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Wedge Dragster

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  • Member since
    January 2004
  • From: North Carolina
Wedge Dragster
Posted by old coyote on Thursday, November 14, 2019 4:17 PM

I haven't built a model from the box in, well since God was a boy. But I finally finished one.

Since getting older (and I'm older than dirt) I don't have the abilities to do extensive detailing. So most of my builds are pretty much "box stock" with minimal detailing. I normally try to build replicas of some 1:1 car, but this latest build is not a replica. It is based on a real individual and a real vehicle, but the model is pure imagination. More of a "show" car than what you would really see at the strip.

The build combines an AMT "Flying Wedge" kit, Testors Dark Cherry Pearl paint, minimal details from Pro-Tech, and decals from SLIXX.

I may have to grow old ....... but I refuse to grow up

  • Member since
    February 2008
Posted by justmike on Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 PM

That is an eyecatching rail!  Nice work.

Feelings are like scents: The more they are analyzed, the worse they smell.
  • Member since
    October 2019
Posted by dragger on Friday, November 15, 2019 3:09 PM

Very nice car! It captures Goodell's top fuel car's look very well, accurate enough for me.

Kenney was a local hero of mine way back in the Stone Age, he was a top level racer and a cool guy!

Along with Ed "The Ace" he was a hero at Woodburn Drag Strip in the 60's 70's, showed his tail lights to many toring California cars from his fuel altereds to funny cars to top fuel!
NICE JOB MAN!

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