72 kingswood clamshell 1/25 scale crafting

Discussion in 'General Station Wagon Discussions' started by mssl427, Sep 11, 2019.

  1. mssl427

    mssl427 Member

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2019
    Messages:
    4
    Likes Received:
    23
    Trophy Points:
    21
    Location:
    france
    Hello members,
    My first post here; I am a fan of clamshell wagons for years, thats why i am crafting this 72 (it has never been officialy released on this scale)
    I am looking for photos of underneath .
    This car will be released as a resin kit when finished.
    Here are some pics. Please, have a look at my album in the gallery.
    (wheels are not definitive, just for mockup ) thanks in advance for your help. IMG_0421.jpeg
    IMG_6238.jpeg IMG_6228.jpeg
     
    101Volts and BillT like this.
  2. Silvertwinkiehobo

    Silvertwinkiehobo "Nothing is foolproof as fools are ingenious."

    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2014
    Messages:
    12,392
    Likes Received:
    2,081
    Trophy Points:
    560
    Location:
    Seguin, TX
    The frame and underside is the same as the sedan up to behind the axle, then the frame rails are slightly different. Exhaust is also different, but a Chevrolet 1972 shop manual should provide excellent detailed drawings of them, of park brake cabling/rigging, etc. And if there are sedan models around this model year, they can provide the necessary floor, door panels, dashes and columns. What did you cast that body from?
     
  3. Silvertwinkiehobo

    Silvertwinkiehobo "Nothing is foolproof as fools are ingenious."

    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2014
    Messages:
    12,392
    Likes Received:
    2,081
    Trophy Points:
    560
    Location:
    Seguin, TX
    Screenshot_20190911-145900.png

    See if you can contact this modeler, Kevin Beanes, to find out where he got this model.
     
  4. mssl427

    mssl427 Member

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2019
    Messages:
    4
    Likes Received:
    23
    Trophy Points:
    21
    Location:
    france
    This body is unique.... i crafted it from a poor non accurate resin cast. I spent more than 250 hours on the whole car including interior. When it’s possible i cast parts from a coupe to win time and then i modify.
    i’ve got a 72 shop manual: nothing interesting, poor photos... photos show a little part of my work
    1F4CAB67-7BAD-463E-B74D-975B50A5FF17.jpeg BB7652FF-560E-4FF8-BD27-E8702741538C.jpeg 3104EA94-D14E-4ABF-8A28-1EE8EAEF63D9.jpeg E162A259-68C8-4F24-9AF8-26D1CFCEBF87.jpeg DB747381-D591-4BC1-972E-34FE648677AC.jpeg FE0D2B6B-B54F-4E93-96C4-7F4619A50E38.jpeg 0D4D7C84-27E5-4DD8-8D31-0D385B3A2FB6.jpeg 0D7F8551-8778-4F1B-AC2B-42B55338176A.jpeg 0D5FE3CB-37F9-4923-B03C-07D77F4CE391.jpeg 53CFB9CA-1C87-45E0-9BAC-363E4529F738.jpeg 788F0D73-4E08-4D25-AA52-86C27F992826.jpeg 988C3D60-B933-402F-8594-4A291A6A9A6A.jpeg 0CD5D5A1-A2BC-474E-A119-C9746544B5EC.jpeg BE6790A8-FCF1-4D00-AC16-DAD802BFC24D.jpeg 1F4CAB67-7BAD-463E-B74D-975B50A5FF17.jpeg BB7652FF-560E-4FF8-BD27-E8702741538C.jpeg 3104EA94-D14E-4ABF-8A28-1EE8EAEF63D9.jpeg E162A259-68C8-4F24-9AF8-26D1CFCEBF87.jpeg DB747381-D591-4BC1-972E-34FE648677AC.jpeg FE0D2B6B-B54F-4E93-96C4-7F4619A50E38.jpeg 0D4D7C84-27E5-4DD8-8D31-0D385B3A2FB6.jpeg 0D7F8551-8778-4F1B-AC2B-42B55338176A.jpeg 0D5FE3CB-37F9-4923-B03C-07D77F4CE391.jpeg 53CFB9CA-1C87-45E0-9BAC-363E4529F738.jpeg 788F0D73-4E08-4D25-AA52-86C27F992826.jpeg 988C3D60-B933-402F-8594-4A291A6A9A6A.jpeg 0CD5D5A1-A2BC-474E-A119-C9746544B5EC.jpeg BE6790A8-FCF1-4D00-AC16-DAD802BFC24D.jpeg CAD70390-0060-4C17-B340-CB7389949C56.jpeg 5B911ACF-0A7D-4671-87F1-1CC71FD77DFE.jpeg 696F414B-ADC6-4687-A6C2-4BA1152B6BF5.jpeg 934E5CEA-636E-4A07-B4E7-1A1B9BA1A948.jpeg F1BAEBBC-9CE8-4B23-9C1C-3CF33F82DD72.jpeg 160758FA-45F9-416F-9B28-BBA9E467BD2A.jpeg 68D1B424-E9A1-491B-B173-CCAD824C3335.jpeg 1ABF0504-80B6-48A8-9A91-23B5AD36C3E2.jpeg
     

