1990 Cadillac Brougham Hearse

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Slapped this one together in a matter of three weeks. I started with the Revell Custom Lowrider kit. I stretched it 30 scale inches and then converted it to a hearse

This was a fun, low detail build just because it was October and I wanted to do something for Halloween.

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And here's what's under all that paint and chrome:

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Thanks for looking!

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Nice job !

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Very cool! What primer did you use to help hide the ghosting lines?

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Very cool! What primer did you use to help hide the ghosting lines?

I use Testors Laquer primer in grey. It can be built up to fill in some of the imperfections. I like it alot!

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Awesome conversion, Ron!

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LOW detail???

Ron, you don't do low-detail.

That looks fantastic. That's one if it were offered in resin would probably be a very good seller. I'm seriously considering giving this a try myself.

I can see a light blue coach on Federal Hill now....

Charlie Larkin

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Great conversion!

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Great job, Ron.

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Extremely NICE job Ron! :D

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way too realistic.....nice work

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Pretty cool.

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Very cool and very realistic. Great work.....

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Very Cool...love hearses long as I am not in the back

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I like this one a lot!

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LOW detail???

Ron, you don't do low-detail.

That looks fantastic. That's one if it were offered in resin would probably be a very good seller. I'm seriously considering giving this a try myself.

I can see a light blue coach on Federal Hill now....

Charlie Larkin

Thanks Charlie but, there are no plug wires in this, no driveshaft and the interior is empty behind the front seat. It's kind of a semi-curbside. It looks good enough for the shelf though!

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Great looking model. How did you do the vinyl top? (and what is the color)

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Ron, that is some Killa , uh I mean T I G H T lookin work sir !!!!!!!!!!!! :lol:B):P:blink:

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Great looking model. How did you do the vinyl top? (and what is the color)

Thanks!!! The Vinyl top was made using the Testors 2 part system. I then painted it with Tamiya TS-15 Blue

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Not a Cadillac guy at all, but I absolutely love this one.

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Great build, you shore did a lot of work to convert it.

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Fantastic job on this!

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That is a super job on the hearse, Ron. The re-styling, details and workmanship is great.

Personally, that is one model that cannot be in my collection, as I have a very religious wife. When I was a kid(mid 1960's), most of my buddies built model cars. A friend of mine built a beautiful JoHan '66 Cadillac hearse. When he showed it to his mother, she shreaked something in Spanish, grabbed the model, and threw it out into the street, breaking it into pieces. After she had composed herself, she apologized for her actions, hugged her son, and gave him some cash to get another model to build. Needless to say, he never built another hearse model.

I woonder how it would look as a limo????

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That looks fantastic! Should have had this body resin cast so I could build one too!......... ;)

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That is a super job on the hearse, Ron. The re-styling, details and workmanship is great.

Personally, that is one model that cannot be in my collection, as I have a very religious wife. When I was a kid(mid 1960's), most of my buddies built model cars. A friend of mine built a beautiful JoHan '66 Cadillac hearse. When he showed it to his mother, she shreaked something in Spanish, grabbed the model, and threw it out into the street, breaking it into pieces. After she had composed herself, she apologized for her actions, hugged her son, and gave him some cash to get another model to build. Needless to say, he never built another hearse model.

I woonder how it would look as a limo????

Ron,

As I was working on this I eyed it up as a limo. The Limo conversion would be even easier as you would not need to raise the roof or create the rear cargo door. Just cut two bodies in half and then glue them back together. Should be easy for a skilled guy like you!!

Ron

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Very nice. And all done inside of three weeks. Thanks for posting the in progress/before paint picture. I always like seeing those for learning how to do stuff.

If this was in a contest, it would bury the competition :)

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