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  Topic: Pledge / Future floor wax. How to thin for airbrush use?
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PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Tue Jan 11, 2022 3:08 pm   Subject: Pledge / Future floor wax. How to thin for airbrush use?
Using.a badger patriot with 0.3 mm nozel at 20 psi. Would like to thin the pledge floor wax a bit but unsure what to thin with and what ratio

Or any other airbrush settings or nozzle diameters ...
  Topic: Airbrush painters help! “Skin” forming in cup
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PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Tue Jan 11, 2022 3:04 pm   Subject: Airbrush painters help! “Skin” forming in cup
I’m using testers airbrush thinner for laquers and testers model master enamels. I use 50/50, 1:1 ration mixing in external glass jar that I spin mix with a badger mixer
  Topic: Decal Coating Help
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PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Thu Dec 30, 2021 1:08 pm   Subject: Decal Coating Help
I have had good luck with shooting it with Tamiya clear. 2-3. Light coats

But I’ve had some sets that are just crap and break apart despite clear coats or microscale.
  Topic: Decal Coating Help
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PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Thu Dec 30, 2021 1:05 pm   Subject: Micro scale
What can you thin microscale with so as to airbrush?
  Topic: Airbrush painters help! “Skin” forming in cup
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PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Thu Dec 30, 2021 12:47 pm   Subject: Airbrush painters help! “Skin” forming in cup
I’m getting little pieces of skin (think tomatoe soup) forming in my paint cup while air brushing. Using badger patriot (gravity fed) at 20 psi I did a 50/50 mix of tutors enamel and testers th ...
  Topic: Tamiya rattle can overspray. How to remove?
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PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Wed Nov 10, 2021 9:25 am   Subject: Tamiya rattle can overspray. How to remove?
Was doing a paint job with Tamiya to series of rattle cans. A little bit of overspray happened when the tape line peeled up. I tried to remove it with a a tip dipped in testers thinner That d ...
  Topic: Whats the story with the Pearson GTO?? need help
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 08, 2021 3:11 pm   Subject: Whats the story with the Pearson GTO?? need help
yes,I tried to google this but only found pictures no articles

Whats the story behind the Pearson GTO? is that some kind of ARCA car or other NASCAR division?

He was driving for Wood Brother ...
  Topic: Dale Earnhardt's 1985 Wrangler Monte Carlo
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Nov 08, 2021 3:04 pm   Subject: .meh...
I think yours is missing some key elements.... I try to include fingerprints in the orange peel paint... some excess glue on the windshield and back glass... endless amounts of waters spots from th ...
  Topic: 1982 Mark Martin #02 Jolly Rancher Buick
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Oct 25, 2021 7:31 pm   Subject: 1982 Mark Martin #02 Jolly Rancher Buick
Is the Goodyear on the tires decal or paint stencil?
  Topic: Salvinos JR
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2021 4:18 pm   Subject: Salvinos JR
What is this “builders club”.
  Topic: 2002 #15 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Monte Carlo
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2021 4:16 pm   Subject: 2002 #15 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Monte Carlo
Someday I hope to nail the stance of a nascar racer like you do
  Topic: Future floor polish… turn white in spots, what to do… H
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PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Thu Oct 14, 2021 8:59 am   Subject: Future floor polish… turn white in spots, what to do… H
Put a light coat of future on the side of a Havoline Taurus. Turned it on its side to let gravity even it out There are a few spots where the future turned white….when it dried

Any suggest ...
  Topic: Building my first Nascar kit. 1990 Lumina tips appreciated
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PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Thu Oct 14, 2021 8:55 am   Subject: Building my first Nascar kit. 1990 Lumina tips appreciated
Be patient with the front end and rear bumper. The fitment is trash as they are molded. Be prepared to sand, then puddy, spray light coat of Tamiya grey primer, then puddy, sand, hit with primer ...
  Topic: WTB Ricky Rudd 2002 Havoline Slixx
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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Thu Sep 23, 2021 8:21 am   Subject: WTB Ricky Rudd 2002 Havoline Slixx
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51507616109_4c450d7e2c_c_d.jpg

Looking for this set if anyone is willing to sell it
  Topic: FS Pattos Place Bubba Wallace A10 Air Force Decals
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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 11:39 am   Subject: FS Pattos Place Bubba Wallace A10 Air Force Decals
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51466264131_2c30c852f4_n.jpg

