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  Topic: Dale Earnhardt 1992 Lumina from The Winston
Dan Belcher

Replies: 12
Views: 1340

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 12:34 pm   Subject: Dale Earnhardt 1992 Lumina from The Winston
This was actually Tamiya brand tape that did that. Really surprised me!
  Topic: Dale Earnhardt 1992 Lumina from The Winston
Dan Belcher

Replies: 12
Views: 1340

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 11:53 am   Subject: Dale Earnhardt 1992 Lumina from The Winston
'92 Earnhardt update. Good and bad news...

Good news: The black paint went on beautifully, and it's mirror-smooth pretty much everywhere. The hood in particular is the best paint I've ever done.
...
  Topic: Red Farmer 70's Hauler & Torino
Dan Belcher

Replies: 19
Views: 460

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:18 pm   Subject: Red Farmer 70's Hauler & Torino
Stupendous!!
  Topic: 1987 #3 Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Monte Carlo
Dan Belcher

Replies: 9
Views: 349

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:18 pm   Subject: 1987 #3 Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Monte Carlo
Love the modifications. Looks great Joe!
  Topic: JD McDuffie 1978 Monte Carlo
Dan Belcher

Replies: 15
Views: 947

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Jul 01, 2021 8:18 am   Subject: JD McDuffie 1978 Monte Carlo
Great build! Love the paint.
  Topic: 1989 #88 Crisco Pontiac Daytona 500 and other Grand Prixs
Dan Belcher

Replies: 6
Views: 554

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2021 8:34 am   Subject: 1989 #88 Crisco Pontiac Daytona 500 and other Grand Prixs
That's a fast looking bunch of Pontiacs! Good stuff.
  Topic: LUMINAS: Earnhardt Busch North #8 and Bonnett Mom 'n' Pops
Dan Belcher

Replies: 6
Views: 696

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2021 8:34 am   Subject: LUMINAS: Earnhardt Busch North #8 and Bonnett Mom 'n' Pops
Nice job! They look great together.
  Topic: Ed Howe 1971 Season Chevelle
Dan Belcher

Replies: 8
Views: 645

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2021 8:32 am   Subject: Ed Howe 1971 Season Chevelle
That's a cool looking car! Nice job on making it look authentically beat up and tire rubbed.
  Topic: Dale Earnhardt 1992 Lumina from The Winston
Dan Belcher

Replies: 12
Views: 1340

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Tue Jun 29, 2021 8:57 am   Subject: Dale Earnhardt 1992 Lumina from The Winston
I don't think it's safe to fix a broken human nose with plastic sprue melted in Taimya cement. Laughing

The seat belts are made from strips of masking tape cut to size and painted flat black. The ha ...
  Topic: tire info decals
Dan Belcher

Replies: 3
Views: 506

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 29, 2021 7:18 am   Subject: tire info decals
I have used decals from Powerslide sheets before for tire markings, but I've also done custom tire markings by drawing on the sidewall with a white gel pen like this one: https://www.michaels.com/gell ...
  Topic: Dale Earnhardt 1992 Lumina from The Winston
Dan Belcher

Replies: 12
Views: 1340

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Mon Jun 28, 2021 9:33 pm   Subject: Dale Earnhardt 1992 Lumina from The Winston
I managed to break the nose for a 3rd time. Don't ask... But it's fixed yet again! I've painted the body TS-30 Silver Leaf for the silver stripe, plus TS-13 clear over it to protect it when I mask it ...
  Topic: 2018 #12 Ryan Blaney Duracell Menards Ford Fusion
Dan Belcher

Replies: 8
Views: 694

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sun Jun 20, 2021 8:19 am   Subject: 2018 #12 Ryan Blaney Duracell Menards Ford Fusion
Great as always! The fluorescent colors are impossible to photograph and really capture just how bright they are, so I can imagine it's a real monster in the sunlight in person!
  Topic: Bobby Allison's 1970 Dodge Daytona
Dan Belcher

Replies: 26
Views: 1491

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Jun 19, 2021 8:12 am   Subject: Bobby Allison's 1970 Dodge Daytona
Beautiful! Those colors are so eye catching, bet it looks great in person.
  Topic: Dale Earnhardt 1992 Lumina from The Winston
Dan Belcher

Replies: 12
Views: 1340

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 9:05 pm   Subject: Dale Earnhardt 1992 Lumina from The Winston
Remember how I broke the nose off the car and fixed it up and was all happy that it was good as new? Well, I dropped the car again while sanding it and broke the nose again... However, I repaired it a ...
  Topic: Moebius, 1966 F-100
Dan Belcher

Replies: 16
Views: 1074

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 1:09 pm   Subject: Moebius, 1966 F-100
Exceptionally well done weathering!
  Topic: Days of Thunder set redo
Dan Belcher

Replies: 15
Views: 1111

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 4:13 pm   Subject: Days of Thunder set redo
Those colors look spot on. Beautiful cars!
  Topic: Davey Allison 1992 "The Winston" winning car
Dan Belcher

Replies: 19
Views: 4128

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2021 5:10 pm   Subject: Davey Allison 1992 "The Winston" winning car
Thanks all!

