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Hi Starscream! I add my 4-wide Charger, I am not good at making old cars in bigger scale :/, but I hope it will gain a bit score :)
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| September 4, 2012, 1:33 pm
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Quoting Loek Marcus
Hi Starscream! I add my 4-wide Charger, I am not good at making old cars in bigger scale :/, but I hope it will gain a bit score :)

Haha, at the moment you're winning! But also in last place :P Haha I'm sure you'll do fine :)
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| September 4, 2012, 1:37 pm
Thanks for the invite! BTW when is the dead line?
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| September 4, 2012, 2:06 pm
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Quoting Alex B
Thanks for the invite! BTW when is the dead line?

Good question! I wnated to see what suited everyone. Depends how many people are building cars for this contest. If lots of people do, I'll give you guys lots of time.
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| September 4, 2012, 4:20 pm
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
Good question! I wnated to see what suited everyone. Depends how many people are building cars for this contest. If lots of people do, I'll give you guys lots of time.

It can be any scale too right? I still haven't picked are car yet BTW are you a TFOL?
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| September 4, 2012, 5:29 pm
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Quoting Alex B
It can be any scale too right? I still haven't picked are car yet BTW are you a TFOL?

Any scale at all! What do you think? Guess ;)
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| September 4, 2012, 5:32 pm
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
Any scale at all! What do you think? Guess ;)

Hmm... I'm going to say TFOL ;) BTW I see you are building a Saleen S7?
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| September 4, 2012, 5:35 pm
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Quoting Alex B
Hmm... I'm going to say TFOL ;) BTW I see you are building a Saleen S7?

You're right I'm 16 ;) I am, at the largest scale I have ever done! Its going quite well so far :)
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| September 4, 2012, 5:41 pm
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
You're right I'm 16 ;) I am, at the largest scale I have ever done! Its going quite well so far :)

Awesome! My Cherokee is also at the largest scale I've built too! I've come a long way with the rear end and the engine too just not the interior yet I have all the seats in though...
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| September 4, 2012, 5:48 pm
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
You're right I'm 16 ;) I am, at the largest scale I have ever done! Its going quite well so far :)

Any Idea when it will be done? BTW Can the car be year 1975?
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| September 4, 2012, 6:12 pm
I have a few ideas of entries for this contest, but nothing too certain. I would prefer that this contest doesn't end until Dec., as I'm about to get pretty busy.
-LB Jr.
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| September 4, 2012, 7:09 pm
Quoting Lego Builders
I have a few ideas of entries for this contest, but nothing too certain. I would prefer that this contest doesn't end until Dec., as I'm about to get pretty busy.
-LB Jr.

Yeah that sounds ok... but I'd prefer November just cause its shorter waiting time but what ever works best :)
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| September 4, 2012, 8:13 pm
Quoting Alex B
Yeah that sounds ok... but I'd prefer November just cause its shorter waiting time but what ever works best :)

I suppose November would be okay too, but I probably would just do a re-build of one of my older cars.
-LB Jr.
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| September 4, 2012, 8:53 pm
Thanks for the invite!
I've got quite a few old ones, so I thought I'd just enter my two most recent ones that fit the rules.

- Dan
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| September 5, 2012, 4:40 am
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Quoting Alex B
Awesome! My Cherokee is also at the largest scale I've built too! I've come a long way with the rear end and the engine too just not the interior yet I have all the seats in though...

Cool, I'm excited to see it :)
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| September 5, 2012, 10:54 am
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Quoting Alex B
Any Idea when it will be done? BTW Can the car be year 1975?

At the rate I'm going, won't be too long! I've finished version 1, now its just a case of modifying it until I'm pleased with it, which may take some time. Yup, anything that was in production before the 31st December 1975, and you can go as far back as you like :)
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| September 5, 2012, 10:59 am
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Quoting Lego Builders
I have a few ideas of entries for this contest, but nothing too certain. I would prefer that this contest doesn't end until Dec., as I'm about to get pretty busy.
-LB Jr.