I'm never going to do this project, cost me $45 from Pattos in Australia. Please make me a respectable offer if interested
  Topic: What's the difference between a 2001 and 2002 Monte Carlo
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PostForum: The Diecast Den   Posted: Fri Sep 03, 2021 2:08 pm   Subject: look for an Action "elite" version
if you look for a less popular driver (I.e. Not Earnhardt or Jeff Gordon) you can elite diecast off ebay for cheap. kenny wallace, Mike skinner, etc I'm assuming you want to strip them down and ...
  Topic: The hobby is dying
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 03, 2021 2:03 pm   Subject: and another
I'd like to offer my .02 that the modeling hobby would have more popularity amongst the young and casual hobbyists if the designs would actually come up with designs and molded parts that fit together ...
  Topic: 1981 Earnhardt/Osterlund Wrangler Grand Prix
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2021 1:56 pm   Subject: 1981 Earnhardt/Osterlund Wrangler Grand Prix
Decals….from the box or sftermarket?
  Topic: 87 88 Monogram Thunderbird. Combo only?
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PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2021 10:27 am   Subject: 87 88 Monogram Thunderbird. Combo only?
We’re these body style birds offered in anything besides the Schrader kulwicki Combo kit?
  Topic: Decals
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 21, 2021 7:56 pm   Subject: Decals
I’ve no issues. They are fresh and flexible. They lay down with ease
  Topic: 1999 #33 Ken Schrader Skoal Monte Carlo
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Fri Aug 20, 2021 12:34 pm   Subject: 1999 #33 Ken Schrader Skoal Monte Carlo
The wheel and tire detail is outstanding. What are the color polka dots for?
  Topic: Quaker state car. Recommended a rattle can for the green?
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PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2021 12:15 pm   Subject: Quaker state car. Recommended a rattle can for the green?
Any suggestions?
  Topic: Ricky Rudd wins at Riverside for Bud Moore. What car?
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2021 11:43 am   Subject: Ricky Rudd wins at Riverside for Bud Moore. What car?
I can’t believe I can’t figure this out on the google but what car did Ricky Rudd win riverside in when he drove for Bud Moore? Was it the motorcraft or wrangler livery?
  Topic: 94 Trans AM pace car pro mod....Complete!
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PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2021 3:21 pm   Subject: 94 Trans AM pace car pro mod....Complete!
The stance is incredible. I am sure that was not easy to achieve. I love pro stocks/pro mods but the revell / monogram chassis befuddle me and I gave up trying.

I wish the heavens above that ...
  Topic: 1/24 Revell 2019 Castrol FORD GT build-up!
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PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2021 3:15 pm   Subject: when I grow up...I want to be as good a modeler as you...
I thought it was against forum policy to post pics of real cars and then claim them as your model?
  Topic: 2019 C7R Corvette Build
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PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2021 3:12 pm   Subject: 2019 C7R Corvette Build
"lowered the wheels.....040"

Can you explain your technique for doing that ?
  Topic: 1/24 IMSA BF Goodwrich Porsche 962 build-up!
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PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2021 3:10 pm   Subject: 1/24 IMSA BF Goodwrich Porsche 962 build-up!
... cough....cough.... goodwrench corvette gtp.....cough...cough..cough...

...ack.... Chevy Intrepid....cough..ack.... mid engine probe gtp...ackk..cough..
  Topic: 3 AMIGOS DECALS...NEW! #27 PEAK/MENARDS 2017 CHEVROLET SS
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2021 3:06 pm   Subject: 3 AMIGOS DECALS...NEW! #27 PEAK/MENARDS 2017 CHEVROLET SS
please do a set for his 2011 Brickyard winner
  Topic: 3 AMIGOS DECALS...NEW! #33 SKOAL 1991 OLDSMOBILE
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2021 3:03 pm   Subject: 3 AMIGOS DECALS...NEW! #33 SKOAL 1991 OLDSMOBILE
as if Mike's decals doesn't syphon my bank account enough....now this switchline group is another drain...

Oh well...its only money....

In all serious ness, thanks to all the switch line vendor ...
  Topic: Revell of Germany kits. Any difference?
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2021 11:04 am   Subject: Revell of Germany kits. Any difference?
I know this isn’t a NASCAR topic, however there seems to be no end of modeling knowledge on this board

My local hobby store has 69 Camaro Z28 kit for 50 bucks. The artwork is much different fro ...
  Topic: Thad's custom decals? anybody know of this?
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2021 12:19 pm   Subject: Thad's custom decals? anybody know of this?
Found an old post from 2009 showing a Harvick reese cookie car. the post said it was built using "thads customs decals from Randy Ayers forum"

Any body know if this company or person is ...
  Topic: Monogram 1990 Nascar Lumina... What decal options?
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2021 12:14 pm   Subject: Monogram 1990 Nascar Lumina... What decal options?
try ebay and type in "Lumina" then filter your search to "toys and hobbies" "models' , "nascar" and then "decals" You might find some you aren't
seei ...
  Topic: 3 AMIGOS DECALS...NEW! #33 SKOAL 1991 OLDSMOBILE
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 04, 2021 8:39 pm   Subject: Thank you
S glad to finally see this set done get done! The sets floating around on eBay are old and hard to manage and don’t have all the details

