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70 1/2 Baldwin Motion Camaro

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  • Member since
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  • From: Michigan
70 1/2 Baldwin Motion Camaro
Posted by mprest 1 on Tuesday, October 04, 2016 2:24 PM

My first re-attempt on some older American Muscle.  

Well this kit was quite a wake up call for me on just how much work the kits with old tooling actually take to complete. A lot of filling, filing, sanding, polishing, etc.

A couple firsts for me on this one were attempting to wire the engine and use BMF.  I painted the stripe decals - the lines are not nearly as crisp as i would like and I also opted not to try for the small pinstripes that outline the stripe, but this green is really something.  I used an airbrush (another first) on the body using MM British Green Met and Classic white.  I am thrilled that the BMF is really quite easy to work with, just takes patience and a very sharp blade.

Thanks for looking.

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  • From: Middle TN
Posted by KWT on Tuesday, October 04, 2016 4:23 PM

Good looking build.. I have this kit in storage, just waiting to tackle it. Thanks for sharing!

Time well wasted, is not time wasted - John Lennon

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    November, 2003
  • From: East Bethel, Mn
Posted by midnightprowler on Tuesday, October 04, 2016 5:50 PM

Very nice. Might I suggest putting your models on white posterboared for photography? 

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  • From: Michigan
Posted by mprest 1 on Wednesday, October 05, 2016 2:52 PM

Thanks prowler!  I will post better pictures, this is a picture from awhile ago.

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Posted by smokewagon on Wednesday, October 05, 2016 4:39 PM

I have been thinking about this one for awhile now. Seeing how well you did with it is really making me considering buying this one next.


Great work on the paint.

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Posted by chevy3258 on Friday, January 06, 2017 2:14 AM

Really cool, very nice job. After some restorations, I plan to build this one in the same (my favorite) color. Which paint is it?

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Posted by Bainford on Friday, January 06, 2017 8:07 AM

Nice looking Camaro. Masking the stripe must have been a bugger trying to get the curve on the deck lid symetrical. The colours look good too.

Perfection is achieved not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
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  • From: Michigan
Posted by mprest 1 on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 2:15 PM

Hey Chevy, thanks for looking.  The paint is MM enamel British Green Metallic.

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Posted by mprest 1 on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 2:21 PM

Thanks for looking!  Yes, Bainford it was not easy to maintain a nice sharp and symetrical arc on the lid and it would show in top view picutures of the lid.  My method was to trace the original decal onto trace paper then transfer to frisket which was used as the mask.  In hindsight i would maybe get the mask from several pieces of frisket rather than one large one to make sure the lines were sharper.  Not sure that would help wiht symmetry though.

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Posted by bugs-one on Friday, January 20, 2017 4:39 PM

That's a real nice Camaro. Really clean.

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  • From: Canberra, Australia
Posted by aussiemuscle308 on Sunday, January 22, 2017 2:56 AM
looks awesome. Green + white stripe is always a nice combo

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Posted by mrmike on Monday, October 15, 2018 8:05 PM

More spam for Monday!  Reported!

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Posted by littletimmy on Monday, October 15, 2018 9:33 PM

Spam, reported.....

Nice Camero BTW !

Dont worry about the thumb print.... paint it rust and call it battle damage.

   Soon to be on the bench...








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