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  Topic: '71 Petty Plymouth grill
Dennis O

Replies: 23
Views: 967

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:54 am   Subject: '71 Petty Plymouth grill
Just as an FYI, the old site WAS backed up. Multiple attempts by Bob Hanner to restore those backups failed. It appears the software used to create the backups produced corrupted data which subsequ ...
  Topic: Got my Salvinos group Monte today Now with 100% more pics!
Dennis O

Replies: 106
Views: 4846

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:31 pm   Subject: Got my Salvinos group Monte today Now with 100% more pics!
Against my better judgement I have reopened this thread.....I ask that we try not to have any more drama.
  Topic: Old short track stock car photo thread
Dennis O

Replies: 56
Views: 7208

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:27 am   Subject: Old short track stock car photo thread
A bunch of pictures involving a man named Cotton Priddy. He raced motorycles for a while then switched to cars. Raced on the beach at Daytona and in N.C. with Nascar back in 53/54 and was very succ ...
  Topic: shipping, wow
Dennis O

Replies: 13
Views: 313

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:34 am   Subject: shipping, wow
Well said Jodie.....
  Topic: Got my Salvinos group Monte today Now with 100% more pics!
Dennis O

Replies: 106
Views: 4846

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:03 pm   Subject: Got my Salvinos group Monte today Now with 100% more pics!
For me it's point of view......These model of Monte Carlo were EXTREMELY popular at my local speedway. They will do fine for bullring builds.
  Topic: Cold enough for ya?
Dennis O

Replies: 8
Views: 298

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:33 pm   Subject: Cold enough for ya?
It got up to like +20F today......I tried to wash my car but the hose kept freezing.... Very Happy
  Topic: Cold enough for ya?
Dennis O

Replies: 8
Views: 298

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:30 pm   Subject: Cold enough for ya?
We in Louisville, Ky. got off easy with a low (so far) of 3F and 2.5 inches of snow. Into the 60's by the weekend.....
  Topic: Davey Allison 1987 first win
Dennis O

Replies: 8
Views: 837

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 4:10 pm   Subject: Davey Allison 1987 first win
Potentially the most beautiful race car ever......
  Topic: The Quest
Dennis O

Replies: 5
Views: 578

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:58 am   Subject: The Quest
That was a well done video.....
  Topic: Where do y’all get you modeling supplies?
Dennis O

Replies: 17
Views: 926

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 7:18 am   Subject: Where do y’all get you modeling supplies?
I've never heard of them, I'll have to take a look. Thanks.
  Topic: 1/16 Dukes Charger
Dennis O

Replies: 4
Views: 544

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:51 am   Subject: 1/16 Dukes Charger
Building a 70's late model from this kit. Never built a 1/16 before and based on the pictures, the cage looks to be a terrible fit. Can it be saved or is it a complete do over? Any other gotcha's? ...
  Topic: Mike Herman is looking for Dodge Daytona decal ideas
Dennis O

Replies: 28
Views: 1374

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:16 am   Subject: Mike Herman is looking for Dodge Daytona decal ideas
Bobby Watson or Ramo Stott from ARCA.......Watson's car was sponsored by Harry Ranier who had some NASCAR ties.....
  Topic: Where do y’all get you modeling supplies?
Dennis O

Replies: 17
Views: 926

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:48 am   Subject: Where do y’all get you modeling supplies?
I use Modelroundup, Mikes decals, SMHRacing.......

https://www.modelroundup.com/

https://www.mikesdecals.com/

http://stores.smhracing.com/

There are others that are equally as good, I'm su ...
  Topic: Wow what a snowstorm
Dennis O

Replies: 5
Views: 440

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:44 pm   Subject: Wow what a snowstorm
Since I retired, I get up and if it snowed overnight I look out the window, see the traffic and mutter "Those poor SOB's"......
  Topic: Help.....
Dennis O

Replies: 7
Views: 764

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:24 pm   Subject: Help.....
The son said please feel free to do the decals.....I know I'll be up for a couple or three sets. There was a rabbit logo and some other wording on the trunk he is trying to run down. He also said th ...
  Topic: Help.....
Dennis O

Replies: 7
Views: 764

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:12 am   Subject: Help.....
HemiMan I will talk to the son. I also have other shots of that car that can provide some detail.

