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Old 8th July 2011, 01:01   #10591
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Mockup for my Ferrari 360 Hamann kit.
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Old 8th July 2011, 11:13   #10592
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Those wheels are looking super cool. The resin transkit will work wonders on the car.

An update on my model build. (Since my Fiat restoration is held up, i devoted 3 evening to the build).

The awesome paint that i had achieved has been ruined a little bit, I hope a polishing will remove the glue stains. (the glue has aged :().

The first picture shows the chassis and engine, i have added these 5 details.

1. distributor wiring, 2. radiator rubber pipe, 3. metal and clear rubber petrol pipe, 4. rubber fresh air intake hose (to be fixed at final assembly), 5. Metal brake pipe (to be fixed at final assembly)

If you look at the paint it is fabric paint and is very sticky. Any suggestions for paints (spray paints where ever possible I have used and acieved good result).

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The second picture is of body, you can see the blemishes cause of glue, bad boy. the ruining of load bay decal is courtsey of masking tape. The load bay will be filled with load of wooden logs.

The battery you see is for the headlights and brake lights. An on off switch is provided in the under belly. Lights look super cool.

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Third picture is of interior, some cleaning is required. One can see the blue / white switch to simulate the brake light switch.

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I intend to finish the rest of the build and final assembly by end of today.

Will provide good pictures then.
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Thanks Zibby
@shyn: Nce shots of the Shelby. Good Pick.
@Manish: Interesting project you got on hand. The paint job looks good minus the blemishes. Worth noting is the detailing on the chassis & engine work.


Here's a 1:18 - Porsche Panamera Turbo from Maisto
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Old 9th July 2011, 00:09   #10594
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My 1:18 Minichamps Mercedes SLS Review in Quarter Mile Magazine.
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Old 9th July 2011, 08:35   #10595
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Some more pictures of my build. The rear brake light and load on the bay plus some minor details have to be put in rest all is done. She looks awesome.

I am loving those white led lights, I had the bulbs earlier giving period yellow light but they consume a hell lot of battery, so had to switch over to Led lights.

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Old 9th July 2011, 18:24   #10596
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Ferrari 365 GTB
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Old 11th July 2011, 05:18   #10597
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Ferrari 365 GTB
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Is that a Hotwheels?? Or a Majorette? Doesnt seem to be a kyosho..

Anyways, update on the Ferrari 360 build. Engine is out and I am seriously thinking of a twin turbo conversion.
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@cyrus its Hotwheels Elite got it for a bargain.
There is a sale goin on in modelzone leicester. Most of Mondo Models are around 15.

Are you goin to change the colour of the 360.
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^^^
Fantastic dude
Wonderful detailing.
BTW what is the scale & brand?
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@cyrus its Hotwheels Elite got it for a bargain.
There is a sale goin on in modelzone leicester. Most of Mondo Models are around 15.

Are you goin to change the colour of the 360.
Isnt that the one in Central?? Will take a look. Thanks. And no, 360 will remain Silver.

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Fantastic dude
Wonderful detailing.
BTW what is the scale & brand?
It is a 1:18 Autoart...
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Hey the 404 is magnifique !! And the Taxi colours suit it so well.
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Here are 4 books on scale model car modelling which I found over internet

Scale Model Muscle cars
Painting and Finishing Scale Model
Scale Model Cars
How to Build Better Scale Model cars

All zipped in one file can be downloaded in the following location

Scale Moddeling Books.zip

I thought it might be usefull for some one.
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Beautiful Peugeot 404.

Today being a rainy day, I was compelled to stay indoors and so had time to take photographs of some of my scale models.

I prefer collecting 1:18 scale models of SUVs over cars but sadly the choice is limited. I have added images of three SUVs from my collection.
The Mercedes GL model 1:18 scale wears a shade of very dark metallic blue and is superbly detailed by Minichamps.
The Land Rover Discovery (2004) is by Motor Max and except for the panel gaps, this model too is good.
A scale model collector favourite, the Mitsubishi Pajero LBW is an Auto Art model and is intricatly detailed.

Two of my latest additions to my collection are first, a 1993 "Godzilla" Nissan Skyline GTR in CALSONIC colours by Kyosho and a fairly recent version of the Skyline, the 2004 GTR in NISMO trim by Auto Art.

The Kyosho Skyline is far more detailed, better finished and heavier than the Auto Art GTR.
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