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Lindberg 32 Pick-Up Rod

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  • Member since
    December, 2008
  • From: UK
Lindberg 32 Pick-Up Rod
Posted by PatW on Thursday, April 04, 2019 1:40 AM

Paint by Plasti-Kote, Humbrol and Revell. Decals from stash. Alloy tubing. Surfboards from collection. Windscreen decals from Rat Fink. Palm Trees from Nail Art.

 

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  • Member since
    March, 2003
  • From: Towson MD
Posted by gregbale on Thursday, April 04, 2019 7:06 AM

Another winner, Pat! Yes

(A too-quick glance at those palm trees...and at first I thought you had Afrika Korps markings on her!)

If you don't mind the question, what color did you use for the body? It looks like a perfect match for the Roland Leong 'Hawaiian' Funny Car I'm getting ready to do.

Cheers

Greg

 George Lewis:

"Every time you correct me on my grammar I love you a little fewer."
  • Member since
    December, 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Thursday, April 04, 2019 2:00 PM

Thanks gregbale. The paint is Plasti-Kote spray can 135S Metalic Blue. Oh when this kit was delivered (ebay purchase) there was another of the same,  60% built but bare, no paint, try painting an engine when it's already installed!

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  • Member since
    March, 2013
Posted by LonCray on Thursday, April 04, 2019 2:42 PM

Okay, good, I'm not the only one that saw Afrika Korps trees at first glance.  Pretty blue, that!

  • Member since
    December, 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Thursday, April 04, 2019 5:29 PM

Thanks LonCray. The Palm Trees are womens finger nail art not Africa Korps.

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  • Member since
    May, 2013
  • From: Indiana, USA
Posted by Greg on Thursday, April 04, 2019 7:39 PM

Nice truck. Do I see metal flake in that blue paint? I can see it is called metallic, but I can't remember if that automatically means metal flake, been too many years for me.

-Greg

  • Member since
    December, 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Friday, April 05, 2019 1:18 AM

Thanks Greg. Well on firstly using and older can of the blue the metal flakes were flying around the spray booth as the rattle can ran out!

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