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I finally finished this kit and has been nearly 40 years since I built it the first time and the kit is no easier today that back then.

The fit of most parts is very bad and takes a lot of fitting and guesswork but in the end it is a pretty good looking model of a classic show car.

Thanks , Mike

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great job! Love the color and the gold really looks good on the wheels.

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Thanks so much. I just had to build it once again.

Mike

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Beautiful job !  I still think this kit has the best looking wheels and tires ever kitted . :)

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19 minutes ago, TooOld said:

Beautiful job !  I still think this kit has the best looking wheels and tires ever kitted . :)

I agree. For me the whole package just clicked.

Thanks , Mike

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this might just be the best build of this kit I've ever seen. What color did you use for the paint?

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Wow Mike, you rocked it. That is sooooo sweet.

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57 minutes ago, Ken Kitchen said:

this might just be the best build of this kit I've ever seen. What color did you use for the paint?

Thanks so much . The paint is Tamiya TS39 Mica Red.

Mike

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56 minutes ago, Geno said:

Wow Mike, you rocked it. That is sooooo sweet.

Thanks Geno. It was not an easy build and not all that fun , but I am happy with it.

Mike

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58 minutes ago, cobraman said:

Looks perfect !

Thanks Ray . It is not but it is OK.

Thanks , Mike

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That has to be the finest completed example of that kit that I've seen.

Well Done!

David G.

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4 hours ago, ChrisR said:

Awesome!

Thanks so much Chris.

Mike

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3 hours ago, David G. said:

That has to be the finest completed example of that kit that I've seen.

Well Done!

David G.

Thank You David. It was certainly a challenge.

Mike

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I've never been a fan of this car but there's no denying that your workmanship and craftsmanship are outstanding. Well done and model on! B)

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This has always been my all time favorite streetrod. You have done a very fine job, particularly considering how difficult this one is to assemble. Very nice.

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30 minutes ago, Snake45 said:

I've never been a fan of this car but there's no denying that your workmanship and craftsmanship are outstanding. Well done and model on! B)

Thanks very much Richard. I had fun with it , for sure. I always kinda liked the look.

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14 minutes ago, Eric Macleod said:

This has always been my all time favorite streetrod. You have done a very fine job, particularly considering how difficult this one is to assemble. Very nice.

It was certainly a chore and no easier than it was when I was a young man.

Mike

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The Lil Coffin was definitely the wildest Deuce ever and you certainly built a fantastic replica

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Very nice work on a wonky kit!   It's a wonder that any kid stuck with the hobby with the quality of kits in those days!  😵

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22 minutes ago, Tom Geiger said:

Very nice work on a wonky kit!   It's a wonder that any kid stuck with the hobby with the quality of kits in those days!  😵

LOL , for sure but kids were less critical than we tend to be today. In the model trains , I am happy when any kid gets involved.

Mike

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33 minutes ago, Phildaupho said:

The Lil Coffin was definitely the wildest Deuce ever and you certainly built a fantastic replica

Thank you very much Phil and all in all it came out OK.

Mike

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34 minutes ago, crazyjim said:

Very nice.

Thank You Jim, Nice to hear from a builder such as yourself.

Mike

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