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  Topic: Paging Tony Mabe
Dennis O

Replies: 3
Views: 158

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:51 am   Subject: Paging Tony Mabe
Last post was March 2019.......must have been a "bump".
  Topic: Dale Jr Carstar
Dennis O

Replies: 2
Views: 166

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:13 pm   Subject: Dale Jr Carstar
I like it!! Well done.
  Topic: Dale Earnhardt 1980 ontario
Dennis O

Replies: 13
Views: 387

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:04 pm   Subject: Dale Earnhardt 1980 ontario
Once again, impressive work.
  Topic: Whatever became of the Atlanta model exhibit?
Dennis O

Replies: 6
Views: 368

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:10 am   Subject: Whatever became of the Atlanta model exhibit?
Years back Atlanta Motor Speedway asked model builders to sign up and build a model of all the race winners at Atlanta. Modelers picked their car, built the models and shipped them to AMS to be place ...
  Topic: Whatever became of the Atlanta model exhibit?
Dennis O

Replies: 6
Views: 368

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed Sep 04, 2019 2:03 pm   Subject: Whatever became of the Atlanta model exhibit?
I suspect one of two things or a combination of the two.

1. They were thrown in the trash.

2. They are in somebody's basement.
  Topic: 1959 chevy decals info
Dennis O

Replies: 6
Views: 424

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sun Sep 01, 2019 6:56 am   Subject: 1959 chevy decals info
http://stores.smhracing.com/

Southern Motorsports
  Topic: Dale Jr. and wife in plane crash....
Dennis O

Replies: 10
Views: 412

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:02 pm   Subject: Dale Jr. and wife in plane crash....
Don't ever check the door plate when you board a commercial airliner. Some of them are quite old. That said, perhaps the oldest part on the plane is the door plate.
  Topic: Resin Parts Recasting old pieces.......
Dennis O

Replies: 4
Views: 489

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:10 pm   Subject: Resin Parts Recasting old pieces.......
Question for you resin casters out there. I have some resin parts that are no longer being made. I bought them from the man who mastered and cast the part. He is no longer producing the pieces in q ...
  Topic: Dale Jr. and wife in plane crash....
Dennis O

Replies: 10
Views: 412

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:54 pm   Subject: Dale Jr. and wife in plane crash....
Reported that there were no serious injuries but the pictures I saw were rough.

https://www.wave3.com/2019/08/15/dale-earnhart-jr-taken-hospital-after-plane-crash/?fbclid=IwAR3yo2wW5QicWvh9nyP59AYO ...
  Topic: Money to Burn Pro Mod
Dennis O

Replies: 15
Views: 584

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:30 pm   Subject: Money to Burn Pro Mod
Damned impressive......well done.
  Topic: Have your building habits changed?
Dennis O

Replies: 16
Views: 858

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:31 pm   Subject: Have your building habits changed?
For me the fun is building the kit. After it's done I put it on the shelf and let it get full of dust. I have taken to building local hero cars and either giving them to family members or if the wan ...
  Topic: Crosley Indoor Racing
Dennis O

Replies: 1
Views: 241

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Sat Jul 27, 2019 2:04 pm   Subject: Crosley Indoor Racing
Any of you guys ever heard of this? Back in the early 1950's a local sanctioning body ran Crosley's indoors at an arena in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. It was a 1/10 of a mile oval on polished con ...
  Topic: Have your building habits changed?
Dennis O

Replies: 16
Views: 858

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:01 pm   Subject: Have your building habits changed?
I used to (like 20 years ago), build every new NASCAR kit that was issued. Now I find that I buy older kits and build old NASCAR racers or modify street cars into local heroes from years past. I hav ...
  Topic: Convert NASCAR Lumina to Late model Lumina.......
Dennis O

Replies: 4
Views: 692

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:42 pm   Subject: Convert NASCAR Lumina to Late model Lumina.......
Not worried about the chassis as much as the body. Anyone tried this?
  Topic: Terry Labonte 1987
Dennis O

Replies: 14
Views: 907

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:47 pm   Subject: Terry Labonte 1987
Joes, I'm not sure which is more impressive, your model building or your photography. Stunning work.
  Topic: LF Wiring diagram reference photos
Dennis O

Replies: 4
Views: 375

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:11 pm   Subject: LF Wiring diagram reference photos
I think you may need to be more specific. You mentioned dry sump, are you looking for oil lines or electrical wiring. There are people that can help, but you need to narrow down what you are looking ...
  Topic: Harvick Bounty towels Monte Carlo.
Dennis O

Replies: 11
Views: 878

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:00 pm   Subject: Harvick Bounty towels Monte Carlo.
Very nice work.....
  Topic: get back with big mac
Dennis O

Replies: 15
Views: 1162

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:40 pm   Subject: get back with big mac
Just thinking about the paint and decals makes my head hurt. That is some gorgeous work. Very well done.
  Topic: Chrysler Imperial
Dennis O

Replies: 7
Views: 782

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:22 pm   Subject: Chrysler Imperial
Very nice.....
  Topic: Last American Hero Mustang
Dennis O

Replies: 4
Views: 715

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:26 pm   Subject: Last American Hero Mustang
Those kind of cars are just fun to build. Nice job.
  Topic: Future cracking?
Dennis O

Replies: 12
Views: 970

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:11 pm   Subject: Future cracking?
I have never sprayed future. I take a lint free cloth, dip the cloths and spread it with that. It gives me control as to thickness. Rob you are a way better builder than I but relaying my experienc ...
  Topic: Racing is dangerous....
Dennis O

Replies: 6
Views: 799

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:13 pm   Subject: Racing is dangerous....
If you have never seen these boats, they are scary. Hydroplanes make Sprint Cars look tame....
  Topic: Racing is dangerous....
Dennis O

Replies: 6
Views: 799

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:12 pm   Subject: Racing is dangerous....
https://www.wave3.com/2019/07/06/driver-killed-madison-regatta-hydroplane-incident/?fbclid=IwAR2MymDc2IKyiEEJAJm_zS8LphBqGLk-sHg-gRuMxWXSNKN55CaiLZ-hCM0
  Topic: anyone here on FaceBook?
Dennis O

Replies: 2
Views: 398

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:00 pm   Subject: anyone here on FaceBook?
No issues as of a few minutes ago....
  Topic: Mark Donohue Javelin AMX
Dennis O

Replies: 8
Views: 1044

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: 713

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: 1044

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: 892

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: 892

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: 611

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: 1942

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: 2283

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: 2217

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: 574

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: 1614

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: 712

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: 2135

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: 1646

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: 1646

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: 624

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: 1780

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: 4549

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: 893

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: 3973

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: 12713

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: 13047

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: 2271

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: 12713

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: 1373

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: 1373

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.....
 
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