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David Bogard

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Drop OctoberFest Kits Here
« on: September 12, 2019, 03:56:54 PM »
Drop the photos of your chosen un-built kit for the OctoberFest One-Week Build here. I will then have a thread for the Build Progress Photos that any of you may have once we get started. Thanks! Looking forward to it!
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Lefturns75

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Re: Drop OctoberFest Kits Here
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2019, 04:24:22 PM »
Since this is build like a kid again, I picked this one----The old Monogram Black Widow.  This simple kit only has about 54 parts I think so if time allows while paint is drying, I will try and squeeze in this old Lindberg 1/32 kit.  It is simple, cute and gives me an excuse to build it since it has been in my stash pile for almost 35 years.  This is gonna make me feel like I am 11 years old again!



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Re: Drop OctoberFest Kits Here
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2019, 04:52:59 PM »
I have a junk Baja Bug I picked up somewhere, all busted up. I am taking it apart, and combining it with a dune buggy kit for new parts.I just need a stock VW hood.

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Re: Drop OctoberFest Kits Here
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2019, 10:21:49 PM »

  Bought this from David Bogard back in May of 2018 ...one of those  "get around to it sometime builds"  well I guess the time has come.

  I am going to update it to a '73 ...I think the '72 front grills are ugly....to make it a '73 I will use one of my resin pulls from the Starsky & Hutch Ford Gran Torino from the parts box.  I will be building this as a local Modified Street Stock from the mid '80's , so a lot of the NASCAR stuff wont be used to cut down on build time needed.    I will be building the engine last , just in case I need to make this a last second trackside/curbside build due to the constraints of time hence the stock big block Ford intake pictured.  I need to keep this as close to OOB as possible and stay away from scratch building as much as possible exception being the front grill/bumper.  The portions of the car not visible wont even be painted and just enough suspension to keep the body off of the tires....I am going to concentrate on what you can see (body, interior) and pay less attention to those parts not easily visible. 
 
     
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Re: Drop OctoberFest Kits Here
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2019, 10:16:42 PM »
   Thanks ...I plan on re-visiting this build as well some time later on removing the H/M half chassis in favor of the Ford intermediate frame that was under it (1:1) since it is suppose to represent a Street Stock and opening up the trunk area by cutting out the rear deck lid as well as finishing up anything that was not able to be done the first time.

  The Blue #44 at the bottom of this page  http://www.shorttrackmodels.com/index.php?topic=1131.0  of this Tom Birky build I guess you could say serves as the idea that I want to incorporate with this build. 
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Re: Drop OctoberFest Kits Here
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2019, 12:47:03 AM »
I'm going to build the Ramchargers Top Fuel dragster

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Re: Drop OctoberFest Kits Here
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2019, 10:38:36 AM »
Yeah, I may be a bit overconfident that I can finish this in a week.  But I've wanted to build it for a while and thought a laser-focused effort may get it across the finish line.  We shall see.  Or I may wimp out and pick something else :-\

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Re: Drop OctoberFest Kits Here
« Reply #7 on: September 16, 2019, 04:49:13 PM »
Let's see if I can get this to work two times in a row.  I bought two of these kits while visiting my in-laws in Korea in 2015.  Since this is a week long build I am going to try to polish the black plastic and spend most of my time detail painting the interior.  May change out the wheels, if the other set I have will fit.
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Re: Drop OctoberFest Kits Here
« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2019, 05:33:26 PM »
Having issues posting.......will try tomorrow.
Too many posts??
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Re: Drop OctoberFest Kits Here
« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2019, 10:16:28 AM »
Gonna' try this again....




Gonna' see if I can maybe break my  far too long building slump.....
May swipe some parts from this kit's brother.....the '63 Vette Stingray.....
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Re: Drop OctoberFest Kits Here
« Reply #11 on: September 22, 2019, 10:33:53 PM »
Late start
 

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Re: Drop OctoberFest Kits Here
« Reply #12 on: September 23, 2019, 04:24:32 PM »
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Re: Drop OctoberFest Kits Here
« Reply #13 on: September 23, 2019, 04:55:15 PM »
I'll be watching for the '36 Ford.
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Re: Drop OctoberFest Kits Here
« Reply #14 on: September 23, 2019, 05:17:16 PM »
Failed to put a message but I see a lot of black in my future. The molds on all those old trophy kits have really gone down hill. Lots of flash to clean up.