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  Topic: Looking for Danny Byrd Decals
spooker

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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Sat Apr 09, 2022 1:25 pm   Subject: Looking for Danny Byrd Decals
Try here: (click link & scroll down)

https://sites.google.com/view/polecatdecals/short-track-heros/short-track-heros-2
  Topic: '65 Fairlane Mod. Stocker nearly done...
spooker

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PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2022 12:46 pm   Subject: '65 Fairlane Mod. Stocker nearly done...
Posted here:

http://randyayersmodeling.com/modelingforum/viewtopic.php?t=5175
  Topic: Chassis & Interior options For AMT's '65 Chevelle modifi
spooker

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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2022 11:52 am   Subject: Chassis & Interior options For AMT's '65 Chevelle modifi
Pretty sure the 442 has a longer wheelbase. You could probably shorten it fairly easily.
  Topic: Chassis & Interior options For AMT's '65 Chevelle modifi
spooker

Replies: 11
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2022 8:06 am   Subject: Chassis & Interior options For AMT's '65 Chevelle modifi
As far as the hood goes, resin hoods have been made in the past, but I don't think any are currently available. That said, seems like some sheet plastic, liquid cement and putty would fix it. I assu ...
  Topic: 3D printed 1/25 scale BOXY Matador.....
spooker

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PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Thu Mar 31, 2022 11:06 am   Subject: 3D printed 1/25 scale BOXY Matador.....
Any chance of some pics of that body, Dave?
  Topic: '65 Fairlane Modified Stocker finished....
spooker

Replies: 6
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PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2022 8:40 am   Subject: '65 Fairlane Modified Stocker finished....
Tamiya paint and your fine paint job is too good for this type of car. LOL

Obviously a pre-season pic!
  Topic: '65 Fairlane Modified Stocker finished....
spooker

Replies: 6
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PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sun Mar 20, 2022 6:41 pm   Subject: '65 Fairlane Modified Stocker finished....
Thanks! I'm having a lot of fun with these simple kits.
  Topic: '65 Fairlane Modified Stocker finished....
spooker

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PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sat Mar 19, 2022 5:09 pm   Subject: '65 Fairlane Modified Stocker finished....
Well, here it is. Interior became unlevel during final assembly, didn't notice it until glue was hardened, so.... It only shows from ground level straight on, good enough I guess. Box stock except ...
  Topic: JNJ Goo Goo Clusters decals
spooker

Replies: 2
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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Fri Mar 18, 2022 5:51 pm   Subject: JNJ Goo Goo Clusters decals
PM sent!
  Topic: 1966/1967 contingency help
spooker

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Thu Mar 17, 2022 3:55 pm   Subject: 1966/1967 contingency help
Probably an older or newer version of this:

https://i.imgur.com/Snq7mD2.jpg
  Topic: Original MPC GTO Super Stocker build...
spooker

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Wed Mar 09, 2022 12:52 pm   Subject: Original MPC GTO Super Stocker build...
Since these have been re-issued lately, i thought I'd post this original survivor. Built by me, as a teenager, about 45 years ago (maybe more!). Testors metallic blue and yellow, MPC decals, no clea ...
  Topic: BEWARE... If you order from Hobby Wheels
spooker

Replies: 6
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 07, 2022 12:14 pm   Subject: BEWARE... If you order from Hobby Wheels
Yes, they are part of a "web" of companies, and I use the word web purposely. I had one episode dealing with Internet Hobbies, took intervention from my CC company to resolve.
  Topic: Want to buy......long shot
spooker

Replies: 17
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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Sat Mar 05, 2022 5:26 pm   Subject: Want to buy......long shot
You're welcome! Post some pics of your projects!
  Topic: Info needed Pearson 1971 GTO color
spooker

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PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Thu Mar 03, 2022 1:09 pm   Subject: Info needed Pearson 1971 GTO color
The vast majority of pictures look purple, decals are trimmed in purple and the other racer sponsored by CV Enterprises (Jerry Grant Mystery Eagle) was purple, so....

I think that Talladega pic is ...
  Topic: Johan kits
spooker

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PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2022 5:26 pm   Subject: Johan kits
Yeah, I have a late-run Superbird in Forest Green! Seems brittle as well.
  Topic: 1968 Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners Decal
spooker

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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Wed Feb 23, 2022 11:41 am   Subject: 1968 Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners Decal
jj, the PPP sheet is the way to go, the JNJ decals are 25 years old at least! I do have one set of the JNJ left, if you do decide you want them.
  Topic: 1968 Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners Decal
spooker

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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Tue Feb 22, 2022 3:29 pm   Subject: 1968 Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners Decal
JNJ did that set, I MIGHT have one, let me check.
  Topic: jack ingram decals
spooker

Replies: 2
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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Mon Feb 21, 2022 1:14 pm   Subject: jack ingram decals
Link: https://sites.google.com/view/polecatdecals/home
  Topic: 2022 nascar
spooker