Big question though. Is this scaled to fit the AMT Old ...
  Topic: Jurassic Park #24 std kit vs racing reflections version?
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 04, 2021 8:32 pm   Subject: Jurassic Park #24 std kit vs racing reflections version?
Any body know the difference between the kits of revell Jeff Gordon Jurassic park car? Seems to be a standard version and “racing reflections” version. Only difference I can tell from eBay pictu ...
  Topic: James Hunt 1976 McLaren M23
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 12:45 pm   Subject: Niki Lauda, Niki Lauda, Niki Lauda!!
I'm inspired by the movie as well. I'm working on Nikki's ferrari from the era of the film. I hope to post pics in a few months
  Topic: 1989 #88 Crisco Pontiac Daytona 500 and other Grand Prixs
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Jul 19, 2021 1:21 pm   Subject: 1989 #88 Crisco Pontiac Daytona 500 and other Grand Prixs
How do you have no seem line for the rear bumper and front fascia? I've build a couple of these and the fit of those pieces is horrid. Yet your's look like they are all molded as one piece. Please ...
  Topic: short track hubs vs cup car hubs why are they different?
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat May 08, 2021 10:04 am   Subject: short track hubs vs cup car hubs why are they different?
trucks/xfinity/Cup cars have all the lug nuts very close to the axle cylinder in the center of the wheel just like a street vehicle

a lot of short track / saturday night cars (and models/die cast ...
  Topic: Kevin Harvick 2007 All Star Winner
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 3:52 pm   Subject: Kevin Harvick 2007 All Star Winner
Straight up box build Monogram Monte Carlo. Decals from Mikes, Tamiya Titanium Gold paint

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51128056967_19402ccd76_z.jpg

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  Topic: Richard Childress CRC Monte Carlo
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 3:47 pm   Subject: Richard Childress CRC Monte Carlo
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51128062989_6b02b51271_z.jpg

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  Topic: Dale Earnhardt Peter Max - pretty or hideous? you decide
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2021 11:11 am   Subject: Dale Earnhardt Peter Max - pretty or hideous? you decide
Peter Max was a hippie artist from the sixties so i imagine he was hopped up on something to design this..

And he must have given some "stuff" to childress and the goodwrench folks to per ...
  Topic: Cale Yarborough - Valvoline Buick
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:51 am   Subject: Cale Yarborough - Valvoline Buick
some homebrew decals and Ron Bouchard Monogram kit. I believe Mikes has a proper set of powerslide decals to do this build now if you wanted one.


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  Topic: Dale Jr - P40 Warhawk fantasy build
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:35 am   Subject: Dale Jr - P40 Warhawk fantasy build
Was inspired by Bubba Wallace Air Force A10 Warthog scheme....




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  Topic: Neil Bonnet Squarebird - so ugly its cool? you decide
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2021 9:09 am   Subject: Neil Bonnet Squarebird - so ugly its cool? you decide
straight up box build from Monogram Thunderbird legends combo kit.

Anybody know what "Hodgdon" is or was?? seems to be on many cars from this era

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  Topic: Dale Earnhardt Peter Max - pretty or hideous? you decide
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2021 9:03 am   Subject: Dale Earnhardt Peter Max - pretty or hideous? you decide
Tamiya Fluoresent yellow for Polycarbonate seemed to work OK, JWTBM decals from Mikes, standard monogram / revell 2000 Monte Carlo kit

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51101192923_e1a77babd2 ...
  Topic: Dale Earnhardt 88 Aerocoupe - Original Sam Bass concept
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:08 am   Subject: Dale Earnhardt 88 Aerocoupe - Original Sam Bass concept
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  Topic: Buddy Baker Grey Ghost - Dale Jr Throwback
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Mar 22, 2021 6:00 pm   Subject: Buddy Baker Grey Ghost - Dale Jr Throwback
Straight Box Salvino 442 - tamiya silver leaf and black
Jr is die cast from Lionel

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  Topic: Cale Yarborough Busch 442 Salvino Harvick Throwback
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Mar 22, 2021 5:56 pm   Subject: Cale Yarborough Busch 442 Salvino Harvick Throwback
straight box build salvino cale yarborough. Tamiya white - Krylon blue
Harvick is die cast from Lionel

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51064216331_939a72dded_z.jpg

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  Topic: 63 Junior Johnson Impala - 2020 Dillon Throwback
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Mar 22, 2021 5:43 pm   Subject: 63 Junior Johnson Impala - 2020 Dillon Throwback
Impala is frankenstein of AMT Impala drag kit and pontiac nascar kit. Some scratch building (yeah I know window net isn't period correct) PPE wheels and tires, fred cady decals, tamiya racing white ...
  Topic: 2021 Austin Dillon Throwback - 98 Daytona Winner
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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Mar 22, 2021 5:25 pm   Subject: 2021 Austin Dillon Throwback - 98 Daytona Winner
20 years since we lost the Intimidator So I hope Team 3 will celebrate the greatest victory of 98, with a Darlington throw back scheme like this

98 car is a monogram model - powerslide, kit deca ...
  Topic: home-brew decals on HP Inkjet, my black is purple....help!
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2021 8:46 pm   Subject: home-brew decals on HP Inkjet, my black is purple....help!
I'm using MS paint to create my own decals, I then paste into MS Word and create a decal sheet. Im printing on HP 7510 inkjet (basic 100 printer from Target) Set printer setting to "HP P ...
 
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