awholley

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About awholley

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  • Birthday 03/26/1995

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  • Location Montreal, Qc. Canada
  • Full Name Alex Holley

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  1. awholley added a post in a topic Ferrari F40 and Porsche 911 GT2   

    So this week I bought some more paint and got back to work on the GT2.
    I bought a bright red this time instead of Italian red, and re-sprayed all the body's parts, and cage.

    It matches what I'm trying to replicate much better.




    Finally get to start assembly!






    The way the suspension is on this model creates A LOT of camber, and I find it quite funny that it shows in the instructions also


  2. awholley added a topic in On The Workbench   

    Ferrari F40 and Porsche 911 GT2
    I started these two models a few months back, but ran out of paint and took a break from them. I wasn't originally going to do a workbench thread since I'm pretty new to this and it won't be that interesting, but I'm bored and planning to get back to them soon so I thought what the heck, why not.


    As my second and third models I decided that I definitely had to have an F40 in my collection, and I also wanted to build another Porsche. The 993 GT2 was perfect.

    Guts of the F40

    I plan on painting the body of the F40 white. I think it'll contrast nice with the black wheels and red seats.

    As you can see below both cars are basically in opposite stages of their build


    I apologize for the quality of the pictures, I'll post better ones once I've started on them again.
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  3. awholley added a post in a topic 2010 Shelby Cobra GT500   

    My favorite colours for this mustang, looks good!
  4. awholley added a post in a topic Fujimi Porsche 911 GT3R (997)   

    Thanks guys, just picked up a Tamiya F40 and 911 GT2 Club Sport (993), Starting with the F40!
  5. awholley added a post in a topic Fujimi Porsche 356C 2000GS Convertible   

    This is AMAZING
  6. awholley added a post in a topic Porsche GT2 club racer   

    The red is a bit too superman for me, but I absolutely love the body colour! Can't wait to see it finished
  7. awholley added a post in a topic Sauber Mercedes C9   

    Very very nice job, definitely something I'll have to build in the future.
  8. awholley added a post in a topic Fujimi Porsche 911 GT3R (997)   

    Thanks Jason, I've been meaning to do that, maybe while I'm painting my next one. Hoping to pick something up today!

    Thanks everyone for the comments, this is a very welcoming forum.
  9. awholley added a post in a topic Fujimi Porsche 911 GT3R (997)   

    Thanks guys, I appreciate the advice, I'll definitely check out that glue.
  10. awholley added a post in a topic Nissan S-12   

    Super sharp details! and those flip lights are just too awesome. Love this.
  11. awholley added a topic in Under Glass   

    Fujimi Porsche 911 GT3R (997)
    Hello everyone!
    This is my first post here, so I hope this turns out right

    This is the first model that I've made, so tips, tricks, and criticism are all welcome.
    It's far from perfect, but I've learned a lot since I started and finished this build, and I can say I'm hooked, and there will DEFINITELY be many more cars to come!
    So here's my mostly to the box 911 "GT3R" curbside model.
    It's been primed, painted, and clearcoated with Tamiya spray cans, but I didn't get around to wet sanding or polishing it, because I was unsure about techniques, as well as I was satisfied the way it was.
    I wasn't exactly sure how the tail lights were supposed to be done, and surprisingly I couldn't find anything on the interwebz on it. I also hadn't found this forum yet. So I tried masking and painting the insides of them, but when I glued them on the plastic had a weird reaction with the fumes from the glue and they became all rippled inside I also cant remove the shell because of the way I glued the diffuser and front lip..
    But I'm quite proud and really happy of the way it turned out!
    EDIT: I forgot to say that the model went together really quite well, and wasn't too difficult for a beginner like me, although I do wish there were a bit more parts..






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