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This model caught me by surprise. It is a Danbury Mint 1942 Ford pickup. Surprise 1 - I did not realize Ford was still selling civilian pickups in 1942. Surprise 2 - I did not know Danbury Mint made a '42 Ford Pickup Surprise 3 - I found the DM Ford on the bay complete for half the going price.
Coming soon, the 1/25 AMT (originally MPC) 1929 Ford Woody/Pickup kit, which can built built as either. It appears to be mostly the same as the previous RC2 era reissue, without the Goodyear Rally GT tires, though, fortunatley: Content pics of the '80s AMT/Ertl reissue here: https://modelkitreviews.proboards.com/thread/99/amt-1929-ford-woody-pickup
Back in the mid eighties I started to heavily build and collect model cars and it coincided with getting my drivers license and greater interest in all things automotive. I also started to read very carefully all of the model car mags I could get my hands on. I received my first Dremel tool for Xmas of '88 and I just finished my first semester in design school at college. I was itching to use my new Dremel tool on a more difficult build. build a more advanced model beyond some simple wheel swaps. I remembered seeing in my collection of model car mags a build up of a Phantom 40 Ford Roadster Pi
Here is my finished prototype build of the upcoming Model King/Moebius '69 Ford F-100 short bed. I say it's a prototype because it was built from a 2nd round test shot. After review, Moebius decided it needed further adjustment to make it more accurate before production starts. (Probably in early 2015.) I don't think these photos have been posted before. I had originally built this model with chrome bumpers and grill, but I recently stripped the chrome and repainted them white to represent the base model trim level. You'll also notice that the glass tooling had not recieved a final polish on