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After the initial coat of primer, I discovered some etching in numerous spots along the RX-7’s body. I assume it was caused by whatever paint was used on the car initially. So, after a second coat of primer, and some … Continue reading
I acquired this little gem as a built-up from eBay some years ago and it’s been patiently waiting for some attention. This is the Tamiya 1/24 RX-7 from the early 80’s. Tamiya was the only company, to my knowledge, that … Continue reading
Yeah, words fail me. But, I figured everybody should attempt at least one build of the Corvette America. Issued only once by Monogram, as far as I know. The kit is a great source of wire wheels. The tires are … Continue reading
My take on the iconic Vandal. I shaved the bumpers, added “wood” paneling to the interior, and cut the read doors such that they would appear to open more traditionally. I filled the “CHEV” impression on the back, and swapped … Continue reading
Some time ago, I acquired a mixed lot from eBay that contained a nearly complete Corvette SS and a Tom Daniel California Vette Street Machine. Both are kits that I’ve wanted for a long time, but they frequently command high … Continue reading
The Moebius Kit. An impressive model. I attempted to show the car as it might have looked after running a race. Perhaps I should have added some dents and scars to give it more of a battle-weary look. Lots of … Continue reading
A neat little kit. The Tamiya 1/24 Lotus Super Seven. Shown here in BRG.
1/72 Testors / Italeri kit. In the early 1980’s, Testors released a kit of what the Stealth Fighter must have looked like. This is my take on what may well have been an iconic kit. Not … Continue reading
The GMC Syclone. This truck should be built today based on the Canyon/Colorado twins. Nearly all were painted black on black. I thought I’d try something a little different. Not sure if I like the way it turned out or … Continue reading
The AMT S-10. It’s a great little kit. This is the “Xtreme” version. It could use a repaint, but who has the time?