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Franklin Mint 1:43 '61 Lincoln Continental
Topic Started: Dec 6 2017, 06:47 PM (81 Views)
wall-e
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If I had the means to afford just one full-size collector car, this is what it would be. Until then, I'll just have to make do with a miniature.

This Franklin miniature is nice. All four doors open. But as you can see, they don't always close properly. I tried fiddling with the hinges, but this was the best fit I could accomplish. I don't have any pictures to show you what it looked like before I started working on it, but the body was bent, the windshield frame was damaged, and several trim pieces were missing. I repaired and scratch built those to the best of my ability.

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pjedsel
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Love those suicide doors - great looking rescue job on this sharp looking Continental! :thumbup:
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pjedsel
Dec 7 2017, 12:19 AM
Love those suicide doors - great looking rescue job on this sharp looking Continental! :thumbup:
Thank you! The four opening doors made it a must have for me.
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