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1959 Caddy El Dorado Convertible

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    January 2005
1959 Caddy El Dorado Convertible
Posted by 70mach1 on Thursday, April 25, 2019 5:39 PM

Refinished in Argyl Blue lacquer, DuPont urethane clear coat.  Engine wired and plumbed.


  • Member since
    December 2018
Posted by Ted4321 on Thursday, April 25, 2019 5:46 PM

Wow this is cool.  Nice work. Builds like these make me want to improve my skills. 

Engine compartment looks great. 

T e d


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    August 2015
  • From: the redlands Fl
Posted by crown r n7 on Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:00 PM

Nice caddy .That engine compartment is real busy beautifully done. Great paint job .


  • Member since
    June 2018
  • From: Ohio (USA)
Posted by DRUMS01 on Thursday, April 25, 2019 7:10 PM

Really nice 1:1 car, now show us the model!......

......just kidding.

Love the chassis, engine, paint, chrome, well I must say it, I really like the build.


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  • Member since
    November 2008
  • From: Far Northern CA
Posted by mrmike on Thursday, April 25, 2019 10:40 PM

There's lots to praise, but the engine compartment just blows me away!

  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Thursday, April 25, 2019 11:30 PM

Wow... what a great finish.  What do you mean by refinished?  



  • Member since
    January 2007
  • From: Narvon, Pa.
Posted by fox on Friday, April 26, 2019 11:50 AM

Georgeous land yacht. Toast Toast

Jim  Captain

 Main WIP: 

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

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  • Member since
    May 2013
  • From: Indiana, USA
Posted by Greg on Friday, April 26, 2019 12:18 PM

Nice work, love the blue.

I didn't know the El Dorado existed in '59.


  • Member since
    February 2003
  • From: East Bethel, MN
Posted by midnightprowler on Friday, April 26, 2019 4:26 PM


Hi, I am Lee, I am a plastiholic.

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  • Member since
    August 2014
  • From: Willamette Valley, Oregon
Posted by goldhammer on Friday, April 26, 2019 5:06 PM

A real beauty.  Takes me back to around '64, my uncle had a red '59 Eldo.  I remember looking from one end to the other, thinking this thing goes on forever.....  Thanks for the stroll down memory lane.

  • Member since
    June 2014
  • From: New Braunfels , Texas
Posted by Tanker - Builder on Monday, April 29, 2019 12:36 PM


 That's what used to be called a " Land Yacht " Right ? Right ! Sadly , the Head and Galley were omitted ! Now , that's okay ! It's still purty !

  • Member since
    January 2015
Posted by PFJN on Monday, April 29, 2019 4:05 PM

Wow, I am in awe of how realistic your build looks Stick out tongue

1st Group Build


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