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  Topic: A & M Taurus
Tom Birky

Replies: 26
Views: 3650

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 10, 2023 2:19 pm   Subject: A & M Taurus
I looked at one at a model car swap meet a couple of years ago. Body missing but everything else was there on parts trees. It was nice, but without the body I passed on it. Dave, those are the same pa ...
  Topic: cutting the kit plastic glass???
Tom Birky

Replies: 7
Views: 1757

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 10, 2023 10:35 pm   Subject: cutting the kit plastic glass???
I use a razor saw for clear parts.

Tom
  Topic: MPC nascar dodge daytona
Tom Birky

Replies: 7
Views: 1879

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 03, 2023 6:55 am   Subject: MPC nascar dodge daytona
There were 2 versions of the Issac Charger. The one you describe, then another version with the door scallops. That version, also molded in red, had the door vent windows removed, a neat taillight fil ...
  Topic: Looking for JNJ 86 Buick resin conversion
Tom Birky

Replies: 1
Views: 879

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Mon Jun 12, 2023 9:41 pm   Subject: Looking for JNJ 86 Buick resin conversion
Pm me if you have one you'd be willing to part with.
Thank you.

Tom
  Topic: Mpc pepsi laguna >>>SOLD<<<
Tom Birky

Replies: 2
Views: 1245

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Tue May 02, 2023 3:14 pm   Subject: Mpc pepsi laguna >>>SOLD<<<
>>>SOLD<<< Includes resin quarter window fins. Open,sealed inside. Thx!


https://i.ibb.co/kxLWdkp/20230429-212606.jpg
  Topic: Donnie Allison Digard Chevy 1974
Tom Birky

Replies: 17
Views: 6388

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Mar 30, 2023 1:25 pm   Subject: Donnie Allison Digard Chevy 1974
Looks good ARCA Guy! I like it!

Tom
  Topic: Coke machine paint question
Tom Birky

Replies: 6
Views: 3184

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Wed Mar 01, 2023 3:48 am   Subject: Coke machine paint question
So to be clear, after red, you mask then shoot white primer, then gold, then clear? No clear on the red? I assume you're airbrushing clear to get a good color separation.

Tom
  Topic: Coke machine paint question
Tom Birky

Replies: 6
Views: 3184

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Tue Feb 28, 2023 9:32 pm   Subject: Coke machine paint question
That's the info I needed guys. Thanks Spooker and BW! I have some builds over 30 years old and they still look great with no clear coat. Also appreciate the paint numbers.

BW, my mom's side of the ...
  Topic: Coke machine paint question
Tom Birky

Replies: 6
Views: 3184

PostForum: Grayside Racers Corner 1973 - 1989   Posted: Tue Feb 28, 2023 2:40 pm   Subject: Coke machine paint question
For those of you that have built a Coke car, red first, then gold?, or other way around? Any close match in Tamiya or should I just order from Scale finishes?

Thx! Tom
  Topic: Good Ol' Fashioned "Pay it Forward "
Tom Birky

Replies: 10
Views: 3210

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Thu Feb 02, 2023 4:43 pm   Subject: Dodge charger taken on PIF.
Charger claimed. Thx!
  Topic: Good Ol' Fashioned "Pay it Forward "
Tom Birky

Replies: 10
Views: 3210

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2023 7:27 pm   Subject: Pay it Foward 69 Charger
Pick one from the list and its on the way. Then list your pay it forward.


Revell 69 Charger R/T.
  Topic: Good Ol' Fashioned "Pay it Forward "
Tom Birky

Replies: 10
Views: 3210

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2023 8:11 am   Subject: Good Ol' Fashioned "Pay it Forward "
I'd like that one Mel.