Seems I need to go model shopping to find me an old ford kit.....
  Topic: Help.....
Dennis O

Replies: 7
Views: 764

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:41 pm   Subject: Help.....
In the Darkside section I made reference to a racer named Cotton Priddy who was killed in a NASCAR event in 1956. As a gift for his son, I'd like to build this car. I am lousy at identifying cars of ...
  Topic: Cotton Priddy
Dennis O

Replies: 7
Views: 622

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:20 am   Subject: Cotton Priddy
I am in the process of scanning racing photos of Cotton. I'll have them done soon. Probably 30-40 pictures.
  Topic: Cotton Priddy
Dennis O

Replies: 7
Views: 622

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:19 pm   Subject: Cotton Priddy
Had a chance to spend the afternoon with the son of a man named Cotton Priddy. Cotton was quite the racer.....everything from roller skates as a kid to motorcycles. He even spent time as a factory r ...
  Topic: Disaster today
Dennis O

Replies: 9
Views: 1521

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:41 am   Subject: Disaster today
I've accidentally destroyed more of my own stuff that anyone else has. Just last night I finished up a chassis and was test fitting the body, dropped the chassis and watched the rear axle go bouncing ...
  Topic: Savino 442 kit
Dennis O

Replies: 78
Views: 10613

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:47 pm   Subject: Savino 442 kit
I'm willing to give them the benefit of the doubt. It's good to see a new player in the game, even if there were a few start up glitches.
  Topic: Only one day left...
Dennis O

Replies: 3
Views: 519

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:59 am   Subject: Only one day left...
Michael your English is far better than my German, despite my last name of Oechsli....

Have a great Christmas....
  Topic: Dale Jr First and Last..
Dennis O

Replies: 11
Views: 1084

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:55 am   Subject: Dale Jr First and Last..
You guys pictures are REALLY nice......the cars are beautiful.
  Topic: 1979 #2 Mike Curb Oldsmobile Dale Earnhardt
Dennis O

Replies: 7
Views: 942

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:48 am   Subject: 1979 #2 Mike Curb Oldsmobile Dale Earnhardt
I'm not sure which is better, your model building or your photography!!! Well done sir!!!
  Topic: New Cherry Run Decal Sheets!
Dennis O

Replies: 6
Views: 1227

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:57 am   Subject: New Cherry Run Decal Sheets!
Glad to see your return!!
  Topic: Storing Decals
Dennis O

Replies: 15
Views: 1296

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:51 am   Subject: Storing Decals
I put mine in ziploc bags and then store them all in a rigid Tupperware container out of direct light. I also try not to pile them on top of each other too deeply so they don't stick to the bag.
  Topic: Revell Pro Finish Dodge Daytona 2 n 1 Oct 2018 release?
Dennis O

Replies: 28
Views: 2696

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:15 pm   Subject: Revell Pro Finish Dodge Daytona 2 n 1 Oct 2018 release?
There's nothing wrong with a nicely done curbside.

Amen to that!!!
  Topic: 3M Vinyl Tape
Dennis O

Replies: 3
Views: 674

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:45 am   Subject: 3M Vinyl Tape
Thank you....that is the stuff he recommended. The blue stuff.....

It not too expensive. Got a roll on Amazon for $11 and it's likely enough to last me years......
  Topic: 3M Vinyl Tape
Dennis O

Replies: 3
Views: 674

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 2:25 pm   Subject: 3M Vinyl Tape
Top notch local car painter/striper told me to try the 3M Vinyl tape for masking my models. Anyone used it before?
  Topic: Bill Elliot's 1996 McDonald's Thunderbird 1/24 Revell kit
Dennis O

Replies: 43
Views: 3641

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:21 am   Subject: Bill Elliot's 1996 McDonald's Thunderbird 1/24 Revell kit
It's coming along nicely....
  Topic: New Steel Body "retro" late model/sportsman series
Dennis O

Replies: 4
Views: 674

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:03 am   Subject: New Steel Body "retro" late model/sportsman series
A friend of mine and a local racer (retired) is building a tribute car and said he would love to haul up there a time or two just for fun. He has a "roller" and the body. Now sourcing engi ...
  Topic: Ken Schrader 1989 Folgers Lumina Color Question
Dennis O

Replies: 4
Views: 542

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:14 pm   Subject: Ken Schrader 1989 Folgers Lumina Color Question
I always assumed it was the an attempt at the color of the old Folgers cans, not the plastic things they use now.

I did find the RGB for a color called Folgers red...

RGB
204,2,71
  Topic: New Steel Body "retro" late model/sportsman series
Dennis O

Replies: 4
Views: 674

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:57 am   Subject: New Steel Body "retro" late model/sportsman series
I saw that Cutlass up for sale at $8500......

https://www.facebook.com/groups/173036109560218/permalink/957581931105628/?sale_post_id=957581931105628&ref=messenger_share
  Topic: New Steel Body "retro" late model/sportsman series
Dennis O

Replies: 4
Views: 674

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:16 am   Subject: New Steel Body "retro" late model/sportsman series
I know many of you guys don't do facebook but these cars would be fun to watch....

https://www.facebook.com/steelsportsmanseries/

Here are the preliminary rules....