Replies: 9
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 21, 2022 10:35 am   Subject: 2022 nascar
Looks like the bottom of a 1/32 scale slot car, even looks like it has magnets!
  Topic: '65 Fairlane Mod. Stocker nearly done...
spooker

Replies: 4
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PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Sun Feb 20, 2022 10:43 am   Subject: '65 Fairlane Mod. Stocker nearly done...
In my ongoing project to build all 9 of the AMT Modified Stockers, here is my 1965 Fairlane so far:

https://i.imgur.com/DLfMl8Z.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/reKHSOR.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/nCBK9M9.jpg ...
  Topic: AC/Delco Craftsman Truck w/PE & Slixx decals-REDUCED...
spooker

Replies: 1
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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Sun Feb 06, 2022 10:48 am   Subject: AC/Delco Craftsman Truck w/PE & Slixx decals-REDUCED...
Bump before heading to e-Bay, price reduced!
  Topic: Chaparral 2C - 1/24 scale LS
spooker

Replies: 3
Views: 677

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Sat Feb 05, 2022 5:28 pm   Subject: Chaparral 2C - 1/24 scale LS
PM sent!
  Topic: F1 Tamiya Kits (Prices Lowered)
spooker

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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2022 4:45 pm   Subject: F1 Tamiya Kits (Prices Lowered)
PM sent!
  Topic: 4 Slixx Cartoon Network sheets-REDUCED...
spooker

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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Tue Jan 25, 2022 8:20 am   Subject: 4 Slixx Cartoon Network sheets-REDUCED...
Off to e-Bay!!
  Topic: AC/Delco Craftsman Truck w/PE & Slixx decals-REDUCED...
spooker

Replies: 1
Views: 533

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Sun Jan 23, 2022 12:12 pm   Subject: AC/Delco Craftsman Truck w/PE & Slixx decals-REDUCED...
For sale, my last Craftsman Race Truck kit, Ken Schrader's AC Delco Chevy. Pictures tell the story, it has kit & Slixx decals, and the rare PDP photo-etch detail set. $44.00 shipped to lower 48, ...
  Topic: 1/16 Perry's Resin Daytona plus...
spooker

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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Fri Jan 21, 2022 10:14 am   Subject: 1/16 Perry's Resin Daytona plus...
Just gauging interest here before this goes to e-Bay. I have a Perry's Resin 1/16 Daytona body, complete with resin H/M wheels and resin tires. Also a (unknown maker) conversion kit for the 1/16 Duk ...
  Topic: Purple Dodge Charger
spooker

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PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Thu Jan 20, 2022 2:05 pm   Subject: Purple Dodge Charger
Great job, Bill! Glad the decals worked out for you. Yesterday's seem to hold up pretty well despite their age, better than many others. I never would have gotten around to building this one, happy ...
  Topic: Looking for Cady decal #7 Old Blue...
spooker

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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Sun Jan 16, 2022 9:56 am   Subject: Looking for Cady decal #7 Old Blue...
As the title says, I'm looking for a Fred Cady decal sheet #7 for John Greenwood's Corvette "Old Blue". Lots of decals of all types to trade or will pay. TIA!
  Topic: Deans Hobby Stop
spooker

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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2022 6:42 pm   Subject: Deans Hobby Stop
I've ordered from Dean since the days of sending SASE's to get his paper list from his ads in the back of Scale Auto! He will always take care of you. Thought he was MY secret!
  Topic: Was there ever a better looking race car than this one?
spooker

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PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Dec 13, 2021 1:05 pm   Subject: Was there ever a better looking race car than this one?
No pics here, but IMHO any race car from any series that is pre-computer tech is better looking than anything current!
  Topic: Decal Coating Help
spooker

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PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Wed Dec 08, 2021 12:38 pm   Subject: Decal Coating Help
I use this a lot:

http://www.microscale.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=MI-12&Category_Code=FINPROD&Product_Count=6

Can be brushed on (how I do it) or thinned and ...
  Topic: Salvinos JR New Product News
spooker

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PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Tue Nov 30, 2021 9:13 am   Subject: Salvinos JR New Product News
Oh boy, another Salvino "improvement"!
  Topic: RIP Frank Williams...
spooker

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PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Mon Nov 29, 2021 10:43 am   Subject: RIP Frank Williams...
Saw this today: https://abcnews.go.com/Sports/wireStory/frank-williams-founder-formula-team-dies-79-81430974
  Topic: MCW paint codes.
spooker

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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 18, 2021 9:03 am   Subject: MCW paint codes.
Just an FYI, if you are new to airbrushing, their paints are VERY easy to use, pre-thinned perfectly. I airbrush pretty infrequently and these paints help me get going again easily.
  Topic: Tamiya rattle can overspray. How to remove?
spooker

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PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Wed Nov 10, 2021 1:06 pm   Subject: Tamiya rattle can overspray. How to remove?
I was thinking maybe wet-sand with a really fine grit and lots of water. 1500-2000 grit.
  Topic: Where to find Hubs and Wheels
spooker

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PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Tue Nov 09, 2021 5:05 pm   Subject: Where to find Hubs and Wheels
One of the best aftermarket guys around, and knowledgeable, too:

http://www.bigdonkeyresin.com/
  Topic: Mono '87 T-bird/Kodak Olds Combos For Sale...
spooker

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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Mon Nov 08, 2021 11:35 am   Subject: Mono '87 T-bird/Kodak Olds Combos For Sale...
Bump!
  Topic: Salvinos JR
spooker

Replies: 66
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 07, 2021 9:37 am   Subject: Salvinos JR
Hey Joe, tell us what you really think! Laughing

Remember the difference, "Modelers vs. Assemblers"!