Tom
  Topic: great news from Salvino's
Tom Birky

Replies: 49
Views: 12479

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2023 11:30 pm   Subject: great news from Salvino's
Interesting stuff guys. Dave, did the Hudson and Chrysler kits sell in decent volumes?
Tom
  Topic: Bobby Allison Coke Machine question.
Tom Birky

Replies: 2
Views: 1437

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2022 4:59 am   Subject: Bobby Allison Coke Machine question.
Ah ha! Well I was 12 and at the time I thought It was just about the coolest model he ever built! That makes sense. Thanks Dave@

Tom
  Topic: Bobby Allison Coke Machine question.
Tom Birky

Replies: 2
Views: 1437

PostForum: Reference Photo's - Paint and Color Matching   Posted: Tue Dec 20, 2022 8:59 pm   Subject: Bobby Allison Coke Machine question.
My brother had the Coke Monte Carlo when it first came out. Seems to me like the numbers had a little bit of orange instead of Coke red. Most of the pictures of that car look orange-ish to me as well. ...
  Topic: Kits for sale
Tom Birky

Replies: 6
Views: 3078

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Wed Nov 30, 2022 10:11 pm   Subject: Pms sent
Pm's sent to all messages. All kits sale pending except Superbird. Thanks! Tom
  Topic: Kits for sale
Tom Birky

Replies: 6
Views: 3078

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Wed Nov 30, 2022 2:24 pm   Subject: Kits for sale
https://i.ibb.co/svcRn9p/20221130-065622.jpgHardees LeMans sealed. $20.
Superflo ASA Camaro. Open. Complete except missing decals. SOLD
Hurtubise Chevelle. Open, complete. Includes kit decals plus ...
  Topic: DE Sr & Sports Image history.........
Tom Birky

Replies: 4
Views: 2377

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2022 8:16 pm   Subject: Hank Jones
Hank Jones
  Topic: Kits for sale>>>>>>>all sold
Tom Birky

Replies: 7
Views: 3153

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Sun Aug 28, 2022 11:13 am   Subject: Kits for sale>>>>>>>all sold
Not Pat, but prices are US dollars.

Tom
  Topic: Kits for sale>>>>>>>all sold
Tom Birky

Replies: 7
Views: 3153

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Thu Aug 25, 2022 3:58 pm   Subject: Kits for sale>>>>>>>all sold
MPC Hurtubise. $65. >>>>SOLD<<<<Complete, unbuilt. Most parts still on trees. Kit decals plus 2 sets of aftermarket decals.
MPC Yarborough. $65. >>>>SOLD<<&l ...
  Topic: Braided plumbing lines
Tom Birky

Replies: 2
Views: 2522

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Wed Jul 27, 2022 2:30 pm   Subject: Simulated braid
I've tried, and like you, not much success. I use a simple chrome looking elastic braid from a craft store. Drill a hole, glue it in. I use thread like fishing line for smaller hoses and paint it with ...
  Topic: ISO AMT Goodwrench truck decals
Tom Birky

Replies: 1
Views: 1509

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2022 9:14 pm   Subject: ISO AMT Goodwrench truck decals
Anyone have a set of AMT Goodwrench truck decals they'll never use?
Purchase or trade.

Thx! Tom
  Topic: K&K Charger question.
Tom Birky

Replies: 6
Views: 5766

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Mon Feb 07, 2022 7:24 pm   Subject: K&K Charger question.
Good info and pic. Thank you very much for taking time to dig that up! I built the MPC kit when I was a kid and recently came across another one. Looking for pics all I could find was the white wing ...
  Topic: K&K Charger question.
Tom Birky

Replies: 6
Views: 5766

PostForum: Darkside Racers Corner 1948 - 1972   Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2022 8:47 pm   Subject: K&K Charger question.
Did Bobby Isaac ever race the #71 Daytona Charger with the red wing as pictured on the MPC box, instead of a white one?

