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Can-Con

After 2 years, 2 paintjobs and 2 floods , , , finally finished , , ,'67 Bonneville mild custom

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Rebuilt glue bomb. Shaved trim and emblems as they were mostly sanded off by a previous builder. 
Modelhaus front bumper and tail lights. Headlights drilled out and replaces with a set of my resin ones. 
Scale finishes aqua with pearl nail polish mid-coat and Testors clear lacquer. 
Wheels and tires from AMT "resto rods" '66 Galaxie. 
Kit engine with heads, intake and carb from MPC '79 Trans Am. Air cleaner from JoHan '63 Caddy with air horn from an old injector tube.

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And a big Thank You to Steve Guthmiller for supplying a replacement tail light after I lost one after the first flood. :D

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Not really into the modern wheels, but that's a nice model.  Pity the moulds were modified, leaving us with the ugly 1970 iteration.  I'd much rather have a reissue of the '67.

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Beautiful.

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Yup....beautiful.

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Nice!

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Extremely nice! Those cars were huge.

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Gorgeous Pontiac! Love your models Steve! My dad had a 68 so I love late Pontiacs...

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Hi Steeve!

Great work, your patience paid-off! I'm impressed by what seems a perfect windshield shading effect... Airbrush?

CT

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Very VERY way hella most excellent cool! LOVE those '67 Ponchos and you did a great job of it--you are a true Glue Bomb Hero! Well done and model on! B)

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It is very nice

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Beautiful looking cruiser. The paint job looks great and the perfect color. The stance is just where you would want it.  

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  That looks great Steve, and I'm glad those wheels

worked out for you too!!  :D

        David S.

 

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  And I'm digging those Wisconsin plates too!!  LOL!!!

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Great work!!

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Beautiful looking model Steve!

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Thanks guys :D

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19 hours ago, Claude Thibodeau said:

Hi Steeve!

Great work, your patience paid-off! I'm impressed by what seems a perfect windshield shading effect... Airbrush?

CT

Yup. Tamiya acrylic through an airbrush

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1 hour ago, mod3l Lover said:

  That looks great Steve, and I'm glad those wheels

worked out for you too!!  :D

        David S.

 

I knew I wanted to use those wheels on the car even before I had a color picked. I really like them but they sure are hard to get. 

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Beautiful!

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Fantastic build, the 67 Pontiac's are in my opinion the best looking of all the years, your Bonny looks perfect, a great addition to your collection.

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beautiful build on a favorite year pontiac.

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On 5/27/2019 at 3:12 PM, Can-Con said:

I knew I wanted to use those wheels on the car even before I had a color picked. I really like them but they sure are hard to get. 

I can't say that I really like the wheels either, but they're a hell of a lot better than most of the modern chrome wheels that you see!

 

Very nice work Steve!

 

 

Steve

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This car lends itself to the mild custom treatment! Looks beautiful! Love the paint – it really shows off the sculptured profile.

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Lots of trouble, but looking at the model, one could say that it was worth it. Very nice build.

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