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Some photos of my recent Cougar II model. I remember building it as a kid and wanted to try it again. I pretty much disabled all of the features it had (windows that went up and down, retractable lights, opening doors and truck, steerable wheels, etc.) since I remember that they seemed to be pretty finicky and never worked all that well and I felt they detracted from the model. All in all, I am really satisfied with how this kit turned out!

Thanks,

Bart

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Very, very nice! You're inspiring me to dig mine out and actually build it. Well done and model on! B)

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Looks good . I tried my hands at that one several years ago. It did not go well.

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Unusual car, VERY nice model!

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Very nice work, I also have one that never got anywhere...seeing this I may have to give it another look.

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Very nice! I too attempted to build this as a kid in the 70's and lost interest due to all the finicky moving parts. I have one of these in my build stash, after seeing yours, I want to move it up the list to build, and I too will opt for non-moving parts build. Thanks to post this one! 

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That looks nice and clean - well done

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Nice. Like the color.

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Great job!  Looks stunning.

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Thanks for all the kind comments on my work! To answer one of the questions, I used Tamiya TS-39 Mica Red as the color for the body. The actual color on the model may be a bit darker than how it came out in the photos.

...and for all of you who mentioned you have one of these kits and haven't built it yet, take your time and be patient. It is quite a bugger to build!

Bart

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This is the only IMC kit I have not built (out of all the GT40's J Car, Mustang II) but it looks similar to the AMT 289 Cobra (chassis and engine) and you can find the Testors or Lindbergh versions pretty cheap so there's isn't much to lose if the frustration level gets too high.

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Very nice work!  I really like it.

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Very nice and clean job on what can be a VERY tough kit!

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Nice!

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Looks good. Did you  lose any hair over building this? 

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really cool. reminds me of the all the 60ies and 70ies concept cars

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I have always liked the lines of this car. You have really got a nice model in this one and were wise to glue everything shut. I would do the same if I ever tackled it again. Well done!

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Amazing to see one all built up and looking good. Definitely, I agree with you that just ignoring the "features" is the best way to go.

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When I was a kid, this was my dream car. Super stylish for the time. This and the Astro vette were the cars I really love. Great build!!! Great Job!!!

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