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'73 Chevrolet Chevelle- Mastered by Tom Ellifritt

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Just read through these 16 pages (!!). What a wonderful project and exciting news.

I thought about such a project on my own for years and always couldn't decide with which body to start. As both the MPC and AMT have a lot of issues. Swapping the JoHan greenhouse would have been a much too big task for me so I am veeeery happy someone does it for me! ;)

Can't wait till they are available.

Suggestion for a future project:

71/72 GM full size two door Sport Coupe, Buick and Chevy preferred for me. Not the "Custom" formal type roof like the 71-73 Impala/Caprice kits from MPC.

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OK, I'm another one who has read through this entire topic with great anticipation. My first new car was a 1973 Laguna . . . and I would certainly buy a few of these when they are available. Can't wait to see the finished product. Incidentally, mine had the bench seat so having that option would be nice . . . but not critical. Please keep us posted as to how and when to order, and THANK YOU to you and everyone who has contributed to make this model a reality. Outstanding work.

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I'd also like to thank everyone who has been involved in creating this kit. I just can't wait to build a few of them. My first car was a 73 Chevelle that was a butternut yellow when I got it. I then had it painted metallic blue and finally firemist burgandy. I would love to do one of each.

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the dashboard issue has been fixed,,decals need to be made & the window buck needs to be polished

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the dashboard issue has been fixed,,decals need to be made & the window buck needs to be polished

Nice...Just PM me when they're ready.

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Good Morning,

I remember this car fondly because it was the second car I owned. Was '73 Laguna with round tail lights.

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I'm thinking if I should buy this '73 Chevelle too, not sure yet though. The '79-'81 Chevy Malibu would interest me too, so I'm thinking which one I should buy... Well when the '74 comes out, then I got to get few of them!

A question: How will these be available? I mean that once they got sold out at some point (I guess they will do), will there be more or is it just one run?

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I'd have to throw my hat in the ring on this one. My first car was a 73 Chevelle and I just loved it.

1983 My first car was a $400 '73 Chevelle and I hated it! Sucked gas like a truck, nothing on the dash worked but headlights, primered body work, paint like chalk, Keystone mags, leaked everything including through windows, entire interior was warped & rotted, including the headliner. But then, there was every evidence that it had been submerged (dried mud under the rear package deck?). How could you not be sentimental of a car like that?

Yeah, I'd up for preserving that memory in 1/25.

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I hope we are close!!! Im chompin at the bit for 3 of these!!!!!!! Please PM me when your ready to take my cash.

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1983 My first car was a $400 '73 Chevelle and I hated it! Sucked gas like a truck, nothing on the dash worked but headlights, primered body work, paint like chalk, Keystone mags, leaked everything including through windows, entire interior was warped & rotted, including the headliner. But then, there was every evidence that it had been submerged (dried mud under the rear package deck?). How could you not be sentimental of a car like that?

Yeah, I'd up for preserving that memory in 1/25.

Wow, I could only laugh when I read this. I guess there is always a lemon in every line. Mine sure wasn't perfect either but I was in love with it. I didn't have the problems you have mentioned Mike.

I would say it is worth while recreating the beast in 1/25 scale.

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1983 My first car was a $400 '73 Chevelle and I hated it! Sucked gas like a truck, nothing on the dash worked but headlights, primered body work, paint like chalk, Keystone mags, leaked everything including through windows, entire interior was warped & rotted, including the headliner. But then, there was every evidence that it had been submerged (dried mud under the rear package deck?). How could you not be sentimental of a car like that?

Yeah, I'd up for preserving that memory in 1/25.

So you paid 400$ for a car that was 10 years old, probably had past 100000 miles with mud UNDER the package shelf, no less. Yep, all those Chevelles were definitely POS. ;)

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well the windows are being vacu formed now!....onto to decals...starting tomorrow!

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i havent even thought about pictures since they arent complete, nor do i have any ready for the meeting, besides Tom get his copies first, he made the master...but i assure you they will be as pretty as any missing link kits

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I keep checking the Missing Link site, but they aren't there yet.

I really hope you go through this posting to locate those that were interested in this kit before you make it available on-line.

I've been following this post to see if it is ready to go yet?

I have wanted a stock version of this kit since the Stock-car version was issued!!

Message me when they are available!!!

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Yes please. I would like a pm when they become available. Thankyou.

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Hey peoples ! Achtung ! He is working to complete the resin kit . Asking him to PM just you is slowing down the process . Put yourself in his shoes . Either you make the kit or spend time sending out PM's . I am just as guilty . I am waiting for the 1911 Chevrolet & the '70 AMC Javelin (just for some parts he will sell me) . I've bugged Kevin Twice within the last year for it . He will answer you . I , myself , will look for the News of the release here rather than expecting a PM . Myself and many others . Patience , it's time will come . I'm sure he is anticipating filling our requests for a great kit(s) . Thanx ..

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trust me.. there will be a big TADA!!!!! when its ready...not long now, patience grasshopper......

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John there will be movement on the 1911 soon too!

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i will be at indy in may (so far anyway)...i cant say for sure if the chevelles will make it there or not...so far the decals havent been made & new jersey nnl is april 20th + all the people on here that want them!

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Well I have been waiting for this to finish and it looks like were almost there so I hope you saved me one because I am going to own one of these bad boys.....this is a must have.

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