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1929 Ford Rat Truck – Revell

Building “rat” cars, without the extra patina, is pretty easy.  Flat paint jobs and minimal body work.  This truck is a Rat-Rod kit so it really lends for a rat build.  As much as chrome suits an old truck like this, most of the parts, including the chrome plated parts,…

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NATCC Honda Accord – Tamiya

With my other kits nearing completion, at the time, it was time to crack open a few new kits. Many years ago, I bought two of these NATCC Accords.  I really don’t remember what I was trying to accomplish but I gave one of them away and kept this one. …

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Toyota MKIV Supra Turbo – Tamiya

Normally, I shave the wing off of kits because they look smoother without them, however it didn’t seem right to leave it off.  I decided to use the wing on this kit.  It was built mostly box stock other than the removal of some very ugly door handles and other…

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Honda Glasstop CRX – Fujimi

This is a glass top CRX which had it’s delicate roof caved in during shipping from Hong Kong.  I was able to mend the break.  I also decided to shave the door handles and gas filler cap.  I strongly felt that they were too big on the car.  “not to…

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Honda S2000 #2 – Tamiya

I honestly couldn’t tell you why I bought a second S2000 kit when I did, but it worked out that I could give my mom one as a gift and then build one for myself. Other than some minor detail shaving, the kit is box stock.  The car is painted…

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1966 VW Beetle – Rework – Tamiya

Fundamentally, there was nothing wrong with this kit.  It turned out really well.  As with most restoration and rebuild projects, I will find a way to make it even better.  My original intention with this kit was to detail paint the wheels.  Since the wheels were glued in place, I…

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