Hawk Model's Bopped Out Steel Pluckers

Gallery Article by Bill Arnold on Jan 3 2012

Silly Week 2012

 

An impulse bargain purchase at Ollie's Discount Close out store about two years ago. This is a re-pop of an old Hawk kit.  Lots of seam scraping and sanding.  A little Acryl Blue putty was used. (Thanks Karl)

 

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Fly tying lead was used for the microphone cord.  Ethicon stainless steel was used for strings on both the guitar and the banjo.  A guitar strap was fashioned from Alligator leatherette.  I used many odd colors I had in my paint rack.  Several coats of Future were applied by hand. 

This was a totally fun build and I look forward to another similar kit in my stash.

Bill Arnold

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Photos and text by Bill Arnold