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#1 Cheater

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 12:11 PM

Since Pablo is a close friend, I'm a little embarrassed that he had to post 37 detailed car and chassis build threads before it occurred to me that he deserved his own subforum. It's under 1/24 Vintage Cars because that's where Pablo wanted it, but his body of work certainly exceeds that specific genre.

 

I remember a time when Pablo was just getting restarted in scratchbuilding and needed a little advice and instruction. Now others learn from him, myself included.


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Posted 18 February 2013 - 12:23 PM

Congratulations, well done. Pablo has deserved it! Another subforum I will check regularly... :)


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Posted 18 February 2013 - 12:36 PM

WTG, Pablo...


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Posted 18 February 2013 - 12:52 PM

Atta, boy!! :)


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Posted 18 February 2013 - 01:13 PM

WTG, Pablo.  :clapping:


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Posted 18 February 2013 - 01:30 PM

Love it!
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Posted 18 February 2013 - 02:11 PM

Very cool!
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Posted 18 February 2013 - 03:34 PM

Pablo, this means now you got to build more cars! :laugh2: Do you have photos of your early scratchbuilds to post? I guess I better look to see what's already there. :)


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How old should a highway be before you tell it, that it has been adopted?


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Posted 18 February 2013 - 04:20 PM

Great idea, Greg! Pablo's at least as enthusiastic as he is talented as a builder. His work well-represents the spirit of the hobby!  

 

Go, Pablo!

 

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 04:24 PM

Well deserved!


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Posted 18 February 2013 - 04:26 PM

Congrats to the "Master of the Mini-torch."


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Posted 18 February 2013 - 04:54 PM

Thanks, everybody ! :D   I love having friends here to help me through the rough spots.   :dance3:

 

Bill, a few of the earliest builds lost some photos but I am working on restoring them little by little.


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Posted 18 February 2013 - 06:34 PM

WTG, Senor Pablo.

And as a lucky one to have acquired one of his recent builds... I can attest personally that "the man can build."


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Posted 18 February 2013 - 08:12 PM

Outstanding!  :good:


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Posted 18 February 2013 - 10:32 PM

Right on, Pablo!


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Posted 19 February 2013 - 01:22 AM

Oh boy, one-stop shopping for Mississippi madness! It couldn't happen to a nicer guy!

 

I'm on the edge of my seat waiting on your next gem, Pablo. :popcorm1:


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Posted 19 February 2013 - 02:13 PM

I went through Pablo's list last night and found a Duffy Elva Mk 7 built in 2010 that I hadn't remembered. :) 

 

I'd like to see some photos of the Lota T70 coupe if any still exist. That's one of Pablo's cars I actually got to drive. :)


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How old should a highway be before you tell it, that it has been adopted?


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Posted 19 February 2013 - 02:36 PM

Goody, Pablo has his own spot now!

 

(Is this where we get to talk about sanding solder joints?) :crazy:

 

Just kidding...

 

Pleased to see Pablo getting the recognition he deserves.


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Posted 19 February 2013 - 04:25 PM

Pablo has covered a lot of ground in his scratchbuilding career and wasn't shy about asking questions. Good inspiriation for us old dawgs and newbies alike. :crazy:   

Bring it on!
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Posted 19 February 2013 - 05:36 PM

Bob, that's an astute observation.

Of all the guys I've tried to help over the years, Pablo has been the most persistent about asking questions to improve his skills and understanding. It's probably why he progressed quicker than just about anyone else...

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 05:37 PM

Bill, any photos I had of the Lola with the solid chassis are long gone.

:)

 

I owe it all to my mentors, and Al Gore for inventing the internet :laugh2:


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Posted 21 February 2013 - 07:46 PM

His stuff is like fine jewelry, glad to see, Pablo.
 
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 08:42 PM

Don't forget that killer IRRA stocker. :D


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Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:39 PM

Hey Greg,

 

Bring some of his builds over here!! Where' are they??


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Posted 22 February 2013 - 08:28 AM

Isn't this enough? <G>

Retro F1 build

New Can-Am build

R-Geo Victory F1 build

Stock Car chassis

There are a lot more, but I did not make threads on them.

If you want more photos of IRRA™ builds I did, send me a PM; I have lots. And pan management methods that are unique.
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