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1965 Impala SS Convertible

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    May, 2014
1965 Impala SS Convertible
Posted by JayDubs on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 1:42 PM
Finally, after 5 years of on and off (mostly off -- seems like a theme) work, I've finished the Revell 1965 Impala SS convertible. All in all, an excellent kit. No more than the usual amount of prepwork. She did get two different coats of paint. The color you see here is ScaleFinishes Artesian Turquoise enamel with the ScaleFinishes SuperGloss clearcoat. Is is perfect? No. Do I like it? Yes. Aftermarket redline tires, sparkplug wires, some photoetched badges and a photoreduced 1965 Maryland license plate (courtesy of Acme license plate maker) round out the project.
 
Enjoy.
 
 
 
 
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  • Member since
    November, 2003
  • From: East Bethel, Mn
Posted by midnightprowler on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 5:49 PM

Looks great. Any engine chassis and interior pics?

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    June, 2015
Posted by dimaxion on Thursday, July 12, 2018 1:18 PM

This build sure this has the look of a Factory Fresh Impala . Wonderful settings for your pics . The uptop is a nice touch . Green is my favorite color .. Thanx ..  

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    June, 2015
Posted by massmodeler on Thursday, July 19, 2018 8:33 PM

That is a beautiful model. Though not factory stock, it does look great. I don't understand why it would take five years to complete one model though, I built the same kit in two weeks.

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