IMC Opel Admiral Saloon model car.
cars are from the 1930s, so it's no wonder they have a similar
style to an American hot rod, even though these cars were
made in Europe.
often wondered over the years if they would make a cool
custom street rod. So when I picked up this kit on a sweet
deal I thought I would give it a go.
know that most American modeler's avoid these kits, for
several reasons. It's 1/24 instead of 1/25. And it's a multi-piece
body, which is a challenge to build, and usually gives a
car modeler state side something to whine about.
to put the man pants on.
studied the instructions which aren't that bad, despite
a lack of english. But this is probably the 500th car model
I've built in my life time so I am sure I can figure it
some multi-piece bodies, this one was designed to fit in
a flat box. Much like Revell and others did decades ago
when modeling was just getting started in plastic. Remember
the Revell 1957 Ranchero? Originally made to fit in a flat
way the kit is design there are a few seams in odd places
than you would normally expect. So you have to have at least
a little bit of skill dealing with those. Slinging some
putty is a must.