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Nacho Z

Member Since 13 Mar 2013
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Blaupunkt Porsche 962 - 24 hour build

09 February 2015 - 03:57 PM

I thought I would share my 2015 24 hour build with all of you.  I actually nearly finished this model in the 24 hour time period.  I spent several more hours on it after the official 24 hour build was done.  It is a relatively easy kit.  It is a low part count / high decal count kit.  It is a Tamiya kit.


Let me know what you think!






















Revell Jeep Rubicon

03 February 2015 - 08:12 AM

I just finished this one up last night.  This was just a straight forward build, nothing added other than BMF and flocking.










1934 Duesenberg "Metal Master" plastic kit

07 January 2015 - 11:25 AM

This one was finished up at the beginning of January.  It is the first completed model of my "building season".  I have never seen one of these built before.  I keep a log of hours worked on each model, it is just something I do. This one has 26 hours in it.  A relatively quick build for me.  I should note that there are no pics of this car with the hood on.  That is because it doesn't fit and I didn't want to spend the time to make it fit.  The hood is completed and it looks good, it just has to sit beside the car <_< .


Click here for an explanation of what I did and why I did it:  http://www.modelcars...showtopic=97233
















Duesenberg - "Metal Master" plastic kit

01 January 2015 - 04:18 PM

This model will kick off my 2014-2015 building season. I say season because I tend to do all of my building during the November through April time frame. I always like to start my season with what I consider an easy project.  I did start this in November but it sat untouched for over a month.

I have no idea if this kit is all that common or if it is worth big money. I picked it up very cheaply. It is NOT a metal / diecast model. It is a plastic model that is completely plated. I have decided that it will be an out-of-box build with no detailing whatsoever. I am not going to add washes, stains, etc. I'm sure it would look better with those, but again, this is my first build of the season and I am going to keep it simple.

First up will be the kits contents. I will add WIP pics as I go. Comments and questions are always welcomed.
Engine is complete and sitting in the partially completed chassis.  Just a reminder, there will be no extra detailing on this build. What you see is straight out of the box. Because eveything is plated I cannot really fill and/or sand seams and ejector pin marks. But like I said, this is my first build of the season and it is supposed to be easy and fun.

Nacho Z's hobby room

23 October 2014 - 02:28 PM

I thought I would share some pictures of my hobby room / Earnhardt shrine. :D When I started back in this hobby I used a card table to build on.  I moved to a home-made bench in a bare basement.  The bench was next to the washer and dryer and all of the lint that comes with it.  There was no heat.  I would tack up an old bed spread from the floor joists to keep the lint out and the heat in.  I did this for a number of years until I decided to make a dedicated room for my hobby.  The room has evolved over the years and I have ran out of room for my goodies.  These pictures were taken almost a year ago when I did my yearly cleaning and organizing.  I am kind of a neat freak and keep my room pretty organized at all times.


Hope you all enjoy the pictures.  I absolutely love this room and regret not spending more time in it.


This is the view as you open the door.  Did you catch the ceiling tiles?




Looking to the left.




At bench, looking to the right.




At the bench, looking back.








I ran out of room inside the room so I had to move some kits to the outside..... ;)