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From album Baby Smurf by CorvairJim
I had to do a lot of intense chrome foil work on this one. The edges of the beltline trim were molded in very faintly, so I had to etch them into the plastic with an X-Acto knfe before I painted the body so that the paint wouldn't fill them in entirely.
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CorvairJim
Jun 17, 2011 at 8:36 pm
Many thanks to all my friends who appreciate the work that goes into my models. Yes, it can be work, but it's work I enjoy. Truly a labor of love, especially in cases like this where I'm replicating a car I used to own.
 
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3fan4ever
Jun 17, 2011 at 6:24 pm
YOUR ATTENTION TO DETAIL IS INCREDIBLE JIM, THIS IS A TRUE BEAUTY. EXCELLENT! EXCELLENT WORK!! I KNOW IT'S SUPPOSE TO BE A HOBBY AND SHOULD NEVER BE CALLED WORK, BUT SOMETIMES THESE CARS SEEM LIKE WORK, AND ALOT OF IT. OUTSTANDING WORK(HOBBY)lsmile imagel
 
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LEGIONNAIRE
Jun 3, 2011 at 7:53 am
great job jim
 
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ewaskew
Jun 1, 2011 at 5:44 pm
That came out nice
 
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Justa6
Jun 1, 2011 at 4:30 pm
Awesome job
 

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