v264

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About v264

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  • Birthday 08/18/1966

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  • Scale I Build 1:24

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  • Location Gdansk, Poland
  • Full Name Jarek "Gienek" Geniusz

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  1. v264 added a post in a topic 69' Mercury Cougar | AMT 1:25   

    Supplement
    Cougar with Cougar?


  2. v264 added a post in a topic 69' Mercury Cougar | AMT 1:25   

    I know, but I'm still not fully satisfied with mines.
  3. v264 added a post in a topic 69' Mercury Cougar | AMT 1:25   

    At the end -on white background:




  4. v264 added a post in a topic 69' Mercury Cougar | AMT 1:25   

    The wipers:


    The door handles:




    The hood hinges:








  5. v264 added a post in a topic 69' Mercury Cougar | AMT 1:25   

    Thank you.
    The exhaust manifolds were painted with ModelMaster 1402 (steel).
    Next I used light & dark brown pigments with fixer like this:
    http://migproductionswebshop.com/popup_image.php?pID=70
  6. v264 added a post in a topic 69' Mercury Cougar | AMT 1:25   

    Yes Pat, I'm still learning

    The front grille:








    and headlight doors:


    Red-gold Mercury emblem:


    I added home made photo etched - “Cougar”
    and it’s done:



  7. v264 added a post in a topic 69' Mercury Cougar | AMT 1:25   

    I removed the original chromium finish with sodium hydroxide (like Drano):




    Tail light panel with bumper – first I cut out the corner back-up lights and replaced them with new ones, made from clear polystyrene rod.
    Tailights:




    Altogether:

  8. v264 added a post in a topic 69' Mercury Cougar | AMT 1:25   

    Making the engine, starting with ignition wires:

















  9. v264 added a post in a topic 69' Mercury Cougar | AMT 1:25   

    Floor made with flock:


    Clocks were drawn in Corel and printed with home printer:


    Finished interior:





  10. v264 added a post in a topic 69' Mercury Cougar | AMT 1:25   

    I made a headlining with a polystyrene sheet:






    And got along with the originally stark interior:


    I made some new details:



  11. v264 added a post in a topic 69' Mercury Cougar | AMT 1:25   

    Thereafter I masked the roof:


    And sprayed the model with a few thin layers of clear blue – Gunze C50:






    Then with a few clear Gunze GX100 layers
    After a few days I used a polishing paste.
  12. v264 added a post in a topic 69' Mercury Cougar | AMT 1:25   

    Thereafter out of the stripes:


    I made an imitation of the garnish mouldings:








    I got along with the vinyl roof:




    I used alternately black matt paint and gloss one. Low pressure and from the long range:




    All of the body was painted with silver Motip spray
  13. v264 added a post in a topic 69' Mercury Cougar | AMT 1:25   

    I wanted to build Ford Mustang really, but that’s what I saw on the auction website:


    It was a typical, old AMT model:


    I cut out the door handles:


    I got rid of the sidelights and emblems:


    And the wipers:


    I cut out the air inlet and pasted the stripes of polystyrene on:

  14. v264 added a post in a topic 69' Mercury Cougar | AMT 1:25   

    Thanks,dziękuję.
    Phil, it's just a piece of black acrylic and black cardstock. And two lamps. That's all.

  15. v264 added a post in a topic 69' Mercury Cougar | AMT 1:25   

    Thank you all.
    I’ve been making models for many years, mainly aircraft.
    Wipers are made by myself.
    Color is:
    Silver: Motip spray transparent blue: Gunze C50 Clear: Gunze GX100 Antena is made of medical needles.

    I’ll put some photos from the construction, soon.