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    David from the UK

    Hi Everyone,

    Hope you are happy to have me on the forum. I have been a huge fan of the movie christine and the plymouth car since I was young (alot younger than today). I do not own a plymouth unfortunately and sadly dont reckon my chances of ever owning one unless circumstances change as for one I doubt it would fit in my garage and I am currently not in a financial position to own one.

    So, I will have to make do with building a model AMT christine instead for now. I want to put up a question about that so will do that in a moment.

    Once again hope you dont mind me posting about this and if you dont mind helping me out with some of my questions in my next post I would really appreciate your help!

    I'm hoping its something I can share that some of you may like to see when its done.

    1:25 christine owner.

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    I can drink Gasoline and Piss on a Bush Fire Rebels-59's Avatar
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    to the Club David..

    You dont have to Own a Christine to be a member, Just a Fan of the Movie/Book or 57/58 Plymouths..


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    Captain Bionic Grandpa of AUS OzySteve's Avatar
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    mate. Where are you in the U.K. I'm ex derby now in Aus

    Will check your thread
    Build it yourself, then at least you know it will be right.

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    ICC MEMBER big m's Avatar
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    to the ICC, David!!!!
    Big M Auto-

    "We buy junk, and sell antiques"
    ICC member since just after dirt, but before baseball.

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    Youll find everything you need here for sure, wel come aboard...

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    Thanks for the warm welcome guys!

    Ozysteve, I am in Milton keynes

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    ICC MEMBER ely1958's Avatar
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    Hey,welcome David!

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    ICC member 57belv's Avatar
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    Hello and welcome!


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    to the club!
    1958 Plymouth Belvedere 2 dr ht (under restoration)


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    Hi Dave...I'm Geoff from Shrewsbury. I have a half built Christine, which will be slowly assembled in my garage and maybe ready to roll about 2020.

    the forum has a registered member who lives in Rushton, between you and Northampton, but I don't know his name. he doesn't post often, but there are a few of them out there. He has a real Plymouth.

    All things "Christine" are welcome on the forum. It's not just about owning a car, but about sharing the interest.....and having a laugh along the way.
    Captain Keep-On-Thread strikes again!!!

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    ICC MEMBER SavoyPlaza's Avatar
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    Wel come to the club, David!
    Pete from Georgia USA
    "Stick with me, kid, and you'll have horse turds as big as diamonds."

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    Dave, from Rob in Florida!

    "Let's motorvate!" - Arnie Cunningham

    "See anything green? see anything green....see anything GREEN?" - Arnie Cunningham, corpse

    1943 Ford GPW
    1957 Plymouth Savoy 4-door sedan
    1962 Ford Falcon Ratwagon
    1974/5 Dodge Monaco Bluesmobile cop car
    2005 Dodge Magnum 5.7 R/T

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    Dave! We need all the enthusiasts we can get! Marc.
    "She'll Start, You'll Need These."

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    Hi David. Good to have you with us. Do you have many models that you have built or is Christine the first?
    Crissy from Michigan

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    Thanks again guys.

    Chrissy Mopar, Christine will be my second model build. I have well and truly been bitten by the modelling bug, though. I have several kits lined up and quite an eclectic mix ranging from 50's to mid 90's. I would like to get some of the 30's and 40's kits too later on. My first model was a revell mk1 golf gti.

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    David I had that Bug once. SOOOOoooo many models. :) Each one is a real challenge to get it perfect. Look forward to seeing pics in the future.

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    You are right there Crissy, I'm so glad I have much more patience now than I used to.

    Just a couple of pics of the golf I mentioned. This is practically the first plastic model I have built. I say practically because last time I tried to build anything I was a pre teen (many years ago) and the result was a white styrene blob that didn't even half resemble the model it was intending to be. My dad tried to get me into building model planes but I was not interested at the time. I dont quite know what sparked this sudden interest in model making cars all of a sudden but I surprised my self and learnt lots of new skills, dos and donts already from the first model. I know its not christine but that is the next car I am working on, infact I started already and should have something to share with you all soon!

    Need better pics and the model was not quite finished in these pics.

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    It looks flawless David. Thanks for letting us see your work. My attraction to the models was all the great detail.

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    Moderator Imperial King's Avatar
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    Hi David. I am Eddie (Imperial King) I just had the chance to view this thread. I hope you find this forum of good use.
    Go outside and enjoy life.

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    Thanks Eddie for the warm welcome.

    Cheers Chrissy. Managed to sort some paint for christines body. Its zero paints "official" christine plymouth fury red which is a company in the uk who specialise in automotive model paints so will be interesting to see how it looks. I'm starting to get the underneath looking close to how I would like it but I think my niche in model building like yourself is the details and a little added weathering to give the model depth and character.

    More to come soon in my other thread.
    Last edited by David; 10-26-2016 at 06:42 PM.

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