1960 Ford Thunderbird

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1960 Ford Thunderbird

Postby dge467 » Sun Aug 06, 2017 8:13 pm

This is a old 1/32 AMT kit body mounted on a Artin chassis. I painted the body with Rustoleum Fern Green. Chrome trim is done with chrome foil. Interior is from the spares box. I painted it antique white with black accents. This cars parts are from many different manufactures! The driver is one of Smiling Ray's castings. Wheels, axle's and ring gear are from Carrera. Paul Gauge tires mounted on the rear. Front tires are from a Monogram stock car. It is powered by a Slot Car Corner Tuna motor, a real nice motor for this car! I used a Slot It pinion gear too. It runs well with my other "antique" slot cars!!

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Re: 1960 Ford Thunderbird

Postby HomeRacingWorld » Sun Aug 06, 2017 8:42 pm

Just top shelf modeling all the way. Congrats on another fine build sir.
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Re: 1960 Ford Thunderbird

Postby Mitch58 » Sun Aug 06, 2017 8:45 pm

Very nicely done
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Re: 1960 Ford Thunderbird

Postby waaytoomuchintothis » Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:23 pm

What a lineup! Edsel Ford would be proud. Where in the world did you ever find a 1/32nd Edsel Ranger Custom? Does it have a push-button transmission in the steering wheel hub?
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Re: 1960 Ford Thunderbird

Postby Wobble » Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:29 pm

Ni-ice! Would be good if AMT put these on the market again like they've done with some others .... I'd bite.
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Re: 1960 Ford Thunderbird

Postby loosewheel » Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:39 pm

Gorgeous work, a very nice linen up.
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Re: 1960 Ford Thunderbird

Postby MoparGreg » Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:31 am

That's nice, I really like the color on that one. Beautiful
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Re: 1960 Ford Thunderbird

Postby lotuscortina » Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:30 pm

Nice car, nicely done.
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Re: 1960 Ford Thunderbird

Postby munter » Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:54 pm

Yes another compliment heading your way.
I like the understated colour and build.
The T Bird is often slammed and made into a monster but yours looks "showroom floor" which is harder to achieve sometimes.
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Re: 1960 Ford Thunderbird

Postby BARC 1 » Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:03 pm

Nice eye candy. Unusual subject cars with great skill demonstrated in finishing them. Great work
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Re: 1960 Ford Thunderbird

Postby Broman62 » Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:27 pm

Outstandingly gorgeous DGE!!!
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Re: 1960 Ford Thunderbird

Postby dge467 » Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:08 pm

Thanks for looking and the nice comments!! I enjoy building these "different" type of cars.

Rob, the Edsel is one of Cagee's resin bodies.
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Re: 1960 Ford Thunderbird

Postby dreinecke » Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:17 pm

I love the way that turned out!!! Great color too!
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Re: 1960 Ford Thunderbird

Postby ourwayband » Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:25 pm

Wonderful Build!!!!!!
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