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JHDrew

Member Since 21 Aug 2007
Offline Last Active Apr 19 2012 06:31 AM
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In Topic: Three (3) Yamaha YZR-M1's at the same time

15 April 2012 - 02:21 PM

Well I finally got them all done but wanted to share a quick snapshot of each before I do a full photo shoot and post in the under glass forum.

Thanks for following.

Here's the 09' bike:

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The 2010 bike:

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and the 2011 bike:

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I am working on a three bike display base for them and will include that in the full photo shoot.
Thanks again for following.

In Topic: Three (3) Yamaha YZR-M1's at the same time

02 April 2012 - 02:37 AM

All the decal work is finished and the body work has all been polished. I have a few details to clean up on the chassis but otherwise I’m down to final assembly for all three bikes.

I should be able to get these under glass in a couple of weeks.

Here’s the finished decal work on the 2011 bike. So glad I painted the red. It's much better than the decals could have been.


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In Topic: Three (3) Yamaha YZR-M1's at the same time

29 March 2012 - 07:13 AM

Oh no, a perfectionist among us! :blink: :blink: I am going to enjoy this!!! :P :P ;) Great start!!


Thanks Marcos.

No, I gave up the perfectionist builds when I turned 50. Not enough time to build those anymore. Now it's just a LOT of detail. I have a ton of stuff not "finished" on these three that will be concealed by bodywork and the rest just cost more money to add.

In Topic: Ferrari F430 Challenge "Shark Mouth"

28 March 2012 - 07:04 AM

Wouldn't want that in my rear view mirrors.
Nice work.

In Topic: Three (3) Yamaha YZR-M1's at the same time

28 March 2012 - 03:08 AM

Last night I polished out the pearl white paint on the 2011 bike and decided that it would look nicer if I painted the red portions of the body parts instead of using the decals. Plus all the red would match. It turned out that it took less time to paint and looks way nicer. I still have to clean up the small errors and polish the red but I'm happy with the results.

Thanks again for looking.

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