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John Teresi

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

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I knew you'd put the Teresi Touch on the figure. I also know we'll have no problem believing it's Gary.

Luvin' the plumage.  Also digging the cockpit. It all looks so, well........real.

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Hello......thank you all so very much for the kind comments.......I really do appreciate them:).......I made some front shocks and painted them H.O.K. black.........I got the front end painted Alclad and attached, I took "Master Builder" Clay Kemps advise from his post to use Hyprodermic tubing for the front end.......they fit the RB Motion rod ends perfectly.......I also used a combination of Meng  and "Pro Tech" nut and bolt ends for the front end......I also attached the steering wheel... ...I got the rear wheels painted Tamiya Gold leaf and lightly weathered,I also made some valve stems for the wheels.......I used Paul Rowe resin rear slicks....... and GWS Decals made me some custom M&H Racemaster decals,I also lightly weathered the tires......I made a battery and also added some GWS Custom made decals.......I made a coil and attached that to the fire wall and added "Pro Tech" detailing wire and Spark plug wire......thanks for looking

 

 

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And this is why you're one of the best.   cheers, tim

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Among all of the incredible details in this update, what strikes me most are the front tires. I know tires after 30 years in the business.

THAT is what normal tire wear looks like. Not simply sanding down the tread. Wear that thing out to give it age.

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You are raising the bar again my brother !!!!!!!!!

 

Randy

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Hello.......thank you all so much for the kind comments.......I really do appreciate them:)........I got the engine assembled and attached to the frame.......I used a Mark Johnson Resin engine and dressed it up with a few Sobak Design 3D printed parts and some "Pro Tech" plug wire and nut and bolt ends and painted the engine block H.O.K. black.......I made some spark plugs.......I modified the vave covers to replicate the Micket Thompson valve covers......I also used RB Motion plug boots  and A N Fittings,painted Tamiya Clear Red and Blue........I also painted the scoop,valve covers and oil pan Alclad and lightly weathered ......I made the fueltank and painted it Rustoleum Sail Blue.......I made the headers painted "Osh" brand flat black and weathered them.......I also made the frame panels and painted them Alclad and lighly weathered .......I will add the seat and plumb the engine tomorrow ......thanks for looking

 

 

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Another Teresi masterpiece. I can't even fathom the awesomeness of this build. Each one of your builds is better than the last and I would never think that's possible.

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i don't know how you make everything look so dam real john!!!!!   beautiful work buddy!!!!

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Ditto what every one else has said every part looks real, especially the subtle weathering

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Hello.......Brad,Dave,Jeff, and Jesse ,thank you for the kind comments......I really do appreciate them:)........I got the wheels on.......I sent Art laski  one of my tires so that he could resin cast some.......and I just got it back today ,so I painted it up and decaled them with custom decals from GWS Decals.........I wired up the toggle switches using "Pro Tech" detailing wire...... and I also added the brake lines........I also made the seat and painted it Alclad and weathered it and also used a "Pro Tech" seat belt harness..........I will plumb the engine tomorrow........thanks for looking

 

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How and where do you store your completed models ? And no , I am not planning on stealing them ! :D

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Looks killer, John! Watching it come together is like I'm checking out pictures at the restoration shop. Very realistic...

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