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Garage Queens 2019 Group Build
RussellE
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Posted: Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 09:31 PM UTC
Oh that double sucks, James...
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Posted: Monday, November 11, 2019 - 02:14 AM UTC
Once I get the Mercury stripped (again), I'll try painting one more time. This shouldn't be this difficult!

Jim
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Posted: Monday, November 11, 2019 - 02:33 AM UTC
Jim,
I gotta hand it to you that you keep on trying and trying to get your Shelf Queens done. Mine slowly but surely just seem to vanish from the shelf to parts unknown. Guess it's a combination of visual depression seeing them or the boxes that are opened, and knowing what awaits me inside them, or the remembrance of all the issues that caused me to re-box up that kit in the 1st place.

Fortunately for me, since the switch to car, I've only had two Shelf Queens and one still is on that infamous shelf of Doom.

Gary, sorry to hear about your Mojo tank running dry. It does happen way more then I'd like to hear, and it does happen to some degree to all of us. Right now my tank is not on fumes, but lower then it's been for some time. I'm confident that both my tank and yours will get that much needed refill sooner then later.

Joel

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Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 12:11 PM UTC


Slightly more refined ribbon. The previous one had the bottom of the concrete blocks cut off and it's been bothering me. Now I can rest easy.
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Posted: Friday, November 22, 2019 - 11:17 AM UTC
Looks good Gary, I will drop it into the Group Build Page .

Only 5 weeks to go here folks, it will be great to see a couple more builds finished up and on display instead of hiding in the dusty corner of the workshop.

Cheers, D
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Posted: Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 03:27 AM UTC
Gary,
Nice ribbon design. That should get a few more guys motivated to finish up old Shelf Queen builds.

Joel
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Posted: Monday, November 25, 2019 - 08:29 PM UTC
ARII 1/32 Daihatsu CM10T finished, I build it OOB without any big issue.







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Posted: Monday, November 25, 2019 - 09:22 PM UTC
Congrats on getting this neat little truck finished eMan, I really like the weathering you have added to it. Very realistic and not overdone.

It looks to be a good kit, nice crisp details and no fit issues, thanks for joining in and sharing the build here.

Cheers, D
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Posted: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 02:58 AM UTC
eman,
Now that's really an impressive build. Love the faded paint and weathering.

Joel
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Posted: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 06:13 PM UTC
Excellent build eMan. Love the subtle weathering.
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Posted: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 08:19 PM UTC
Thank You!
RussellE
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Posted: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 10:58 PM UTC
very nice work Eman!

The Revell 1978 Trans Am is nearly there now

Some dodgy mobile phone shots...






The panel fit on the Revell kit isn't too good but I figure, neither is the 1:1 panel fit that good, so I'm going to go with it!

Just a couple more items to finish off then we're all done!

Actually, I think it's the first time I'll finish a model in more than a year!
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Posted: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 12:15 AM UTC
Great work Russell and with 35 days left, of the year, you have plenty of time, for the final touches.
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Posted: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 06:48 AM UTC
Russell,
I'm just super impressed with the gloss clearcoat. The interior looks realistic and nicely finished, as is the engine and engine compartment. I'd say that you're right at the finish line for sure.



Joel
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Posted: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 10:40 PM UTC
Joel/Jesper, thanks so much guys!

all finished as of tonight!

I'll take some pics with the big camera and post them up soon!
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Posted: Tuesday, December 03, 2019 - 11:27 PM UTC
I'm calling the Revell 1978 Trans Am done!

Pics in the gallery





Thanks to Damian for hosting
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Posted: Tuesday, December 03, 2019 - 11:32 PM UTC
Beautiful work Russ, congrats on getting this one finished!

Hopefully more Auto builds to follow, if there's room on the bench beside those big ships.

Update on progress for the Group Build

Pave-Hawk (Iain) - 1/24 Tamiya Lancer Evo Rally Car
Pave-Hawk (Iain) - 1/9 Protar MV Agusta 750 Serie Oro
ChurchSTSV (Charlie) - 1/25 AMT 53 Corvette
Hwa-Rang (Jesper) - 1/25 55 Nomad
md72 (Mark) - 69 Z-28 Camaro Completed
165thspc (Michael) - 1/35 Wespe Dodge 4x4 Command Car
AussieReg (Damian) - 1/25 55 Nomad El Camino Conversion Completed
Szmann (Gabriel) - 1/35 Wespe BMW 309 Staff Car
jimb (Jim) - 1/25 Kenworth W900 Demolished by Cat
Dragon164 (Rob) -
RussellE (Russell) - 1/24 Revell Trans Am Completed
eMan (Lap Man) - 1/32 Arii 55 Daihatsu 3-wheel delivery truck Completed

Great to see 4 Garage Queens completed and on the display shelf, but there's still time for more with almost 4 weeks left to run.

Cheers, D
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Posted: Wednesday, December 04, 2019 - 03:40 AM UTC
Well Less than a month! I am gonna try!

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Posted: Wednesday, December 04, 2019 - 08:35 AM UTC
You can do it Charlie!
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Posted: Wednesday, December 04, 2019 - 10:37 AM UTC

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Well Less than a month! I am gonna try!



Go for it, more Corvettes! 😎
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Posted: Wednesday, December 04, 2019 - 11:52 PM UTC
Russell, congrats on a job well done and with plenty of time to spare.

Go for it Charlie.
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Posted: Thursday, December 05, 2019 - 06:48 PM UTC
After a lot of filing, cutting, and cursing, I finally got the frame, interior and body to lign up.
BMF is done, lights glued in place. This is just a dry fit, I need to re-paint the interior, in a few places.
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I think this will actually be finished this year
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Posted: Thursday, December 05, 2019 - 07:26 PM UTC

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After a lot of filing, cutting, and cursing, I finally got the frame, interior and body to lign up. I think this will actually be finished this year



Yes, the story of our lives Jesper! It's looking sweet, I love the colour scheme and the candy finish. It will be great to see this one off the bench and on the display shelf.

Cheers, D
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Posted: Friday, December 06, 2019 - 08:21 AM UTC
Jesper,
Wow!! don't she look Grand

My modeling pace has slowed to a crawl. Not that I'm not trying to move forward, but it's now 2 steps forward and 3 steps backwards.

I've got total confidence in you completing the build before the end of the year.

Joel
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Posted: Friday, December 06, 2019 - 08:43 AM UTC
Hi Jesper -

Wow - the color, stance, and wheels on the Nomad look great!

Cheers
Nick