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AMT 1957 Corvette Gasser

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So far, just scraping flash... BUT..OMG there is a TON of flash! I feel like I'll be at this for the better part of the Winter.

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Unfortunately Roger is correct. That flip hood is a nightmare.

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Is it the flip hood that's the major problem with the kit?

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The AMT green street machine '57 is a work of art, compared to the flip nose. Just a great kit.

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Is it the flip hood that's the major problem with the kit?

I built the kit few years ago, and I remember that the parts fit was horrible. I can't remember many parts from that kit, what fit nicely to each other. Some parts, yes, fit nicely, but most of them didn't. The flip is excellent example. The "hinge" was not working at all, the flip nose didn't fit nicely to the body etc.

But even if the kit was bad when looking at the parts fit etc, I find it still pretty interesting, and that kit has some good parts in it. I think it's not the worst kit, I've seen.

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I'M gonna try to get a half decent match -- but --- no one will really know if know one see's it ...

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I will show it when it's done.

Michaelj...

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I look forward to seeing it. I'm going to try it too.

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