Sounds great, I totally understand, I'm starting college tomorrow so I won't have too much time either. I have decided the deadline is the 1st December, hopefully that will be enough time to get a car ready. Thanks!
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| September 5, 2012, 11:01 am
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Quoting Dan the Man
Thanks for the invite!
I've got quite a few old ones, so I thought I'd just enter my two most recent ones that fit the rules.

- Dan
Thats absolutely fine. Thank you for joining!

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| September 5, 2012, 11:02 am
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
Sounds great, I totally understand, I'm starting college tomorrow so I won't have too much time either. I have decided the deadline is the 1st December, hopefully that will be enough time to get a car ready. Thanks!

You start college tomorrow! And you're 16 here in the states most people start at 18!
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| September 5, 2012, 11:39 am
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Quoting Alex B
You start college tomorrow! And you're 16 here in the states most people start at 18!

Haha in England you can start college as soon as you leave school, and you leave school at 16 :)
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| September 5, 2012, 3:19 pm
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
Haha in England you can start college as soon as you leave school, and you leave school at 16 :)

Are you going to live on the college campus?
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| September 5, 2012, 3:53 pm
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Quoting Alex B
Are you going to live on the college campus?

No haha, its about 10 minutes away from my house :)
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| September 5, 2012, 4:00 pm
Cool! What things are you taking?
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| September 5, 2012, 4:02 pm
the deadline is the same as my supercar contest :)
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| September 5, 2012, 6:19 pm
you'll going to collage at 16, yeah here in the usa we can go only once we are 18, so i guess schools are better in England.
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| September 5, 2012, 8:13 pm
Quoting TheLegoNoitAll .
you'll going to collage at 16, yeah here in the usa we can go only once we are 18, so i guess schools are better in England.

No, actually. ;-)

Once you graduate from high school you can attend college. You can graduate from high school as soon as you want, as long as you pass the exit exam.
-LB Jr.
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| September 5, 2012, 8:21 pm
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Quoting Alex B
Cool! What things are you taking?

Graphics photography ict and english :)
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| September 6, 2012, 12:07 pm
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Quoting TheLegoNoitAll .
the deadline is the same as my supercar contest :)

haha I didn't notice! Great minds think alike ;)
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| September 6, 2012, 12:08 pm
so how was your first day at college, i saw you are taking a photography class, so i guess your lego pictures gonna be even better.
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| September 6, 2012, 4:17 pm
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
Graphics photography ict and english :)

How was college? BTW what are the time zones if it's 7:30 am on the east coast of the united states what time is it where you live?
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| September 6, 2012, 6:24 pm
Thanks for the invite, it looks like a great contest.
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| September 7, 2012, 12:41 am
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Quoting TheLegoNoitAll .
so how was your first day at college, i saw you are taking a photography class, so i guess your lego pictures gonna be even better.

Great thanks! Lets hope so ;)
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| September 7, 2012, 11:34 am
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Quoting Alex B
How was college? BTW what are the time zones if it's 7:30 am on the east coast of the united states what time is it where you live?

Really good thank you! Right now it is 4:47pm :)
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| September 7, 2012, 11:35 am
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Quoting Aaden Hughes
Thanks for the invite, it looks like a great contest.
No problem! Thanks! :)
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| September 7, 2012, 11:36 am
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
Really good thank you! Right now it is 4:47pm :)
And right now here it is 11:49 am so how many hours difference is that?
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| September 7, 2012, 11:37 am
Quoting Alex B
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
Really good thank you! Right now it is 4:47pm :)
And right now here it is 11:49 am so how many hours difference is that?

He is 5 hours ahead of you, Alex. Ehh...your mathematical skills are very lacking.... Haha ;-)
-LB Jr.
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| September 7, 2012, 11:43 am
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
Really good thank you! Right now it is 4:47pm :)

Is that like a 5 hour difference?
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| September 7, 2012, 11:44 am
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Quoting Alex B
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
Really good thank you! Right now it is 4:47pm :)
And right now here it is 11:49 am so how many hours difference is that?

Haha my computer is not likely to be deadly accurate, so I would say there is around five hours difference :)
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| September 7, 2012, 11:45 am
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Or nineteen hours behind.. ;) Whats the date?
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| September 7, 2012, 11:46 am
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
Or nineteen hours behind.. ;) Whats the date?

