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  1. Looking forward to see your progress Justin with the transkit. I’ve been eyeing this conversion as MGs have been on my brain ever since sitting in one in the dealer showroom back in the mid sixties. Did end up with a used TR-3 though, close but no cigar. Cheers Misha
  2. Great to see the step-by-step modifications Steve. I’m curious about the aluminium template’s weight, is it flashing or thinner like a soda can? Great idea by the way, step ahead of masking tape. Unsure about side trim, whether to smooth it out or not; by smoothing it it will appear more solid, muscular as on the previous photo… Also what are you using as a filler for the former door handle position, and are you still contemplating suicide doors? Enjoying the direction you’re on with this kit. Cheers Misha
  3. It’s great to be sharing this project with your Dad Mark! Please keep us posted on your progress. Cheers Misha
  4. Does it come with window masks & photo etch? Whoops, no window.
  5. Hi Steve, great to see you starting in on the Chrysler. A conversion to a two door with suicide doors sounds and looks pretty sweet! My most recent builds have been curbsides that I have enjoyed by putting in more time into interior detail and focusing on improving my painting skills of the chassis. I often get bound up on engine bay detail that extends the overall build time. As always I’ll be following your build, especially with the Chrysler as its styling is such a typical gangster ride. Cheers Misha PS Great finish on the Chev wagon especially in light of the obstacles encountered, 👏 bravo!
  6. Great build and a well done video Lin! I too recently picked up this re-release and am looking forward to starting on it. Your techniques will be very useful, especially your solution to lowering the ride height. Even the addition of bolts on the license plate is a simple procedure, it is so often overlooked, yet adds to the realism of vehicle. Than you for sharing, Misha
  7. I picked up this same kit yesterday before I saw your posting Steve and I too am disappointed as I had been on the hunt for the 911 R version for some time. While Fujimi’s reissuing of the earlier EM kits is very welcome, having picked up the Carrera RS ‘73 already, another one of my sought after kits, the R kit is a huge let down as even the box illustration shows a the proper version. I do have the 911 S 1969 kit with the regular body and I was wondering if a kit bashing would yield a proper 911 R? Otherwise I’ll build the fake reissue into a Singer style version… The hunt still continues for the proper Fujimi kit as pictured below… Cheers Misha
  8. I always find the primer tables to be quite interesting, especially with the more complex builds and seeing how builders deal with the construction. Here is my AussieBall entry, first from primer table from theDSC from a fee years back and to the final build that tied for first place on the CannonBall run in 2016. Cheers Misha
  9. Your welcome Bob, I have switched over to using these terminals exclusively on all my builds. Norm Veber is a great fellow to deal with and once you’ve seen all that he has on offer you’ll be blown away! The parts are finely and delicately cast, great quality and will enhance any of your builds. Cheers Misha
  10. I believe that this is what you are referring to Bob. They are favulous, easy to use and add immense realism! Best way to contact is to write or phone. There are a couple of foto sites to be found illustrating the products (I’m sure some one here will let us know) Cheers Misha
  11. In building my 62 Plymouth Savoy I added torque boxes front and rear, including the brace under the front wheel well. I based these modifications on photos from the web. I’ve been following your build Steven from the beginning and have found it to be very informative and inspiring, thanks for sharing your techniques. Cheers Misha
  12. A beautiful build Phil, congrats! The paint execution is striking, indeed eye candy. Along with the Ala Kart, which other RJ poster vehicles are you planning or have built? Cheers Misha
  13. Beautifully executed build in every way Chang, congrats! The colour suits this classic Benz and the interior is a delight to the eye. Your detailed build list is helpful in laying out your approach to painting. I agree with Patrick that without your hand in the photos your model would pass for the actual car. Thanks for sharing, Misha
  14. That’s a good looking project Tom. The red really sets it apart from the run-of-the-mill cabriolets. I would prefer the whitewalls as well, again with a reduced track overall. Looking forward to seeing it under glass. Cheers Misha
  15. As well as the “Competition Proven” logos which I believe were used on Fords prepped by Holman/Moody. It would be great to see the 64 Falcon come back with the full rally gear (had that as a kid, along with the rag top). Looking forward to the Olds hardtop to go along with the previous convertible! Cheers Misha
  16. That’s great information Alan, thanks! It really gives me a lot of ideas on some upcoming WIPs dealing with 36 Fords, plus the ability to swap chassises with none left over. Cheers Misha
  17. Beautiful build Lee, great match to your previous Anglia! Your skill with the airbrush is quite amazing especially when the Anglia was your first job, is the VW your second? You have achieved a great looking model on what is a rather fiddly IMC kit, congrats. Cheers Misha
  18. I’ve started using blue tac to hold certain parts where I need to airbrush an entire surface without a clip in the way or if there isn’t a hole to push a toothpick in. Then it gets attached to a popsicle stick. Cheers Misha
  19. Wow, another one Glenn! Saw the first two at the top of the page and now the Hudson… any more? I really like your direction with these builds, 👏 bravo. Cheers Misha
  20. Both the Chev and your T-Bird are real eye catchers Glen! Excellent planning and execution plus the final finish. Cheers Misha
  21. What a great variety of automobiles in one spot, something for everyone! The classics of a bygone era, with long time manufacturers now gone, display such a flair for design and size. The late fifties/early sixties offer a design transition with two tone paint and chrome highlights into the muscle car era of eye catching paint schemes with the ultimate Pro Stock quarter milers. An amazing event. Thanks Tim for sharing your photos and travels, it is always a treat to roll thru your albums! Cheers Misha
  22. A very beautiful. build Michal! Very clean application of paint and chrome, with an interior to match. Indeed a stunning replica of an iconic Chev, barvo! Cheers Misha
  23. Travelling around the neighbourhood on southern Vancouver Island spotted this early VW Type 2 and the 64 Goat. The Volkswagen’s cockpit is very aircraft like with the sliding side windows and the flat multiple panes. The gorgeous yellow GTO was out at Island View Beach and resembles an early build of mine from the 80s. The replica Cobra was in downtown Duncan parked behind our Jeep. Cheers Misha
  24. Here is a useful chart that cross references the new LP line of bottled Tamiya lacquers for airbrushing, with the TS spray bombs and the recently available (at least in Canada) small bottles of enamel paints. For airbrushing the typical ratio is one to one of paint to thinner. Hope this is useful! Cheers Misha
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