'59 Simca Vedette Gasser
Posted 14 October 2012 - 02:34 AM
Engine is from Miss Deal Studebaker, too. Of course it's Blower Powered. The injector (or what it is called) is scratchbuilt from sheet styrene and headers are made from solder, otherwise that engine is pretty much Studebaker parts, except for added details. Engine mounts etc. are scratchbuilt, too.
Interior has roll cage built from Miss Deal's cage (only the rear part of it was used) and plastic tubing. Steering parts are modified from the Studebaker kit. I added some extra equipment like tachometer and handbrake handle etc.
Body is painted with Metallic red and the top is Maston Gold. Clearcoat turned out so good that there were only little polishing reguired to get it look good. BMF was easy to do too. I don't know what else should I say, but ask questions if you want to hear some more information about this.
Posted 14 October 2012 - 05:45 AM
Posted 14 October 2012 - 06:33 AM
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 04:24 AM
Matti, Thanx, Don't know about our next Community Builds yet, but I'll start thinking about it. Send me a PM on FCMA, and let's think more.
And thanks Michael! These are very fun to build, when there's no RuleBook on the right hand. I'd like to do another one.
Scott... Thanks! The burnt rubber is one of my favorite parts, too.
Brett and David, Thank You, Too!
Posted 23 October 2012 - 04:37 PM
Very clean sharp build!
I like the bits of rubber too!
How did You do it?
thank You for sharing
Posted 23 October 2012 - 06:14 PM
The rubber question is asked very often. I try to aswer clearly:
Take a spare tire (the one you're not planning to use), install it to Dremel or any other Motor Tool. There are many ways to do it and it depends of the tire diameter which one works the best for me. Then just simply do a few "burnouts" with that combination. I like to do burnouts on sheet metal, but sand paper is good too. Finer sandpaper you have, finer burnt rubber you get. Then I install them to model which is otherwise finished using Revell gloss clear and paint brush, I paint the area with clear where I want those burnt rubbers and then I just stick them there.
Hope that helps.
Posted 24 October 2012 - 06:29 AM
Posted 24 October 2012 - 08:37 AM
It's Not painted yet in this picture.
And Thanks for the comment George!
Posted 24 October 2012 - 06:11 PM
Posted 25 October 2012 - 02:47 AM
I need to get another Miss Deal Studebaker and do something same styled. But from what, that's good question. Maybe '56 Studebaker Commander.