1959 Ford Country Sedan Station Wagon

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Got this 59 Ford Long roof from a fellow club member..(thanks Rick)

I've never worked on a resin body and so far so good.

The wagon is going to be a staff car for the Joker Crew.

Got two 59 Galaxies for parts and a set of 5 spokes from a 70 Chevy

with thin white wall decals from one of our own members here (thanks Darrel).

Opened up the rear window added weather stripping and extended

the rear upper lite pods,the red lenses will be replaced with clear ones.

Removed the badgess (best bandito accent..LOL) and the scripts.

Need to find better door handles ..to be reinstalled "Lincoln" style.

Built up the cargo area and it will hold suitcases,coolers etc etc.

The hood will remain closed but an engine will be installed anyway.

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James aka Joker

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Jim, what are you using for an interior ? I had no idea ole Rick wouldda let go of anything in resin . I've said this before , if ya ever get outta the place yer in and start yer own place , call me on the phone , I got a job fer ya .............. Ed Shaver

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Groovy project! Love the longroofs.

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wow super nice wagon. Does anyone sell this wagon ?

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Jimmy Flinstone does the 57 as of now . I know somebody else is doing the 59, but I can't remember who it is . Maybe Model haus . Ed Shaver

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Jim, what are you using for an interior ? I had no idea ole Rick wouldda let go of anything in resin . I've said this before , if ya ever get outta the place yer in and start yer own place , call me on the phone , I got a job fer ya .............. Ed Shaver

Ed..like I mentioned earlier.

got 2 59 Galaxies ..

But I do need two square mirrors for the outside.

I can use the clear bullets that are in my 57 Fairlane for the extended upper lite pods.

Tuck and roll cargo area..extended inner wheel covers for tire clearance

also added "arm pads" to the top of the wheel wells

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chassis almost done

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1959 Ford Country Sedan

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James aka Joker

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Jim, you continue to amaze me on a continuing basis .......................................... Ed Shaver

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That's some real nice cutting on the rear lift gate.Sometimes resin doesn't like being delicately cut. Anyone know what base was used for the Flintstone '59 wagon?

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That's some real nice cutting on the rear lift gate.Sometimes resin doesn't like being delicately cut. Anyone know what base was used for the Flintstone '59 wagon?

1959 Revell Ford Galaxie ..I'm using the retractable roof model..got one in salmon and one in red and parts box yellow...

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a little update..

painted a silver base and it's taking a while to dry.

meanwhile I've built a luggage rack.

Going for a two tone white and purple people hauler

with a tow hitch, made aluminium lakers and pegged the

door handles "Lincoln Continental" style

the luggage was red plastic from my stash.

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James aka Joker

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That is looking very cool. Nice work on the window and luggage rack. Nice project.

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1959 Revell Ford Galaxie ..I'm using the retractable roof model..got one in salmon and one in red and parts box yellow...

I'm willing to bet that Jimmy used a Product Miniatures Company '59 Country Sedan as the master for this casting. PMC did a promo of that wagon in '59, and a year or so later, shot the thing in styrene, packaging them up in polybags for the supermarket trade.

Art

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Personally, I for one would like to see ALL Of P M C kits to be made available . I know they did a 59 Ranchero, a 54 Plymouth Belvedere wagon and sedan, some International stuff ........... Ed Shaver

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OH I'm loving this!!! I didn't know you were here too or I woulda said it sooner! :D

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OH I'm loving this!!! I didn't know you were here too or I woulda said it sooner! :D

Yup ..also a member on T.R.A.K

Made this "soda water holder" and cans out of styrene last night

Going for a vintage Coleman look.

mine...styrene and Tenax-R7

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theirs..Google image

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James aka Joker

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I've had a Revell 1959 Galaxie for years... since I was a teen at least back in the early nineties.

So when you add my love of all things wagon, the natural course of action here was to immediately go purchase a resin wagon body from Flintstone. So in a way I need to blame your build here for this most impulsive purchase.

Well, that and Whipper Snapper. <_<

Keep up the good work. I'll be following in your foot steps here. Those wide five-spokes are perfect so whatever I build at this point will have to use the same. :D

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"when you add my love of all things wagon, the natural course of action here was to immediately go purchase a resin wagon body from Flintstone",LMBO!!! I wanted to do the same thing!!! Had I not blown my current wad o' cash on 4 new kits I would have done just that :lol: (and I too was a late teen in the early 90's,graduatted HS in '91,LOL,small world :P ).

James,I'm diggin the cooler,my friend,nice job on it and the drink cans! :D

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Steve , you need to come here to Richmond sometime and met James . He's a real funny guy . I'm sure you would enjoy hearing of his adventures . Ed Shaver

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James,I'm diggin the cooler,my friend,nice job on it and the drink cans! :D

Almost see the light at the end of the Longroof tunnel.

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Vintage cooler courtesy of Jokers work bench

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James aka Joker

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NICE!!!! :D :D :D

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Jim, yer ova da top! Ed Shaver

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James,

You bringin this to the club meeting on Thursday??

Can't wait to see it up close. I also will bring you the mirror bucket

to dig thru, so you can find a pair you like.

Rick in Richmond

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James,

You bringin this to the club meeting on Thursday??

Can't wait to see it up close. I also will bring you the mirror bucket

to dig thru, so you can find a pair you like.

Rick in Richmond

Yup I'm bringing the Wagon..

your email was kinda spooky..telegram spooky

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major tape malfunction on roof...grrrrr ! !

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interior is done..Kustom

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wooaww, very nice build I LOVE ROOF RACK and "soda water"

Fantastic

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Does any one know if Bob Swartz in Savannah, Mo is still in operation??

I know he offered the Resin 59 Ford Country Sedan at one time, along with the twin Ranchero.

He used My Toy versions of Both for Masters!!!

I had a few of each at one time.

Ok if I show these here??

2 of my PMC 59 Country Sedans;

Deluxe Promo:

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Toy store version:

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Yes I am using Revell's Skyliner for chassis, etc.

(AMT's 59 Ford was the ONLY one to actually replicate a GALAXIE!!

Revell has Mistakenly called their FAIRLANE 500 Skyliner a Galaxie since the First "Skip's" issue.

Look at the Rear Fender Script On the Multi-piece Rev body. "FAIRLANE 500"!

The Recent Rev-Of Germany 50th Anniversary kit corrected the name error, but Rev-US's re-issue

in the same Reprint box-art continues the error.

I have EVERY Box except the Current US issue, so I Do Know my Facts here!!!!

Look on this page of my 59 Fords album:

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There are 3 of the Revell Skyliners here. The Yellow is my First, a 74 issue partially restored.

The Turq. is a Built of the same issue & repainted the White of the body.

The third is an Orignal Skip's issue getting the Deluxe build. Doors, Steering, Continental Kit, etc

And, Yes, I have Both an Original AMT Sunliner Convert, & Jr. Trophy Hardtop GALAXIE. :rolleyes:

(Yes you are seeing 2 59 EDSEL Villager Wagons in the mix there!!!)

Think I Like Wagons??

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