September 7th
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| September 7, 2012, 12:03 pm
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Quoting Alex B
September 7th

Then here we are 5 hours ahead :)
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| September 7, 2012, 2:33 pm
Hi! Thanks for the invite! :)
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| September 7, 2012, 3:18 pm
Blablabla, school stuff, please don't remind me at school (no, talk about school if you want), I am now searching for a job, I cannot find something :/
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| September 7, 2012, 3:19 pm
BTW I have a question: My Porsche 935/78 is produced in 1976. Is it allowed? :)
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| September 7, 2012, 3:20 pm
Quoting Loek Marcus
Blablabla, school stuff, please don't remind me at school (no, talk about school if you want), I am now searching for a job, I cannot find something :/

What happened to your job as a mechanic?
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| September 7, 2012, 4:27 pm
Quoting Alex B
What happened to your job as a mechanic?

That's only a little job for "survival-money". I will now search for the real job (maybe I'll be designer at Ford Werke Köln...)
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| September 7, 2012, 5:32 pm
Quoting Loek Marcus
That's only a little job for "survival-money". I will now search for the real job (maybe I'll be designer at Ford Werke Köln...)

Assembling cars?
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| September 7, 2012, 5:52 pm
Quoting Loek Marcus
That's only a little job for "survival-money". I will now search for the real job (maybe I'll be designer at Ford Werke Köln...)

BTW I have posted the progress!
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| September 7, 2012, 6:11 pm
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
Then here we are 5 hours ahead :)

Cool Now I know that if it's 8:00pm Here that its 1 am there!
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| September 8, 2012, 3:56 pm
This is pretty good timing, I'm almost done building a car from '65. No hints. :)
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| September 9, 2012, 12:37 am
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Quoting Gabor Horvath
Hi! Thanks for the invite! :)

No problem!
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| September 9, 2012, 8:30 am
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Quoting Alex B
Cool Now I know that if it's 8:00pm Here that its 1 am there!

Haha, so you know that I'll be asleep :)
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| September 9, 2012, 8:31 am
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Quoting Larry Pan
This is pretty good timing, I'm almost done building a car from '65. No hints. :)

Awesome! I'm excited to see it, as I really like your cars :) A '65 mustang perhaps?;)
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| September 9, 2012, 8:33 am
Thanks a lot for inviting me buddy. Have nothing what i can add at the moment. But i have some plans ;)
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| September 14, 2012, 2:36 pm
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Quoting Sven Jagdmann
Thanks a lot for inviting me buddy. Have nothing what i can add at the moment. But i have some plans ;)

Thats great to hear Sven! I look forward to seeing your entry, I'm sure you'll come up with something outstanding!
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| September 16, 2012, 10:12 am
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
Awesome! I'm excited to see it, as I really like your cars :) A '65 mustang perhaps?;)


You got the year right ;) It's going to be a Maserati Tipo 151 1965 - and I'm sooo close to finishing it! Just need a whole lot of bricklink orders. :P
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| September 21, 2012, 10:02 pm
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Quoting Larry Pan

You got the year right ;) It's going to be a Maserati Tipo 151 1965 - and I'm sooo close to finishing it! Just need a whole lot of bricklink orders. :P

Haha cuz you already said ;) sounds awesome, can't wait! :)
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| September 22, 2012, 12:26 pm
Thanks for the invite. But, what kinda car from my creation is before the 75s? I don't really know,,,
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| September 26, 2012, 9:12 am
My Ford GT40 is 1969 so my new entry!
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| September 26, 2012, 9:59 am
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Quoting Joonmin Kweon
Thanks for the invite. But, what kinda car from my creation is before the 75s? I don't really know,,,

none I don't think, build one! :)
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| September 26, 2012, 10:52 am
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Quoting Loek Marcus
My Ford GT40 is 1969 so my new entry!