What color/paint did you use for the interior red... ?
Tamiya TS-8 Italian Red.
  Topic: 2006 #10 Valvoline Cars Charger Resin JWTBM Revell 1:24
Dan Belcher

Replies: 10
Views: 855

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2021 7:31 am   Subject: 2006 #10 Valvoline Cars Charger Resin JWTBM Revell 1:24
Excellent work on a cool body!
  Topic: 1983 Daytona 500 Winner Cale Yarborough Pontiac
Dan Belcher

Replies: 6
Views: 735

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue Jun 08, 2021 3:14 pm   Subject: 1983 Daytona 500 Winner Cale Yarborough Pontiac
Well done! That is some seriously nice masking work for the nose.
  Topic: 2003 #48 Lowes Spongebob Chevy Revell JWTBM Resin 1:24
Dan Belcher

Replies: 5
Views: 602

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sun Jun 06, 2021 1:35 pm   Subject: 2003 #48 Lowes Spongebob Chevy Revell JWTBM Resin 1:24
Great job!
  Topic: Dale Earnhardt 1992 Lumina from The Winston
Dan Belcher

Replies: 12
Views: 1340

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Mon May 17, 2021 8:51 pm   Subject: Dale Earnhardt 1992 Lumina from The Winston
This might not be the most exciting or interesting picture I've posted, but it's a nice step forward after taking a fairly lengthy break and narrowly avoiding disaster. After doing the Davey Allison a ...
  Topic: 'nother question - tires
Dan Belcher

Replies: 5
Views: 1173

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat May 08, 2021 9:40 am   Subject: 'nother question - tires
Good luck! Worst case if you don't like the results of your gel pen work, use some rubbing alcohol to wipe it off and try again. And FYI, for the entire process I used on the tire sidewalls... After s ...
  Topic: 'nother question - tires
Dan Belcher

Replies: 5
Views: 1173

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri May 07, 2021 7:17 am   Subject: 'nother question - tires
Here's a wheel I did for a 1992 Davey Allison car. I used Powerslide decals for the Goodyear/Eagle markings and wheel weights, but for the LR 28 markings I just used a white gel pen. The markings back ...
  Topic: Buddy Baker #88 Red Baron Oldsmobile
Dan Belcher

Replies: 12
Views: 2717

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 1:18 pm   Subject: Buddy Baker #88 Red Baron Oldsmobile
Great build!
  Topic: 2021 Michael McDowell Daytona 500 Winner 1:24
Dan Belcher

Replies: 10
Views: 1827

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Apr 03, 2021 10:28 am   Subject: 2021 Michael McDowell Daytona 500 Winner 1:24
Simply beautiful!
  Topic: Barn find Chevy Black Widow
Dan Belcher

Replies: 11
Views: 2164

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2021 9:11 am   Subject: Barn find Chevy Black Widow
Very neat! Or I guess since it's so dirty, neat is not the best word to describe it. Laughing
  Topic: Salvinos vs Salvinogram Cale Yarborough Monte Carlos
Dan Belcher

Replies: 15
Views: 2863

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Mar 04, 2021 1:16 pm   Subject: Salvinos vs Salvinogram Cale Yarborough Monte Carlos
Great work!
  Topic: The Brush Painters Society
Dan Belcher

Replies: 73
Views: 8755

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 8:15 pm   Subject: The Brush Painters Society
Very impressive work!
  Topic: Painting Lug Nuts
Dan Belcher

Replies: 12
Views: 1900

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2021 6:09 pm   Subject: Painting Lug Nuts
Nothing fancy in my case. I use a fine tipped dry paintbrush with Tamiya acrylic silver paint right out of the bottle. I paint with the brush at a bit of an angle so I can get the paint down onto the ...
  Topic: 1992 Davey Allison Texaco Havoline Thunderbird
Dan Belcher

Replies: 11
Views: 2559

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Feb 17, 2021 11:27 am   Subject: 1992 Davey Allison Texaco Havoline Thunderbird
Thank you for the nice comments everyone!
  Topic: 1962 Daytona 500 Winner Fireball Roberts
Dan Belcher

Replies: 5
Views: 1509

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2021 1:35 pm   Subject: 1962 Daytona 500 Winner Fireball Roberts
Nice work. That's a fine looking car.
  Topic: Davey Allison 1992 "The Winston" winning car
Dan Belcher

Replies: 19
Views: 4128

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:33 pm   Subject: Davey Allison 1992 "The Winston" winning car
And this build is done! Please https://i.imgur.com/Z9m2Xx6.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/qxb8DSK.jpg
  Topic: 1992 Davey Allison Texaco Havoline Thunderbird
Dan Belcher

