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Old 10-27-2017, 02:47 PM
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Came across an article that some might find interesting. It was written in 1952 by a guy named Vince Gardner. In it he demonstrates how he went about building a custom sports car from scratch. I don't know how to post a link but the article is on Forgotten Fiberglass.com and the article is titled Create your own custom body.
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Old 10-27-2017, 04:39 PM
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Is this the one you are referring to Andy?

http://www.forgottenfiberglass.com/f...t-car-in-1952/
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Really interesting article Andy and Kerry. Thank you for posting this.
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great article, thanks for sharing
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Thanks for finding and sharing this article. This is the kind of thing that shouldn't be lost again. Maybe it could be included in one of the last Barton-Longyard books.
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That's the one. The thing I found really interesting was the simplicity of his methods and the lack of any specialized tools. Neat to see how they did things back then.
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