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  Topic: 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona
MarkJ

Replies: 15
Views: 1677

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2022 3:23 pm   Subject: 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona
Wow, that paint looks awesome. the gold and red really pop. I'm guessing Tamiya?
  Topic: 2022 #5 Kyle Larson Hendrick Cars Camaro ZL1
MarkJ

Replies: 9
Views: 450

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2022 8:03 am   Subject: 2022 #5 Kyle Larson Hendrick Cars Camaro ZL1
Another great one. I always like to see how good these things can turn out and yours are the ones to look at for that. Someday I hope they offer the Chastain, I fly kit, and I can actually get my hand ...
  Topic: A trio of Ray Fox Impalas
MarkJ

Replies: 3
Views: 336

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2022 5:57 pm   Subject: A trio of Ray Fox Impalas
3 great looking builds. I like your idea of 2 coats of future with no paint. Came out looking flawless.
  Topic: Best place to purchase next gen Camaro
MarkJ

Replies: 21
Views: 1727

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2022 6:58 am   Subject: Best place to purchase next gen Camaro
Here's hoping the Chastain kit comes with a 1/24 scale watermelon.

You could probably use a small pecan. Shape it a little and paint it green. I'm definitely going to have a scratch built one for t ...
  Topic: Best place to purchase next gen Camaro
MarkJ

Replies: 21
Views: 1727

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 10, 2022 6:57 am   Subject: Best place to purchase next gen Camaro
Chastain and Suarez both going out in a week or so to dealers/distributors.

BOTH molded in BLACK.


Sounds good if its the "week", but not the "or so". Molded in black. I mig ...
  Topic: Best place to purchase next gen Camaro
MarkJ

Replies: 21
Views: 1727

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2022 2:09 pm   Subject: Best place to purchase next gen Camaro
Chastain and Suarez both going out in a week or so to dealers/distributors.

BOTH molded in BLACK.


Sounds good if its the "week", but not the "or so". Molded in black. I mig ...
  Topic: 1990 Pepsi 400 Kyle Petty Peak Pontiac
MarkJ

Replies: 8
Views: 693

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2022 8:46 am   Subject: 1990 Pepsi 400 Kyle Petty Peak Pontiac
Beautiful, super clean build. As always.
  Topic: Best place to purchase next gen Camaro
MarkJ

Replies: 21
Views: 1727

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2022 8:41 am   Subject: Best place to purchase next gen Camaro
I guess it was just a rumor that the Chastain first win car kit was coming out.
  Topic: Does anyone have a picture of this car from the bottom side
MarkJ

Replies: 6
Views: 516

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Thu Sep 08, 2022 6:52 am   Subject: Does anyone have a picture of this car from the bottom side
The under car photo above is one taken of Fred Lorenzen's 63 Wood Brothers car at Riverside in the 63 Motor Trend 500...Not the Amick 62 rolled at Daytona. But...that said...there is probably little d ...
  Topic: Does anyone have a picture of this car from the bottom side
MarkJ

Replies: 6
Views: 516

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2022 3:28 pm   Subject: Does anyone have a picture of this car from the bottom side
Could it be this?

https://i.imgur.com/MaUge5b.jpg


Thats it Pierre. Thank you so much.
  Topic: Does anyone have a picture of this car from the bottom side
MarkJ

Replies: 6
Views: 516

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2022 9:08 am   Subject: Does anyone have a picture of this car from the bottom side
I used to have a picture of this car showing the bottom of it. I guess when it was on its side somebody snapped a picture of the bottom view of the car showing the gas tank, shocks and exhaust. If any ...
  Topic: Fireball Roberts 1957 Chevy
MarkJ

Replies: 10
Views: 2775

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Thu Sep 01, 2022 9:40 am   Subject: Fireball Roberts 1957 Chevy
Jb, it's the amt 57 Chevy kit with the light blue and white 57 Chevy on the box. I think it's available at Hobby Lobby right now.
  Topic: Contingency's
MarkJ

Replies: 8
Views: 822

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 24, 2022 8:11 am   Subject: Contingency's
I like it. If I ever end up making decals for one of these models, I won't have to do all those small contingencies. Only trouble is the wrap type graphics are even worse than making contingencies.
  Topic: Best place to purchase next gen Camaro
MarkJ