Replies: 11
Views: 2559

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:32 pm   Subject: 1992 Davey Allison Texaco Havoline Thunderbird
After a long time, and some bad weather for doing any outdoor painting or clear coating, I am finally done with building Davey Allison's car as it looked on "One Hot Night" when the green fl ...
  Topic: Wood Brothers Hauler
Dan Belcher

Replies: 19
Views: 3617

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Feb 03, 2021 10:03 am   Subject: Wood Brothers Hauler
Very cool project. Great work!
  Topic: Davey Allison 1992 "The Winston" winning car
Dan Belcher

Replies: 19
Views: 4128

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2021 10:10 pm   Subject: Davey Allison 1992 "The Winston" winning car
Thanks Rob. That seat was super cool looking and very distinctive, so I had to try to recreate it!
  Topic: Davey Allison 1992 "The Winston" winning car
Dan Belcher

Replies: 19
Views: 4128

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:25 pm   Subject: Davey Allison 1992 "The Winston" winning car
Almost done with the interior. The engine and fuel cell areas are completely bland since I'm just treating this as a curbside build, but anything you can see in through the windows I've tried to detai ...
  Topic: ‘Future’ with polished clear coat
Dan Belcher

Replies: 8
Views: 1647

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2021 10:06 am   Subject: ‘Future’ with polished clear coat
I appreciate the tips. I’ve thought that possibly I’m getting it too smooth and the Future slides right off. I wet sand with 1500 then use Turtle Wax rubbing compound followed by Novus 2. I finished o ...
  Topic: Kenny Irwin, Jr.
Dan Belcher

Replies: 17
Views: 3714

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:43 pm   Subject: Kenny Irwin, Jr.
I vaguely remember seeing this car race, the colors are really eye catching. Nice work!
  Topic: Ernie Irvan's 1997 Havoline 10th Anniversary/Allison tribute
Dan Belcher

Replies: 7
Views: 1967

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 7:04 am   Subject: Ernie Irvan's 1997 Havoline 10th Anniversary/Allison tribute
Turned out great. Such an iconic color combo, and you got it to really shine and pop.
  Topic: Davey Allison 1992 "The Winston" winning car
Dan Belcher

Replies: 19
Views: 4128

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 9:00 pm   Subject: Davey Allison 1992 "The Winston" winning car
It's been awhile since my last update, so here's a quick one. I ruined half of my sheet of decals and had to order some more, so that slowed things down a bit. I'm now almost done decaling the car, bu ...
  Topic: 1990 Rusty Wallace Miller Pontiac
Dan Belcher

Replies: 19
Views: 7095

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:03 am   Subject: 1990 Rusty Wallace Miller Pontiac
Thanks!
  Topic: Square body GMC truck.
Dan Belcher

Replies: 10
Views: 2448

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:02 am   Subject: Square body GMC truck.
Wow, all the little touches on this are so good. The shots of it missing the wheels make it look even more like it's in its natural habitat, just need it up on some cinder blocks!
  Topic: 1990 Rusty Wallace Miller Pontiac
Dan Belcher

Replies: 20
Views: 7028

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:06 am   Subject: 1990 Rusty Wallace Miller Pontiac
Thanks MarkJ!
  Topic: 1990 Rusty Wallace Miller Pontiac
Dan Belcher

Replies: 20
Views: 7028

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:13 am   Subject: 1990 Rusty Wallace Miller Pontiac
Thanks!
  Topic: Rusty Wallace’s Miller Genuine Draft Pontiac
Dan Belcher

Replies: 1
Views: 1078

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:14 am   Subject: Rusty Wallace’s Miller Genuine Draft Pontiac
Looks like pretty clean masking work despite the tricky bumpers. Nice job.
  Topic: 1992 Richard Petty STP Grand Prix
Dan Belcher

Replies: 3
Views: 1767

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:13 pm   Subject: 1992 Richard Petty STP Grand Prix
Nice job. I bet that looks really good in person with the fluorescent color.
  Topic: Match for Miller Gold
Dan Belcher

Replies: 9
Views: 1961

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:11 pm   Subject: Match for Miller Gold
Dan, you are a legend....thank you very much.
You're welcome!

I always preferred that scheme better than the black and yellow. Great looking model by the way. I wish Powerslide would do a set of d ...
  Topic: Match for Miller Gold
Dan Belcher

Replies: 9
Views: 1961

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:39 am   Subject: Match for Miller Gold
https://i.imgur.com/dSiUazn.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/X9C6JFd.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/9PmDNCu.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/FuASGyZ.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/HsHoxgZ.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/BRBVSao.jpg
ht ...
  Topic: Match for Miller Gold
Dan Belcher

Replies: 9
Views: 1961

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2021 6:14 pm   Subject: Match for Miller Gold
You're welcome. Lemme know if you need any reference pics.
  Topic: Match for Miller Gold
Dan Belcher

Replies: 9
Views: 1961

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:58 am   Subject: Match for Miller Gold
Just to be sure, Shayne, are you doing the 1990 #27 car with the deeper gold color, or the #2 car from the years after that with the more yellow color?

If you're talking about the #27 car, I used A ...
 
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