'69 Chevy Nova

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This is actually the second model kit I finished after my 15 year break from modelling.

I's a Revell "Special Edition" kit, with rear tires from AMT 70 1/2 Baldwin Motion Camaro. Engine wired and plumbed + throttle linkage from MCG. MCG seatbelt clips and seat belts made from Tamiya masking tape.

Sorry about the color. ;) British racing green...

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Nice build. SHINY :) :) :) RULES!

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Very clean and nicely detailed. I "get it" about the paint but that is close to a factory color. Well done, and keep them coming.

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Nicely done. I'm not wild about that color, but hey it's your model and you did it well.

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Posted

Sweet !

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Posted

Very nice indeed! Nice detailing in the dashboard too!

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Posted

Nice!

B)

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Posted

Wonderful model, great details. Looks very beefy with that hood.

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Posted

Nice build, Great looking motor!

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Great detail on this lil' Nova!!!!,color looks great and very clean wheel choice.

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Posted

very good looking nova....

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Posted

color &model look great

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Posted

Excellent Nova, really like those details... :rolleyes:

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Posted

Wow this nove is period correct,, I love it...

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Posted

Very nice build, looks like the real thing.

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Posted

Very neat and clean, well done.

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Posted

Nicely Done!

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Posted

Wow, that's outstanding in every detail. And your first after a 15-year break? Double wow.

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Posted

Very clean looking build, and nicely detailed. Thumbs up.

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Posted

Really nice work Osku! I like it. I like your Dart too! Keep 'em coming.

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Posted

Unusual color , but you more than made up for it with the detailing of this super looking Nova !

You haven't lost your touch .

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Posted

Another well-done model.

I love what's been showing up around here lately!

Charlie Larkin

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Posted (edited)

Thanks again everyone!

Nova actually isn't that shiny in real life. Which is good imo, since I think too much shine is not realistic. What is the perfect scale-shine?

I'm still working with my techniques to create a decent rusty-look, but I have not succeeded yet. It's so much easier to do the shiny one... I'll keep paarctising and hopefully some day end up with something i can post here.

Edited by SQFin

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I love the color. If I make a critisism, it would be lacl of flocking inside but the awesomeness of the exterior makes up for it

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Outstanding! Especially the engine compartment. Maybe I should take a fifteen year break to see if mine come out like that. Oh wait, that would make me 70. Probably won't be able to see well enough!

Chris

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