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#1 Gregg


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Posted 21 June 2006 - 04:59 PM

Our club is a having a Ferrari challenge, and here are two on the workbench right now:

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I'm also working on a few 43rd pieces, pics later on those.

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Posted 21 June 2006 - 05:08 PM

nice work.
PMed you.

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Posted 21 June 2006 - 05:14 PM

mmmmmmmmmmm Maranello. Black looks good on it Gregg.
Is that a 355 in blue? Looking good.
Good Luck!

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Posted 21 June 2006 - 05:16 PM

Gorgeous Black! Thats hard to do!

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Posted 21 June 2006 - 05:34 PM

Thanks, guys.
The black is flat black that I polished out, no clear at all, just Tamiya polishes and paint.
Trick I found is not to use polishing rag to do the work.
I used Q-Tips, and we (Jairus and I) put this tip in our column.
When you use a polishing rag or cloth, you have no control, I don't care how small you make the rag around your finger tip, you are still polishing or removing paint using a scale area of about a foot or more!
It's like polishing with a tent!
Using a Q-Tip you get precise control, and virtually no burn through.

The blue is Tamiya I think either Mica or Metallic Blue

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Posted 21 June 2006 - 06:02 PM

He's alive!

Those are going to be great models Gregg. The Marnello is going to be sweet.

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Posted 22 June 2006 - 01:07 AM

It warms my heart to see Ferraris painted in anything but red :lol:

Nice work! Black is a great color for a Maranello, and the F355 looks like it's 30 minutes from being done 8)

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Posted 22 June 2006 - 05:04 AM

Nice work Gregg.

This is what I call cool beyond words...the magazine editor actually building models and participating in the forum. A true man of the hobby!

Glad you're able to participate. Join us when you can.

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Posted 22 June 2006 - 05:06 AM

I like the black one. I don't know much about Ferraris but I know they look good. I have to get going on my neon green Enzo. You know, just to be diffrent :lol:

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Posted 22 June 2006 - 03:58 PM

Nice job Gregg! the black one is going to be sweet and thanks for the tip I know black is the hardest to paint thats why ya dont se me doing any in that color.

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Posted 24 June 2006 - 04:02 PM


That was flat black! That is one beautiful paint job. Can't wait to see the finished product.