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#461 bobthehobbyguy


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Posted 30 October 2014 - 05:58 AM

That engine is a work of art.

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Posted 30 October 2014 - 12:06 PM

clay, that is just pure poetry dude!!!!!!! 

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Posted 30 October 2014 - 12:07 PM

Dang Clay. This is as real as it gets in scale. Love your work and how clean it is.

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Posted 30 October 2014 - 12:33 PM

Thursday, October 30, 2014.


Dear Diary,


I was minding my own business, cruising the MC Forum, when I realized I must be satisfied with my current abilities because there are some people on this planet that I can only aspire to.

Edited by Nitrozilla, 30 October 2014 - 12:35 PM.

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Posted 31 October 2014 - 08:24 AM

Wonderful work.!

Every part is so Clean,

It is a work of art,

I must ask you a funny question,

when you are done with a build at this level,that is the highest level i can Think of!

The next model you start building,is that just a "box stock" or something a Little more easy to build.?or do you get to Another super detailed build right away.?

Myself,when i have build something super detailed at my level, (way lower than yours) i need to relax with a easy build.


Thanks for the inspiration, i love this.

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Posted 31 October 2014 - 12:54 PM

the work on this is amazing, the reproduction of finish and detail is very convincing, well done sir. cant wait for more

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Posted 01 November 2014 - 08:53 AM

clay, i have a problem gluing some parts without making a mess of the paint,or it just looks bad. any tips on how you glue your parts and still have such a clean look?

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Posted 04 November 2014 - 12:46 PM

Amazing work Clay,  That engine is a model in it's own right.

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Posted 08 November 2014 - 02:39 PM

Clay, as always I love your documentation style, it makes it so easy to follw along. great work so far! Shaun.s

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Posted 14 November 2014 - 02:19 PM

You've got some catching up to do if the photo's I saw recently are of your finished car... PS it looks insane.

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Posted 18 November 2014 - 09:12 AM

You've got some catching up to do if the photo's I saw recently are of your finished car... PS it looks insane.

Ah, yes...there was more building than photo taking those last few days before I left for Atlanta! The car is pretty well finished. I do want to add a few more things.


These pics were about two days before I left. So it is even further along than these....














The paint is HoK Tru Blue pearl at the back fading into HoK Candy Cobalt, faded into black. Then I masked off the flames and put a base of white down, with a quick coat of pearl white over that. Then I airbrushed the yellow and orange. Once unmasked I cleared everything with a couple coats of Omni 2 part clear. After that cured for a few days I polished it smooth, and re-cleared it to even out the falmes and make everthing smooth. I added the decals, then hand bordered the flames and the "Problem CHild" with One Shot lettering emamel.



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Posted 18 November 2014 - 09:26 AM

Simply amazing work, Clay. Hats off to you Sir!

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Posted 19 November 2014 - 01:28 AM

Wow, what an inspiration, you sir are an amazing builder.

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Posted 19 November 2014 - 05:10 AM

Clay... what can I say my friend. That paint ia gorgeous. This build is just out if this world. Your talent sure shines through. I am gonna be sad when this is done becase it is such a pleasure to see your updates. Sure hope to see another 1/16th scale build from you.

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Posted 19 November 2014 - 07:18 AM

Great work Clay, and thank you so much for sharing with us. I have saved all the photos you have posted on this build for my build then I get back to it. Thanks again and as Chris said hope to see a new 1/16th scale build soon.

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Posted 19 November 2014 - 01:35 PM

Absolutely beautiful! It's been a pleasure watching this come together. I can't wait to see the completed pictures.