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Old 04-05-2018, 08:13 AM   #41
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Good luck on the sales man. I need to dig all my unbuilt kits out this weekend, and try and sell the ones I'll never build.
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Old 04-05-2018, 08:24 AM   #42
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Good luck on the sales man. I need to dig all my unbuilt kits out this weekend, and try and sell the ones I'll never build.
Send me those pics! I can give you a good idea of what they are worth. I'm a member of several facebook pages where people buy/sell kits. If any of it is older or OOP, then they should be pretty easy to sell.
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Old 04-05-2018, 09:23 AM   #43
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I've got a lot of odd ball stuff I bought off ebay. Some more than 10 years ago.
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Old 04-09-2018, 08:17 PM   #44
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I've been working on this while I wait for some tape to show up for the cobra.

Revell 69 GT500. It was painted mineral gray metallic about 10 years ago. I polished the body and added bare metal foil to the trim. It will be box stock. Once I'm done I will probably toss it on ebay.

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Old 04-10-2018, 07:48 PM   #45
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Old 04-12-2018, 11:16 AM   #46
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If anyone is in or around Hunt County 4/20 through 4/27, the #11 race car and my bronco will be on display in the creative arts builing at the Hunt County fair

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Old 04-13-2018, 08:49 PM   #47
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A couple of updates.

Tape is laid for the white stripes on the cobra:



Also a little bit of progress on the GT500. Most of the body chrome is installed. The engine is almost conplete. Paited ford engine blue and weathered a bit with a black wash.



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Old 04-14-2018, 11:20 AM   #48
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I got the white for the stripes laid today. This is my first time doing hand painted double stripes like this. I've painted single wide stripes in the past. I think it turned out pretty good.

From here, I will let the stripes cure for a few days, clear with Advantage 545 automotive clear, and then begin wet sanding to elimitate the "height" of the stripes.

This is my replica of 01yz2nv's Factory Five cobra.

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Old 04-15-2018, 06:40 PM   #49
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Great job on the stripes. You are getting better with every model.
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Old 04-16-2018, 07:31 AM   #50
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It was cool to meet you, thanks for helping me with my hoarding problem. My wife enjoyed talking to your wife. Good luck with the sales.
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It was cool to meet you, thanks for helping me with my hoarding problem. My wife enjoyed talking to your wife. Good luck with the sales.
Thanks. It is always good to be able to put a face with a name. Sorry we weren't abke to stay longer.

The trouble is stopping myself frkm lutting kits into my "keep" stack!

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Old 04-16-2018, 10:05 AM   #52
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Thanks. It is always good to be able to put a face with a name. Sorry we weren't abke to stay longer.

The trouble is stopping myself frkm lutting kits into my "keep" stack!

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HAHA ya that's how I ended up with as many as I had. It's fun seeing the cars go up in the sale groups. Odd feeling is going, "Oh I want that one, and then realizing it was mine. lol
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