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Old 30th August 2008, 08:56   #1
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Default How about wrecked rusty cars

I saw a thread here from a while back asking about how to simulate a rusted adandoned car. Sadly all the pictures had been removed, I wonder if this was the effect he was looking for. These are mostly Hot Wheels 1/64th S Scale.
I am going to do a diorama of a junk yard one day, still plan to do a few more cars first.
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Old 30th August 2008, 09:08   #2
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Well, I found out you don't want to add dialog to a post AFTER you start uploading pics. Ended up with the pics scattered everywhere. Here are some more , hopefully in nice order.
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Old 30th August 2008, 09:17   #3
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OK That didn't work a lot better. How about one at a time?
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Old 30th August 2008, 09:24   #4
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AHA!! IT Worked!!
My modeling era ends in 1950 so the only way I could find to put a brand new Ford in the Junk yard was to have a fire at a Local Ford dealership---OK ---Now I'm an arsonist too
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Old 30th August 2008, 09:33   #5
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The model A pick up was built from a sedan , engine is scratched as is the rear end & front axle.
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Old 30th August 2008, 09:37   #6
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When I built this Hot wheels did not have a Cord, this is made from the front half of two VW's put together, fenders came from an Auburn.
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Old 30th August 2008, 09:41   #7
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OK Last one A run out Ahrens-Fox Fire Truck. Did you know that Dusenberg built their engines?
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Old 30th August 2008, 09:47   #8
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Those things are complete lumps of junk,well done indeed.
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Yup definately some fine looking scrap
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Old 30th August 2008, 11:07   #10
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Thanks. Happy you like them. I have not displayed them for quite a while because I got tired of non modelers thinking all it took was beating them with a hammer!!
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