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  Topic: 67 Petty Plymouth
MarkJ

Replies: 8
Views: 543

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Jun 24, 2021 1:49 pm   Subject: 67 Petty Plymouth
Wow, Pierre. I dont know how you got this one past me. Another awesome brush painted build. The color looks great to my eye too. Excellent clean build as usual. This is one build every Petty fan sho ...
  Topic: Bobby Allison's 1970 Dodge Daytona
MarkJ

Replies: 21
Views: 609

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Jun 24, 2021 8:37 am   Subject: Bobby Allison's 1970 Dodge Daytona
Perfect as always, Bobby. Paint, cleanliness of build ,details and decal work all top notch. A joy to look at. That alclad work you did on the rear bumper is amazing.
  Topic: Moebius, 1966 F-100
MarkJ

Replies: 15
Views: 523

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2021 7:15 am   Subject: Moebius, 1966 F-100
C'mon now, that's got to be a 1:1 truck that you some how photoshopped to make it appear as a model. Actually that's some unbelievable weathering work. Especially the rust. Magnificent.
  Topic: Days of Thunder set redo
MarkJ

Replies: 15
Views: 632

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 8:00 am   Subject: Days of Thunder set redo
Wow, what a great accomplishment to get all those completely redone with fresh paint and decals. They all look superb.
  Topic: 1963 Roger Penske Grand Sport Corvette
MarkJ

Replies: 18
Views: 1310

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2021 11:58 am   Subject: 1963 Roger Penske Grand Sport Corvette
Great job Mark! Really outstanding.

Thanks, Jim . It was a fun and educational build.
  Topic: 1963 Roger Penske Grand Sport Corvette
MarkJ

Replies: 18
Views: 1310

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Tue Jun 08, 2021 5:22 pm   Subject: 1963 Roger Penske Grand Sport Corvette
Mark...your at it AGAIN! What a great build. Your fab work is second to none for sure! This car is so cool! Good Job my friend!!!!!

Thanks, Gary. I really appreciate the great feedback.
  Topic: Tips for building Petty’s 1967 Plymouth?
MarkJ

Replies: 13
Views: 776

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sun Jun 06, 2021 7:43 am   Subject: Tips for building Petty’s 1967 Plymouth?
I had read that as well. I’ve seen interviews where Richard said they stuck a ‘67 grille in the ‘66 and raced it that way.

The car I wanted to do was one that they had left the 66 grille in i ...
  Topic: Tips for building Petty’s 1967 Plymouth?
MarkJ

Replies: 13
Views: 776

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2021 9:45 am   Subject: Tips for building Petty’s 1967 Plymouth?
when I researched mine I found that some of the cars were 66 that year and some were 67's I built mine as the 66 because that was the car he was in when he finished doing all those wins he had that ye ...
  Topic: Bud Car Collection.
MarkJ

Replies: 6
Views: 507

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2021 9:40 am   Subject: Bud Car Collection.
Every one looks Awesome.
  Topic: Suggestions for Charlotte visit
MarkJ

Replies: 14
Views: 1179

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 02, 2021 8:43 am   Subject: Suggestions for Charlotte visit
Last time we went to Charlotte was 21 years ago so I cant be much help. We stopped at Bill Davis shop where I missed Ward by one day. Got to talk to Tommy Baldwin for a while. Super nice guy. He said ...
  Topic: Model & decal storage
MarkJ

Replies: 3
Views: 681

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon May 31, 2021 8:40 am   Subject: Model & decal storage
Really dont know. I store all mine in those air tight plastic cases you can get at hobby lobby. Lately the company name has changed but the boxes are the same. Also they are stackable. But I dont go o ...
  Topic: Wrangler Pontiac
MarkJ

Replies: 5
Views: 1146

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Sun May 30, 2021 8:40 am   Subject: Wrangler Pontiac
Should be another great one. Looking forward to following the wip.
  Topic: 1963 Roger Penske Grand Sport Corvette
MarkJ

Replies: 18
Views: 1310

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Thu May 27, 2021 7:58 am   Subject: 1963 Roger Penske Grand Sport Corvette
This one made me go 'WHOA!' when I saw it. Beautiful model.

