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  Topic: Got my Salvinos group Monte today Now with 100% more pics!
Gary66

Replies: 106
Views: 4846

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:16 pm   Subject: Got my Salvinos group Monte today Now with 100% more pics!
A little follow up to Dennis.....guys, keep in mind if you don't agree with or like something just scroll past it and move on. And please don't fire off flaming PM's to someone if you disagree with so ...
  Topic: Got my Salvinos group Monte today Now with 100% more pics!
Gary66

Replies: 106
Views: 4846

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 2:40 pm   Subject: Got my Salvinos group Monte today Now with 100% more pics!
I have 2 coming on order, so I did my part to help the industry. I can't say if I will buy more until I get one in my hands and see if I can live with it or not. I have a good amount of the Revell sna ...
  Topic: Building a collection for pennies on the dollar!
Gary66

Replies: 9
Views: 501

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 3:35 pm   Subject: Building a collection for pennies on the dollar!
Let's not forget "glue bomb row" at your local model shows and swap meets. Many times you can find complete built Nascars 3 or 4 to a bag for less than 10 dollars.
  Topic: Building a collection for pennies on the dollar!
Gary66

Replies: 9
Views: 501

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 3:34 pm   Subject: Building a collection for pennies on the dollar!
Our local Police dept. has set up a well-lit meeting area in the parking lot of the main PD building for people to meet who are buying/selling items off of the net.
  Topic: What we need from all of you
Gary66

Replies: 0
Views: 234

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:23 am   Subject: What we need from all of you
1- We have to leave the personal stuff off the board. This includes what many may consider vendor bashing. From a legal standpoint, we simply cannot allow personal opinions or attacks on an individual ...
  Topic: Got my Salvinos group Monte today Now with 100% more pics!
Gary66

Replies: 106
Views: 4846

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:59 pm   Subject: Got my Salvinos group Monte today Now with 100% more pics!
Oops, accidently locked this thread for a minute.

I cleaned up a few posts, going forward, let's get this back on track as an informative thread about the Monte Carlo kit itself, it's pros and con ...
  Topic: Got my Salvinos group Monte today Now with 100% more pics!
Gary66

Replies: 106
Views: 4846

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:13 pm   Subject: Got my Salvinos group Monte today Now with 100% more pics!
We all want to paint over yellow plastic. Yes.

It looks like they may have cloned a diecast for that body?
  Topic: Coming soon! Powerslide resin chassis
Gary66

Replies: 13
Views: 1425

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:00 pm   Subject: Coming soon! Powerslide resin chassis
I wish this project the very best but a word of caution: items like this have been tried before and didn't sell too good. I'm not sure someone would want to have to buy 2 kits ( a Thunderbird and whic ...
  Topic: Now in stock at Mike's Decals... Revell Daytona!
Gary66

Replies: 3
Views: 896

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2019 6:28 pm   Subject: Now in stock at Mike's Decals... Revell Daytona!
It's the same as when it was first issued with the racing parts, with the exception of the goodyear lettering is no longer on the tire sidewall. Box art is misleading, it shows a window net and full i ...
  Topic: Disaster today
Gary66

Replies: 9
Views: 1521

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:41 am   Subject: Disaster today
The only clear body Pearson Gto I ever had I didn't see it had fell on the floor and stepped on it.
  Topic: Savino 442 kit
Gary66

Replies: 78
Views: 10607

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:36 pm   Subject: Savino 442 kit
If I have to hunt a cheap 20 year old Amt kit off ebay to have the correct front and rear suspension, then add in 30 dollars for the Salvino kit, it's cheaper to just get the Amt kit and a Revell Whee ...
  Topic: Savino 442 kit
Gary66

Replies: 78
Views: 10607

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 3:31 pm   Subject: Savino 442 kit
You are correct....It's a mix up of instructions not parts!!! Wish it'd been the other way.....Not sure why these guys are dragging their feet....I bough ONE Donnie Olds......and will not buy more unt ...
  Topic: Savino 442 kit
Gary66

