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About Roncla

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  • Birthday 07/16/1953

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  • Location Auckland,New Zealand
  • Full Name Ron Clarkson

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  1. Roncla added a post in a topic Whoops! Heat and plastic, not a good mix.   

  2. Roncla added a post in a topic Hiroboy   

    I can only add to what the others have said. I've purchased many items off Steve over the years and he has always provided a first class service.
  3. Roncla added a post in a topic Bathurst 12 hr   

    Nismo TV is streaming down here perfectly despite the International feed to New Zealand being blocked off at the official website.
    The race is now been running for 5 hours and packed full of action and drama.
  4. Roncla added a post in a topic Bathurst 12 hr   

    There is a International live stream here too but they are now blocking it to us in New Zealand as pay to view SKY TV  has bought the rights to it
    I've got my fingers crossed that Nismo TV will not be blocked as well.
  5. Roncla added a post in a topic C1 models or Hobby Design   

    I've got  both of those trans kits here but have only built one C1 models version to date. The Hobby Design trans kit is all separate body pieces that are attached to the Tamiya donor kit after the body has been cut out so is far more work than the C1 version which is supplied as a completed shell.
    Both are now decent quality and it really comes back to how much work you wanted to put in. Cutting the Tamiya shell up and lining up all the pieces of the Hobby Design body kit  is not going to be for the inexperienced.This is my C1 Models 993 which was one of their  early castings and took quite a bit of work before I was happy with it. I recently got their 964 and the quality of their casting has improved noticeably and looks like it will go together without issue.

  6. Roncla added a post in a topic Extortionate overseas shipping   

    Postage costs out of America to New Zealand seem to have really taken a jump in recent years.
    Many retailers and Ebay sellers appear to use an automatic shipping calculator which gives preposterous costs.
    I've found  Tower Hobbies to be the most reliable these days. They send out regular discount coupons and their shipping costs are not unreasonable.
  7. Roncla added a post in a topic Toyo Tire Decals?   

    Not decals, but ZoomOn Model make a P/E stencil for airbrushing that includes Toyo....
  8. Roncla added a post in a topic What did you get today?   

    The Studio 27 BAR 007 I scored off HLJ during their current sale arrived this morning complete with questionable spelling on the decal sheet. 
    ' LOOK LFET '  ??? A quick clip with the scissors will sort it. Funny thing is it is spelled correctly on the white decals on the same sheet. 

  9. Roncla added a post in a topic Revell '57 Ford Gasser   

    I was swayed by the Al Jensen car in Hemmings too. it ticks all the boxes for me.

  10. Roncla added a post in a topic Gravity Colors, amazing service!   

    Maybe there are some local laws causing an issue for them or there are other hassles making it not worth it.
    I can import Zero paints in from Spain without any issues but the manufacturer in England wont ship down here.
  11. Roncla added a post in a topic Gravity Colors, amazing service!   

    I've had several orders off him and they have all arrived down here in NZ in next to no time. Great service and paint. 
  12. Roncla added a post in a topic 32 Ford Tudor   

    It just looks right. I love it.
  13. Roncla added a post in a topic When it is time to change air filter in the spray booth?   

    I remove my filter regularly and go over it with a vacumn cleaner as I'm using lacquers/ base coats and the overspray is mostly dry by the time it reaches the filter.
  14. Roncla added a post in a topic '29 Roadster   

    The colors go together well on this one. Its got a believable old school look to it. Well done.
  15. Roncla added a post in a topic PE dragster front wheel and tire set   

    They are no longer in the RMCoM catalogue. Machined Aluminium Specialties made a particularly nice set but I believe they are out of production too.
    There appears to be  a void here in the aftermarket for these wire wheels.