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Hubert Platt 64 Ford Thunderbolt

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I know I really shouldn’t be starting another build, especially when I have ten already started, and also have built fourteen other T Bolts. But since I went through all of my parts, and decals, I have enough parts to build this car, without buying anything. I built this car years ago, (pic) when I just started back into the hobby, and it’s not the nicest looking car. So after removing the mold lines, deepening and darkening the panel lines, and modifying the hood, removing all emblems, and priming, here goes another Thunderbolt build. 

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A promising (re)start. I love that kit, and the subject. Will be interested to watch it come together.

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Neat kit. I remember watching the '64 Thunderbolts at the Winter Nationals in Pomona. They were awesome to watch. Nice to pay tribute to a great driver with this build.  

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Got to see the 1/1 several years ago . Built one then and still have it. Its actually  the one that actually started my affair for the revel Thunderbolt kit many years ago. ( currently have 6 finished with maybe about half dozen to go )

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Nice work! I got to see the Tasca Ford one in person. 

Really cool car!

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Nice line up awesome job on all of them I'm a big Ford guy my self.!!

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On 8/15/2019 at 11:36 PM, gtx6970 said:

Got to see the 1/1 several years ago . Built one then and still have it. Its actually  the one that actually started my affair for the revel Thunderbolt kit many years ago. ( currently have 6 finished with maybe about half dozen to go )

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Platt’s car was my very first also. After I’m finished with this one, I plan on stripping the old one, and with a little luck finding the Jake King decals, Id like to do the old one as the Atwater car. 

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