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  Topic: A & M Taurus
DaveVan

Replies: 3
Views: 55

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 10, 2023 11:23 am   Subject: A & M Taurus
Are you talking about the Accurate Miniatures NASCAR Taurus kit??? I was involved with AM at the time. My brother in law worked for them. No production kits were ever made, only test shots. AM closed ...
  Topic: Talladega model display
DaveVan

Replies: 0
Views: 32

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 10, 2023 10:27 am   Subject: Talladega model display
https://youtu.be/FQqHm0M30vY?si=RTjfYdzSTrAJWEVK
  Topic: Problem with engine fit with Salvinios modified
DaveVan

Replies: 13
Views: 929

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 01, 2023 8:48 am   Subject: Problem with engine fit with Salvinios modified
Clay say the engine fir is really tight but it will go in. I think it boils down to opening up alignment holes so parts seat fully. A 1/32" extra will throw off everything////he says this a numbe ...
  Topic: October 2023 Completions
DaveVan

Replies: 7
Views: 343

PostForum: The Diecast Den   Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2023 2:11 pm   Subject: October 2023 Completions
Some 'Obscura-forsurea' cars there!!!!
I'd like to know more about how you do them and decals ! thx
  Topic: Salvinos is getting into the vintage Monogram Fords!
DaveVan

Replies: 34
Views: 2788

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 25, 2023 11:14 pm   Subject: Salvinos is getting into the vintage Monogram Fords!
Both of the SS and Fusion are in China. As they were tooled there they are part owned by the Chinese government. (check out the book 100 year marathon if you want to know more about how the Chinese wo ...
  Topic: Davey Allison Busch cars.
DaveVan

Replies: 18
Views: 3183

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 25, 2023 7:57 pm   Subject: Davey Allison Busch cars.
Real DA Buick was at Evernham's cars show today per photos on the net....
  Topic: Problem with engine fit with Salvinios modified
DaveVan

Replies: 13
Views: 929

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2023 2:32 pm   Subject: Problem with engine fit with Salvinios modified
I would love to see a nice video series detailing the build of one of these. My first did not go well at all

A builder that did a lot of SAE magazine builds start a build on Yothbe......
About a 1 ...
  Topic: Problem with engine fit with Salvinios modified
DaveVan

Replies: 13
Views: 929

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2023 1:06 pm   Subject: Problem with engine fit with Salvinios modified
I would love to see a nice video series detailing the build of one of these. My first did not go well at all

A builder that did a lot of SAE magazine builds start a build on Yothbe......
About a 1 ...
  Topic: 2024 Mustang
DaveVan

Replies: 3
Views: 484

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2023 10:01 pm   Subject: 2024 Mustang
As hard as FORD is pushing the Dark Horse I bet Salvinos has CAD in hand........weather they do it is another thing.
  Topic: Jack Ingram Fairmont
DaveVan

Replies: 15
Views: 894

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2023 7:13 am   Subject: Jack Ingram Fairmont
I LIKE IT!!!!
  Topic: Holman Moody Race Hauler w/David Pearson 66 Fairlane
DaveVan

Replies: 23
Views: 1046

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2023 10:22 pm   Subject: Holman Moody Race Hauler w/David Pearson 66 Fairlane
WOW WOW WOW Shocked
  Topic: Salvinos is getting into the vintage Monogram Fords!
DaveVan

Replies: 34
Views: 2788

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 09, 2023 5:23 pm   Subject: Salvinos is getting into the vintage Monogram Fords!
for legal reasons they can't use Dale's name at the moment.

