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#1 Kanedge

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 06:18 PM

Hi everyone,
It's been a long time since I have posted anything or built anything, this model was actually completed towards the end of last year.
Following this build I had an extended break from building, and models in general, but I am back at it again.
This is the Tamiya kit from a few years ago.
Essentially box stock, but with mini tubs and Pegasus wheels, wired engine, solder exhausts and a tail pipe.
The colour is airbrushed Testors Bright Aqua Pearl, with a 2K clear.
It took a lot of polishing to get this paint job right, hence the reason I had a break. I now have a new airbrush which seems to have fixed all my airbrushing problems.
Thanks for looking, any comments are appreciated.

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#2 bsoder

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 06:31 PM

Yay!..I get to say WOW!!...first. That is just beautiful the wheels, stance, color scheme, engine/interior detail, everything B) B)

#3 TurboKitty

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 06:40 PM

wow, such a beautiful build! you did a great job on this, can't wait to see more of your work!

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 06:40 PM

neat build

#5 cherokeered

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 07:50 PM

Absolutely Amazing!!!

#6 RodneyBad

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 08:12 PM

Awesome..
Excellent work.
Love it..

#7 jeffs396

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 08:42 PM

NICE, NICE, NICE!!!

VERY NICE! ;)

#8 Art Laski

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 09:11 PM

Real Nice!

#9 Bartster

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 11:09 PM

This is SO awesome. I love the colors. Beautiful car!

#10 ChrisR

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 11:49 PM

Great paint job and an awesome model!

#11 James2

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Posted 18 March 2012 - 02:18 AM

WOW! The more I looked the more I liked it.

#12 Foxer

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Posted 18 March 2012 - 02:24 AM

Very nicely done K car. All that polishing WAS worth it!

#13 cobraman

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Posted 18 March 2012 - 03:35 AM

Bu-t-ful !

#14 John Teresi

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Posted 18 March 2012 - 03:42 AM

Kane....WOW!!!.....this is gorgeous......I love it.

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Posted 18 March 2012 - 04:07 AM

So thats what they mean by "FAHFVENGNUGEN"!

#16 crazyjim

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Posted 18 March 2012 - 04:19 AM

Those Ghia's are such great looking cars. I love what you did to yours. SHINY :) :) :) RULES!

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Posted 18 March 2012 - 05:19 AM

Great color combo and choice of rims. Cool, clean build.

#18 jbwelda

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Posted 18 March 2012 - 06:29 AM

very nice, how did you lower the front end?

#19 Danno

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Posted 18 March 2012 - 06:45 AM

Wow! Most excellent!!





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Posted 18 March 2012 - 06:45 AM

very pretty VW... the colors are just right for the car.