Thanks , Bill. I just realized I hadn't posted a rear shot of the model and I forgot to go over the rubber with dullcote. two senior mome ...
  Topic: 1963 Roger Penske Grand Sport Corvette
MarkJ

Replies: 18
Views: 1310

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 4:02 pm   Subject: 1963 Roger Penske Grand Sport Corvette
Mark, If you took away all the mods and extensive scratch building there might only be a handful of parts left.
The WIP on the MCM site is a tutorial on how to make something great out of nothing.
I ...
  Topic: 1970 Camaro RS
MarkJ

Replies: 5
Views: 932

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Tue May 25, 2021 1:47 pm   Subject: 1970 Camaro RS
Wow, John. another through the roof outstanding build, and the paint is awesomely awesome, as always. You make metallics look easy. So deep, so beautiful.
  Topic: Stacy-Pak Buick, Tim Richmond
MarkJ

Replies: 14
Views: 1710

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue May 25, 2021 7:58 am   Subject: Stacy-Pak Buick, Tim Richmond
And you did this with no polishing and clear using duplicolor ? Amazing job. If I had done that, it would have been a flat blue and very grainey., Excellent work I applaud you for your skill.
  Topic: Removing pre printed graphics
MarkJ

Replies: 17
Views: 1455

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue May 25, 2021 7:53 am   Subject: Removing pre printed graphics
I'm like Hurricane Dave. Tryed the purple stuff and just ended up sanding and priming and shooting. Worked out good. Could never tell it had any graphics on it.
  Topic: 1963 Roger Penske Grand Sport Corvette
MarkJ

Replies: 18
Views: 1310

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Mon May 24, 2021 8:06 am   Subject: 1963 Roger Penske Grand Sport Corvette
Another gorgeous build Mark ... so typical of everything you build ... so impressive

Thanks, John. I saw your 1970 Camaro post yesterday, somewhere, but was too tired to respond and now I cant find ...
  Topic: 1963 Roger Penske Grand Sport Corvette
MarkJ

Replies: 18
Views: 1310

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sun May 23, 2021 8:19 am   Subject: 1963 Roger Penske Grand Sport Corvette
Thanks guys . I really appreciate the replys.
  Topic: 1981 #43 Richard Petty STP Regal
MarkJ

Replies: 20
Views: 5296

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sun May 23, 2021 8:07 am   Subject: 1981 #43 Richard Petty STP Regal
Excellent job as always. At first I thought you has posted a 1:1 car.
  Topic: Jimmy Pardue 1964 Plymouth Belvedere
MarkJ

Replies: 11
Views: 1134

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat May 22, 2021 11:39 am   Subject: Jimmy Pardue 1964 Plymouth Belvedere
Another excellent one, Pierre. I'm finally starting my first brush painted body build. Hope I get half the results you get. I had to order some vallejo white and gray primer from micro mark. H.L. sell ...
  Topic: Jimmy Pardue 1964 Plymouth Belvedere
MarkJ

Replies: 11
Views: 1134

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat May 22, 2021 8:25 am   Subject: Jimmy Pardue 1964 Plymouth Belvedere
Another excellent one, Pierre. I'm finally starting my first brush painted body build. Hope I get half the results you get. I had to order some vallejo white and gray primer from micro mark. H.L. sell ...
  Topic: 1963 Roger Penske Grand Sport Corvette
MarkJ

Replies: 18
Views: 1310

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Fri May 21, 2021 7:55 am   Subject: 1963 Roger Penske Grand Sport Corvette
That's a fantastic job on converting that AMT!