Teresa needs a bigger cut.
BOOM....beat me to it!
  Topic: Salvinos is getting into the vintage Monogram Fords!
DaveVan

Replies: 34
Views: 2788

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 07, 2023 4:53 pm   Subject: Salvinos is getting into the vintage Monogram Fords!
If the FORD tooling was cut in China, as I think they were, China owns 50.1% of it. Add to that it will not be permitted to leave China.
A model train company tried to move some China tooling to Kor ...
  Topic: Ryan Blaney Phoenix decals
DaveVan

Replies: 4
Views: 396

PostForum: Decal Makers Previews   Posted: Tue Nov 07, 2023 12:27 am   Subject: Ryan Blaney Phoenix decals
I think Print It Decals said they'd have them soon. Check their site.
  Topic: Salvinos is getting into the vintage Monogram Fords!
DaveVan

Replies: 34
Views: 2788

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 27, 2023 3:19 pm   Subject: Salvinos is getting into the vintage Monogram Fords!
it's unfortunate that they are doing re-pops in the exact same mold as before. like DaveVan said, you either have a bunch of these kits in stash or (for example if they issue the '92 Elliott Bud 'bir ...
  Topic: Salvinos is getting into the vintage Monogram Fords!
DaveVan

Replies: 34
Views: 2788

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2023 7:09 pm   Subject: Salvinos is getting into the vintage Monogram Fords!
If it's a repop of the old kit at $55, thanks but "hell no".
Agreed......more to build in the stash than will ever finish
  Topic: Salvinos is getting into the vintage Monogram Fords!
DaveVan

Replies: 34
Views: 2788

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2023 12:46 pm   Subject: Salvinos is getting into the vintage Monogram Fords!
Price??? Is $50 the norm now or just for the #3?
  Topic: Donahue Johan Javelin
DaveVan

Replies: 2
Views: 415

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Sat Sep 23, 2023 7:30 am   Subject: Donahue Johan Javelin
What do you want for them???? I am a real Javelin owner and interested. thx
  Topic: Model Supplies
DaveVan

Replies: 2
Views: 399

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Sat Sep 23, 2023 7:28 am   Subject: Model Supplies
Hobby Lobby has a decent supplies.......if not I also use Hobbylinc online.
  Topic: New Plastic Indycar kit in 1/20 scale coming soon!!!!
DaveVan

Replies: 21
Views: 1785

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2023 8:16 am   Subject: New Plastic Indycar kit in 1/20 scale coming soon!!!!
That's steep for what will undoubtedly be a banana warped chassis and parts that don't fit (like the modified).

Just for a little perspective on the retail price of the Indy kit......
BEEMAX is do ...
  Topic: Clearcoating post 2000 tyres.
DaveVan

Replies: 3
Views: 1517

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2023 6:12 am   Subject: Clearcoating post 2000 tyres.
Not sure about TS.....I always use Testors dull coat and it works fine.
  Topic: Ken Schrader Folgers Lumina
DaveVan

Replies: 7
Views: 1596

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2023 9:00 pm   Subject: Ken Schrader Folgers Lumina
I got to talk to Ken at the SRX race @ Pulaski Va. He was a customer of ours when we had the hobby shop in Charlotte. He'd LOVE your build as at one time he was buy a number of kits from us!!!
  Topic: Fairlane 1970
DaveVan

Replies: 33
Views: 3883

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2023 6:44 pm   Subject: Fairlane 1970
Great thread.......reminds me of the old days of the forum!
  Topic: Salvinos modified kit issues...
DaveVan

Replies: 3
Views: 626

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2023 3:33 pm   Subject: Salvinos modified kit issues...
A well known magazine writer who now does builds on Youtube started to build the first issue of the kit. He said ALL holes where parts had pins had to be modified. And each panel needed to be fitted. ...
  Topic: John Sears J. Marvin Mills pink Plymouth...what pink?
DaveVan

Replies: 11
Views: 1262

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2023 7:10 pm   Subject: John Sears J. Marvin Mills pink Plymouth...what pink?
Thanks Sir!
  Topic: John Sears J. Marvin Mills pink Plymouth...what pink?
DaveVan

Replies: 11
Views: 1262

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2023 3:44 pm   Subject: John Sears J. Marvin Mills pink Plymouth...what pink?
Who does the decals for this car?
I do a few different sets for these cars, thx
  Topic: NASCAR documentation source
DaveVan

