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Schuco Restorations

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Schuco Restorations

The Schuco Models are highly suitable for restoration due to their simplified assembly, usually with simple rivet construction. Doors open which does add some complexity, however it is easily worked with. For restorations only models which are well used but still complete become subjects for each project. The axles from 0,5mm metal which can be relatively easy to arranged. Wheel covers and tires are from other donors in which parts were used to help others. The Decals are water-slide created from pictures and other easily obtainable sources. The bodies must be thoroughly stripped in order to be properly cleaned and prepped. Lacquer paints are used through a standard airbrush and are sometimes custom mixed.

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Schuco Opel Restoration

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Schuco Opel Restoration – Pictorial Transition

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Schuco VW Restore

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Schuco VW Cabriolet Restore / Custom Project Pictorial

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Schuco – Benz Restore

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Schuco Mercedes Benz Restore / Custom Limo Project

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How-To: Silverado Tri-Cab Work Truck- “Well Used”

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Silverado Tri-Cab Work Truck- “Well Used”
By Jeremy Parker (Parker’s DieCast Chop Shop)
6-3-2015

This build is a patina/rust effect build using Testors flat rust colored brush on paint.  (more…)

How I Make Stretched Hot Wheels

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-How I Make Stretched Hot Wheels-

By Gene’s Customs

Parts Needed:

1 Convoy Custom, 1 Thunder roller, 1 foot of steel (1 1/4 inch), and 2 pieces of 1 inch steel. (more…)

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