maysula added a topic in Big BoyzA restored Porsche 910 in 1/12Hi
This kit a built many years ago, recently I built another Porsche 910 so I had this kit for refs.
Unfortunatly It fell down to the floor so I had to restore i some way. The other build had aftermarket decals
so I could use the decals in the Tamiya box.After repairing and repainting I put on some extra rivets and
fasteners in various places.
The version I choosed is from Targa Florio 1967, so I also decided to weather it.
This job took some weeks this summer and I´m satisfied to have a" new "model rather quickly in my collection :-)
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maysula added a topic in Big Boyz1/12 Porsche 910 "Team Wicky" LeMans -68Hi
This is a Tamiya kit with decals from S27.
The S27 decals are not totally correct, had to add some decals and make a new rear
I used some detailparts such as rivets, hoses, connectors ,wires and switches.
Turnlights and positionlights are scratched.Self adhesive cloth on the seats.
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maysula added a topic in Big Boyz1/12 Porsche 934 Brumos RacingHi
This is the Tamiya jäger kit but with Brumos Racing Daytona-77 decals from BBK.
I have done some detailing along the way, rivets,bolts ,hoses, braided lines and so on.
As you can see I did a weathered car, was a little nervous for that but I think it turned out
Thanks for looking!
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maysula added a topic in Big BoyzA restored Tyrrell F1 1/12Hi
This kit was built by a friend many years ago, standing on a shelf since then so there was a lot of dust!
Now I have tried to clean and restore it. I used decals from S27 for the Argentinian GP of -72.
Painted with Tamiya spraycan recomended for this kit, replaced the smaller type of tires to the bigger ones
that was used from -72. Also I added rivets, hoses, hosebands ,alurods,valves and some wireing too.
The most difficult part was to paint Ceverts helmet ! Long from perfect but it will do.
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maysula added a topic in Big Boyz1:12 Matra MS11 1968Hi
This is the Tamiya kit of the French racing icon. I decided to do a version that is on the pictures in the manual but that version can´t be
made out of the kit parts ?!
This version of the car was used only during the practice for the British GP-68. The car had a much smaller rear wing than usual. So it had to be
scratched and also the oilcooler with it´s support mounted on top of the gearbox is scratched, the manual says it shall be placed on top of the oiltank but that is wrong. I had very good help for this conversion from the ModelFactory Hiro manual for theirs 1:20 kit.
I used several etched parts , rivets, alutubes, valves , switches and hosebands. The body paint is from Tamiyas spraycan TS11.
There is a WIP on another forum: http://www.f1m.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=29&t=18732
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