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MPC 1956 Corvette Restoration - Aztec Copper

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I dug out this 40+ year old build and decided to give it a restoration. Stripped all of the parts the with Super Clean degreaser and repainted everything in the correct colours as closely as possible. Ordered some factory colour paint from MCW for a factory finish. Rechromed all of the parts with the Molotow Chrome pen decanted and brushed on except for the windshield frame which was foiled. Turned out not too bad.

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Was never a big fan of brown cars, but dang there's something tasteful in that brown/white combo that really works here! Well done, the old MPC kit dolls up pretty nice!

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really nice build , looks great love the two tone colors

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Beautiful :) I like the copper on the Corvette. It looks pretty good with the hardtop. Very nice!

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Nice work!

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Beautiful save Randy. There is always, at least for me, a real sense of accomplishment when you take a previously so-so build and restore it to this level of finish.

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While it looks like it was a pretty nice build the first time, you did a great job on the resto. The color combination is just perfect and you did a really neat and clean build overall!

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Very nice, very clean! Looks like a new build, not a rework. Model on! B)

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Nice restoration! Love the color.

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Turned out beautiful!! I really like that color 👍👍

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Beautiful restoration. Looking at the original build it's almost a shame to not save it. The color wasn't that normal at that time, I do remember one running around town back then but that was the only one I can recall. This is very cleanly detailed and nice to see you have both tops. The more you look at it the better it gets.  

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Really nice! These '56 and '57 Corvettes are always really cool. I've wanted to build one for a long time, and seeing this only makes me want to build one even more. Very nice work and a great color choice, too. Nicely done!

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Another beauty.   Great job Randy

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