Replies: 21
Views: 1727

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 23, 2022 8:39 am   Subject: Best place to purchase next gen Camaro
Well, the middle of august is gone and no #1 nextgen kit available yet. I went to Chastain's merchandise site, and they are saying this item will not be shipped any later then 9/30/2022. So, looks lik ...
  Topic: Marty Robbins
MarkJ

Replies: 8
Views: 725

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Fri Aug 19, 2022 8:52 am   Subject: Marty Robbins
When was this Buick campaigned?
  Topic: Pledge/Future -Whateverthenewnameis Question
MarkJ

Replies: 7
Views: 1805

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2022 12:52 pm   Subject: Re: Pledge/Future -Whateverthenewnameis Question
Anyone have any idea what is going on with Future/Pledge or whatever the current name may be? It’s unobtainable in big box food and grocery stores. It’s unobtainable on Amazon. On eBay, I can buy ...
  Topic: 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona
MarkJ

Replies: 15
Views: 1677

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2022 8:41 am   Subject: 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona
Now just radius those front wheel openings about 3/32 of an inch all the way around and put a slight lip at the top and it will look just about right. The front tire changer has to be able to get the ...
  Topic: Need your opinion of models you choose to buy!
MarkJ

Replies: 17
Views: 1462

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 12, 2022 11:16 am   Subject: Need your opinion of models you choose to buy!
I only build models that I have an interest in the driver for one reason or another. Just because the car looks cool doesn't give me the incentive to build it. Its either a car I wanted to build back ...
  Topic: Best place to purchase next gen Camaro
MarkJ

Replies: 21
Views: 1727

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 09, 2022 7:29 am   Subject: Best place to purchase next gen Camaro
Thanks guys. I have done business with Mike many moons ago and will probably stick with him. I hear there is a Chastain first cup win car that is supposed to be offered in August. Anybody have any inf ...
  Topic: Best place to purchase next gen Camaro
MarkJ

Replies: 21
Views: 1727

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2022 11:23 am   Subject: Best place to purchase next gen Camaro
I'm finally ready to try a next gen Camaro. Where are most of you guys purchasing yours from or are they already sold out?
  Topic: Decal Question
MarkJ

Replies: 5
Views: 777

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2022 12:26 pm   Subject: Re: Decal Question
... I have been coating mine with future with a wide soft brush with much success but believe it or not future is too hot for my inkjet decals. I was using testors clear on them but very light coats s ...
  Topic: Decal Question
MarkJ

Replies: 5
Views: 777

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 30, 2022 8:20 am   Subject: Re: Decal Question
Anyone ever used DupliColor clear over laser printed decals? I am a bit concerned it may be too "hot".

Laser decals are not ink so it would take something very hot to make them smear. I ...
  Topic: Polar Lights Charger
MarkJ

Replies: 9
Views: 1183

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2022 10:39 am   Subject: Polar Lights Charger
When I built mine a while back it had a rear splash pan. IIRC it took a little fitting to look good.
If you are not past the paint stage sand the top of the front fenders a bit, they are to proud. A ...
  Topic: Polar Lights Charger
MarkJ

Replies: 9
Views: 1183

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2022 8:08 am   Subject: Polar Lights Charger
You might have to make your own from some Evergreen styrene sheet material. Hobby Lobby now sells it, at least where I live.
  Topic: 2002 Shawna Robinson #49 BAM Racing Dodge
MarkJ

Replies: 3
Views: 707

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Jul 21, 2022 10:06 am   Subject: 2002 Shawna Robinson #49 BAM Racing Dodge
Nice and clean.
  Topic: Corvette Grand Sport chassis 004 at 1964 Sebring
MarkJ

Replies: 14
Views: 1233

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2022 5:29 pm   Subject: Corvette Grand Sport chassis 004 at 1964 Sebring
Pierre, I never get tired of looking at this Awesome build. Looks even better over here at Randy's. The paint still blows me away. My intention is to use my phone for photography on my next build like ...
  Topic: Corvette Grand Sport chassis 004 at 1964 Sebring
MarkJ

