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    I don't have many customs in my collection, just not something I generally gravitate to. I have a couple Stupid Squirrels customs, I have a custom hearse I forget where it came from, I have an old Matchbox Ford Police car I commissioned from an aspiring young artist in England done up as an Apocalyptic suicide bomb (affectionately named by the creator as "Walt's Last Ride"), I have a handful of personal attempts - the best I think being a rat rod makeover of a Hot Wheels 36 Ford (I don't remember if I used the redline or Neet Streeter casting) done in rust colored primer which made it really tough for the camera to focus. I also did a redline Maserati Mistral that I think turned out pretty nice.

    And then I have this Corgi juniors Mercury Cougar which came in a lot from a seller while I was fishin' in the 'bay.

    I like it. It is understated, believable, and all around tastefully done. I don't know who made it, but clearly someone had steady hands and a good eye for simple detail. My hat is off to this person, they did a very nice job.
    The image file limits have been reset. Upper limits now are 100,000 when we have some images that exceed 5,000,000. I've set the pixels for no more than 1000 across the longest side, so if you resize to that all should be well. (The limits are larger than what I typically use, and my images turn out just fine, so I know it shouldn't be a problem)

    Thank you for your understanding.

  • #2
    It does look very nicely done, I like it.

    Are those HWs wheels he used for it, or regular Corgi wheels of that era?
    Doug

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    • #3
      Those are Hot Wheels basic wheels (also called blackwalls)
      The image file limits have been reset. Upper limits now are 100,000 when we have some images that exceed 5,000,000. I've set the pixels for no more than 1000 across the longest side, so if you resize to that all should be well. (The limits are larger than what I typically use, and my images turn out just fine, so I know it shouldn't be a problem)

      Thank you for your understanding.

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      • #4
        That is a very nice custom!

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        • #5
          Oooooooh.

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          • #6
            Don't know what condition this car was before customizing but this is what I enjoy seeing done. Old diecasts should all have a second chance and be enjoyed by a collector, not thrown away.

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            • #7
              I thought it bw rims.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by ivantt View Post
                Don't know what condition this car was before customizing but this is what I enjoy seeing done. Old diecasts should all have a second chance and be enjoyed by a collector, not thrown away.
                Hear! Hear!
                The image file limits have been reset. Upper limits now are 100,000 when we have some images that exceed 5,000,000. I've set the pixels for no more than 1000 across the longest side, so if you resize to that all should be well. (The limits are larger than what I typically use, and my images turn out just fine, so I know it shouldn't be a problem)

                Thank you for your understanding.

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