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66 Nova--"Not a Project"--Parts is Parts

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Easter Already! And on my day off I am dabbling on with a 1:25 build of a '66 Chevy Nova....



As a kid, building stuff in the basement, enamel paints ruled the roost; since then we have more many paint choices, such as acrylic or hobby lacquer. About 2 years ago I gave away (literally) my whole collection of enamels, mostly because I was frustrated with how long enamels take to gas out (sometimes as long as week!) But now I am back to using a few of them again--for fine detail work, for me, enamels still work the best--they flow and cover better.



The engine included in the 66 Nova kit is quite tall, and I am not sure it will fit under the hood, having never test fit this! Let's hope it does!



The guts of the engine are ready for detail work now--I have already scraped away paint to glue on headers and drilled holes for plug wiring.....I am leaving off the oil pan for now. In the past I scratched it while handling the engine--no point in gluing it until the engine is ready drop int…

RECENTLY

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Blouse - 2 € Denim shirt - 2€
in second hand store

FROM MUM'S CLOSET - VINTAGE DENIM JACKET

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Vindo dos anos 80, como não é difícil perceber... Já não usava um casaco de ganga há anos mas este deixou-me apaixonada. Óptimo para usar nas manhãs frias    que se transformam em tardes quentes. Em baixo, a progenitora, com o casaco.

Directly from the 80's. It's been years since i've used a denim jacket but i'm in love with this one. Greatforuseon cold morningsthat turnintowarm afternoons.Below,theprogenitor, using the jacket.

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structured shoulder shirt - mango | silver casio watch

WORN TDAY

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A h&m está com umas promoções óptimas, que para mim resultaram neste macacão - calção. 
Playsuit from h&m | belt- moschino | blazer - unknown

OUTFIT

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Bag - from mum's closet