to be removable and also made some hubs......... and modified a scoop to resemble the 1:1 scoop........thanks for looking

 

 

 

 

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Few more WIP pics.......

 

 

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Few more WIP pics.......

 

 

 

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And a few more......thanks.

 

 

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Scratchbuilding goodness via cranking the volume to 11.

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Nice Work John !

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Looking' good lil' Buddy...B)

 

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It all looks great John, but those tins are something else. Geez.....

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Incredible craftsmanship and fabrication. This not that far from building the actual car in 1:1 just takes up less garage space.

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Amazing fab, John! The decals are going to look great, too.

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Hi John, it was nice speaking with you yesterday and I just know we'll get a killer update in the next few days.  I know you have some more things up your sleeve for this car.  cheers, tim

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Hi John, it was nice speaking with you yesterday and I just know we'll get a killer update in the next few days.  I know you have some more things up your sleeve for this car.  cheers, tim

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Hi John, it was nice speaking with you yesterday and I just know we'll get a killer update in the next few days.  I know you have some more things up your sleeve for this car.  cheers, tim

Yes,Tim.......it was nice to get caught up on things......you are a real inspiration to me......can`t wait to see your next up-date too:)

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Posted (edited)

I can only sit back an marvel at what you create brother,  just AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!

 

Randy

P.S.   Happy Birthday !!!!!   Glad to see you caught up to me:D

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Happy birthday John :)

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I am diggin' this project. I do have a question. Is it just me, or is the timing cover placed way up too high in this photo? It looks like the position would put the camshaft/fuel pump right into the intake manifold.

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I am diggin' this project. I do have a question. Is it just me, or is the timing cover placed way up too high in this photo? It looks like the position would put the camshaft/fuel pump right into the intake manifold.

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Yes,.......it`s just the way I mocked-ed it up by accident.......it will be moved into the correct position .......Mark Johnson resin engines have pins to connect engine parts together .......and I put the timing cover in the wrong hole.......thanks

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I love your work sir!!  This thing is killer!  Amazing work!

 

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Hello........thank you all so very much for the kind comments .....I really do appreciate the:).......I got the chassis painted H.O.K. black and added some roll bar padding I used medical tape and painted  it black ........I got the rear axle attached and the hubs,I painted the brake calipers Alclad and lightly weathered .........I also attached the brake and painted the handle Alclad.......I used a "Pro Tech" T` fitting and "Pro Tech" nut and bolt ends........I made a volt pack and got that attached ........I made a floor tin and gas pedal and  painted that Alclad,then misted a Dull coat over the Alclad.......I modified a Paul Rowe resin Bell Housing and painted that with a custom mix of Alclad Steel, and added "Pro Tech" nut and bolt ends.......I also modifed some GMP front wheels and painted them Tamiya Gold leaf and made some valve stems and lighly weathered the wheels and tires.......I used some "Top Studio"  toggle switches ........and used some RB Motion Rod ends for the Bell housing braces ......."Nitrozila"  donated a Aurora driver ,that I modified with a Revell driver....... I will work on the front end tomorrow......thanks for looking

 

 

 

 

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Few more WIP pics.......thanks

 

 

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............wow.................,absolutely stunning so far!

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Posted

ah, finally an update! Great work buddy! Can't wait to see this one done! It's always been one of my favorite floppers.

Paul

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Just Amazing..........

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Man am I glad I was sitting down when I opened this last post. My jaw didn't have as far to fall. Great update Johnny. I know you have a bunch more surprises up your sleeve for this exquisite build. Looking forward to more.

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Man, I start to run out of superlatives when you get to painting all the details you put into this:)

Beautiful work brother.

Randy

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