Replies: 78
Views: 10607

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:50 am   Subject: Savino 442 kit
Salvino's posted that many of the Donnie Allison Olds kits were shipped with the new truck trailing arms rear suspension

Until we see one, I have doubts.
  Topic: Petty '68 Roadrunner
Gary66

Replies: 24
Views: 1834

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:29 am   Subject: Petty '68 Roadrunner
https://images40.fotki.com/v381/photos/6/88566/7288521/dc7b2459a320333d9a8bc41d7d9bb0-vi.jpg
  Topic: Petty '68 Roadrunner
Gary66

Replies: 24
Views: 1834

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Dec 24, 2018 5:20 am   Subject: Petty '68 Roadrunner
it's been said that when the car was at speed all during practice you could hear a whistling sound coming from it.
  Topic: Revell Pro Finish Dodge Daytona 2 n 1 Oct 2018 release?
Gary66

Replies: 28
Views: 2696

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:42 am   Subject: Revell Pro Finish Dodge Daytona 2 n 1 Oct 2018 release?
Until someone gets one of these and cracks it open, we won't know if it's the same as the original (meaning misleading box art) OR if they have updated the chassis to include a more full roll cage and ...
  Topic: AmT 1966 Galaxie out of the box
Gary66

Replies: 8
Views: 1089

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 10:21 am   Subject: AmT 1966 Galaxie out of the box
Fictional build with left over decals. Out of the box.

https://images40.fotki.com/v1075/photos/6/88566/16078794/DSCF0004-vi.jpg

https://images49.fotki.com/v1511/photos/6/88566/16078794/DSCF0005- ...
  Topic: A pair of 1961 Fords
Gary66

Replies: 2
Views: 634

PostForum: Street and Muscle Cars   Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 10:19 am   Subject: A pair of 1961 Fords
I needed a quick, stress free build to get my bench back going. Did these over the holiday. I didn't super detail or even paint the body chrome. Just out of the box with testor's one coat laquer and f ...
  Topic: Question or 2 on the JoHan "Petty" Superbird
Gary66

Replies: 34
Views: 2496

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:00 am   Subject: Question or 2 on the JoHan "Petty" Superbird
I'm sure you're not getting up to go to work like me

Really?
  Topic: Is Dw's Cyclone really Andretti's Daytona 500 winner?
Gary66

Replies: 15
Views: 1363

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:43 pm   Subject: Is Dw's Cyclone really Andretti's Daytona 500 winner?
I'm not trying to be a instigator

Doing a good job so far.
  Topic: Is Dw's Cyclone really Andretti's Daytona 500 winner?
Gary66

Replies: 15
Views: 1363

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:07 pm   Subject: Is Dw's Cyclone really Andretti's Daytona 500 winner?
It's the way of the world these days. Everybody communicates through email, and text, and Twitter, and all whole other hundred ways to avoid communicating face-to-face. The politically correct of this ...
  Topic: Many of us do not do facebook
Gary66

Replies: 14
Views: 1455

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:30 pm   Subject: Many of us do not do facebook
There also was someone that had something to do with "poppy red".

That was Darkside Daddy, aka...Terry Anderson. He's on Facebook, doesn't visit here much often anymore.

"Mongo&q ...
  Topic: Many of us do not do facebook
Gary66

Replies: 14
Views: 1455

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Fri Nov 09, 2018 5:06 pm   Subject: Many of us do not do facebook
We lost Steve Hmiel and Mike Beam from this site over the stuff people were posting in that section. Can you imagine the information these gentlemen could have provided model builders about specific c ...
  Topic: Revell Pro Finish Dodge Daytona 2 n 1 Oct 2018 release?
Gary66

Replies: 28
Views: 2696

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:18 am   Subject: Revell Pro Finish Dodge Daytona 2 n 1 Oct 2018 release?
That box art sows a window net and more interior roll bars than the original pro Modeler issue. Either they flubbed on the box art or they have added some new parts. ?
  Topic: Let's have a little poll, about future kits from Salvinos
Gary66