Some preliminary rules inf ...
  Topic: Bare Metal Foil
Dennis O

Replies: 4
Views: 643

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:54 am   Subject: Bare Metal Foil
I cleared BMF once a while back and the big thing I noticed was that the foil turned dull. More like a brushed finish rather than shiny. That was a while back....
  Topic: Link to the Bill Wright Archives - Woodward Garage - #88
Dennis O

Replies: 14
Views: 1179

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:26 am   Subject: Link to the Bill Wright Archives - Woodward Garage - #88
I went through several of the documents and for it's time that was some hi-tech research. Wind tunnels were scarce and the comparison of the Coronet to the RoadRunner to the Charger was interesting. ...
  Topic: K&K 68 Charger chassis and interior colors
Dennis O

Replies: 22
Views: 1397

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:06 pm   Subject: K&K 68 Charger chassis and interior colors
If you have a smart phone there is an app that pops up on your phone for that magical 40% coupon. It's always there when you need it.
  Topic: Not Your Father's Salvinos Oldsmobile...
Dennis O

Replies: 5
Views: 1234

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 9:49 am   Subject: Not Your Father's Salvinos Oldsmobile...
If I ever had the urge to do something like that, I'd have to go take a nap till I got over it.

You are a braver and more skilled man than I.........
  Topic: What car do you most identify with Mark Martin?
Dennis O

Replies: 28
Views: 2382

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 9:45 am   Subject: What car do you most identify with Mark Martin?
I'm kinda with Dave.....Valvoline was the car I most tie to him, however the old Viagra car turned a few heads when it hit the track.
  Topic: Happy Thanksgiving....
Dennis O

Replies: 4
Views: 483

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 5:27 pm   Subject: Happy Thanksgiving....
Enjoy your turkey, ham or whatever graces your table. Mostly enjoy that person or people across the table from you. For the record I despise cranberry sauce.... Very Happy
  Topic: modeling board discussion
Dennis O

Replies: 5
Views: 768

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 4:09 pm   Subject: modeling board discussion
I seem to remember someone who had a short GIF in there signature line of a "squirrel catapult". To some it may be humorous to others it's not so funny. It's all point of view and your est ...
  Topic: Holman-Moody Fairlane
Dennis O

Replies: 9
Views: 1012

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:12 am   Subject: Holman-Moody Fairlane
Very nice work.....I love those Fairlanes....
  Topic: Fireball Roberts '57 Ford---Revell kit
Dennis O

Replies: 33
Views: 3110

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 9:32 am   Subject: Fireball Roberts '57 Ford---Revell kit
It builds out to a reasonably good local bullring car from the 60's.....I like the kit.

https://i.postimg.cc/qgRt5c0C/Atherton-Trenching.jpg
  Topic: Is Dw's Cyclone really Andretti's Daytona 500 winner?
Dennis O

Replies: 15
Views: 1363

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:46 pm   Subject: Is Dw's Cyclone really Andretti's Daytona 500 winner?
This board is about building models. We have fought for years with people wanting to get into scraps over my driver is better than your driver or your driver is an idiot. If we stay on model buildin ...
  Topic: Is Dw's Cyclone really Andretti's Daytona 500 winner?
Dennis O

Replies: 15
Views: 1363

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:18 pm   Subject: Is Dw's Cyclone really Andretti's Daytona 500 winner?
Did you want an answer or to pick a fight with DW fans? If you are looking for a fight, go elsewhere.
  Topic: Is Dw's Cyclone really Andretti's Daytona 500 winner?
Dennis O

Replies: 15
Views: 1363

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:54 am   Subject: Is Dw's Cyclone really Andretti's Daytona 500 winner?
Every account I read was they are the same chassis. DW bought the car from H&M already skinned as a Cyclone. He raced it a few times, wrecked it a few times and finally I think it ended up under ...
  Topic: Curtis Turner 1953 Olds
Dennis O

Replies: 4
Views: 714

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:26 am   Subject: Curtis Turner 1953 Olds
https://i.postimg.cc/svgxY78y/Curtis-Turner-53-olds.jpg

Maybe this.....
  Topic: '32 Ford 5 window coupe
Dennis O

Replies: 4
Views: 685

PostForum: Street and Muscle Cars   Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:05 am   Subject: '32 Ford 5 window coupe
Everyone has a soft spot for their long gone hotrods.....
  Topic: What is the best hosting site
Dennis O

Replies: 6
Views: 673

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:29 pm   Subject: What is the best hosting site
I use postimage as well.....hard to beat free
  Topic: Another mprmprmpr Decals/printer update.
Dennis O

Replies: 42
Views: 4209

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:26 pm   Subject: Another mprmprmpr Decals/printer update.
Looks very nice......hope you sell lots of decals.
 
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