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skymnky721

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About skymnky721

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    MCM Ohana

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  • Scale I Build
    1/24 1/16

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    MTR CTY
  • Full Name
    Scott Shipman

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  1. Wild puller,,I was watching some pulling just this weekend,,fun motorsport
  2. Thanks OS,,so much great stuff to see on this site!
  3. Thanks much,,it was a bizzare car to do
  4. Awsome Racer,,these were cool little cars in the day,,worth alot of $$ these days
  5. So,,the local drag car guy down the street{circa 1969 if you will} is drivin down a country road one day,,passes a farm or two,,and behind one of the barns he see's just the back tail shape of the 59' Impala,,so he drives up the driveway,,knocks on the door and asks if the Impala is for sale,,the farmer says yes,,but the motors blown,,needs brakes,,interior is shot,,but Ill let it go for 150$,,car guy pulls out 150$,,says thanks,,and rounds up a few buddies to tow back to shop in his garage,,and wants to build a open top drag car out of it,,,,,,,8 months later,, hes got the IMPALA "X
  6. Thanks so much,,so many greats builders on this site,,enjoy looking at all yours also. This is a different version from the stock kit,,fun to do versions other than bx stock. Build on !
  7. Thanks all,,yea its kindof a dark orange,,was hoping it would have been more 'orange" than it is. Thanks for looks.
  8. My gosh,,Im stuck on these late 60's Ford cars recently,,here I took the AMT Shelby GT500 kit and did a drag version,,additions not included in kit : Headrests,,seatbelts,,rollbar,,drag slicks,, cragar mags,,,opened up rear wheel wells,,drag headers instead of stock exhaust,,lower radiator hose,,decals from leftovers from my stash. Rattle can sprayed W/ Testors Mystic emerald green. Hand painted 2 tone interior w/custom mixed paints. Hand painted window trim{s} w/custom mixed paints. Dremmel cut+ removed engine bay wheel wells. {so drag headers would clear} I did have to dremmel t
  9. Thanks so much guys,,always a fun era of cars to do. Funny,,I was thinkin,,the $$ value of the cars from the 40's to say about 1980 or so all have gone way up,, I think its because they were so simple in design,,and much more unique body styles,,pretty much rolling "artwork"
  10. Thanks all,,enjoy yours as well,,Build on!
  11. wow,,awsome build,,I have the MT 1/16 FC from back when,,wish they would re-issue a bunch of these 1/16 FC's again. Those decal set you used looks great on there
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