Sunday, July 26, 2009

the O.G. '29 RPU/CC Pickup by Revell

I am working on this right now, everything else is aside until I feel like messing with them again. (what else is new?)(as if I need another project)
This is the OriGinal kit Revell did with the opening doors and posable steering etc...They brought it back out not that long ago as a "Rat Rod" kit. BLEH! Looks like some Hot Rods on the cover to me! Anyways, I am going to build it just like the box cover shows it...why not right? It's molded in red, so it's gonna be easy to match :-p I will just polish the plastic to a high shine.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Mongram's original Little T

After a long search and a more detailed longer search I finally came up with one! This came over seas from a good guy I met on Coffin Corner. It's almost all there and the parts missing are going to be a cinch to find I think! I will post finished photo when it's these old Monogram kits!

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

If you didn't guess by now....

I love the hell out of vintage box art AND especially models that are built to look like the art work! Ron S. a member of TRaK just finished this beauty! Until now, I had never in my life seen one built this way and it's SO nice!

This is the original box end. Below shown is 16B/A built by another friend of mine Dave Charlton who has built a BUNCH of vintage box art models.

Saturday, July 4, 2009

NEW! Kustom & Hot Rod Models Magazine!

Premier Issue cover and one page featuring my "China Doll". I also have a how to article, pretty simple but it's something I am proud to have contributed :-)

Since the birth of "Traditional Rod and Kustom in scale" forums head by yours truly, the interest in this style of modeling has been growing by leaps and bounds. Don Graham has been an active member of the forum and has background in doing articles for club newsletters, 1:1 car magazines, model magazines and more. Don saw what was missing with the kind of forum I have and the amount of various other modelers around the globe who want to see nothing but old school models! This is for everyone, but aimed at those of us who would rather not look at "other models". This magazine promises two issues a year with approx. 32 pages of FULL COLOR photos and much more!
Don Graham is the publisher and editor
Go buy yours!

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

'64 Galaxie

Another mild ride from my bench! I have little to do before this is finished. This is a curbside kit with no engine. The whitewalls are original Firestones from the old kits in the 1960's and the rims...can't tell ya where they came from but they are sort of like Radir mags but have reversed spoke features. I will be adding spinners to the mags.