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1954 Darlington "Southern 500" winner

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  • Member since
    December, 2005
  • From: southeast Texas
1954 Darlington "Southern 500" winner
Posted by texwardfan on Wednesday, July 04, 2018 4:09 PM

Moebius 1954 Hudson Hornet club coupe. 71.5 hours to build. Homemade inkjet decals. Testors enamel paint from small bottles using an air brush. Polished paint after 9 days with 3600 to 12000 grit paper. Cleared with Pledge floor care. 

 

 

 

 

  • Member since
    December, 2005
  • From: southeast Texas
Posted by texwardfan on Wednesday, July 04, 2018 4:14 PM
  • Member since
    December, 2005
  • From: southeast Texas
Posted by texwardfan on Wednesday, July 04, 2018 4:17 PM

The real car.

 

 

 

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    April, 2018
Posted by jchrisf on Wednesday, July 04, 2018 4:20 PM

This looks really good!

  • Member since
    January, 2005
  • From: sunny Sydney, Australia
Posted by nottheband on Wednesday, July 04, 2018 7:32 PM

Another beautiful old race car model.  Cheers.

Steve

  • Member since
    May, 2018
  • From: Ohio (USA)
Posted by DRUMS01 on Wednesday, July 04, 2018 7:52 PM

WONDERFUL... wonderful subject, wonderful build, wonderful decals, simply wonderful!

Ben

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    January, 2015
Posted by mustang1989 on Wednesday, July 04, 2018 10:19 PM

That looks really good bud. Good usage of color! 71+ hours over how long of a period of time? I stopped adding up all the time it takes for me to build A model. lol.

Being really stupid is the new smart!! 

    Joe

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    January, 2005
  • From: Bombala, Australia
Posted by aussiemuscle308 on Thursday, July 05, 2018 3:32 AM
looks fabulous!
  • Member since
    December, 2005
  • From: southeast Texas
Posted by texwardfan on Friday, July 06, 2018 6:42 AM

If you want to see how the model came together, click on the link below. You will probably have to copy and paste it.

http://www.shorttrackmodels.com/index.php?topic=569.0

  • Member since
    December, 2005
  • From: southeast Texas
Posted by texwardfan on Friday, July 06, 2018 6:48 AM

Here is whats left of the decal sheets.

 

  • Member since
    December, 2005
  • From: southeast Texas
Posted by texwardfan on Saturday, July 07, 2018 2:36 PM

Thank you, guys.

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