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1967 "Rustang": Realism in Scale

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1967 "Rustang": Realism in Scale
Posted by Hilandr451 on Saturday, February 1, 2020 10:15 AM

'67 Rustang

 

Well, this all started bac in '98 when I botched a paint job on a model car I was painting for the neighbor kid.

Link:https://imgur.com/a/BmEsHLJ 

 

I had to run down and buy another kit to replace the body I had just frosted. In the end it all worked out - I was able to give him a decent painted body for his model. Now I was stuck with a complete car kit with a bad paint job. 

I don't build cars, I don't like Fords and I hate Mustangs (unless they have wings and a propeller) - no offense Ford Mustang guys!

I decided to build it with the same attention to detail as my 1:48 WWII Aircraft. The long look plan being a diorama of some person's project car and their garage shop. I have the engine, transmission, heads, intake, headers, rims & tires Oh yeah and the hood & front bumper.

  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Saturday, February 1, 2020 11:17 AM

Nicely done!  Having owned a few - and currently own a 2013 Boss 302 LS, I'd say that's spot on.  Especially the engine bay.

Thanks,

John

  • Member since
    February 2003
  • From: East Bethel, MN
Posted by midnightprowler on Saturday, February 1, 2020 1:08 PM

Well done.

Hi, I am Lee, I am a plastiholic.

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    June 2008
Posted by lewbud on Saturday, February 1, 2020 1:35 PM

As others have said, well done.  I can almost picture it sitting on cinderblocks with a tree growing up through the engine compartment.

Buddy- Those who say there are no stupid questions have never worked in customer service.

  • Member since
    June 2010
  • From: Australia
Posted by OctaneOrange on Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:26 PM
looks quite realistic. i quite like the split upholstery on the seats. it definitely needs a diorama to occupy
  • Member since
    May 2013
  • From: Indiana, USA
Posted by Greg on Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:36 PM

Nice! YesYes

-Greg

fox
  • Member since
    January 2007
  • From: Narvon, Pa.
Posted by fox on Sunday, February 2, 2020 1:35 PM

Great job! Toast

Jim  Captain

 Main WIP: 

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

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

  • Member since
    December 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Sunday, February 2, 2020 1:56 PM

OOH Yes!

Remember , common sense is not common.

  • Member since
    October 2019
  • From: New Braunfels, Texas
Posted by Tanker-Builder on Friday, February 7, 2020 12:22 PM

Oh My!

 

 Right on ,Dude !!!

  • Member since
    February 2010
  • From: New Jersey
Posted by 68GT on Monday, February 10, 2020 5:27 PM

Great job on the Mustang.  I've been thinking of trying one myself like this.

On Ed's bench, ???

  • Member since
    November 2018
  • From: Saskatchewan, Canada
Posted by sickdude on Thursday, February 13, 2020 9:31 PM

Very nice work. Fools me every time I see it, looks very realistic. Your weathering skills are excellent, I salute you sir! Big Smile

William (Willy)

Modeling is like Hydra, build 1, 3 more appear...
Another thingy, to stick on this thing, is always, is always good...Propeller

On the bench: Polar Lights 1:1000 Star Trek U.S.S Enterprise Refit

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