Probably enough "Assemblers" out there to keep them going for a while.

A ...
  Topic: 1956 Indy Winner Resin Kit For Sale..SOLD
spooker

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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Sun Nov 07, 2021 7:39 am   Subject: 1956 Indy Winner Resin Kit For Sale..SOLD
SOLD! Thanks!
  Topic: Salvinos JR
spooker

Replies: 66
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PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 31, 2021 7:16 pm   Subject: Salvinos JR
Careful, Joe, you're going to get this locked (but I agree with you)!
  Topic: Sealed NASCAR kits For Sale...
spooker

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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Thu Oct 28, 2021 4:07 pm   Subject: Sealed NASCAR kits For Sale...
https://i.imgur.com/4JSuUHV.jpg
Hudson - $22.00
Monte Carlo - $20.00SOLD
Peak Pontiac - $12.00
Bahari Pontiac - $12.00
Kodak Olds - $7.00

https://i.imgur.com/n4Bz7Pb.jpg
Goodwrench Lumina - $ ...
  Topic: Resin NASCAR bodies for sale...
spooker

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PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Thu Oct 28, 2021 3:59 pm   Subject: Resin NASCAR bodies for sale...
1979-80 Chevy Caprice with Chimneyville Rusty Wallace decals - $42.00
https://i.imgur.com/5OKpFYd.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/JfZ4MJp.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/nFzlIR6.jpg

1996 Grand Prix - $15.00
ht ...
  Topic: Mono '87 T-bird/Kodak Olds Combos For Sale...
spooker

Replies: 1
Views: 948

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Wed Oct 27, 2021 11:34 am   Subject: Mono '87 T-bird/Kodak Olds Combos For Sale...
Both sealed, Olds has a large rip in the top plastic. Olds Combo - $22.00, '87 T-bird Combo $34.00, $50.00 for both, shipping to be determined case by case. Money orders only at this time, sorry. T ...
  Topic: 1956 Indy Winner Resin Kit For Sale..SOLD
spooker

Replies: 1
Views: 830

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Wed Oct 27, 2021 10:56 am   Subject: 1956 Indy Winner Resin Kit For Sale..SOLD
Vintage Indy Resin 1956 Watson Indy Winner kit, complete except for decals, Indycals has them. $68.00 shipped to lower 48. At this time, I am only accepting money orders, sorry for any inconvenience ...
  Topic: Tip Needed: cementing body to chassis side rails
spooker

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PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Fri Oct 22, 2021 7:27 pm   Subject: Tip Needed: cementing body to chassis side rails
If I have to spread the body to get the chassis in (curved sides), I never glue the body to the chassis. If the body can slip straight on/off (straight sides), I glue in the most inconspicuous spot I ...
  Topic: Future floor polish… turn white in spots, what to do… H
spooker

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PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Thu Oct 14, 2021 1:39 pm   Subject: Future floor polish… turn white in spots, what to do… H
Glass cleaner WITH ammonia will remove Future easily. White spots may be the result of thick spots in the Future. I always try to apply the thinnest coat possible, as quickly as possible, with the ...
  Topic: 72 Chevy wedge with Modified
spooker

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PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 7:08 pm   Subject: 72 Chevy wedge with Modified
He used the dirt tires that MPC unfortunately included in their asphalt series of kits. A great job otherwise, tho! Always thought it was a shame that MPC had dirt tires in their asphalt cars and AM ...
  Topic: Pearson Charger interior color?
spooker

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PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Wed Oct 06, 2021 8:00 am   Subject: Pearson Charger interior color?
All I can say for sure is the roll cage is white! Haven't seen a clear period pic to be sure of the rest. One pic I've seen shows very dark(black?) inner door panels, the rest looks gray, or shadowe ...
  Topic: Original 1973 Richard Petty Dodge Charger kit
spooker

Replies: 8
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PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Sun Oct 03, 2021 2:44 pm   Subject: Original 1973 Richard Petty Dodge Charger kit
Original issues of many kits have less flash than re-issues and sometimes even additional parts not in the re-issues. Also, some of us (me) like the older plastic better than the softer, newer stuff.
  Topic: 64 dodge plymouth kit bash question
spooker

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PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sun Oct 03, 2021 8:02 am   Subject: 64 dodge plymouth kit bash question

Still not clear on what actually encompasses a 'front clip'.

To a body man, "front clip" is all the bolt-on body parts forward of the firewall. To a chassis man, it's the frame (& ...
 
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