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'53 Vette

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This was made from the Vette Agin as a semi dare. It was missing a few pieces so I built it as a curbside. The wheels came from the Polar Lights Coronet 500 as did the rear tires, the front tires are from the parts box.

Testors Cream and Red were used and custom decals were made for the graphics. The #5s and roundels are 70’s vintage MPC items, and they cracked badly during application. Light weathering was done with baking soda and light gray paint.

I was going for a faux salt racer look.

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That's COOL, Mark!

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Pretty cool take on that car. I like the color scheme and the cut-down windshield. Very convincing.

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I like it. Great vintage look. The colors are very fitting and I like the finish.

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Very cool build .

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I love the look of this, way to think outside of the box!

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Best looking Agin I've seen yet. Well done.

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That it the best I have ever seen that kit look,you do great work.

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Very cool...

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Terrific old race car.

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Great concept...nice work !!!

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Very cool!!! I like the way you rounded off the taillights like a later Vette. The tape on the headlights also a nice touch and the windshield is very cool. The Mobile Oil Horse is the finishing touch, I love it!

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An interesting use of a kit that has largely been ignored since it originally came out. I like the near matte finish.

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Love the true-to-period restyle. The Porsche (?) windscreen is the keystone element with the graphics cementing the deal. Big thumbzupz! super.gifsuper.gif

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Really , really nice looking salt racer ! The paint is beautiful and the salt spray is perfect ! Great job !

Is there actually a windshield frame there or is it painted on ?

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Nice job on the paint! I like it

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Well, hopefully you won the dare. You sure captured the salt racer look.

Have you named it yet? If not, then I suggest Blue Moon

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very nice as usual Mark!!

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This is just cool...looks great, from paint, to stance, to weathering, all of it. Great work!!!

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This is a great build. Nice work Mark

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