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  1. Yes Tim, I put a few drops of CA glue on a piece of card, trim the top of the toothpick slightly, then dab the toothpick into the glue and then attach them to the part, I always stick it a part that won't be seen after assembly, so once the paint is dry I simply snap the stick off....
  2. Here it is after a 2nd polish, this time using Meguires NXT liquid Tech Wax,
  3. As I had to wait in today for my groceries to be delivered (It's a hard life !!) I thought I might as well use the time I had on my hands to get back into the model room, plus it's another excuse to get off eBay !! One thing that has been bugging me on this build is the chrome rings for the spare wheels, the had a couple of marks on them where they were cut off the sprue and there was no way of hiding them, and a dab of silver paint wasn't going to do the job, so I decided to strip the chrome and re-do it using Alclad chrome, the front lamps have to mount to the front grill, these parts are
  4. Very nice build, love the colour, I'm still very tempted in getting one of these ...
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    Fiat 500F

    WOW ! That's one very nice build and super shiny paint work, what paint did you use on it ??
  6. This is coming on real nice, I love the Stratos, I have the Fujimi HF version to build one day ....
  7. I've spent a little bit of time working on the photo's so the colours look more like the paint on the engine, This is the actual paint I used, it's pretty nice to airbrush,
  8. I was sent a link to your build on the Australian forum, and I'm still gobsmacked on your building, your certainly one very talented modeler, brilliant work, can't wait to see more ....
  9. Managed to get back in the hobby room today, and got a little bit of airbrushing done, the seats were done using Testors Model masters Leather enamel, I'm not sure about the finish, as it has dried a little bit glossier than I like, I think I might go over it with a dull coat, the engine & Gearbox was airbrushed using Createx airbrush colours, this is the first time I have used them, a friend of mine gave me a load of these a few years ago but never gave them a go, some have gone a little thick, but didn't have the thinners for them, but I've found that Testors acrylic thinners works just
  10. I've been wanting to try the flocking for some time, and got to use it on the Morgan 4/4 I recently finished, I've done a small piece on the flocking stage on my website, hope this helps you ... http://geebeesmodels.webs.com/howtoflocking.htm
  11. That's one very nice model, I have heard these kits are a bit of a pain to put together, but you pulled it off, superb results .....
  12. I bought this model a few years ago off eBay, and apart from building the chassis and some of the body parts, it has sat in a plastic container for more years than I can remember, the reason I bought the kit in the first place was a trip down memory lane. For years, in my younger modelling days I built only 1/32nd scale kits, mainly because I used to be into slot racing, and the model cars could go on the layout after I had built them, but slowly with work and college I didn't have time for slot racing, I hadn't long stated work at the age of 15, and took a trip into town (Birmingham) as th
  13. That's some very nice builds you've done there, love the trucks !!
  14. Thanks for all the comments, I really enjoyed this build, I know it's a very hard kit to track down, but the parts fit and the way it looks when built is well worth trying to find one, I took the time today to take some better photo's without any distracting background junk ...
  15. A little bit more work on this today, and I've finally got it finished, the hood isn't glued on as it was such a good fit and I didn't want to chance getting glue on the body, and at least I can take it off to see the interior I want to ....
  16. Revell are doing some cracking stuff lately, the 2CV has actually got more detail in the kit than the Tamiya version, I'm 90% finished on the Tamiya 2CV, the AEC Routemaster bus is a stunning model, we can forgive them for re-releasing the ###### Japanese copy of the FX-4 taxi, but if they ever bring out the Morris Minor, which was a better seller than the Mini, and did actually make a profit for BMC, I would have to up my heart medication !!
  17. It's going to be the 1964 Mini Cooper, the Tamiya version in the Cooper S, looking at the photo I found of it at the German Toy fair, it's going to have the proper "Deluxe" wheel trims, I'm really looking forward to this one !!!
  18. I've been (Slowly) cracking on with the build, it's nearly there, just some bonnet catches to fit, plus the bonnet strap and the roof and wiper arms & blades, I've got the acrylic showcase on order for it ...
  19. What a stunning build, I have a couple of these in my stash, I just hope they come out as good or close to it as yours, I also have a can of the same paint, which I was planning on doing mine in, and I don't think you need any luck with the Lamborghini, as you've done such a great job on the Daytona ...
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    willys jeep

    Very realistic build and so is the weathering, which model and scale is this one ??
  21. Looking good, I love the old Alpine's, but over here there over shadowed by the MGB and E-Type,
  22. My order of the 2 part epoxy resin arrived this morning, so now I can get on with getting the lights and bumpers fixed on, plus of course the doors, but yesterday and today I have been finishing off the aluminium foil on the hood, didn't turn out too bad ...
  23. Nice Mini and I love the diorama, very realistic !!
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