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#126 Don Weaver

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Posted 03 August 2018 - 01:05 PM

Please tell me Victor is "very busy" getting his vac machine set up for all us desperate slot car racers.

 

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Posted 03 August 2018 - 02:19 PM

Don,

 

Sometimes "real life" can get in the way of what we'd really LIKE to be doing. Let's be patient and hopeful.......... :)


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Posted 04 August 2018 - 01:55 PM

Really cool idea for the headlight bowl detail as an insert! *genius*

Plus the fact Victor was able to do it for you, being so busy. Look forward to seeing it finished :)

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Posted 08 August 2018 - 02:51 PM

Hey guys, what do you know. I did remember having this interior in my stash and recently re-found it, Did Russkit sell this way so you can have the headlight buckets?

Looking forward to seeing the final pics. It looks great even at this stage.

 

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Posted 08 August 2018 - 03:22 PM

Hi Martin,

 

My buddy Rodney found me this from a vendor in Germany, Thank you again Rodney  :)   :

 

CM Trophy Car (45).jpg

 

Looks like it might be the same as the one you have????

 

It wasn't made for a Russkit body and I wasn't a good enough modeler to make it fit. :dash2:

 

Victor's piece was perfect. I painted it and tapped in place just like I the one I used back in the 60's.

 

Thanks again Victor :D


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Posted 08 August 2018 - 07:02 PM

Well that's cool!!!!

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Posted 09 August 2018 - 10:24 PM

The back two thirds fits and I thought the FULL interior would with a lot of trimming ? But do not plan on cutting.So I will never know. I actually was thinking of turning it into the Porsche 6 roadster plug decades ago. But never did. I was inspired by you avatar pic. I always wanted you to have the car of your youth, and now you have it. Congrats nice job.

I do wonder who made it and what was its intended purpose I wonder?

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 04:51 PM

Finally finished.

 

The original 51 year old picture..........

 

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......and today's:

 

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A few closeups of the car:

 

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Thanks to all who followed along this journey and especially to Victor, Rodney and Steve Okeefe.

 

Onward! :victory:


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Posted 12 August 2018 - 06:54 PM

Grand slam home run, the bar continues to get higher and higher :D  :heart:  :heart:  :heart:  :heart: 


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Posted 12 August 2018 - 11:29 PM

:sun_bespectacled: Excellent Rick. Love the recreation pic with the trophy. Perfect. 


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Posted 12 August 2018 - 11:39 PM

Beautiful build Rick!  :good: :good: :good:


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Posted 13 August 2018 - 06:13 AM

Wow..

Super (as they used to say back in the day) SANO...

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Posted 21 August 2018 - 10:30 AM

Gorgeous Rick, in every respect.

 

Just gorgeous.  :D


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Posted 21 August 2018 - 07:30 PM

Nice!  Inspiring.


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