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Hirohata Merc Model

  HIROHATA MERC MODEL   Yoshihiro Hobara built this Barris Kustoms Hirohata Mercury model several years ago. Never really happy with its roofline, he decided to redo it. And now ...
by Rik Hoving
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Sam Barris Buick Model

  GOLDEN SAHARA MODEL   Japanese Yoshihiro Hobara is on a quest to build a series of his all time favorite famous Barris Kustoms Shop created Custom cars in scale 1/25. His lates...
by Rik Hoving
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The Golden Sahara Model

  GOLDEN SAHARA MODEL   Japanese Yoshihiro Hobara is on a quest to build a series of his all time favorite famous Barris Kustoms Shop created Custom cars in scale 1/25. For this ...
by Rik Hoving
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The Modern Grecian model

  THE MODERN GRECIAN MODEL   Recently we did an introduction article about the amazing Barris Custom Car recreations in 1/25 scale by Japanese Yoshihiro Hobara. In this CCC-Artic...
by Rik Hoving
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Yoshihiro Hobara – Barris Model Cars

  BARRIS MODEL CARS   Yoshihiro Hobara from Kasukabe, Japan is a Custom Car enthusiast, he has an amazing early 1960’s styled 1960 Chevy custom called Future Ray. In this ...
by Rik Hoving
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Steve Boutte’s 1951 Chevy Convertible

STEVE BOUTTE’S 1951 CHEVY Inspired by the Chevys created by the Barris and other custom shops in the late ’40’s and early ’50’s, I started recreating this in 1...
by Steve Boutte
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Creating laminated Dash knobs in scale

AIMING FOR PERFECTION A while ago I was looking at some photos of the Hirohata Mercury. One of the photos showed the interior and it really inspired me to recreate parts of it in one of the...
by Steve Boutte
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Building a 49 Mercury model in the eighties

A 1949 MERCURY SEDAN DELIVERY This model’49 Mercury Sedan Delivery custom was build around 1987. Mercury never produced a Sedan Delivery with the 1949-51 models. They created a Woody ...
by Rik Hoving
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Getting Plastered

THE HUMBLE BEGINNINGS OF A CUSTOM CAR HISTORIAN Early 2000, while on a visit to my parents, I decided to look for a model I built in the early 1980’s. I still had fond memories of it! I f...
by Rik Hoving
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