69' Mercury Cougar | AMT 1:25

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My second car model (first was Plymouth Cuda) This time it is super Ford, super MustangMercury Cougar:

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Had a look at the Plymouth too - both great models. I assume you've built models of other things besides cars to have arrived at this level of expertise. Very nice work.

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Wow! Stunning! AMT's kit I assume? You took the time to remove the molded in wipers and add kit ones. Which ones did you use? Stellar. What are the colors?


Excellent photography as well.

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You guys, from across the pond, either have allot of time, or are extremely talented. Either way, I appreciate the quality of this build. Beautiful work :D:lol:

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Excellent work! Great photography too!

David G.

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Excellent work! Great photography too!

David G.

I agree! Superb!

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Great build!

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Awesome model.

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Very impressive build. Beautiful color and detail. l also agree great photography

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Those look wonderful. Please tell us where that excellent antenna came from.

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Thank you all.

I’ve been making models for many years, mainly aircraft.

Wipers are made by myself.

Color is:

  • Silver: Motip spray
  • transparent blue: Gunze C50
  • Clear: Gunze GX100

Antena is made of medical needles.

I’ll put some photos from the construction, soon.

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Beautiful build.

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BEAUTIFUL !!! Could pass as a 1:1

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Simply stunning,that is one beautiful model you have built.

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Very nice!

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Great build. Love the paint job and details. This put the car on my build list. Gotta have one of these.

Dale

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Nice clean build. I really like this cougar,

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Bardzo dobry! The antenna is an excellent detail and looks just right. My brother almost bought one of these back around 1979. We test drove it together and I loved it.

Now I have to go look as the Plymouth.

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Awesome Pics!

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Your model car photography is the most strikingly beautiful I have ever seen. Could you please describe your technique. I also really like your Cougar.

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Thanks,dziękuję.

Phil, it's just a piece of black acrylic and black cardstock. And two lamps. That's all.

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I wanted to build Ford Mustang really, but that’s what I saw on the auction website:

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It was a typical, old AMT model:

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I cut out the door handles:

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I got rid of the sidelights and emblems:

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And the wipers:

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I cut out the air inlet and pasted the stripes of polystyrene on:

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Thereafter out of the stripes:

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I made an imitation of the garnish mouldings:

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I got along with the vinyl roof:

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I used alternately black matt paint and gloss one. Low pressure and from the long range:

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All of the body was painted with silver Motip spray

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Thereafter I masked the roof:

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And sprayed the model with a few thin layers of clear blue – Gunze C50:

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Then with a few clear Gunze GX100 layers

After a few days I used a polishing paste.

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I made a headlining with a polystyrene sheet:

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And got along with the originally stark interior:

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I made some new details:

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