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1940 Ford hearse

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  • Member since
    January 2007
  • From: Narvon, Pa.
Posted by fox on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 9:53 PM

Very nice work! Toast

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  • Member since
    October 2019
  • From: New Braunfels, Texas
Posted by Tanker-Builder on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 4:14 PM


  If ya gotta go I cannot see why not a FORD? After all, You ain't gonna know the difference now, are ya? besides with all the cushioning in the box yer in, is going to result in a fine ride anyway!

  • Member since
    July 2014
  • From: Franklin Wi
Posted by Bakster on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 1:38 PM

Very nice work, and nicely photographed. Beautiful gloss.

  • Member since
    July 2015
Posted by MR TOM SCHRY on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 1:07 PM

Very cool build.  I would like to add this one to the stash.



  • Member since
    March 2003
  • From: Towson MD
Posted by gregbale on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 12:01 PM

Certainly not a 'custom' one sees everyday.

Great work! YesYesYes


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  • Member since
    August 2021
Posted by lurch on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 8:37 AM

That looks great. I like it.

  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 8:28 AM

Very nice.  I'm not familliar with R&R but that sounds like limited run garage kit problems.   Regardless looks like you tackled the issues.  Nice finish on a subject we certainly don't see very often.  Well done.



  • Member since
    August 2021
1940 Ford hearse
Posted by arcturus87 on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 7:49 AM

This is an old R&R transkit. Its supposed to fit the AMT ford Sedan delivery, but when I put my old one with is, the hood didn't fit the fenders, and was a touch to wide for the body, so I cut the front fenders off my old AMT kit. Maybe it was supposed to fit the Revell 40 ford. Who knows.

The trans kit came with extended fenders, body extended interior tub and chassis and rear door. The rest, you have to find a donor. 

It went together ok, except for the hood issue. Not a bad effort from the sometime dreaded former R&R.

 1940 Ford Hearse ( AMT R&R resin) 

 1940 Ford Hearse ( AMT R&R resin) 

 1940 Ford Hearse ( AMT R&R resin) 


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