Awesome :)
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| September 26, 2012, 10:52 am
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
Awesome :)

Do you have any suggestions on what I should build? And can it be any scale

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| September 26, 2012, 11:23 am
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Quoting Alex B
Do you have any suggestions on what I should build? And can it be any scale

Well, there are hundreds of cars you could build. Theres plenty of classic muscle cars, old sports cars, cool race cars.. And yes any scale :)
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| September 26, 2012, 11:29 am
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
Well, there are hundreds of cars you could build. Theres plenty of classic muscle cars, old sports cars, cool race cars.. And yes any scale :)

Hmmm... what to chose ;)
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| September 26, 2012, 11:37 am
Quoting Alex B
Hmmm... what to chose ;)

What's your favorite brand? Maybe try a sort of 1970's Toyota Van? ;-)
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| September 26, 2012, 11:39 am
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Quoting Alex B
Hmmm... what to chose ;)

Exactly! I might add most entries are fairly close to the '75 cut off point. You could be daring and go for something a little older ;)
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| September 26, 2012, 11:40 am
Quoting Alex B
Hmmm... what to chose ;)

You can either Google on years... FI if you Google: 1975, you get a lot of cars. I did that on my Charger, Camaro and GTO :-)
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| September 26, 2012, 11:42 am
Quoting Loek Marcus
You can either Google on years... FI if you Google: 1975, you get a lot of cars. I did that on my Charger, Camaro and GTO :-)

I think it's going to be something English and from the 60's
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| September 26, 2012, 11:45 am
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Quoting Alex B
I think it's going to be something English and from the 60's

There you go, you're on to a winner already ;)
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| September 26, 2012, 11:50 am
Quoting Alex B
I think it's going to be something English and from the 60's

Wow, my favorites! An E-Type is awesome! I have driven in one one a old-timer show last year, so cool!
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| September 26, 2012, 11:53 am
Quoting Loek Marcus
Wow, my favorites! An E-Type is awesome! I have driven in one one a old-timer show last year, so cool!

hmm... I think the first one will be Austin-Healy 3000 MkIII.
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| September 26, 2012, 11:57 am
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Quoting Alex B
hmm... I think the first one will be Austin-Healy 3000 MkIII.

The first one? You're going to build two?!? :D
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| September 26, 2012, 12:00 pm
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
The first one? You're going to build two?!? :D

is it only on entry per person?
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| September 26, 2012, 12:03 pm
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Quoting Alex B
is it only on entry per person?

No no its two, I was just pleasantly surprised that you were going to build two cars :)
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| September 26, 2012, 12:06 pm
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
No no its two, I was just pleasantly surprised that you were going to build two cars :)

Why? They both are going to be for wides I think at least the Austin Healey is. I am building it right now :)
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| September 26, 2012, 12:12 pm
Quoting Alex B
Why? They both are going to be for wides I think at least the Austin Healey is. I am building it right now :)

Good luck! I am looking forward to it :-)
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| September 26, 2012, 12:14 pm
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
There you go, you're on to a winner already ;)
When building your four wides do you tiny turbo axles?
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| September 26, 2012, 12:16 pm
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Quoting Alex B
Why? They both are going to be for wides I think at least the Austin Healey is. I am building it right now :)

Usually when someone builds something specifically for a contest, they build just the one model. Well, I usually do anyway. Cool, I look forward to seeing it!
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| September 26, 2012, 12:17 pm
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Quoting Alex B
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
There you go, you're on to a winner already ;)
When building your four wides do you tiny turbo axles?

Depends on the car :) Some four wide cars need the wheels to sit right in wheel well :)
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| September 26, 2012, 12:18 pm
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
Depends on the car :) Some four wide cars need the wheels to sit right in wheel well :)

Ok Right now it sits a bit high so putting in a tiny turbo axle would make it sit a little lower but the wheels bulge out what do you think?
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| September 26, 2012, 12:22 pm
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Quoting Alex B
Ok Right now it sits a bit high so putting in a tiny turbo axle would make it sit a little lower but the wheels bulge out what do you think?

