ChiefInspector added a topic in On The WorkbenchKoenig Specials CountachMy first build in quite some time. Forgot where I came across it, but fell in love almost immediately. My only disappointment is it does not have a drive train. It has the space and opening hood so I am looking for parts to fix that. May not do the Lambo engine, maybe a V6 or V8 with some monster turbos. Maybe an AMG V12 with some turbos. But I've got time to decide.
Current progerss: 15 minutes of work. 2 weeks ago. It will be sloooooooow
Not sure what color it will be, maybe a dark purple with a tinted wet look clear. Maybe a dark tan and black interior. But that may change, again.
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ChiefInspector added a topic in Welcome! Introduce YourselfFrom the mediocre state of KentuckyNot originally from Kentucky, but ended up here working for Mercedes-Benz. I am the lead Smart car tech, and dabble in Sprinter vans, plus I do a bit of gunsmithing for myself. I started modelling at the age of 3. Good memories for the last 27 years. I got out of it for awhile when a fire decimated my apartment in Tennessee, lost everything, and a spot of bad health for the final kick in the teeth. But now I am slowly getting back into it. I enjoy the less mainstream and more difficult kits. I have a small collection I need to hit hard. Finding time is always troublesome. I primarily stick the the 1:24 and 1:25 scale for the ease of storage. Most of my builds are out of the box, however I am starting to see the fun, enjoyment, and shear terror of a full custom build, and may look into it with one of my more common kits.
Oh yeah, the name, ChiefInspector. Comes from my favorite scene from the movie Hot Fuzz
The last picture of my recent builds before the fire claimed them.
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