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Revell '29 Model A Roadster "Rat Rod" 1:25

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  • Member since
    October 2013
Posted by chops1sc on Monday, January 24, 2022 6:54 AM

I thought about adding something to the tires. They seem a bit too "clean". The road signs could use a little something as well. 

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    March 2015
  • From: Close to Chicago
Posted by JohnnyK on Saturday, January 22, 2022 10:55 AM

Really nice model. I like the paint job. I have just one suggestion. Maybe you could slap some mud on the tires?

Your comments and questions are always welcome.

  • Member since
    November 2021
  • From: Southern Indiana
Posted by Olezippi on Saturday, January 22, 2022 7:20 AM

That looks pretty kewl.  Looks like the ole boy driving this one better give up smoking ☺

"If you can't fix it with duct tape then it's and electrical problem"

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    January 2007
  • From: Narvon, Pa.
Posted by fox on Friday, January 21, 2022 8:59 PM

That is one cool rat rod chops. YesYesYes

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  • Member since
    October 2013
Posted by chops1sc on Friday, January 21, 2022 4:26 PM

Thank y'all for the kind words! That is indeed the gas tank. I thought about plumbing it up but I left well enough alone. Maybe the next one!

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    July 2015
Posted by MR TOM SCHRY on Friday, January 21, 2022 8:59 AM

I just LOVE how this turned out!  It just looks so "industrial" tough and menancing!  The stance, tires and wheels combo, the rust and dull paint all just add to its appearance.  I'm assuming that the orange box next to the seat is the gas tank which if it is would make driving this beast all the more "challenging"!  Well done Chops!



  • Member since
    November 2003
  • From: Nashville, TN area
Posted by bobbaily on Thursday, January 20, 2022 6:31 PM

Very cool build indeed-rust was done well-and nice details added to the build.

Nice to see a Rat Rod here.



  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Thursday, January 20, 2022 6:27 PM

Thats cool!  Rust looks good and I like all the details, signs, upsidedown license plate lol.  Looks mean



  • Member since
    October 2013
Revell '29 Model A Roadster "Rat Rod" 1:25
Posted by chops1sc on Thursday, January 20, 2022 6:18 PM

I did a good bit of customizing to this kit from cutting the frame to adding different wheels. I had a blast building this and I am sure I will be doing more in the future! The "rust" didn't quite turn out as heavy as I'd like but this was my first time doing the salt technique so there is lots of room for improvement. Thanks for looking!



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