Congratulations Htown Model Shop! - Scale Model Build-Off


UPDATE: The polls have closed. 

The polls are now open in Gnarly Magazine's First Annual Scale Model Build-Off.

Three builders were each mailed the same AMT 1967 Chevrolet Impala SS 1:25 scale model kit to customize as they please. And they have done so!

The three Scale Model Build-Off builders:

  1. IceMan Collections
  2. Htown Model Shop
  3. Albert Avila

Scroll down to view their final build "beauty shots" as well as some photos of their progress along the way.

After you've viewed everything, you can vote for your favorite model at the bottom of this page. 

Polls will remain open for 48 hours, closing on Friday, March 15th at 9am EST

The winner will be revealed here on this page and on our Instagram page (@gnarlymagazine) at 12 noon, Friday March 15th EST.

And be sure to tell your friends, family, and followers to come on over and vote!



IceMan Collections - Instagram: @icemancollections

IceMan Collections - Full photo gallery (via Flickr)

IceMan Collections



Htown Model Shop - Instagram: @htown_model_shop

Htown Model Shop - Full photo gallery (via Flickr)

Htown Model Shop



Albert Avila - Instagram @kool51designs

Albert Avila - Full photo gallery (via Flickr)

Albert Avila


VOTE NOW! (Direct link HERE in case you can't see the poll box)


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  • Congrats Htown! Thank you to all of the builders who submitted at the beginning of the contest. See you in 2020!

    Johnny VonGnarly
  • Great job to all 3 but The old school paint theme and extra time in the grill great build Htown

  • Best paint Job is in the Impala built by Htown Model Shop👍🏻

    Guillermo Rebolloso
  • Best of luck to all the entrants. They are all clean builds.

  • The contestants paint is all cool, but to me the contest is for the overall car and to that end the Ice Man is clearly best! The other guys can lay down some paint though!


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