    Attached Files:

    60Mercman, markfnc, 101Volts and 2 others like this.
  5. BillT

    BillT Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2009
    Messages:
    653
    Likes Received:
    62
    Trophy Points:
    100
    Location:
    Moneta, VA
    Car looks great. Very good work. Looks very authentic. My son had a real one and I know these cars pretty good.
     
    101Volts likes this.
  6. Caprice Estate

    Caprice Estate Dads 74 Caprice

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2013
    Messages:
    150
    Likes Received:
    84
    Trophy Points:
    77
    Wagon Garage:
    2
    Location:
    Milton, Ontario, Canada
    Amazing work here. I love your dedication to your fine craft. When can we see a complete car. Cheers.
     
  7. mssl427

    mssl427 Member

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2019
    Messages:
    4
    Likes Received:
    23
    Trophy Points:
    21
    Location:
    france
    1C5C99B8-BF9C-4FA6-9218-60D9B11EC247.jpeg 4C9D8DF4-34C4-4126-880B-01BB83793F3C.jpeg 4163028C-D542-4B76-8704-601C7C55EA30.jpeg DB23354B-1CD2-4C2A-9B00-6279E2E17396.jpeg 29E96327-0A26-4BE9-BFCB-78A0B32EFE9A.jpeg Dear all,
    thank you very much for your positives answers.
    Here are some pics of actual status of the wagon: tons of work during my free time... more than 300 hours
    Underneath took me a lot of time, i had to rework/ create it deeply.
    F8F5B6D4-E8C2-4043-9FDB-528536975E7D.jpeg
    2852B1F1-51C9-4AD6-9634-9970F0F3B43D.jpeg
     
    BillT likes this.
  8. wagon1

    wagon1 Active Member

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2014
    Messages:
    152
    Likes Received:
    18
    Trophy Points:
    35
    this is seriously awesome. Great dedication and patience. The attention to detail and scale perspective is outstanding.
     
  9. 60Mercman

    60Mercman Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2018
    Messages:
    3,436
    Likes Received:
    903
    Trophy Points:
    357
    Wagon Garage:
    10
    Beautiful. Really great craftsmanship, and what a great subject.
     
    BillT likes this.
  10. Caprice Estate

    Caprice Estate Dads 74 Caprice

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2013
    Messages:
    150
    Likes Received:
    84
    Trophy Points:
    77
    Wagon Garage:
    2
    Location:
    Milton, Ontario, Canada
    I never get enough of checking out the amazing craftsmanship here for this wagon model. Are there any for sale, is there a 74 Caprice Estate version, what would be the cost if available and again fabulous work here. Cheers.
     
  11. 60Mercman

    60Mercman Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2018
    Messages:
    3,436
    Likes Received:
    903
    Trophy Points:
    357
    Wagon Garage:
    10
    Yeah put me on the list behind Caprice Estate. That blue ‘72 will work for me. Haha, but it has to have the body side moldings. Lol. Really great work, and love the lime metallic coupe that goes along with it. Wonderful! Any chance I could get the third seat. Lol.
     
  12. wagon1

    wagon1 Active Member

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2014
    Messages:
    152
    Likes Received:
    18
    Trophy Points:
    35
    How do you go about making the detail? Do you carve the resin and then impression for the remold?
     
  13. Edv96buick

    Edv96buick Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2021
    Messages:
    55
    Likes Received:
    12
    Trophy Points:
    26
    Wagon Garage:
    1
    I would love a dark blue 72 if you could make one. If you would consider making one to sell how much would you charge?
     
    1972CKE likes this.
  14. Caprice Estate

    Caprice Estate Dads 74 Caprice

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2013
    Messages:
    150
    Likes Received:
    84
    Trophy Points:
    77
    Wagon Garage:
    2
    Location:
    Milton, Ontario, Canada
    The master model craftsman is not in the building.
     
  15. ken1939

    ken1939 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2009
    Messages:
    412
    Likes Received:
    30
    Trophy Points:
    70

    Ditto on the 74!
     

Share This Page