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Back into building car models after many years,

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  • Member since
    September, 2018
Back into building car models after many years,
Posted by Menerdari on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 12:00 PM

Hi, I am Jim, 59 years old from north east Ohio.

I have been building 1/32 scale planes and 1/35 scale helicopters over the past few years, before that was RC airplanes, high power rockets and a couple of wooden ship models. But now the car bug has bit me. Over the last half year I build the Berverly hillbillies truck, 2 model t coca-cola delivery trucks (one red and one white) a 1941 chevy pickup and just finished a slightly modified Lindberg 1937 Ford convertible (got rid of the gawdy side trim and when with a single strip)  I am now working and a double build 1958 Impala and 1961 Catalina both bodies are primed and ready for color coat.

I still have a large collection of military models but for now I and having a riot working on the cars. I love the forum here and info I have gleaned from it has dramatically improved my builds. Thanks to all of you.

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    December, 2003
  • From: Nova Scotia
Posted by Bainford on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 10:20 AM

Welcome to the forum, Jim. This forum has been resulted in a major improvement in my model building as well. Keep on building.

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    July, 2018
Posted by OldTallDad on Friday, November 02, 2018 6:02 PM

Welcome aboard. There is a huge knowledge pool here!

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    January, 2009
  • From: Steel City, Hamilton ON
Posted by Kromag on Saturday, November 03, 2018 6:50 AM

Welcome Jim. I too have been building tanks, planes but I saw a beautiful Eldorado the other day and went home to get out my 75 Jo Now I remember why I started building models in the first place Cheers.


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    January, 2016
  • From: Cleveland Ohio
Posted by Fordman on Saturday, November 03, 2018 5:55 PM
welcome to the forum jim. from one north east ohioian to another one just wanted to say there are some very talented people on this forum and i myself have learned a few good ideas here to help with some of my builds and im sure you will as well .

Jim    so many kits so little time  Sigh

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    September, 2018
Posted by Menerdari on Monday, November 05, 2018 7:10 AM

Thank you all for the warm welcome

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    February, 2008
Posted by justmike on Monday, November 05, 2018 11:43 AM

Hello and a belated welcome to this forum.

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    November, 2018
Posted by ElizaPt on Wednesday, November 07, 2018 8:49 AM

Hello! It's nice to see you here! If you are bored - write to me! And since i work as writer, if you need something to write you can also contact me for help! Have a nice day!

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    October, 2008
Posted by oldcarguy on Thursday, November 08, 2018 8:46 AM


 Glad you are having a blast ! Even now , after more years than I care to remember it's always great to step back from Ships and Planes and build a Car It is just plain fun ! Welcome too ! O.C.G.



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