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      The Report function of the forum works well. If you see someone acting up, acting out, or just being an okole, use the Report function. It works! I have it set up so it not only sends me an email, but that email is then marked with a flag, and get's put to the top of my email list. I will try to access/look at the report/topic as soon as possible, but remember, I'm on a six hour time delay, and other mods not only have a life, but a real job as well.  k den

Toast

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  • Location Mankato, MN
  • Full Name Ryan Chatleain

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  1. Toast added a post in a topic #11 Darrell Waltrip 1984 Monte Carlo WIP   

    I dig it! The recent picture is missing the hat though.
    Revisiting an old kit can be fun. I've redone a few that I tried when I was younger. Either just really liked the kit or some I just didn't have the patience or skill to do the kit justice.
     
    And you can't go wrong with those Monogram Cup cars. Have fun with the build!
  2. Toast added a topic in Under Glass   

    Toast's Class of 2016
    Two builds completed this year.
     
    Monogram/Revell 1/32 Snap-tite Ferrari F40


     
    Tamiya 1/24 '88 Porsche 911 Turbo


     
    High hopes for more kits completed in 2017.
     
    Happy building friends!
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  3. Toast added a post in a topic MattB's 2016 : a poor (half) year...   

    I see nothing in your post that suggest you need to do better. Great builds. I hear ya though, sometimes the bench time just isn't there.
  4. Toast added a post in a topic 14 Builds for 2016   

    14 builds, and it looks like you spent a year on each one! Very nice work.
  5. Toast added a post in a topic Bumblebee - 67 Camaro   

    Very cool project. Great job so far.
  6. Toast added a topic in Wanted!   

    55 Chevy four door post?
    A friend asked me if a kit of this is available. I'm not familiar with that Era so I'm not exactly sure what I'm looking for. 
    Can be an assembled / die-cast kit as well. 
     
    Any help is appreciated. 
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  7. Toast added a post in a topic 2013 60th Anniversary Corvette 427 Convertible   

    Amazing what a bit of detail painting can do for one piece of plastic. Looks great!
    Glad to see some progress on this, what a cliffhanger! 
  8. Toast added a post in a topic Tamiya '88 Porsche 911 Turbo   

    Thanks.  
    Really? I tried the combination on a spoon first, even sprayed it heavy to make sure. They worked so I went with the same paint on the car.
     
    The Porsche script on the taillights was done with an extra fine point Sharpie. I just carefully traced the raised lettering on the back. Some 911s didn't have the script in black so it'd still be accurate to leave it red.

  9. Toast added a topic in Under Glass   

    Tamiya '88 Porsche 911 Turbo
    Porsche 911s seem to be a theme around here lately!
     
    Sorry I didn't get a work in progress on this one. I wanted to try spraying Tamiya acrylics through my airbrush so picked up this, what I thought would be an easy quick kit.
    It is very simplified but the one piece body makes for some tough masking. Lots of patience is the key to getting this body to look good.
    Build box stock. Only trimmed down the exhaust so it would fit a little tighter up under the body and added some spare Porsche crest decals on the wheel center caps.
    Painted about a 50/50 mix of XF-63 German Grey and X-13 Metallic blue. Cleared with Tamiya TS-13.



    The color changes a good deal depending on the light. low light it's very dark. Sunlight brings out even more color but it was a little low in the sky by the time I was able to take the pictures. I'll try to get some more with a little better outdoor light another day.

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  10. Toast added a post in a topic 1988 Porsche 911 Turbo   

    Your Porsche turned out great! All the extra work you did shows. 
    Nice work!
    Really looks clean with the license plates removed as well.,.
     
    Thank you for sharing. 
  11. Toast added a post in a topic Tamiya Honda S2000 1:24   

    That photoetch kit is really nice. The details that add alot to the kit.
    Looking good so far. 
  12. Toast added a post in a topic Porsche 911 Turbo 88-update 10/22/16 Interior   

    Updates are spot on! All the little details that this kit lacks.
  13. Toast added a post in a topic Porsche 911 Targa   

    Nice work so far.
    I'll second the kudos on the lettering. It really makes those parts much more interesting. 
  14. Toast added a post in a topic Porsche 911 Turbo 88-update 10/22/16 Interior   

    Very nice!
     
    I feel your pain with the masking. Trim turned out great. 
  15. Toast added a post in a topic Tamiya Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-R   

    Very cool build! The detail is great and the style fits that car very well!