The 377 is a half inch stroker in the 327 block, 3.75" stroke and 4" bore. My brother ran one (but not aluminum, just a normal cast iron 32 ...
  Topic: 1963 Roger Penske Grand Sport Corvette
MarkJ

Replies: 18
Views: 1310

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Thu May 20, 2021 7:46 am   Subject: 1963 Roger Penske Grand Sport Corvette
Finally finished after 231.5 hours . I always wanted to do this build since I was a 13 year old kid. I was into auto racing big time, and about the only source I had for news and pictures were magazin ...
  Topic: Dodged a bullet....metaphorically speaking.
MarkJ

Replies: 3
Views: 940

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 8:39 am   Subject: Re: Dodged a bullet....metaphorically speaking.
For the first time ever, I snapped a windshield in half for my 68 Charger USAC car. I glued it back together and the windshields slight curve matched up pretty closely with a piece if 2 inch PVC pipe ...
  Topic: The resin fairy visited my house today
MarkJ

Replies: 11
Views: 1179

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Tue May 18, 2021 7:56 am   Subject: The resin fairy visited my house today
Whoa, looks like a lot of work and love needs to be put into this one. But i'm sure Tom, that you can get her done.
  Topic: Neil Bonnett's 1977 Jim Stacy Racing Team Charger
MarkJ

Replies: 7
Views: 1248

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Tue May 18, 2021 7:52 am   Subject: Neil Bonnett's 1977 Jim Stacy Racing Team Charger
Excellent, as always.
  Topic: James Hylton Pop Cola Cyclone
MarkJ

Replies: 21
Views: 1585

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat May 15, 2021 11:30 am   Subject: James Hylton Pop Cola Cyclone
Just testing pic size formatting from Imgur. Struggling to find the right format

https://i.imgur.com/3zHPLBKh.jpg

This looks really good. I would stay with this size.
  Topic: James Hylton Pop Cola Cyclone
MarkJ

Replies: 21
Views: 1585

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sat May 15, 2021 11:26 am   Subject: James Hylton Pop Cola Cyclone
Pierre, you've done it again. Mirror smooth finish, super clean build, and a front end that looks like it came off the real car and was miniaturized to fit. Also, that is the best color match I have e ...
  Topic: Finished the Bierschwale's #94 Kodak Pontiac
MarkJ

Replies: 4
Views: 1396

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Fri May 14, 2021 2:44 pm   Subject: Finished the Bierschwale's #94 Kodak Pontiac
Wow, this is a really outstanding build. Hits all the marks. Great paint , cleanliness of build, and excellent decal work.
  Topic: Freddy Fryar 1965 LMS Chevelle
MarkJ

Replies: 30
Views: 9369

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 8:28 am   Subject: Freddy Fryar 1965 LMS Chevelle
Interesting side story on this model. The next build I'm doing I'm using the kit that I took the engine from to do this Chevelle. I need an engine for the car I took from, so I bought an AMT 70 Cor ...
  Topic: Christian Fittipaldi's #33 Monaco Coach Monte Carlo
MarkJ

Replies: 7
Views: 1139

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 8:19 am   Subject: Christian Fittipaldi's #33 Monaco Coach Monte Carlo
Awesome job and props to Sam Lopez for the awesome decals.
  Topic: Do you know the history of this car?
MarkJ

Replies: 17
Views: 1958

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 8:16 am   Subject: Do you know the history of this car?
So, let us know when its in the fab shop. I've never seen a weathered build from start to finish. Just the finished product and wondered how they got there.
  Topic: Do you know the history of this car?
MarkJ

Replies: 17
Views: 1958

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue May 11, 2021 8:14 am   Subject: Do you know the history of this car?
Thanks to all of you guys. I now know for sure that this car is for real...and it now commits me to attempt a model of it in pre-restoration stage. A lot of weathering techniques to develop. This will ...
  Topic: Do you know the history of this car?
MarkJ

Replies: 17
Views: 1958

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 7:49 am   Subject: Do you know the history of this car?
Here is the real car with the great one decal in the right location. Prestone too.

https://i.postimg.cc/MHHWSGRM/mccoy69.jpg
  Topic: Do you know the history of this car?
MarkJ

Replies: 17
Views: 1958

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat May 08, 2021 7:14 am   Subject: Do you know the history of this car?
Looks like it was dark blue at one time. Tiny's #55 is the only Daytona Charger that comes to mind. That great ones decal might narrow the search.
  Topic: 1976 Torino, Bud Moore style (5/6/21 update)
MarkJ

Replies: 29
Views: 13671

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Thu May 06, 2021 1:39 pm   Subject: 1976 Torino, Bud Moore style (5/6/21 update)
Man, Bill. That came out perfect.
  Topic: Foyt red/orange
MarkJ

