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  Topic: Mark Donohue Javelin AMX
Dennis O

Replies: 8
Views: 351

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:54 pm   Subject: Mark Donohue Javelin AMX
There was a local racer named Bill Clemons. He ran AMC cars exclusively. He had a Javelin AMX that I always wanted to build but these kits are CRAZY expensive.
  Topic: Which toner should I use???
Dennis O

Replies: 2
Views: 369

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:18 am   Subject: Which toner should I use???
I cannot speak for your model of printer but I used a knockoff toner (likely refilled) for my color printer and regretted it. It leaked toner, produced streaky prints etc etc.
  Topic: Mark Donohue Javelin AMX
Dennis O

Replies: 8
Views: 351

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:14 am   Subject: Mark Donohue Javelin AMX
I loved the Javelin. It just looked fast...Nice old model...
  Topic: Photo hosting sites?
Dennis O

Replies: 9
Views: 337

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:11 am   Subject: Photo hosting sites?
Postimage will actually create the URL for you and let you cut and paste it into your message. Steps are....

1. Create an album
2. Upload picture to album
3. After upload click the picture
4. C ...
  Topic: Photo hosting sites?
Dennis O

Replies: 9
Views: 337

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Tue May 28, 2019 7:21 pm   Subject: Photo hosting sites?
I use POSTIMAGE as well.....
  Topic: Just fun stuff.....
Dennis O

Replies: 3
Views: 277

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Sun May 19, 2019 2:42 pm   Subject: Just fun stuff.....
My dad passed away a few years back at 94. I learned how to "fix stuff" from him. While being a lot alike, we differed in that he would tape/glue/wire something back together hoping to get ...
  Topic: My heart attacked me!
Dennis O

Replies: 20
Views: 781

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Fri May 03, 2019 8:14 am   Subject: My heart attacked me!
Make your cardiac rehab appointments, watch your diet and all that stuff. I too had "an unfortunate cardiac event" six years ago. I got away with just a stent. Stay the course......
  Topic: Dodge Daytona decals
Dennis O

Replies: 10
Views: 1506

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:51 am   Subject: Dodge Daytona decals
I did a model of Leonard Blanchard's 70 Torino years ago.....

https://i.postimg.cc/0MxqwZs5/Blanchard.jpg
  Topic: 1963 Fireball decal question
Dennis O

Replies: 22
Views: 1071

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:24 pm   Subject: 1963 Fireball decal question
I just saw this. I'm a Kentucky boy so bourbon is a favorite topic of mine. Old Crow was a cheap bourbon made by Jim Beam Distillery. Their ad's used various images of crows from the typical " ...
  Topic: Happy Easter
Dennis O

Replies: 2
Views: 265

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:29 am   Subject: Happy Easter
Very Happy
  Topic: 2015 Phoenix winner
Dennis O

Replies: 7
Views: 1010

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:43 am   Subject: 2015 Phoenix winner
Well done!!!!
  Topic: Ms. Tim Flock passes......
Dennis O

Replies: 3
Views: 404

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:54 pm   Subject: Ms. Tim Flock passes......
Great story Dave......
  Topic: Tighe Scott Race Hauler & Olds
Dennis O

Replies: 11
Views: 1333

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:50 pm   Subject: Tighe Scott Race Hauler & Olds
The best builds are the ones with a personal connection.....nice job.
  Topic: Color Chart
Dennis O

Replies: 7
Views: 1015

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:21 am   Subject: Color Chart
There was lots of "I like this better than that" but take the chart for what it is...
  Topic: Color Chart
Dennis O

Replies: 7
Views: 1015

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:18 am   Subject: Color Chart
Recovered from the Wayback Machine

DARKSIDE

1963 Late season/1964 Fireball Roberts Galaxies:

Ford Motor Company 1955 Regency Purple with a "clear" Pearl overcoat.

1962 Wood Br ...
  Topic: Paint sugestions???
Dennis O

Replies: 1
Views: 403

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:15 am   Subject: Paint sugestions???
Working to recover that info.....will take a bit. See sticky above....
  Topic: 1953 Ford Mainline Police 1:25
Dennis O

Replies: 6
Views: 1273

PostForum: Street and Muscle Cars   Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:10 pm   Subject: 1953 Ford Mainline Police 1:25
great model and great pictures....
  Topic: Who builds Cars from the years 1950 to 1959?
Dennis O

Replies: 46
Views: 2694

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:18 pm   Subject: Who builds Cars from the years 1950 to 1959?
Using Dave's decals.....


https://i.postimg.cc/7GDnrJgQ/BubKing2.jpg
  Topic: 1980's Pro Comp dragster
Dennis O

Replies: 3
Views: 576

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:05 am   Subject: 1980's Pro Comp dragster
I like it!!
  Topic: '71 Petty Plymouth grill
Dennis O

Replies: 31
Views: 2704

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: 9190

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: 10329

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: 16
Views: 1432

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: 9190

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: 866

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: 866

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: 1587

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: 1013

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: 1765

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: 1025

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: 2542

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: 1765

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: 952

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: 1276

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: 1276

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: 1276

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: 1126

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: 1126

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: 2180

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: 15061

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: 939

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: 2016

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: 1639

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: 1773

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: 16
Views: 2333

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: 4082

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: 1010

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: 1010

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: 5375

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: 1168

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 ...
 
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