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Posted By: Richard Sufficool
Posted On: Thursday October 11, 2018 at 9:57 AM
 
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My favorite C-1 [PIC]
This was a real ego booster. I had kitbashed an FM '53 with a Revell plastic model, updating it to a '54 and used Model Garage PE parts and Revell's decal sheet to model von Esser's Pan American race car. When I posted pics of it here, DM asked me to send the model to them and they ultimately produced this variant. The research was fun. I even got to talk with von Esser's niece who had some great stories of the different celebs that were in and out of his garage.


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My favorite C-1 [PIC] by Richard Sufficool #53609
VERY COOL. By the time I thought about getting this the prices went thru the roof. (EOM) by Billy Collins #53609.1
*** EXCLNT PIX *** ... Can't afford this offering ... Maybe one day - Dreams do come true *** (EOM) by Dennis Mong #53609.1.1
Hey Dennis, I was thinking about you, is the hurricane away from your city? (EOM) by Chav Popov #53609.1.1.1
Hi Chav ... Thanks for the thoughts ... by Dennis Mong #53609.1.1.1.1
The pictures from Panama City and Mexico Beach are heartbreaking ... (EOM) by Chav Popov #53609.1.1.1.1.1
Mexico City Florida ... Completely wiped off the map (EOM) by Dennis Mong #53609.1.1.1.2
Most powerful Hurricane to hit Florida in History (EOM) by Dennis Mong #53609.1.1.1.3
Remember .... South GA endured this same hurricane as well (EOM) by Dennis Mong #53609.1.1.1.4
Great story!! Sounds like it WAS a lot of fun! (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #53609.2
Rich, I always wondered where you got the wheels for this one. I'm trying to make one too. (EOM) by Andy Sixsmith #53609.3
they were white metal castings..... by Richard Sufficool #53609.3.1
some years ago I found a mint boxed one in Switzerland.(PIC) by Joop Gisbers #53609.4
wow.. never seen that one (EOM) by John Shamblin #53609.5
So Rich, which one is pictured above? Your prototype or the DM production version. by Chav Popov #53609.6
Chav the one picture must be the DM version! WHY? Read on..... by Phil Realmuto #53609.6.1
I see ... (EOM) by Chav Popov #53609.6.1.1
I was considering this one, but waited too long. Yikes on the prices now. (EOM) by John Merritt #53609.7




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