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Posted By: Bruce Gibbins
Posted On: Sunday March 10, 2019 at 7:50 PM
 
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I have just fired off.....Here is the reply, just receoved, Jack.
"hi bruce,it went through about 4 owners and then sat for years and was finally split up and the body went to australia,victoria somewhere and was then hotrodded again with a 455cu in pontiac engine.thats all i know,sorry! i finally have the first proof of the book that my daughter has done,wont be finished till june. i just have this for proof reading.it has come out really good,heres a photo of the cover. cheers gb"

Here are the cover pix Graham mentions.
These are four of the brass models he has built. From memory just thinking about the pix of the models he has built since retirement, 10 years back, there have been a total of about 10. I guess that is about one a year. When looking at the pix of these models he has built, remember no parts for these had previously existed - he hand built every thing from raw materials.
But he has also scratched built a UP Big Boy steam locomotive in 1/43 he has a collection of American cars in this scale. It's unbelievably well detailed.


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An old school rod from 1962. by Bruce Gibbins #41163
VERY nice Hot Rod ... I have a pair of those exact exhaust manifolds (EOM) by Dennis Mong #41163.1
We, maybe you do to, call these Rams Hornes. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #41163.1.1
This rod is very well done. I didn't realize there was an interest for by Jack Dodds #41163.2
Btw...do you know if this rod has survived? (EOM) by Jack Dodds #41163.2.1
I have just fired off.....Here is the reply, just receoved, Jack. by Bruce Gibbins #41163.2.1.1
Yes, Jack. There is a huge interest in "old" cars here in NZ. by Bruce Gibbins #41163.2.2
PICs OK, so the edit button on the original post has flown away so I have to by Bruce Gibbins #41163.3
Thanks for this and all the info Bruce! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #41163.3.1




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