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About binks15

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  1. Its a Monogram kit in 1/25 scale issued in the 90s then reissued again a few years back by Revell as a coupe.
  2. Refinished in Argyl Blue lacquer, DuPont urethane clear coat. Engine wired and plumbed.
  3. Revell kit, engine wired and plumbed. Scratch built throttle linkage, wind screen and fire bottle. Added seat belts. Refinished in Plasticoat touch up paint. DuPont urethane clear coat.
  4. The car is 1/24th scale and is a reboxed Testors kit of an unknowen Japanese Mfg. I purchaced it some 25 years ago.
  5. Revell kit. Minimal wiring and plumbing, painted in RM lacquers with a DuPont urethane clear coat.
  6. Engine wired and plumbed. Refinished in BASF lacquer, DuPont urethane clear coat.
  7. The reservoir was painted gloss white, followed by over thinned Tamiya clear blue, then cleared with semigloss acrylic tinted with a drop af flat white paint. For the master cylinder cover I used BMF painted with a mixture clear yellow and orange topped with semigloss clear.
  8. Re-finished in BASF lacquer, DuPont urethane clear coat, vinyl top is suede texture BASF lacquer. Engine was wired and plumbed. Interior finished in Mar-hyde vinyl paint. Added seat belts.
  9. I ended up spraying the stripes on, the decals were trash also.
  10. Revell of Germany (originally boxed by ESCI) engine plumbed and wired, added velocity stacks, re-finished BASF lacquers, and clear coated in Du-Pont urethane.
  11. It's hard to believe this came out of an AMT box. This kit is very well engineered and detailed. Unusually high parts count and plenty of delicate pieces and some of the best chrome I have ever seen. Nice and smooth with no dirt at all. I was really impressed and it went together with no problems at all, but it needed a few scratch-built details. Refinished in DuPont lacquers; engine wired and plumbed; scratch built fuel pump and fuel filter, throttle and choke cable, generator, and distributor, and ignition coil. Scratch built interior door handles and window cranks, shifter, parking brake lever, trunk hold down straps and side lift handles. Very enjoyable, but time consuming build. Spent about a month doing it. I realllly like these old kits. I wish the old time engineers were still around; we need more kits like this.
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