Replies: 4
Views: 954

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Thu May 06, 2021 1:35 pm   Subject: Foyt red/orange
Man, I'm loving that Camaro. Excellent job. What series? USAC?
  Topic: Freddy Fryar 1965 LMS Chevelle
MarkJ

Replies: 30
Views: 9369

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu May 06, 2021 1:32 pm   Subject: Freddy Fryar 1965 LMS Chevelle
Thanks again guys. Much appreciated.
  Topic: Freddy Fryar 1965 LMS Chevelle
MarkJ

Replies: 30
Views: 9369

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu May 06, 2021 7:59 am   Subject: Freddy Fryar 1965 LMS Chevelle
SPECTACULAR !!! Shocked Shocked I'm sure it looks better than Freddy's REAL CAR ever did !?! Laughing

When Freddy brought his real car, which I don't think looked like the model I did from ref phot ...
  Topic: Dick Brooks 1974 Simoniz Charger
MarkJ

Replies: 15
Views: 1795

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu May 06, 2021 7:52 am   Subject: Dick Brooks 1974 Simoniz Charger
Excellent job as always. One of my favorite drivers.
  Topic: Freddy Fryar 1965 LMS Chevelle
MarkJ

Replies: 30
Views: 9369

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed May 05, 2021 4:59 pm   Subject: Freddy Fryar 1965 LMS Chevelle
Hi Mark what tires and wheels did you use i am going to do an Allison Chevelle and i have seen pictures with these wheels. thanks

hobbyguy, the tires and wheels are p.p,p. for 65 late model sportsm ...
  Topic: Post a pic of your all time favorite livery
MarkJ

Replies: 28
Views: 3029

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun May 02, 2021 5:30 pm   Subject: Post a pic of your all time favorite livery
You are right Mark, mixing my own colors allow that.
In the case of this model the usually perfect Powerslide decals were a challenge to apply and I ended up with splits in a few areas around wheelh ...
  Topic: Post a pic of your all time favorite livery
MarkJ

Replies: 28
Views: 3029

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun May 02, 2021 8:56 am   Subject: Re: Post a pic of your all time favorite livery
Outside of Nascar, my favorites are the black & gold JPS Lotus, Gulf GT40 and Hippie Porsche 917.
But here we will focus on Nascar. What is your favorite paint scheme?
Post a pic of the real car ...
  Topic: Post a pic of your all time favorite livery
MarkJ

Replies: 28
Views: 3029

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat May 01, 2021 8:32 am   Subject: Post a pic of your all time favorite livery
Beautiful trio , John. I especially like the Trans am funny car. Your painting skills are off the charts as always.
  Topic: New Charger
MarkJ

Replies: 101
Views: 13369

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2021 8:01 am   Subject: New Charger
Only problem I have now is what to do with the 8 Amt stock '71 Charger bodies I have been saving Confused

I know what you mean. I have one of those kits. I was going to change the roof on it to make th ...
  Topic: Dale Earnhart # 8 dodge charger
MarkJ

Replies: 2
Views: 913

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Thu Apr 29, 2021 12:48 pm   Subject: Dale Earnhart # 8 dodge charger
Maybe ts-23. But that might be a little dark. not really sure.
  Topic: Sterling's 1998 Qualifier
MarkJ

Replies: 7
Views: 1295

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Apr 29, 2021 8:21 am   Subject: Sterling's 1998 Qualifier
From what I can see with my old eyes , it looks very good.
  Topic: Richard Petty's '73 Charger
MarkJ

Replies: 11
Views: 1870

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2021 1:46 pm   Subject: Richard Petty's '73 Charger
Wow, Steve. Awesome job on this. Top notch in every way possible.
  Topic: Post a pic of your all time favorite livery
MarkJ

Replies: 28
Views: 3029

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2021 8:35 am   Subject: Post a pic of your all time favorite livery
I really like the Daytona 500 version better and hope to do it soon. This is the Southern 500 version.

https://i.postimg.cc/qvprcQDt/60rex13.jpg
 
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