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PostSubject: 1940 Ford Standard Coupe ......   Sun 16 Mar 2014, 2:17 pm

Built for a Box Stock community build project on another forum ............. Revell kit, Testor's Enamels, and a fight all the way











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PostSubject: Re: 1940 Ford Standard Coupe ......   Sun 16 Mar 2014, 2:24 pm

Looks like you won the fight - great job, sir. Great color choice.
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PostSubject: Re: 1940 Ford Standard Coupe ......   Sun 16 Mar 2014, 4:35 pm

Looks great John, like the color   

What kind of issues did you have with that kit ??
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PostSubject: Re: 1940 Ford Standard Coupe ......   Sun 16 Mar 2014, 4:59 pm

I like that, nice job
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PostSubject: Re: 1940 Ford Standard Coupe ......   Sun 16 Mar 2014, 5:17 pm

Nice job. Brings back memories; my first car was a 40 Standard.

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PostSubject: Re: 1940 Ford Standard Coupe ......   Mon 17 Mar 2014, 12:32 am

john2308 wrote:
What kind of issues did you have with that kit ??

Mostly the lack of good attachment points for all the friggin little trim pieces .......... license plates, door handles, etc., etc.
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PostSubject: Re: 1940 Ford Standard Coupe ......   Mon 17 Mar 2014, 2:14 am

What a classic. Nice look to it.  
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PostSubject: Re: 1940 Ford Standard Coupe ......   Mon 17 Mar 2014, 2:53 pm

This coupe is similar to one of my first AMT kits, and think fondly of it.
I prefer the standard grille to the De Luxe, as well.

 
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PostSubject: Re: 1940 Ford Standard Coupe ......   Mon 17 Mar 2014, 3:15 pm

Hi Mr Old Coy,

This is a very nice clean build Sir, love the colour too, may I ask what shade of blue it is please...

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PostSubject: Re: 1940 Ford Standard Coupe ......   Tue 18 Mar 2014, 11:51 am

Johnag wrote:
may I ask what shade of blue it is please...

Andy...

It's Testor's French Blue enamel mixed with Classic Black to darken it a little
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PostSubject: Re: 1940 Ford Standard Coupe ......   Sat 22 Mar 2014, 12:08 pm

That came out great and the newspaper is a great touch
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