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Returning to hobby disabled afghan war vet now retired

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  • Member since
    March, 2017
Returning to hobby disabled afghan war vet now retired
Posted by Moparlover64 on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 6:21 AM

Hi all been out the hobby for quite a while most of my collection is now out of mothballs oops sorry I'm Dave originally from sc now live in the high desert of. Southern .ca. You can see my cover model cars mag Nov 2002 my version of dream truck by Mark Gustafson I have started several projectsretrainging myself I now have Parkinson's ptsd back surgery last year hip surgery next two months came home messed up this final duty was proud I could do it looking for old modeling buddies. And friends soon as I figure this site out ill post some of my current and old stuff as I repair rebuild and build new stuff I have been playing with a used shureline 4000 lathe and mill neat stuff I can't wait to dig into some of my vintage kits for those who knew me then I'm back for those I haven't met hope to meet ya soon don't hesitate to reach out and help me remember who I knew say hi


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    September, 2013
Posted by theoldman on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 11:19 AM

First, thank you for your service and hope your improves to the point you can use all those neat tools you mentioned not to mention your kit stash.  


  • Member since
    January, 2015
  • From: arlington, tx.
Posted by rusty32rod on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 12:38 PM

    I too would like to say "THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE". glad to have you on here with us.

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    August, 2016
Posted by mini man on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 1:17 PM

Welcome Dave,

I have a friend who served in Basra (paras) I too am disabled after 2 strokes plus arthritis in my spine.Devil

Will build most anything,love American cars muscle etc.Britishvehicles are a buzz too,trucks are great - want to do a jet truck,building parts up...


P.S.N.I. Officer.

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    March, 2017
Posted by Moparlover64 on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 9:32 PM

Oh I've gotten started. Married a 68amt elky to 2 71 amt charger kits with the elephant dohc from th amt 70 prostr married the pro street chassis to the charger kmember and front sub hand hammered round brass k n n stock for rear facial and rear light panel just gotta figure this phone out. Several I'm doing light pods for a custom flint stone Vicky married to revells 32 chassis custom turned light pods if I get the second done right last cut today I blew through the rear )ight socket and cone of the xpod I've got tons of pics evencturning my ownitrous bottles and engine pulleys air cleaners oh the 440 out the chargers going in the 32 big block moor is my trip



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