Replies: 14
Views: 1233

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2022 11:55 am   Subject: Corvette Grand Sport chassis 004 at 1964 Sebring
Pierre, I never get tired of looking at this Awesome build. Looks even better over here at Randy's. The paint still blows me away. My intention is to use my phone for photography on my next build like ...
  Topic: 1966 Darel Dieringer/ Bud Moore Mercury Comet Cyclone
MarkJ

Replies: 20
Views: 1904

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2022 4:43 pm   Subject: 1966 Darel Dieringer/ Bud Moore Mercury Comet Cyclone
Beautiful build Mark. That red, black & white livery really stands out.
I followed with great interest your work taking the simple AMT 67 road car kit and making a 66 race car from it. The transf ...
  Topic: 1966 Darel Dieringer/ Bud Moore Mercury Comet Cyclone
MarkJ

Replies: 20
Views: 1904

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2022 12:03 pm   Subject: 1966 Darel Dieringer/ Bud Moore Mercury Comet Cyclone
WShockedW
I knew you added a ton of details and scratch built items but I never knew how much until I looked at the build thread. - Outstanding work.

Thanks, Big. Talk about Outstanding work. the ...
  Topic: 1966 Darel Dieringer/ Bud Moore Mercury Comet Cyclone
MarkJ

Replies: 20
Views: 1904

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2022 12:00 pm   Subject: 1966 Darel Dieringer/ Bud Moore Mercury Comet Cyclone
That is one awesome build Mark! Another work of model art Smile

Thanks, Bill. Your work is always so inspiring to keep me going.
  Topic: 1966 Darel Dieringer/ Bud Moore Mercury Comet Cyclone
MarkJ

Replies: 20
Views: 1904

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2022 11:58 am   Subject: 1966 Darel Dieringer/ Bud Moore Mercury Comet Cyclone
Simply outstanding build Mark. And I can't believe that it's brush painted. Looks marvelous. Don't think I'll give up my airbrush though.

Great build my friend.

Thanks, John. You definitely shou ...
  Topic: 1966 Darel Dieringer/ Bud Moore Mercury Comet Cyclone
MarkJ

Replies: 20
Views: 1904

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2022 11:43 am   Subject: 1966 Darel Dieringer/ Bud Moore Mercury Comet Cyclone
Beautiful build Mark. That red, black & white livery really stands out.
I followed with great interest your work taking the simple AMT 67 road car kit and making a 66 race car from it. The transf ...
  Topic: 1966 Darel Dieringer/ Bud Moore Mercury Comet Cyclone
MarkJ

Replies: 20
Views: 1904

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2022 1:21 pm   Subject: 1966 Darel Dieringer/ Bud Moore Mercury Comet Cyclone
If interested in the wip there are some better interior shots and a look at the decal sheets I made. Click on the link below.

http://www.modelcarsmag.com/forums/topic/169114-1966-mercury-comet/
  Topic: 1966 Darel Dieringer/ Bud Moore Mercury Comet Cyclone
MarkJ

Replies: 20
Views: 1904

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2022 4:25 pm   Subject: 1966 Darel Dieringer/ Bud Moore Mercury Comet Cyclone
This model depicts the car that won the 1966 Southern 500. I've been trying to build as many Southern 500 winners I can from the 50's and 60's. This car had a 390 bored to 405 cubic inches. It also sp ...
  Topic: Fred Lorenzen 60 Starliner
MarkJ

Replies: 13
Views: 5303

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Mon Jul 04, 2022 8:17 am   Subject: Fred Lorenzen 60 Starliner
finished piv in showroom

Went to showroom. Nothing there about a Fred Lorenzen 1960 Ford.
  Topic: My Long-running projects: NASCAR by the Numbers and more
MarkJ

Replies: 16
Views: 4210

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 02, 2022 5:24 pm   Subject: My Long-running projects: NASCAR by the Numbers and more
That one is 1993

Thanks again.
  Topic: My Long-running projects: NASCAR by the Numbers and more
MarkJ

Replies: 16
Views: 4210

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 01, 2022 5:37 pm   Subject: My Long-running projects: NASCAR by the Numbers and more
Sorry about that, the password is bk1

Thanks, Billy. I always enjoy viewing your builds.

