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TV/Movie Car VI CBP 'Modeler Salvation' Ended 02/01/2011

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Posted by spencer1984 on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 7:32 PM

Thanks, chevelle3964!  The decals are actually my own creation, drawn up in Illustrator and printed onto BMF clear decal stock.  I can send you a copy of the file, just send me an e-mail or PM with your e-mail address.

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Posted by chevelle3964 on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 5:20 PM

I would love to know where you tracked down the "BDS" decals for the side of the air cleaner on torettos charger.... I am in the process of building a five car series of the different stagesof Dom's charger and I need to track down a few items.  It would be super useful to know where those decals came from. Great job on your build too.

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Posted by spencer1984 on Friday, July 08, 2011 7:06 AM

I think at least half the cars in the poster had guns as well.

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Posted by aussiemuscle308 on Friday, July 08, 2011 12:58 AM

mrmike

I have printed this poster out onto a sheet of 8 1/2 x 11 photo paper, framed it, and it is hanging in my model cave.  My thanks to Kevin (aussiemuscle308) for making this wonderful commemorative for us!  Excellent job, my friend! 

glad you liked it. I should do the same. i just noticed all the people on the poster have guns...Cool..??

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Posted by mrmike on Friday, April 22, 2011 6:17 AM

There is the "Git-Er-Done" CBP which was started last August and was last posted on at the end of February.  Or, I can start a TV/Movie Car "Unfinished Business" CBP...

"That's Spenser with an 'S' like the poet."

Robert Urich Spenser For Hire 1985

On my bench-1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302; '67 Foose Dodge Coronet

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Posted by spencer1984 on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 5:42 AM

I like that idea, might prompt me to finish one of my unfinished builds as well...

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Posted by aussiemuscle308 on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 6:04 PM

Cycolac Fan

Hope you do undertake another one, I've got at least three unfinished builds from the last one! Hopefully by then I'll be in a better place to actually finish one.

sounds like you need a 'finish it off' group build. actually, so do i!! i've got heaps of unfinished projects.

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Posted by mrmike on Saturday, April 16, 2011 8:41 AM

Mike, I remember your issues with your 3 projects during the Production.  If I do have another sequel, I'll let you know and thanks for trying your best with the less than good kits.  I know I can depend on your participation.

"That's Spenser with an 'S' like the poet."

Robert Urich Spenser For Hire 1985

On my bench-1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302; '67 Foose Dodge Coronet

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Posted by Cycolac Fan on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 6:04 AM

Hope you do undertake another one, I've got at least three unfinished builds from the last one! Hopefully by then I'll be in a better place to actually finish one.

Mike "Good hands, bad taste in cars." Yes I'm a grown up 'playing' with toys but a lot of adults my age drink beer or play computer games - and I've got something to show for the time and money I've spent...
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Posted by mrmike on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 5:56 AM

I have printed this poster out onto a sheet of 8 1/2 x 11 photo paper, framed it, and it is hanging in my model cave.  My thanks to Kevin (aussiemuscle308) for making this wonderful commemorative for us!  Excellent job, my friend! YesBig Smile 

I am considering a seventh edition of the TV/Movie Car francise.  If it happens, I am looking at a target date of October 1, 2011 and a title that is to-be-determined.  There is no need to audition now as auditions will be held in September prior to the start of production.

"That's Spenser with an 'S' like the poet."

Robert Urich Spenser For Hire 1985

On my bench-1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302; '67 Foose Dodge Coronet

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Posted by spencer1984 on Thursday, February 24, 2011 6:35 PM

That's awesome, I love it!

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Posted by crazyhorse on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 8:26 PM

Aussie, that poster is WAAAAY COOOL!!!

Cool Cool

" I love it, I need it, I seed it, 8 cylinders all mine, alright, hold tight I'm a highwaystar"

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Posted by aussiemuscle308 on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 7:07 PM

Here is the commemorative poster for the Modeler Salvation CPB to honour those who participated.

it was inspired by movie posters for such movies as American Graffiti, and has builds of cars that have been in this build from the beginning (not including those who withdrew or only showed their final build).

approved by the director.

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Posted by mrmike on Tuesday, February 08, 2011 1:03 PM

Bill, the Mannix Roadster looks fantastic!  Just as I remember it from the first season of the show.  You did an excellent job as usual and look forward to working with you and all our talented builders, err...actors again in the future.  Again, great job! 