Replies: 72
Views: 54126

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:02 pm   Subject: Let's have a little poll, about future kits from Salvinos
I would love to show you that old post, but unfortunately the history of this board vanished that not long ago so I donít have it, but Iím sure a lot of other members remember that as well. Iím sorry ...
  Topic: Looking for the racing wheels from the 65 Galaxie
Gary66

Replies: 2
Views: 720

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:44 am   Subject: Looking for the racing wheels from the 65 Galaxie
I know they are really too shallow and a lot of you swap them out for PPP wheels. I'd to get about 8 or so sets for a future project , just the rims not the tires. I'd be glad to return the favor with ...
  Topic: 1973 & 1974 Chevelle
Gary66

Replies: 35
Views: 3756

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:58 pm   Subject: 1973 & 1974 Chevelle
I'm assuming the MPC Kar-Kare became the Pepsi Laguna?
  Topic: Baker Olds kit thread
Gary66

Replies: 45
Views: 4716

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:31 pm   Subject: Baker Olds kit thread
I have 3 of the Olds. I'll do something with them. But before I get excited about a 1973-76 Monte Carlo they really need to go to work on that chassis. I can't justify buying a 40 dollar kit just for ...
  Topic: Baker Olds kit thread
Gary66

Replies: 45
Views: 4716

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:58 pm   Subject: Baker Olds kit thread
All in all, I still donít think this kit is worth the price, but with some donor kits and creativity all is not lost.

I agree. I think they rushed it.

And for whatever reason, I still think th ...
  Topic: Found this on Mike's decals Facebook page
Gary66

Replies: 1
Views: 1239

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:28 am   Subject: Found this on Mike's decals Facebook page
Keep all comments about the kit in either the 'happy' thread in this section or in the detailed comments in the tips and tricks section.
  Topic: Baker Olds kit thread
Gary66

Replies: 45
Views: 4716

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:44 am   Subject: Baker Olds kit thread
I'm trying to be as fair as I can and posting good things that are in the kit.

This was posted on Facebook by Mike Herman (Mike's decals):
OK friends, I'm going to make one post about the Salvino ...
  Topic: Baker Olds kit thread
Gary66

Replies: 45
Views: 4716

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:12 am   Subject: Baker Olds kit thread
The body wheelbase is about .125 longer than the MPC Pepsi Laguna:
https://images12.fotki.com/v1667/photos/6/88566/15395287/DSCF0003-vi.jpg

Polar Lights Charger hollow tire on the left, Salvino Ol ...
  Topic: Baker Olds kit thread
Gary66

Replies: 45
Views: 4716

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:20 pm   Subject: Baker Olds kit thread
First impressions on opening the box:
This is most definitely 1/25 scale, the body even looks a tad smaller than that to me.
The tires are size wise the same as the Polar Lights Charger, but they ar ...
  Topic: Savino 442 kit
Gary66

Replies: 78
Views: 10607

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:41 am   Subject: Savino 442 kit
This is for those only wanting to talk about decals available and what cars are going to built, and happy thoughts about the kit. Critical analysis of the kit is to be posted on a special thread in t ...
  Topic: Salvino 442
Gary66

Replies: 56
Views: 6147

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:37 am   Subject: Salvino 442
Discussion thread for this kit pertaining to tooling issues , errors, and possible fixes is now up in the Tips and Tricks section. Do not post there on general topics such as what car you are building ...
  Topic: Baker Olds kit thread
Gary66

Replies: 45
Views: 4716

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:35 am   Subject: Baker Olds kit thread
Comment here on kit tooling, errors, possible fixes. This is not a thread for those wanting to discuss what cars they are doing.
  Topic: Salvino 442
Gary66

Replies: 56
Views: 6147

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:44 am   Subject: Salvino 442
It's not anyone's job other than the mods to tell anyone where to post. I'm not home but this evening I will make a thread in the tips section for the 442, its errors, and fixes .
  Topic: Salvino 442
Gary66

Replies: 56
Views: 6147

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 5:55 pm   Subject: Salvino 442
I know I can take an Amt chassis and get it close but I shouldn't have to on a 40 dollar kit .
  Topic: Salvino 442
Gary66

Replies: 56
Views: 6147

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:52 pm   Subject: Salvino 442
You guys are saying we are ripping a "new" kit.
It was announced and teased until release as an all new tool of a subject not previously available. What's "new" about it?