Replies: 4
Views: 816

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2023 2:20 pm   Subject: NASCAR documentation source
WOW....watched the 72 Carolina 500....went to the race. INSTANTLY I was back in 72......with a felling I don't get today. Many Thanks
  Topic: Why is nobody...
DaveVan

Replies: 12
Views: 1850

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2023 6:10 pm   Subject: Why is nobody...
I do wonder if Atlantis has the ASA tooling......it was never sent to China......so they should have it. Send them a note saying you want ASA kits.
  Topic: New Plastic Indycar kit in 1/20 scale coming soon!!!!
DaveVan

Replies: 21
Views: 1785

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2023 11:46 am   Subject: New Plastic Indycar kit in 1/20 scale coming soon!!!!
I'm gonna wait and see........I know Salvinos warns I'll miss out if I don't pre-order.....a chance I'll take at $80.................
  Topic: New Plastic Indycar kit in 1/20 scale coming soon!!!!
DaveVan

Replies: 21
Views: 1785

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2023 12:44 pm   Subject: New Plastic Indycar kit in 1/20 scale coming soon!!!!
MSRP $80!!!! each........well I'll get one........I still have 40 Tamiya F1 to build....many I bought under $10.
Thanks for info

PS: the MSRP for all stock car kits going forward is $55......incl ...
  Topic: Salvino's Mustangs 2022 vs 2023
DaveVan

Replies: 1
Views: 517

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2023 6:52 pm   Subject: Salvino's Mustangs 2022 vs 2023
Hood and ducting.....but I have yet to pull parts from a kit and check.
  Topic: New Plastic Indycar kit in 1/20 scale coming soon!!!!
DaveVan

Replies: 21
Views: 1785

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2023 1:11 pm   Subject: New Plastic Indycar kit in 1/20 scale coming soon!!!!
Somewhere on the net I saw that they told the 'Club' members......
  Topic: New Plastic Indycar kit in 1/20 scale coming soon!!!!
DaveVan

Replies: 21
Views: 1785

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2023 11:03 am   Subject: New Plastic Indycar kit in 1/20 scale coming soon!!!!
I bet curbside as the Chevy and Honda engines would require different tooling.....or just tool a Chevy and put it in the Ford and Toyota like someone did. Rolling Eyes
  Topic: Monogram #2900??????
DaveVan

Replies: 10
Views: 1195

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2023 9:07 pm   Subject: Monogram #2900??????
The press photo is blurred around the window net area. So my bet is it's a RCR license. If they went through DE Jr they may have had better luck....Junior is into model kits and may plead their case. ...
  Topic: New Plastic Indycar kit in 1/20 scale coming soon!!!!
DaveVan

Replies: 21
Views: 1785

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2023 6:24 pm   Subject: New Plastic Indycar kit in 1/20 scale coming soon!!!!
Did they confirm 1/20? Smart move if so.......Resin Indy kits are being made in Japan @ 1/20 so you sell in that market. Thx
  Topic: Monogram #2900??????
DaveVan

Replies: 10
Views: 1195

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2023 6:18 pm   Subject: Monogram #2900??????
$55 is almost in the stupid high category. ..agree
  Topic: Monogram #2900??????
DaveVan

Replies: 10
Views: 1195

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2023 6:18 pm   Subject: Monogram #2900??????
Thanks....decals are from 3 aftermarket sheets to get 1988. Thanks
  Topic: Monogram #2900??????
DaveVan

Replies: 10
Views: 1195

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2023 12:49 pm   Subject: Monogram #2900??????
When I helped run Deb's Model cars in the 1980's and early 1990's Monogram kit #2900 was on my order sheet every Monday. A kit that ALWAYS sold...most times to people who did not build models!!!! What ...
  Topic: 1988 Brett Bodine Crisco TBird
DaveVan