Thx. Tom
  Topic: Sealed models for sale
Tom Birky

Replies: 0
Views: 1878

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Sun Jan 30, 2022 11:22 pm   Subject: Sealed models for sale
https://i.ibb.co/S7Kyfx1/20220131-063338.jpg

$10-$50 kits all factory sealed. Buyer pays shipping, will combine for multiples. Will consider reasonable offers.
59 Impala $30>>>>SOLD&l ...
  Topic: Johan Superbird >>>>SOLD<<<<
Tom Birky

Replies: 2
Views: 2349

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2022 4:31 pm   Subject: Sold
Sold
  Topic: Johan Superbird >>>>SOLD<<<<
Tom Birky

Replies: 2
Views: 2349

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2022 12:38 pm   Subject: Johan Superbird >>>>SOLD<<<<
Johan Superbird missing some parts. Most of the racing parts are missing, racing tires and wheels, roll cage, seat, air cleaner, gas tank cover. No decals. Otherwise unbuilt. Nice clean white styrene. ...
  Topic: Contingency sticker ID Help...
Tom Birky

Replies: 7
Views: 5411

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 22, 2021 4:28 pm   Subject: Contingency sticker ID Help...
The bottom one is Longacre Racing Products.

Tom
  Topic: Ramo Stott Passes
Tom Birky

Replies: 3
Views: 4166

PostForum: The Social Hall   Posted: Fri Aug 20, 2021 4:56 pm   Subject: Ramo Stott Passes
Thats too bad. An Iowa legend and all around nice guy!
https://i.ibb.co/Krch78Y/92462017-3305143616182361-8867208944666279936-n.jpg
Tom
  Topic: Heartland Model Car Nationals Kansas City Pics
Tom Birky

Replies: 2
Views: 4174

PostForum: Contests and Challenges   Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2021 8:11 am   Subject: Thank you
Thanks for posting the pics. I was there and had a great time! Many cool models.

Tb
  Topic: nascar kits for sale-sale ended 7-21
Tom Birky

Replies: 7
Views: 6998

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Sat May 29, 2021 7:25 pm   Subject: Pm sent
Pm sent on Malibu.

Thx tom
  Topic: NASCAR Kits and Decals For Sale
Tom Birky

Replies: 13
Views: 9223

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Tue May 04, 2021 2:57 pm   Subject: Pm sent
Pm sent on Miller decal.
  Topic: Simple Flatnose Monte upgrade
Tom Birky

Replies: 0
Views: 3541

PostForum: Nascar Tips and Tricks   Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2021 8:49 pm   Subject: Simple Flatnose Monte upgrade
I had a spare set of headlight bezels from the Grandprix that came in the 2+2 kit. They're almost a drop in for the flatnose Monte Carlo. Takes some very patient drilling, sanding and filing, but I th ...
  Topic: Any guess on the color of this old Charger?
Tom Birky

Replies: 6
Views: 6149

PostForum: Road Racers, Drag Racers, Open Wheels, Modifieds, Late Models, ect   Posted: Sat Apr 17, 2021 12:14 pm   Subject: Yellow
https://i.ibb.co/yFywsKy/d2d11e234a44cda00cf2c8d5de9e346d.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/jTnMLtB/93426697-10216688027174231-3749755437252083712-n.jpg

Similar to Ed Sangers yellow Chevys. Contrast it with t ...
  Topic: Junior Johnson 73 Monte Carlo
Tom Birky

Replies: 6
Views: 8041

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2021 10:44 pm   Subject: Junior Johnson 73 Monte Carlo
Not sure what his plan is for the front . The 73 and 74 are nearly identical as near as I can tell.

Tb
  Topic: Junior Johnson 73 Monte Carlo
Tom Birky

Replies: 6
Views: 8041

PostForum: The Fab Shop   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2021 3:58 pm   Subject: Junior Johnson 73 Monte Carlo
Thought I'd share a couple of pics of Junior Johnsons 73 Carling Monte Carlo being built by my brother. Salvino kit on Monogram chassis with trunk and bumper mods to back date it. Spoiler fron Buick R ...
  Topic: Junior Johnson Mystery Motor Impala
Tom Birky

Replies: 35
Views: 20366

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2021 6:33 pm   Subject: Junior Johnson Mystery Motor Impala
Wow! Well done Pierre. Just the right amount of detail. Great job!

