Doctor Suarez
DoctorSuarez
Apr 6
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I’m still playing with the light, and it takes a fair bit of in camera monkeying, but I wanted some cold light to simulate those nasty street lights they use in parking garages. Right now the mix is like 2/3 warm 1/3 cold. 

Apr 5
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It’s an obscure one. It’s The Dude’s Gran Torino. Not a custom. Greenlight actually makes that model just as you see it. 

Apr 4
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I’m so ghetto. I just use LED string lights like you get on a table at an outdoor wedding. But with a bit of subterfuge they’re a nice touch. Read more

Apr 4
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Great to see the hobby hit Jalop Prime. Now I have an excuse to show off my work!

Nov 7
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This is a change for the better, even if G/O totally renegs on their stupid plans. Better mobile experience, better posting experience, better reach, more cross-pollination with other tribes. I’m all for this and I’m not looking back. 

Nov 7
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I had that! I loved that phantom. Wonder if I can dig it out of my parents’ house. 

Nov 5
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I would guess it’s still in the house somewhere in my case. I was able to find two of the three from the presidential limo set, and apparently they’re actually worth something on eBay. Weird. 

Nov 5
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Back when I was a kid I had a huge clear zippered bag of Micro Machines that I used to take places with me. My mom kept nearly everything but that seems to have vanished. Ah well. 

Nov 3
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Given the blister’s already messed up (which to be honest was a plus for me) I will probably carefully cut the blister open, keep the card, and build a small track diorama for it. I’ve already gathered some materials to make a red and white racing kerb.

Nov 2
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The Target near my SF office has brief moments of mainline adequacy in the mornings but it’s always picked clean by 5. 

Oct 29
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Having done this myself, all I can say is keep at it. It’s difficult, but from what I’ve seen at some point the tampo kind of “fails” and then it starts to lift off more easily. Apply some decent pressure and keep wiping to check progress. It’ll go. They all go in the end. (unless it’s a premium and the tampon are Read more

Oct 28
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I got a tip on the subreddit that really seemed to help. Clearing your browser cookies for their site makes a world of difference. The Pink Bug sale was an absolute mess until I did that. 

Oct 26
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When I see a particularly nice Jag I tend to mutter “such a naughty kitty”. 

Oct 22
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My instinct with all these is just to paint over the problems. It looks challenging, but do you think you could fill in with black?

Oct 18
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I haven’t opened any of my carded RLCs yet. Me, of all people. I need to get on that.

Oct 15
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Awesome. Also, what color is that paint? If I want to start making Gulf cars and using decals that looks like a great base coat. 

Oct 15
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Oh I just love it! I was thinking of doing a Wayne’s World custom myself. Those flames are hand-drawn, right? You got them really nice and symmetrical.