Replies: 11
Views: 1568

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2023 10:24 am   Subject: 1988 Brett Bodine Crisco TBird
GREAT WORK on a old school BIRD!
A Bud Moore story.
Back during DNL Hobbies days I had NASCAR vendor pass. We were at Martinsville 1990 era infield. We were talking to teams about licensing. Back ...
  Topic: A Randy's Facebook Experiment - Come and visit us over there
DaveVan

Replies: 45
Views: 4757

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2023 3:45 pm   Subject: A Randy's Facebook Experiment - Come and visit us over there
Thanks Gary.......
The 'Graying' ( and passing) of folks is a big part.
I have 11 grandkids.....and in my time left I am trying to do as well for them as my grandfather did for me......thus less mod ...
  Topic: A Randy's Facebook Experiment - Come and visit us over there
DaveVan

Replies: 45
Views: 4757

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 06, 2023 7:35 pm   Subject: A Randy's Facebook Experiment - Come and visit us over there
Your IP address knows where you are.....unless you are using a VPN.

After 25 years as a IT Analyst lets say my IP address is not where I live!!!! Laughing
  Topic: A Randy's Facebook Experiment - Come and visit us over there
DaveVan

Replies: 45
Views: 4757

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 06, 2023 5:12 pm   Subject: A Randy's Facebook Experiment - Come and visit us over there
Androids are just as bad. They know where you are and where you've been every minute of the day 24/7/365. They know brain dead americans are so hooked on their smartphones that they aren't going anyw ...
  Topic: A Randy's Facebook Experiment - Come and visit us over there
DaveVan

Replies: 45
Views: 4757

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 05, 2023 10:41 am   Subject: A Randy's Facebook Experiment - Come and visit us over there
No iPhone either......... Very Happy
  Topic: A Randy's Facebook Experiment - Come and visit us over there
DaveVan

Replies: 45
Views: 4757

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 05, 2023 7:24 am   Subject: A Randy's Facebook Experiment - Come and visit us over there
If you use the FaceSpace app on your phone they do track all your activity. You think Zuckerberg pays thousands of employees so he can provide a free web space for all to enjoy.....he's doing it beca ...
  Topic: Stock car kits
DaveVan

Replies: 2
Views: 810

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2023 5:40 pm   Subject: Stock car kits
FYI Guys....that Matador kit has stock and racing grille in it. If restoring a stock build....handy.
  Topic: Its been a minute
DaveVan

Replies: 15
Views: 1778

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2023 5:37 pm   Subject: Its been a minute
Good to 'see' you again. The heady days of rabid NASCAR builders was a great era. While I still carry my line of decals it's a micro trickle compared to the olden days!!! A lot of folks made a positiv ...
  Topic: 1/16 Isaac Charger 1972
DaveVan

Replies: 3
Views: 861

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2023 5:33 pm   Subject: 1/16 Isaac Charger 1972
Thanks for the comments. It's lookin good!
  Topic: A Randy's Facebook Experiment - Come and visit us over there
DaveVan

Replies: 45
Views: 4757

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2023 5:31 pm   Subject: A Randy's Facebook Experiment - Come and visit us over there
Any 'spin off' of this site will affect it.

As a retired computer system analyst I see what FaceSpace does to personal data. Read that 10,000 page agreement where you agree to allowing FaceSpace t ...
  Topic: Foyt Copenhagen red/orange
DaveVan

Replies: 7
Views: 1056

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2023 8:59 am   Subject: Foyt Copenhagen red/orange
Are you talking about this Foyt OLDS??? I used regular Tamiya orange spray. FYI I did use 3 different decal sheets. Thx
https://media.fotki.com/2v2HaGcKSxJcANd.jpg
  Topic: Revell / Salvino 77 Monte Carlo bumper grille swap.....
DaveVan

Replies: 6
Views: 1116

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2023 9:59 am   Subject: Revell / Salvino 77 Monte Carlo bumper grille swap.....
Here is my Revell Monte Carlo I did years ago. I did NOT do all the work needed to make the frille and bumpers into NASCAR spec. Doing so is a lot of work and this build was really just a test for the ...
 
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