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Scale-Master

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1971 Martini Porsche 917 LH

Yesterday, 05:46 AM

1/43 scale Model Factory Hiro kit. I scratch-built the jacks, added the base and the rest is the way the kit goes together.
WIP thread: http://www.modelcars...showtopic=90706

(Im still looking for the little rubber button feet I had somewhere to go in the four holes of the base.)
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Porsche 917 LH

19 June 2014 - 08:00 AM

Model Factory Hiro kit. The parts are well done, and as far as white metal bodies it is one of the thinner castings Ive seen, but some clean-up is required. Here is the body after the basic flash has been removed, ready for primer.
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Note the bonnet is a separate piece.
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The engine is very well rendered especially for its diminutive size. Heres five pieces to make up the block, cylinders and transaxle, also all white metal.
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Here is a bit more added including a translucent cast resin piece for the shroud.
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Lamborghini Jota

12 June 2014 - 04:26 AM

Hasegawa kit, built straight out of the box. I changed the interior color from what is noted in the directions to more closely resemble the way car looks now after a restoration.
Tamiya TS-49 from the can for the body paint, no clear, just polished and waxed.
I added the license plate and tags.
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WIP: http://www.modelcars...showtopic=89969

P-51 Mustang

01 June 2014 - 06:55 AM

Another Hot Wheels...
I know this theme has been done before, but I thought Id take a stab at it myself. Except for the insignias, nose art and lettering decals, it is all paint over the bare metal of the casting. The checker board on the nose is hand painted as well. The panel lines were air brushed on and the rivets were done with a fine point pen. I was going for a weathered used look; similar to how some of the early Tuskegee planes (note the red tails) were delivered after their first round use.
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Lamborghini Jota

27 May 2014 - 04:18 PM

This is the Hasegawa kit. While Im building it straight out of the box, I am changing the interior color from what is noted in the directions to more closely resemble the way car looks now after a restoration.
The body is fairly crisp and delicate, but the body panel lines were a bit soft, when I cleaned up the flash and sink marks I also scribed the lines deeper. Ready for final prime and then some color
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Tamiya Bright Red straight from the can for the exterior Seems to be giving my camera a challenge, its blurry or blinded, even after drying overnight.
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