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Projects stalled out

Once great sparks of imagination, now relegated to the shelf in primer, maybe to one day return to the bench...or not.

 
1925 Model T Altered Coupe
Mar 20, 2011

"The Grape Ape"
Nailhead-powered, altered coupe nastiness.

Album was created 6 years 10 months ago and modified 6 years 9 months ago
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1929 Ford Roadster
Album was created 1 month ago and modified 1 month ago
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1930 Woodie Wagon
Apr 15, 2007

Older Monogram release molded in yellow & tan. I polished the nice yellow plastic and added some contrast paint to the tan "wood" panels. A simple, stress-free build.

Album was created 10 years 1 month ago and modified 10 years 1 month ago
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1934 5 Window Highboy

A pre-war, California hot rod using the AMT kit and a resin Ed Fluck chopped body.

Album was created 3 years 2 months ago and modified 3 years 2 months ago
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1934 Ford Pickup Custom Rod
Jul 1, 2006

Sectioned & channeled - East Coast Style.

Album was created 11 years 6 months ago and modified 6 years 9 months ago
 
1940 Ford Deluxe convertible custom
May 1, 2007

Chopped, channeled & sectioned.

Album was created 10 years 7 months ago and modified 5 years 2 months ago
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1940 Ford Standard
Apr 1, 2007

A replica build for Joe.

Album was created 11 years 9 months ago and modified 10 years 6 months ago
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1947 Studebaker Pickup
Apr 1, 2006

Modified from a 1/25 Ertl Hamilton Collection diecast.

Album was created 11 years 9 months ago and modified 10 years 7 months ago
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1948 Ford Pickup chop job
Jun 1, 2006

An early-'50s shop truck.
Chopped & channeled '50 Ford pickup with '48 Ford nose.

Album was created 11 years 6 months ago and modified 5 years 8 months ago
 
1949 Mercury Custom
Sep 1, 2007

New Revell kit.

Album was created 10 years 5 months ago and modified 10 years 5 months ago
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1949 Mercury Custom - "Tradition"
Sep 16, 2007

Revell's new kit unchopped a few scale inches in the A pillars to create a level chop, like on the Sam Barris Merc.

Album was created 10 years 4 months ago and modified 5 years 7 months ago
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1950 Ford Convertible
May 27, 2008

Inspired by a 1956 Rod & Custom cover car.

Album was created 9 years 8 months ago and modified 9 years 8 months ago
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1956 F100
Jun 5, 2017

Revell's Foose FD-100 kit, done in a more traditional style.

Album was created 6 months ago and modified 6 months ago
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1960 Comp Coupe Dragster

Revell's new "Slingster"

Album was created 3 years 11 months ago and modified 1 month ago
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1960 Corvette AM/SP
Dec 2, 2007

Modified Sports Car dragger

Album was created 10 years 2 months ago and modified 5 years 3 months ago
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1969 Charger Daytona - Bobby Isaac K&K
Album was created 2 years 8 months ago and modified 2 years 8 months ago
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1974 Cuda
Dec 1, 2004

A pro tourer based on AMT's curbside snap kit.

Album was created 13 years 2 months ago and modified 12 years 7 months ago
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1988 Piedmont Oldsmobile
Nov 1, 2002

Heavily modifed Monogram Food Lion Oldsmobile with AMT Olds front and rear bumpers.

Album was created 14 years ago and modified 14 years ago
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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse
Jul 1, 2005
Album was created 12 years 7 months ago and modified 5 years 3 months ago
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Modelhaus whitewalls on an AMT Deuce 5w
Mar 7, 2008
Album was created 9 years 11 months ago and modified 5 years 2 months ago
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Random For Sale photos
Album was created 8 months ago and modified 8 months ago
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Random workbench photos

Miscellaneous left-overs from the bench.

Album was created 11 years 10 months ago and modified 5 months ago
 
Revell 1/12 Shovelhead Chopper
Feb 24, 2008

"Rough Rider" kit from 1972.

Album was created 9 years 11 months ago and modified 5 years 3 months ago
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