youpey added a topic in Model Building Questions and Answersclear coat on tamiya gloss aluminum paintI am painting my rx-7 the Tamiya Gloss aluminum (TS-17). This is the first time i am trying a silver paint. I did a test piece and it looks nice, however when i tried to clear coat the test piece (with tamiya clear) it lost its metallic look and looks just grey.
Can you not clear coat this color?
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youpey added a topic in Generalhow to make black interiors niceI am going to be working on an 1993 Rx7 kit starting today and i have never been able to make a black interior look nice. For example, i use matte black for the the dash and the seats (to make the seats look like leather), but what would you do for the carpet and the door panels. probably matte black there as well, so it matches the dash.
But now it looks like i can build the entire interior and drop it in a bucket of matte black paint and call it finished. any ideas on how to mix it up a bit on modern cars to make it look realistic?
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youpey added a topic in Generaltamiya mazda rx7 kit spirit r spoilerHi
I ordered the mazda rx7 kit from tamiya and it should be arriving tomorrow. I am looking for the spoiler in the second picture with the flat top (spirit R spoiler). does anyone know of a kit that has a similar spoiler that might fit or an aftermarket company that makes one?
this is the kit
the spoiler i am looking for is this one where it is flat and connects with 1 piece on the side (spirit R).
I would rather not buy the fujimi spirit r kit since they are costly and i already bought the tamiya one, but if this is the only one, then i guess i would buy it. I would definitely prefer an aftermarket over a whole kit if anyone knows where to find one, i would appreciate it
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youpey added a topic in Truck Kits or Parts to Trade, or Wanted / RequestsLooking to buy Dodge Ramcharger truck from monogramLooking to buy Dodge Ramcharger truck kit from monogram. pm me if you have one for sale
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youpey added a topic in General1948 ford custom coupe revelldoes anyone know if this new 1948 ford custom coupe revell http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXZWS5&P=W
is the same as http://u.jimdo.com/www37/o/se372970042158879/img/i62c7f4748afc5224/1309812373/orig/image.jpg except it has a coupe body?
if it is not the same, can the custom coupe be built stock or does it only have custom parts?
thank you for your help.
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youpey added a topic in Model Building Questions and Answersamt 66 mustang hardtopamt has a 66 mustang hardtop, but the details are quite lacking pretty much everywhere. does anyone know if there is a more detailed kit that i could throw the body onto
this is the kit i am referring to
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youpey added a topic in Model Building Questions and Answerscan anyone tell me the differences in the actual kitsCan anyone tell me if there are any differences with the following kits other than the box art? Meaning are they the same general model, but maybe different rims or misc bits included, or are they exactly the same and the only difference is the box art
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