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Completed Build: Chrysler Atlantic Custom, 1:25 scale kit by Lindberg

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  • Member since
    January 2018
Completed Build: Chrysler Atlantic Custom, 1:25 scale kit by Lindberg
Posted by BuildingCars4Fun on Monday, January 14, 2019 9:58 PM

Thank you to those who have been following and commenting on the WIP thread for this build. I'm posting the final pics here because the other thread got quite long!

The kit is excellent, falls together really. I choped out the doors and added quite a lot of additional detail to the interior which makes a lot of difference. Also, I flipped the wheels around - the back of the kit wheels looks awesome.

Exterior colour is Splashpaints Blu Nethuns.

Let me know what you think!

  • Member since
    August 2007
  • From: back country of SO-CAL, at the birth place of Naval Aviation
Posted by DUSTER on Monday, January 14, 2019 10:08 PM


Amazing job. The color is terrific. Now I have to stop and go over to your work in progress entry and see how this all came about.  Lindberg ? humm? Wowzer.  



Building the perfect model---just not quite yet  Confused

  • Member since
    November 2008
  • From: Far Northern CA
Posted by mrmike on Monday, January 14, 2019 11:15 PM

Show stopping! I followed your WIP with great interest 'cause it demonstrated how talent and dedication could overcome the shortcomings of a given kit to accomplish a one of a kind result. The finished car is simply outstanding!


  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 3:14 AM

Turned out great! That's the one you did all the nose work on right?



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    February 2003
  • From: East Bethel, MN
Posted by midnightprowler on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 4:30 PM


Hi, I am Lee, I am a plastiholic.

Co. A, 682 Engineers, Ltchfield, MN, 1980-1986

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  • Member since
    December 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 5:04 PM

As the WIP, superb finish!

Remember , common sense is not common.

  • Member since
    June 2014
  • From: New Braunfels , Texas
Posted by Tanker - Builder on Sunday, February 10, 2019 8:50 AM

Oh My ;

 The only things I did different with mine , which is NOT finished yet is this .Kelsey-hayes wires and Brumbo brakes .The rear deck I smoothed down using an insert from a 63 Vette convertible rear deck . I didn't like the " Hump " on the Trunk . Other than that I picked up three to try different things with and then a fourth to build Box Stock !

 Now sir , what you have done here is a very nice version .Do More ! T.B.

  • Member since
    January 2007
  • From: Narvon, Pa.
Posted by fox on Sunday, February 10, 2019 10:43 AM


Jim  Captain

 Main WIP: 

   On the Bench:  Revell 1/96 USS Kearsarge - 70% 

I keep hitting "escape", but I'm still here.


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