Show Rod Model Kits: A Showcase of America's Wildest Model Kits

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Show Rod Model Kits Showcase
Show Rod Model Kits Showcase
Show Rod Model Kits Showcase
Show Rod Model Kits Showcase
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Show Rod Model Kits

Scotty Gosson, daring drag racer extraordinaire and competitor of land speed racing at Bonneville on salt, offers interested readers and hobbyists his unique and humorous insight into hot rod model kits. Gosson writes for Hot Rod DeLuxe magazine and is well known for his witty, knowledgeable articles accompanied by awesome, fun photography. Gosson's skill in presenting compelling, historically and mechanically accurate knowledge of hot rods to magazine followers carries over into Show Rod Model Kits: A Showcase of America's Wildest Model Kits.

Lovers of fast cars from an old American era of style that consisted of large engines modified for linear speed will absolutely enjoy Gosson's book, which is perfect for people who love rod model kits for fun or sport.

Gosson's book showcases rod model kits from the perception of an avid collector. Some of the most popular, daring and wild kits are featured as hot rod models in this ode to cars. Models found in this book include:

  • Red Baron
  • Li'l Coffin
  • Mysterion
  • Uncertain-T
  • Batmobile
  • and so many more!

Hot rods possessed such tremendous appeal to a wide array of people that manufacturers throughout history have made their own contributions. Manufacturer contributions to the era of show rod model kits found in Gosson's tribute include:

  • Monogram
  • AMT
  • Revell
  • and MPC

In addition to photographs of stunning car design and articles filled with minute car details, readers can expect to enjoy the insight behind the design of hot rod models from the perspective of interviews with the designers, car builders and corporate spokespersons across the automotive industry.

  • Hobby collectors
  • Childhood nostalgia driven interest
  • Reminiscing about cars from one's past
  • Finding a resource for a hobby that engages one now

Any and all of the above reasons are wonderful reasons to own Gosson's book. Readers interested in hot rod models will treasure this complete resource of detailed design, art and history presented expertly by Gosson. Show Rod Model Kits: A Showcase of America's Wildest Model Kits is a must have treasury of cars for any library.

Refer to the Specifications Tab for a sample page from this book which the "Big Four" models of a by gone period..


Subject: A book showcasing some of the coolest hot rod model kits of the 1960's and 1970's. ISBN-10: 1613251564 | ISBN-13: 9781613251560 | CarTech Books CT531

Specifications
  • Publisher: CarTech Books
  • Author: Scott Gosson
  • Pages: 144 - 417 color photos
  • Binding: Paperback - 8.5 x 11 inches
  • ISBN: 978-1-61325-156-0


  • Below: Show Rod Model Kits: A Showcase of America's Wildest Model Kits by Scott Gosson - Sample Page. Copyright CarTech Books.
    Show  Rod Model Kits Book - Sample Page - CT531

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Above:Show Rod Model Kits: A Showcase of America's Wildest Model Kits by Scott Gosson - Table of Contents. Copyright CarTech Books.
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