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'65 Beetle

As a gift to my friends Doug and Pam, I built a replica of 'Schultz,' their unrestored '65 Beetle; the model was based on a Tamiya '66 Beetle kit.

This model was completed in August of 2007.

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The real car
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The real car
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Interior shot of the real one
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Interior shot of the real one
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Paint selection
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Paint selection
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Color comparison
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Color comparison
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Plaid to the bone
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Plaid to the bone
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Better wheels
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Better wheels
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Inside job
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Inside job
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Plaidness
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Plaidness
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Pane in the glass
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Pane in the glass
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Glass act
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Glass act
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Close-up
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Close-up
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Windows installed
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Windows installed
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The greenhouse effect
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The greenhouse effect
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Lights, hubcaps....action!
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Lights, hubcaps....action!
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Capped off
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Capped off
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Bugeyed
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Bugeyed
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Bumper? Hardly know 'er.
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Bumper? Hardly know 'er.
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Head on
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Head on
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Taillights? We don't need no steenking taillights
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Taillights? We don't need no steenki…
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Speaking of those pesky taillights
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Speaking of those pesky taillights
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Kit detail
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Kit detail
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All's fair
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All's fair
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Closer look
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Closer look
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Fully legal now
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Fully legal now
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