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Thanks Bryan!

youre welcome!

i had to come back in and look at it again.

i agree with john too, your weathering is very restrained, very realistic lookin......most weathered builds, and im probably guilty of it too, look like the builder used every technique at his disposal.

i usually just use the salt technique, and mig powders though.... i try to stay away from "overkill"

keep this one goin, im really liking it, ill be watchin this one.

cheers

bryan

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Just watch how you ask for a "teabag". :blink:

You've been fooled in the Village, huh? :lol:

<Shhh!> Before it gets stooopid

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You've been fooled in the Village, huh? :lol:

<Shhh!> Before it gets stooopid

Not me. I Always checked for an "adams apple"

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You've been fooled in the Village, huh? :lol:

<Shhh!> Before it gets stooopid

Not me. I Always checked for an "adams apple"

Come on guys.....

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Head liner looks great Mike, great idea. I am going to write that one down for when I try weathering.....

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Finally got some foil added to the stainless trim. I cheated and used 3M metal repair foil tape instead of the *official* Bare Metal Foil. Seems to work pretty good for the straight trim.

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Body damage...

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Fins turned out nice!

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Front end has seen better days...

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Thanks! I got the rear glass installed (with a couple of bullet holes and cracks. Excuse the crate of junk on the trunk...

Also have inspiration pics gathered for the seats.

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http://s1295.photobucket.com/user/BaugherGarage/slideshow/Seat%20examples

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Front bench seat is finished. This is my first attempt and making a ratty old seat. I continued to utilize the used tea bags from the kitchen. I have found that this material is ideal for the seat fabric and the seat stuffing, as it's fibers look right at 1:24/25 scale. The seat turned out a little grungier than I hoped, but I don't always know when enough is enough... the seat springs, visible in the holes, are a little too large for scale, but again, my first attempt... just bent some small gauge wire with tweezers. *I'm also keeping all the tea leaves from my wife's various herbal teas - she's saving all her tea bags for me! The various ground up leaves make great dirt, saw dust, etc.

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Nice job Mike. This is the kind of stuff that keeps me coming back to MCM over and over again. Some of your ideas will be stolen and used by me.

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