USA-1 CORVETTE LSR TEAM! WIP Photos! Finished Now!

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Very wild ! It's going to be so cool when done.

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Awesome concept and super clean execution. I'm looking forward to the next update.

Thanks Rick!

Glad you like it... B)

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very cool Ira!!

cheers

bryan

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Just wow - another great design.

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use '53 -'55 headlamps and grille decals for the nose, if possible

Michael

Great Idea Michael, Thanks!

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Awesome and impressive :) keep on doing your creation and let our mouths opened by the impression.

Thanks Wilbert!

B)

Ira, this is going to be a wild one!

Thanks Pat!

Glad you like it... B)

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PARA-SCOOP!!!

I made a Parascope Scoop from rectangular plastic tubing. Here is the first piece of tubing in place, each end cut on an angle...

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Here is the second piece in place. Both ends cut on an angle and one end is filled with plastic strip.

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Then I sanded down the edges, to round them off a bit.

All Done!!!

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WATCH OUT!!! There's a Bug on the desk!

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What a difference between these 2 projects....working on both of them at the same time... B)

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Great combo Ira!

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Man you have some really cool concepts. I wasn't sure I was going to like the vette front end on the hauler but I'll be ###### if you didn't make that flow with everything else and that vette hood scoop just looks tough. Can't wait to see it all finished, keep it up.

Thanks for the kind words Jason!

Glad you like it... B)

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I've read the suggestions about making the front of the LSR car resemble a Corvette, and I can see it.. Squint just right and it could be transformed into something very similar to the factory Corvette SS sports Prototype from the late 50's.

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Thanks Jim!

The shapes do look very similiar... B)

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I like this a lot! I remember a few car/ truck/ transporter models over the years,but this one is off the HOOK!! Very unique!!

Thanks Mike!

Glad you like it... :)

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PARA-SCOOP!!!

I made a Parascope Scoop from rectangular plastic tubing. Here is the first piece of tubing in place, each end cut on an angle...

DSCN7395V.jpg

Here is the second piece in place. Both ends cut on an angle and one end is filled with plastic strip.

DSCN7399V.jpg

Then I sanded down the edges, to round them off a bit.

All Done!!!

DSCN7400V.jpg

WATCH OUT!!! There's a Bug on the desk!

DSCN7391V.jpg

What a difference between these 2 projects....working on both of them at the same time... B)

Ira, they are both coming along very nicely.Forgot about the bug.

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Whoa! :o

What a concept!

That's just way over the top!

{Even for you, Ira.}

B)

Thanks Danno!

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Ira,

Just found this thread.

Really cool.

Any thought on colors yet?

bobthehobbyguy

Thanks Bobby!

Red & Black.... :)

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I love watching your bodywork (and your mind behind it!) :)

Will those fins need a NO STEP on them? :lol:

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Very cool ira! looks like a "super stretch Batmobile" :D

cheers

bryan

Thanks Bryan!

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Very wild ! It's going to be so cool when done.

Thanks Ray!

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very cool Ira!!

cheers

bryan

Thanks Bryan!

Just wow - another great design.

Thanks for the kind words Gerald!

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This thing is out of this world. Man, you sure are on a great roll here, Ira. The Styrene Muses are visiting you on a regular basis. What are you feeding them? :D

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Great combo Ira!

Thanks Jim!

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Ira, they are both coming along very nicely.Forgot about the bug.

Thanks Pat!

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I wonder if the hauler might be faster than the racecar. Hmmmm.

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I love watching your bodywork (and your mind behind it!) :)

Will those fins need a NO STEP on them? :lol:

Thanks Mike!

Yes and maybe a NO SITTING Sign too... B)

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This thing is out of this world. Man, you sure are on a great roll here, Ira. The Styrene Muses are visiting you on a regular basis. What are you feeding them? :D

Thanks for the kind words Dr.!

We feed them Spam Sandwiches, What else?... :P

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I'm still new to models and i was wondering what was the putty stuff you were using in the beginning?

Thanks,

Mike

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Very crazy! but also very cool... I will be looking forward to seeing more of this one!

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