The ...
  Topic: Soap box time.....
Gary66

Replies: 8
Views: 1497

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:36 pm   Subject: Soap box time.....
My issues with the kit stem from how it was announced and marketed as a "new tool" kit of a subject that has never been available in kit form.

They did not say " we are copying the M ...
  Topic: Salvino 442
Gary66

Replies: 56
Views: 6147

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:42 am   Subject: Salvino 442
They say they are coming with a 74 Petty Charger soon, what's the over/under on the body being a direct copy of the awful Polar Lights kit?
  Topic: Salvino 442
Gary66

Replies: 56
Views: 6147

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:57 pm   Subject: Salvino 442
I'm disappointed, I got 3 coming on order and wish now I hadn't. It appears the chassis is a direct clone off the Polar Lights Petty/Baker Charger. I have about a dozen of those packed away that I'll ...
  Topic: If you was building the famous banana......
Gary66

Replies: 4
Views: 1043

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:09 am   Subject: If you was building the famous banana......
How , exactly, would you go about modifying the Amt '66 Galaxie body?

I know about the trim/badges that need to removed for all Galaxies and making a fuel filler hole in the right place. I'm talki ...
  Topic: The restored Rossi Dodge
Gary66

Replies: 5
Views: 2136

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:11 am   Subject: The restored Rossi Dodge
Has this car been seen in public YET?
  Topic: How would you fix...
Gary66

Replies: 22
Views: 2663

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 6:39 pm   Subject: How would you fix...
many of the Ford guys ran '55-'56 Ford frames under their Falcons and Mustang

This car was built and raced in 1970 at Concord, Metrolina, and Starlite. It had a cut down 1956 frame. Owned by Wayne ...
  Topic: Chevelle Mod stocker rebuilt
Gary66

Replies: 3
Views: 1288

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:28 am   Subject: Chevelle Mod stocker rebuilt
Got this one of ebay, did the best I could. The top is not straight, it had broken A pillars and it sits too high in the back but I'm calling it done.

https://images108.fotki.com/v1279/photos/6/885 ...
  Topic: Chevelle dirt tracker
Gary66

Replies: 14
Views: 2513

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 10:37 am   Subject: Chevelle dirt tracker
Where did you get the hood scoop?

It's the one that comes with the kit body, the Amt Modified Stocker Chevelle.
  Topic: Chevelle dirt tracker
Gary66

Replies: 14
Views: 2513

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 7:51 am   Subject: Chevelle dirt tracker
The biggest problem I can see is getting a '64 body or modifying a '65 to look like a '64, though the later pics have the grille removed so you could get away shaping the fenders and tail light areas ...
  Topic: Chevelle dirt tracker
Gary66

Replies: 14
Views: 2513

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 8:25 am   Subject: Chevelle dirt tracker
Sensat71: it's an Amt Cup chassis with the roll cage re worked to fit better. Remove the top of the rear wheel humps and trim the dash sides a bit.

https://images15.fotki.com/v1666/photos/6/88566/1 ...
  Topic: Chevelle dirt tracker
Gary66

Replies: 14
Views: 2513

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 5:33 pm   Subject: Chevelle dirt tracker
Just finished this one for a Facebook group build.
https://images15.fotki.com/v1666/photos/6/88566/14764164/DSCF0011-vi.jpg

https://images54.fotki.com/v1662/photos/6/88566/14764164/DSCF0006-vi.jpg ...
 
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