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Frank's hobby. A Must See! Part 3
« on: January 04, 2010, 04:26:35 PM »

Now, if we ONLY really owned these!!  LOL  ;D






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Re: Frank's hobby. A Must See! Part 3
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2010, 04:41:17 PM »
To funny as I said all he needs is he dart and superbird to finish ,and here they are lol
(I realise there was no Cuda on the first 2 posts)

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Re: Frank's hobby. A Must See! Part 3
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2010, 04:51:08 PM »
I noticed no Firebirds :(
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Re: Frank's hobby. A Must See! Part 3
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2010, 04:52:17 PM »
I think he has a Cuda, but not sure!
Yes, along with many of the guys here, he is a Mopar fan!
Must be a man thing, huh?
Don't get me wrong, there are many Mopar's that I like too!
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Re: Frank's hobby. A Must See! Part 3
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2010, 04:53:14 PM »
He has a couple birds, actually one of them is of my gold TA that I had back in the late 80's!  He needs to take more, but I didn't want to overload you guys with too many pictures!

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1984 Firebird S/E
2000 Firehawk, #696
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« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2010, 05:12:29 PM »
Cool stuff ... he's definitely a car guy.
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Re: Frank's hobby. A Must See! Part 3
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2010, 06:08:58 PM »
oh another mopar guy, cool!
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Re: Frank's hobby. A Must See! Part 3
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2010, 06:13:16 PM »
Love the models!  I havn't been able to actually finish one in the last couple of years, though I've got probably about 20 in some stage of assembly!
This is a grear website: http://cs.scaleautomag.com/scacs/themes/scaleauto2008/forums/grouplist.aspx







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« Reply #8 on: January 04, 2010, 06:15:37 PM »
AMT model kit designer - cool.  I always wondered where the designs came from - I mean, GM didn't throw the kit over the wall and somebody had to come up with a mold that looked right.  that would be a dream job.
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Re: Frank's hobby. A Must See! Part 3
« Reply #9 on: January 04, 2010, 06:54:10 PM »
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
I want a silver TA model!
Can someone find me one!!
 ;D
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Re: Frank's hobby. A Must See! Part 3
« Reply #10 on: January 04, 2010, 09:49:41 PM »
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
I want a silver TA model!
Can someone find me one!!
 ;D
Actually thats a monogram 78 TA, I think they had warbird on the box as well, I've been working on that one for awhile.  I usually wait until my buddy is painting a particular color and then have him paint my stuff as well.  Those are all painted with a BC/CC automotive paint, comes out super nice!
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Re: Frank's hobby. A Must See! Part 3
« Reply #11 on: January 04, 2010, 10:25:40 PM »
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
I want a silver TA model!
Can someone find me one!!
 ;D
Actually thats a monogram 78 TA, I think they had warbird on the box as well, I've been working on that one for awhile.  I usually wait until my buddy is painting a particular color and then have him paint my stuff as well.  Those are all painted with a BC/CC automotive paint, comes out super nice!

Those models are base coat clear coat?? Wow. Do you use a standard size gun or is it scaled down? That'd be a sweet job I gotta say. How did you design the models? A computer program?
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Re: Frank's hobby. A Must See! Part 3
« Reply #12 on: January 06, 2010, 07:46:09 AM »
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
I want a silver TA model!
Can someone find me one!!
 ;D
Actually thats a monogram 78 TA, I think they had warbird on the box as well, I've been working on that one for awhile.  I usually wait until my buddy is painting a particular color and then have him paint my stuff as well.  Those are all painted with a BC/CC automotive paint, comes out super nice!

Those models are base coat clear coat?? Wow. Do you use a standard size gun or is it scaled down? That'd be a sweet job I gotta say. How did you design the models? A computer program?
He uses a standard hvlp gun, when he was spraying the car he would just shoot my car as well.
It was AMT/ERTL when I worked there, it was agreat job, got to travel to where ever the real car was and spend a couple days taking photos and measuring.  We used a computer program to design everything in 3D.
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Re: Frank's hobby. A Must See! Part 3
« Reply #13 on: January 06, 2010, 03:55:36 PM »
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
I want a silver TA model!
Can someone find me one!!
 ;D
Actually thats a monogram 78 TA, I think they had warbird on the box as well, I've been working on that one for awhile.  I usually wait until my buddy is painting a particular color and then have him paint my stuff as well.  Those are all painted with a BC/CC automotive paint, comes out super nice!

Those models are base coat clear coat?? Wow. Do you use a standard size gun or is it scaled down? That'd be a sweet job I gotta say. How did you design the models? A computer program?
He uses a standard hvlp gun, when he was spraying the car he would just shoot my car as well.
It was AMT/ERTL when I worked there, it was agreat job, got to travel to where ever the real car was and spend a couple days taking photos and measuring.  We used a computer program to design everything in 3D.
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Re: Frank's hobby. A Must See! Part 3
« Reply #14 on: January 06, 2010, 10:03:50 PM »
I was laid off, the company has been bought and sold several times last I knew, they were owned by Racing Champions, not sure who owns them now.
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