You can make a car with the narrower axle sit low - look at my recent 4 wide corvette :)
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| September 26, 2012, 12:24 pm
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
You can make a car with the narrower axle sit low - look at my recent 4 wide corvette :)

the way it is built doesn't allow that though :(
we'll see what happens ;)
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| September 26, 2012, 12:26 pm
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Quoting Alex B
the way it is built doesn't allow that though :(
we'll see what happens ;)

Oh :/ When I'm struggling with a four wide, I sometimes try making it in five wide, or even larger.
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| September 26, 2012, 12:28 pm
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
Oh :/ When I'm struggling with a four wide, I sometimes try making it in five wide, or even larger.

well I guess it's ok so stay tuned!
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| September 26, 2012, 12:37 pm
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Quoting Alex B
well I guess it's ok so stay tuned!

I hope to see it soon! :)
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| September 26, 2012, 12:40 pm
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
I hope to see it soon! :)

i think you should!
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| September 26, 2012, 12:49 pm
Building a '67 stang! 31st Oct is due date right?
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| October 17, 2012, 6:28 am
Quoting Matthias H
Building a '67 stang! 31st Oct is due date right?

Even Better! December 1st! Can't wait to see your car. Is it real bricks or ldd?
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| October 17, 2012, 6:37 am
Quoting Alex B
Even Better! December 1st! Can't wait to see your car. Is it real bricks or ldd?

Whoa what? December 1st? That's one and a half month away! Enough time to build!
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| October 17, 2012, 9:16 am
Quoting Loek Marcus
Whoa what? December 1st? That's one and a half month away! Enough time to build!

Yep enough time to build.
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| October 17, 2012, 9:26 am
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Thats the idea guys, it gives everyone enough time to build and perfect even a large scale car. Looking forward to seeing the Mustang!
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| October 17, 2012, 1:34 pm
Notice for judging: I have replaced Shelby Cobra 427 for my 1960 Dodge A100.
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| October 19, 2012, 12:12 pm
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Quoting Alex B
Notice for judging: I have replaced Shelby Cobra 427 for my 1960 Dodge A100.

Thank you for notifying me, but its not really necessary, I will notice any changes :)
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| October 19, 2012, 12:18 pm
Quoting Alex B
Even Better! December 1st! Can't wait to see your car. Is it real bricks or ldd?

It's up!! LDD... Might build real one tho. http://www.mocpages.com/moc.php/344236
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| October 31, 2012, 5:10 am
Hi! I'm back!!! Nice to see you again. :)
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| November 3, 2012, 6:16 am
Quoting Joonmin Kweon
Hi! I'm back!!! Nice to see you again. :)

Hello!
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| November 3, 2012, 6:39 am
Gahhhh...I'm finished with my car, still waiting for bricklink. Better come soon o.o
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| November 24, 2012, 9:44 pm
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Quoting Larry Pan
Gahhhh...I'm finished with my car, still waiting for bricklink. Better come soon o.o

Did you mean you're still not finished? You still have 5 days, and if you're still stuck I don't mind if you use different coloured bricks, at least I will still be able to see what the model looks like. Then when your order comes you can replace the photos :)
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| November 25, 2012, 8:57 am
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
Did you mean you're still not finished? You still have 5 days, and if you're still stuck I don't mind if you use different coloured bricks, at least I will still be able to see what the model looks like. Then when your order comes you can replace the photos :)


Haha, I've built an LDD model of it in advance. I'll use that as a last resort.
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| November 26, 2012, 4:08 am
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Quoting Larry Pan

Haha, I've built an LDD model of it in advance. I'll use that as a last resort.

Great idea, that will be fine :)
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| November 27, 2012, 1:42 pm
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
Great idea, that will be fine :)


When will results be posted? :)
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| December 2, 2012, 7:25 am
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Quoting Harry Gravett

When will results be posted? :)

I've extended the deadline slightly to give Larry a chance to finish his Mustang, but if its not up soon, then I'll have to just post the results without his entry.
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| December 2, 2012, 9:55 am
Quoting Starscream Soundwave
I've extended the deadline slightly to give Larry a chance to finish his Mustang, but if its not up soon, then I'll have to just post the results without his entry.


Hi SSS, you can post the results now, I've decided to wait out my bricklink order. Hope you understand :)
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| December 3, 2012, 4:00 am
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Quoting Larry Pan

Hi SSS, you can post the results now, I've decided to wait out my bricklink order. Hope you understand :)

Okay no problem!:)
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| December 3, 2012, 2:10 pm
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