Tried to access the stock car photo archive and it says that password is not correct.
  Topic: My Long-running projects: NASCAR by the Numbers and more
MarkJ

Replies: 16
Views: 4210

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 01, 2022 5:31 pm   Subject: My Long-running projects: NASCAR by the Numbers and more
Sorry about that, the password is bk1

Thanks, Billy. I always enjoy viewing your builds.
  Topic: #24 Lumina Indy winner
MarkJ

Replies: 11
Views: 1843

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Fri Jul 01, 2022 7:53 am   Subject: #24 Lumina Indy winner
Sad to hear you didn't post the final pics in the showroom. I was looking forward to this one for sure. Anyway, you did an awesome job on everything I viewed in this wip.
  Topic: Shocks
MarkJ

Replies: 2
Views: 643

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Fri Jul 01, 2022 7:47 am   Subject: Shocks
You just have to use some evergreen tubing or maybe rod that's the right size. The ends can be made from sausage cuts of the same tubing with a hole drilled through the middle. Drill the hole first be ...
  Topic: Buddy Baker Olds
MarkJ

Replies: 13
Views: 1898

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Fri Jul 01, 2022 7:37 am   Subject: Buddy Baker Olds
Again, thank you for posting this awesome build. It's pure enjoyment to view.
  Topic: 1989 Kyle Petty Peak
MarkJ

Replies: 11
Views: 1526

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Fri Jul 01, 2022 7:35 am   Subject: 1989 Kyle Petty Peak
Another Excellent one. All of your models have a certain aura about them that makes then enjoyable to view and take in completely.
  Topic: Butt-hurt about criticism...
MarkJ

Replies: 22
Views: 3072

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 01, 2022 7:29 am   Subject: Butt-hurt about criticism...
Can't say that I agree with comments made by 43Petty45.
What I see is a lot of support between builders and a lot of useful exchange of knowledge happening on the FAB or WIP tabs.
Personally when I ...
  Topic: Butt-hurt about criticism...
MarkJ

Replies: 22
Views: 3072

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 01, 2022 7:27 am   Subject: Butt-hurt about criticism...
Yes, but when the guy giving the criticism never posts his builds, but just likes to find fault with the builder posting, that is not cool.
Tone is also important. If you say to a guy you might want ...
  Topic: Ghost White Toner and HP254dw Printer Tips & Tricks
MarkJ

Replies: 113
Views: 57509

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 01, 2022 7:06 am   Subject: Ghost White Toner and HP254dw Printer Tips & Tricks
Using my latest laser decals on my current build and found if I just use one coat of future as the fixadent the decals are much easier to work with. I had to double up the white underlays on the red p ...
  Topic: My Long-running projects: NASCAR by the Numbers and more
MarkJ

Replies: 16
Views: 4210

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2022 2:38 pm   Subject: My Long-running projects: NASCAR by the Numbers and more
Thanks guys, Unfortunately I don't have much display space so most are not displayed but packed in boxes. The joy for me is in the process and the documenting.

All of the builds have more photos o ...
  Topic: My Long-running projects: NASCAR by the Numbers and more
MarkJ

Replies: 16
Views: 4210

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2022 7:14 am   Subject: My Long-running projects: NASCAR by the Numbers and more
Very impressive, Billy. I was hoping I could click on the small picture and get a big one. I need to visit your fotki site to get larger views.
  Topic: 1961 Cotton Owens pontiac
MarkJ

Replies: 13
Views: 1605

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2022 8:20 am   Subject: 1961 Cotton Owens pontiac
Mark - this is the only grill shot I have
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52173135811_7880ea725a_c.jpg

Looks Awesome. Thanks for posting it. I have always wanted to do Weatherley's 61 Pontia ...
  Topic: Decals Curling Up
MarkJ

Replies: 7
Views: 1113

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2022 8:13 am   Subject: Decals Curling Up
Thanks! It was my first time applying this so it's very possible I overdid it!

Good to hear you have another set.
  Topic: Zerex t-bird
MarkJ

Replies: 15
Views: 1722

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2022 7:22 am   Subject: Zerex t-bird
How did you have the patience not to post these as you completed them? They are all soooo stunning and crisp and clean. I salute your massive talent for this hobby.
 
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