49 chopped top merc

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I decided that I'd pick up model building after 10+ years. So here we go, please feel free to leave comments and/or advice....

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Just laid down some primer

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Welcome back to the hobby !

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Thanks it feels good to be back

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welcome it looks like you havent lost the skills thats a good chop.

Are you going to repace the pillar or are you going pillarless?

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Looks like a Revell not AMT

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Yeah its the revell and I am going pillarless

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Few more pics

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Did a little engine work n built a stand while I was at it. Decided to paint my valve covers so took them off. Well thats it for now

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Take a look at the area where you removed the b-pillar. You should smooth out that area so that you can't tell there was a pillar there. Welcome back to the hobby.

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Thanks for the advice I will do that

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Changed out the wire for my plugs I think these look better. Its coming along really slow but I hope I can do more this weekend

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looking good :)

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Thanks I appreciate it

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Ok so I put tje valve covers back on and put on some boots on the plugs hoping I can get more work done today

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Sorry for the poor quality pic I'll try again later

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Ok here is a better pic of the engine and I sorta mock up of the body with tires hope u like

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Thats coming on it looks cool with the white walls

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Really like the white walls on it too I really want to put some baby moons on it but I can't find to fit on the tires

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Finally got some primer on the body going to wet sand it in the morning and throw another coat on next

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Finally laid down the base coat

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Thats a good looking gold very brite . Just a tip for the future you should of filled the top of the door window frame when you take out the B pillers to make it part of the roof ;)

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Thanks for the advice, and the gold is just the base coat I'm going to paint over it with a copper metallic

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personaly I think it looks good in gold but thats just my 2 cents copper will look good too

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Looking good!

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