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Sunday models 02-20-2011

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by miwi, Feb 20, 2011.

  1. Alyn
    Joined: Aug 29, 2010
    Posts: 34

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    thanks for the props, guys. I'm so glad this thread exists to show the 1:1 guys how far model building has progressed from when we were kids.

    Forgotten, the shift knob is two halfs glued together with super glue, then the brass was glued to the ball, and then the whole thing glued to the shift lever.

    '40 Fords seem to look good no matter what you do to them. Pharouh, yours and mine couldn't be at more opposite ends of the spectrum. Nice work, especially on the paint job. I need to get to sanding mine down and get it in the booth ...
     
  2. carcrazyjohn
    Joined: Apr 16, 2008
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    from trevose pa

    Where do you guys get the wires for the motors ,Those builds are awesome
     
  3. Alyn
    Joined: Aug 29, 2010
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    It's starting to look like 40 Ford week around here.

    I get my wire from a local electronics store, but most modelers get the same stuff from Radio Shack. It's 30g wire-wrap wire.

    Bernard, thanks for the compliment on the interior.

    Your 29 looks done. I was surprised you're still calling it a work in progress. I was reading about the movie premier in a magazine. You nailed it. I love the bare metal hood. I'm building a 32 and was very tempted to steal the hood look, only without side panels. Great work (again :) )
     
  4. Nice stuff gang.

    Anybody got some good rear view detail shots of modified 'T's or bobber trucks they've done? How about a good source or idea for a 1/25 scale gas tank? My thought is to use
    a small Bic lighter.
     
  5. 29ToyA
    Joined: Oct 29, 2010
    Posts: 413

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    Great work guys!
     
  6. Deuces
    Joined: Nov 3, 2009
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    from Michigan

    I'd leave the dust on there and build a diorama around it...
     
  7. Royalshifter
    Joined: May 29, 2005
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    from California

    Does anyone know if a model was ever made of a 51 Ford Victoria.
     
  8. gassercrazy41
    Joined: Jan 9, 2011
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    @ adam shumard, those are very good and clean cars, details and ideas will come later
     
  9. "I just ordered me up 7 kits"
    ...so, I wanna know what you ordered...
     
  10. The_Forgotten
    Joined: May 6, 2009
    Posts: 83

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    from WNY

    All hamb friendly, I assure you! :p

    3 of Revell Monograms '32 Ford Sedan 2-n-1's
    1 AMT Ford Model T
    1 R/M "Outlaw" model (original designed by Big Daddy)

    1 R/M Prowler I plan to completely retro-ize with a flatty, straigh axles, and retro interior parts

    Looking at stocking up on a 1930 Woody or two since apparently they are out of production now.
     
  11. yekoms
    Joined: Jan 21, 2007
    Posts: 1,088

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    There's the bic lighter, painted aluminum. I used a full size one and cut it down and added plastic ends. The smaller lighter may work without modification.
     
  13. Thanks Lyle,

    That works great with that application. The plastic is easy to work with too, isn't it?

    This is a beautiful model. Every detail works nicely, I'd love to see more views of it.
     
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  15. hotrd32
    Joined: May 16, 2007
    Posts: 3,513

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    from WA

    You guys scare me......:D
     
  16. Very nice work. Thanks
     
  17. Zed
    Joined: Dec 4, 2005
    Posts: 952

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    from FRANCE

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