Tom
  Topic: New Charger
Tom Birky

Replies: 101
Views: 65581

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:26 pm   Subject: New Charger
Wouldn't the old MPC bodies been made using a large scale wood model and a pantograph? The old AMT and MPC stuff still holds their own as far as the bodies go.
  Topic: Salvinos vs Salvinogram Cale Yarborough Monte Carlos
Tom Birky

Replies: 15
Views: 10950

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Thu Mar 04, 2021 8:54 pm   Subject: Salvinos vs Salvinogram Cale Yarborough Monte Carlos
Those are both really well done, but I'm really partial to the Monogram chassis. I keep looking at your work and am amazed that they're brush painted!

Tom
  Topic: Bumpers and decals
Tom Birky

Replies: 6
Views: 5953

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2021 4:10 pm   Subject: Bumpers and decals
I may have a spare resin front bumper that Adam Wayne did if you're interested I'll check tonite.

http://randyayersmodeling.com/modelingforum/viewtopic.php?t=1287&highlight=

Link to my 442 ...
  Topic: Found: looking for Revell 77 Monte snap kit. Tgank you
Tom Birky

Replies: 6
Views: 5904

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 2:02 pm   Subject: Found: looking for Revell 77 Monte snap kit. Tgank you
Bump
  Topic: Need help with upper rear portion of Salvino 79 Monte Carlo.
Tom Birky

Replies: 2
Views: 3104

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 9:24 pm   Subject: Need help with upper rear portion of Salvino 79 Monte Carlo.
Yes I had that problem. I built mine over a year ago so I'm a little fuzzy on the detail, but I remember working on the very corners by the top of the trunklid with a small file and notching it out a ...
  Topic: Found: looking for Revell 77 Monte snap kit. Tgank you
Tom Birky

Replies: 6
Views: 5904

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2021 9:45 pm   Subject: Found: looking for Revell 77 Monte snap kit. Tgank you
Thx Spooker!
  Topic: Found: looking for Revell 77 Monte snap kit. Tgank you
Tom Birky

Replies: 6
Views: 5904

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:02 pm   Subject: Found: looking for Revell 77 Monte snap kit. Tgank you
Found one. Looking for a reasonably priced Revell 77 Monte Carlo. Possible trades, have a few nascar, hot rods and Chevys.

Thx! Tom
  Topic: 1961 World 600 Winner David Pearson Pontiac
Tom Birky

Replies: 9
Views: 8269

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Sun Feb 07, 2021 9:13 pm   Subject: 1961 World 600 Winner David Pearson Pontiac
Wow! Nicely done. Very clean work and a little extra detail to boot.

Tb
  Topic: Hood needed
Tom Birky

Replies: 3
Views: 4122

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2021 2:24 pm   Subject: Pm sent
Pm sent
  Topic: Hood needed
Tom Birky

Replies: 3
Views: 4122

PostForum: The Trading Post   Posted: Thu Feb 04, 2021 11:56 am   Subject: Hood needed
I think i have a resin one if that would help.

Tom
  Topic: 57 Chevy #44 Black Widow
Tom Birky

Replies: 6
Views: 6237

PostForum: The Showroom   Posted: Wed Feb 03, 2021 12:42 pm   Subject: 57 Chevy #44 Black Widow
Nicely done! I really need to build one.

Tom
  Topic: Help identifying sponsor decal
Tom Birky

Replies: 2
Views: 3489

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 30, 2021 8:59 pm   Subject: Help identifying sponsor decal
Good point Brandon, I hadnt considered that, but I think I can see some separation. The rectangle is actually Winston as the track was a nascar sanctioned Winston weekly series back then.
Thanks! I' ...
  Topic: Help identifying sponsor decal
Tom Birky

Replies: 2
Views: 3489

PostForum: Nascar Modeling Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 30, 2021 2:14 pm   Subject: Help identifying sponsor decal
https://i.ibb.co/Jj1Kc1r/Hickey.jpg

Can anyone identify the red,white and blue decal on the door of this old modified? Sorry, only pic I have of this car. 80s vintage.

Thank you! Tom
 
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