ATTENTION CAST AND CREW

Our production of Modelers Salvation has gone into post-production.  I ask that everyone involved to please post one good picture of your build so aussiemuscle308 can put together our special feature.  Meanwhile, the wrap party has begun.  Enjoy yourselves!

MrMike  Executive Producer, MrMike Productions

"That's Spenser with an 'S' like the poet."

Robert Urich Spenser For Hire 1985

On my bench-1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302; '67 Foose Dodge Coronet

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Posted by crazyhorse on Sunday, February 06, 2011 10:01 PM

Nice closing scene Spenser.

Roy

" I love it, I need it, I seed it, 8 cylinders all mine, alright, hold tight I'm a highwaystar"

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Posted by spencer1984 on Sunday, February 06, 2011 6:40 PM

Whew - "wrapping up" ended up taking a lot more work than I expected.  Among the things that had to be adjusted: the grille opening had to be reshaped, the hood hit on several components (including the dashboard, firewall, fan shroud, and distributor), the windshield was a complete write-off, and all chrome components needed at least some repair work thanks to the heavy sprue attachment points.

I also swapped out the knockoffs with a more delicate set from AMT's '65 Riviera, and replaced the antenna with a section of guitar wire.  There were some minor fit issues between the rockers and chassis, but the sidepipes masked those nicely.  I also have to give this kit credit for having a *very* nice set of sport mirrors.

Anyway, enough talk; here is my final role in this CBP:

And here are the other roles from the last couple of months:


Stingray 1965 Corvette


Avengers Lotus Elan


Charlie's Angels 1969 Camaro

Thanks for running this CBP, Mike!  As usual I had a lot of fun.  I'm looking forward to continuing the series.

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Posted by 571502dr on Friday, February 04, 2011 8:19 PM

Thank you mrmike. I will be looking forward to it. But in the meantime, I will continue to build my Hollywood Knight's '57 Chevy. There are so many  TV/movie vehicles to build. OMG... I am going into model building overload..... I am looking for an early to mid '80's Chevy pickup to build the Fall Guy's pickup.

Take care,

Rick

Currently building a '57 Chevy 150 2 door sedan to look the way I want my 1:1 to look.

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Posted by mrmike on Friday, February 04, 2011 4:20 PM

Rickr442, it was great of you to have found the Mannix Dart as I have been able to find more details to add to my version!  Even the chance to converse with the current owner of the Dart was great.  A truly nice guy!  I owe you many, many thanks my friend!

Rick, thank you for your interest in the TV/Movie Car CBP.  This is not a contest at all.  We are just a group of builders who happen to like building our favorite vehicles from TV  and the movies.  If there is another CBP, it will be later in the year around September.

"That's Spenser with an 'S' like the poet."

Robert Urich Spenser For Hire 1985

On my bench-1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302; '67 Foose Dodge Coronet

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Posted by 571502dr on Thursday, February 03, 2011 8:59 PM

I know I am way too late for this one, but I hoping we have another TV/Movie car contest again. I have several I have built and have several I am planning on building. Now, if we are having another contest, I started (actually only painted one coat on the body) the '57 Chevy from the movie "Hollywood Knights" with Tony Danza and Michelle Pfiffer. Since i painted that one, I am also planning building the '57 from "Return to Macon County" with Don Johnson and Nick Nolte. I built it in 1:12 scale but I dont have the correct interior, so I want to build it in 1:25th scale as well.

So, I am hoping we have another contest. I have several General Lee's, the '70 Charger from  "The Fast and Furious", Knight Rider Trans AM, and a few more I can't remember  right now.

Have a good one,

Rick

Currently building a '57 Chevy 150 2 door sedan to look the way I want my 1:1 to look.

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Posted by rickr442 on Wednesday, February 02, 2011 3:39 PM

Very impressive work, Mike!

Colors, textures just about perfect, and it was fun finding the real Mannix Dart during the project! The Dart will be featured soon in Motor Trend Classic, then I'll get it for my magazines.

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'Peggy, call the insurance agent... The cars got some bullet holes!'..... Joe Mannix

Yeah, but half an inch to the right, he woulda missed me altogether!'.....Jim Rockford

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Posted by mrmike on Wednesday, February 02, 2011 3:01 PM

Here is my review of the my builds.  First up, my Mannix Dodge Dart convertible.

Spenser's 1967 Ford Mustang GT

Even though it was built separate from the Production, I wanted to include it here.  Spenser's 1965 Ford Mustang.

