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StevenGuthmiller

1967 Pontiac Bonneville, More Mediocre Pics.

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Hi guys.

I'm sure that by now, most of you know that I have been sweating over this old MPC built-up for many months.

Finally finished it today!

I won't bore you with all of the modifications & up-grades.

You've probably seen all of those on the WIP thread.

Anyway, here it is in all of it's "Plum Mist" glory.

I can't wait to get some outside shots!

I'm sure that will do a lot to highlight the beautiful color.

The inside shots do it no justice.

But, being February in Minnesota, it will have to wait.

Hope you enjoy it.

Any comments at all are welcome

 

Steve

 

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Fabulous! But then we expect no less from you. B)

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1 hour ago, shoopdog said:

That is downright beautiful!

What he said x2... amazing work, Steve!!

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Another stellar job!

 

I feel like a hack after looking at your builds... :)

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Very nice Pontiac build Steven, especially the engine detail, which looks exceptional. As you say, it will be interesting to see the Purple Mist paint colour outdoors in natural daylight. I have found that the Rolls-Royce colour Velvet Green, and also Rolls-Royce Midnight Blue appears to be black in most lighting conditions, and that seems to be true of Pontiac Purple Mist but once you get the car out in sunlight the true colour shines through.

David

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Outstanding work. Love the color. I really like your treatment on the wheels - fantastic job - I checked em out closer on the WIP. 

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Beautiful job, Steve.  Your underhood detail and the changes you made to convert to the manual transmission were especially impressive.

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1 hour ago, Anglia105E said:

Very nice Pontiac build Steven, especially the engine detail, which looks exceptional. As you say, it will be interesting to see the Purple Mist paint colour outdoors in natural daylight. I have found that the Rolls-Royce colour Velvet Green, and also Rolls-Royce Midnight Blue appears to be black in most lighting conditions, and that seems to be true of Pontiac Purple Mist but once you get the car out in sunlight the true colour shines through.

David

 

33 minutes ago, Erik Smith said:

Outstanding work. Love the color.

Thanks everyone!

 

This color screams to be in natural light & I don't think I can wait until spring to get some outdoor shots.

So I figure that I'll just toss a piece of plywood or something out onto a snow bank sometime over the next few days & "rough it" a little to get some pics. :)

I've already had a comment on another forum that it looked good in black & white! :blink:

We can't have that!!

 

Steve

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Excellent build, Steve. Watched the whole build. Fantastic work!!  The color will really pop in the sunlight!!

Dennis

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Beautiful build Steve,  that color will look amazing outside,   a friend of ours has a 67 Bonneville Wagon in Plum  Mist,   awesome cars.

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5 hours ago, StevenGuthmiller said:

Hi guys.

I'm sure that by now, most of you know that I have been sweating over this old MPC built-up for many months.

Finally finished it today!

I won't bore you with all of the modifications & up-grades.

You've probably seen all of those on the WIP thread.

Anyway, here it is in all of it's "Plum Mist" glory.

I can't wait to get some outside shots!

I'm sure that will do a lot to highlight the beautiful color.

The inside shots do it no justice.

But, being February in Minnesota, it will have to wait.

Hope you enjoy it.

Any comments at all are welcome

 

Steve

 

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Pictures are nice and the build is killer..Good thing for lights and white paper eh..Very clean and well done..

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Absolutely beautiful build of an all-time favourite of mine. What's next?

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