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Discussion in 'The Antiquated' started by Ron Funkhouser, Aug 7, 2018.

  1. Nicholas Coe
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  3. Here's another of my old glue bombs. This was when they used the same box for different cars. Then they just labeled the make on the side flap. 20200406_193209.jpeg 20200406_193446.jpeg 20200406_193308.jpeg 20200406_193342.jpeg

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    This last one may not have come in a box, but the instruction sheet has cool artwork on it. 092.JPG 090.JPG 091.JPG
     
  8. 4dsrus
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    Hi. The early '49 AMT Ford's had suicide rear doors.
     
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  10. 4dsrus
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    In '59 we had been to all of the Lincoln, NE hobby stores looking for the new '32 roadster. On a fishing trip to Minnesota we found one in a hardware store and to my dismay dad said the money was needed for the trip and the car is full.
     
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  12. Brossard
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    Found this in the garage. Half built but all pieces are still inside. A3C5D6F0-33F0-4B5C-B31C-768684D14F5F.jpeg
     
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  13. Here's one I really like. It's the first model my grandson Eli built. I let him pick one from my stash. Orange is his favorite color. So he picked the Orange Crate. Not the easiest for your first. But it turned out okay. with a little help. 20200531_154455.jpeg 20200531_154519.jpeg 20200531_154602.jpeg

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  14. Nicholas Coe
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    Tell him that the HAMB was impressed! Good looking work!

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  15. I can't imagine a more difficult and challenging model car for a starter effort. I re tried the Orange Crate as an adult and still got too frustrated to finish it.
     
  16. Oldstrk
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    detroit17.jpg A suitcase I painted for the Detroit auction a couple years ago
     
  17. arkiehotrods
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    Darryl Starbird has some pretty cool stuff at his National Rod and Custom Hall of Fame Museum in Bernice, Oklahoma.
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  18. Hotdoggin DaddyO
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    That is Very Cool. Good job.


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  19. gnichols
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    Love your Revell Testors trophy. I had two of them from high school. Sure wish I had them now. Two of my favorite kits were the Green Hornet and the AMT 3n1 Deuce coupes.
     
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  20. gnichols
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    OMG I can't believe how cool this buck is. How does that stuff escape the tool and die room, or long term storage, or the dumpster, even?
     
  21. Moriarity
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    story I got was when Revell moved from Cali to Ill it was thrown away in the trash. Someone picked it out and I bought it many years later on Ebay
     
  22. Mark, you know the old saying goes { One man's trash, is another man's treasure. } I've been to most of the cool car museums. But they don't hold a candle to your place. I'm too weak to even look at E-bay. lol But when I go to Hershey. What money I take to Hershey, stays in Hershey! Mark, you sir have a great eye for CQQL! Thanks for sharing your collection. Ron........
     
  23. Thanks. Sadly they're not originally mine. At age 11 I did win a 2nd place Junior division trophy at a local hobby shop contest in Palatine Illinois back in '64....it was for a Monogram Little T build straight out of the box...but my bro and I were rough housing and we knocked the trophy off the book shelf and it broke...it didn't make the move to N.Virginia a year later. Shame...it was kinda cool...a gold '34 fat fendered coupe on a walnut pedestal with a little plaque. Guess thats why I bought these trophies on that auction website...felt like saving those relics of our shared past.
     
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    Hey, I've got a Sparkling Mike. I bought it because of that damn box!
     
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  25. quick85
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    I'm not giving this a "like", I'm stepping up to a "love". This is the way I
    built a model car in 1959-60. I want Round 2 to release these old kits
    so I can build a few with that goofy decal-laden look. Or, Ron, you might
    consider sending that one for my birthday (July 4).
     
  26. gnichols
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    In the twin sons from different mothers department, I did about the same thing. I won with a pretty crappy looking custom drag Corvette one year (the short trophy) and the second year I got a regional trophy (big 4 ft job and a Yamaha dirt bike) for Intermediate paint and detailing (Illinois and Indiana) with a gas dragster. My family lived in Waukegan at the time. I had the trophy for years, but then one day I thought I'd outgrew it. I still have the plaque some place...
     
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  27. Wow...you must've possessed a pretty good modeling skill set back then. I've read some similar stories from others. Funny ( and a little sad I guess ) how those relics and mementoes from our shared past often failed to make it to our adult years...a lot of guys lost those models and trophies when they shipped off to military service in the mid to late 60s and their stuff ended up not surviving their family's inevitable downsizing. That 4 ft trophy would be a hoot to have around now. Be kind of cool to have look at those dragsters you built back then too. Many of us don't even have a faded Kodak of them now.
     
  28. gnichols
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    Thanx. The Vette was a POS. A local hobby shop winner. The dragster had working steering and full plumbing / wiring. I put my best models in plastic cases and after I came home from the Army in 1970 their tires had welded themselves to the plastic bases. Some sort of weird chemical bonding going on. Always hated Revell tires after that. So they all went in the dust bin. I've posted about my models here several times... like playing an old record. Those were the days. Then I got some real cars!
     

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