I would like to take a moment in memory of the passing of one of Hollywood's great writers and creators...Stephan J. Cannell.  He will be missed.  I thought it would be fitting to post a link to Stephan's ending credit. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rd_3fXqZeMM

"That's Spenser with an 'S' like the poet."

Robert Urich Spenser For Hire 1985

On my bench-1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302; '67 Foose Dodge Coronet

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Posted by Dvdicvs on Tuesday, February 01, 2011 8:49 PM

  Well I guess I could post a "couple more" final pictures aussiemuscle308. Daikins nice job on the two Dodges. Cyclofan sorry you couldn't stay in this time.  Thanks for organizing again mrmike or should I say Mr. Director. I look forward to the next one.

Mark

 

 

 

On the Bench: 76 Mustang Cobra II,  99 Ford F150 Lightning, 68 Mustang GT

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Posted by aussiemuscle308 on Tuesday, February 01, 2011 6:51 PM

daikins

The purposes of the build were to test a cool product from policecarmodels.com  AND to make the car as movie-accurate as possible.

Since it's the wrong car to begin with i think making it movie accurate is fairly moot (although it does look good). the police car should be an 82 plymouth grand fury or a 78 Ford Fairmont according to http://www.imcdb.org/movie_96895-Batman.html

also the joker goon cars are either malibu's or dodge 3700! so they got it wrong on all counts, but at least we have a regular supply of 78 monaco's for other modelling.

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Posted by aussiemuscle308 on Tuesday, February 01, 2011 6:41 PM

Can everyone that participated please re-post their final beauty shots. i have a commemoration planned for this CPB (approved by director)

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Posted by mrmike on Tuesday, February 01, 2011 6:15 AM

Deane, excellent job on the Gothan City police car and the Joker's Goon car! 

ATTENTION CAST AND CREW!

The production of Modeler Salvation has officially come to an end.  We are now going into the Post-Production phase and I ask that everyone to please finish their roles.

Thank you  MrMike  Executive Producer  MrMike Productions

 

"That's Spenser with an 'S' like the poet."

Robert Urich Spenser For Hire 1985

On my bench-1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302; '67 Foose Dodge Coronet

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Posted by spencer1984 on Monday, January 31, 2011 8:54 PM

Mark, the Lotus mirrors look good - I think you made the right choice.  I remember the sideview being a sticking point as well.

Deane, excellent work on the Dodges!  These were rough kits, so anything that clean is impressive.

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Posted by daikins on Monday, January 31, 2011 8:18 PM

 

Finally, I went back into the sprues and came back with Jack Nicholson's Joker Goon Car from BATMAN.

This movie asks the question: "What does a world-class criminal do to get recognition on the road?"  Answer: Employ a paint crew!

The appeal of this build was to test the new TESTORS ONE COAT LACQUER paints- Lime Ice and Purple-Licious. 

The paints worked well- provided that there is a perfect base underneath!  I was hoping that lighting would pull out the lacquer colors.

 

This has been a great build and I've enjoyed all the great cars!  Thank you for motivating me to get three more done!

Tomorrow we go into production!  I hope to post dailies as an embeded video!

 

Same Bat Time,

 

Same Bat Thread!

 

 

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Posted by daikins on Monday, January 31, 2011 8:01 PM

At the end of the line, BATMAN returns!

 

First up, straight from the FX studio, we have the GCPD squad car from BATMAN:

The purposes of the build were to test a cool product from policecarmodels.com  AND to make the car as movie-accurate as possible.

The kit comes with much more police gear than ever used in the film!  I dumped it all- the extra front fender, the rear lights, and the antennae.  The model comes with a red and blue light for the light bar- yet the movie sports twin blue lights!  CLEARLY continuity was asleep at the wheel!  

I kept all of the interior police equipment to help hide the FX equipment.

The squad cars from BATMAN RETURNS are even less of a show-- the GCPD badge is removed and replaced with POLICE lettering- blah.

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted by Cycolac Fan on Monday, January 31, 2011 1:03 PM

Nice work guys, sorry I wasn't with you for this one but  I just had too much personal stuff going on, barely been near the bench in 3 months.

Congratulations to all of you who have finished, or will do in the next 24 hours.

I'll hopefully they'll be another one and I'll be there for that one.

Mike

Mike "Good hands, bad taste in cars." Yes I'm a grown up 'playing' with toys but a lot of adults my age drink beer or play computer games - and I've got something to show for the time and money I've spent...

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