Roncla

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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 Is Round2 models down?   

    I haven't been able to get in to their site either. Hopefully they are updating as the current site is a dogs breakfast to find anything.
  2. Roncla added a post in a topic Recommendations for 1/12 Formula1 car   

    Hobby Search is showing the 1/12  GT 40 is being reissued in late Sept.
    http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10098338
  3. Roncla added a post in a topic Shoebox Ford   

    That is coming together nicely. I recently bought the same Flinstone body and was pleasantly surprised at how good the body is. I can't find any flaws with mine.
  4. Roncla added a post in a topic Revell Jaguar XK120- The Gentleman's Racer!   

    Spot on. Captures the look perfectly.
  5. Roncla added a post in a topic Tamiya Subaru Impreza WRC 2002 - Dio   

    Now that's a real eye catcher . The ' dust ' really gives your diorama life. Well done. I'll be checking out your YouTube channel.
  6. Roncla added a post in a topic Pocher Bugatti 50 T and other large kits collected   

    I've got the Alfa and Fiat CDs by Paul Koo and they are both well worth the price of addmission.
  7. Roncla added a post in a topic Airfix 1/32 Ford Escort MK1 - back to the 70's!   

    We don't get to see many Airfix kits on here. I remember butchering lots of them as I grew up. 
    I've boughtt all the reissues and even comparing them to modern kits they have stood the test of time well.
    There is a lot of the cars that haven't been reissued like the MG1100, Zodiac, Mini and Sunbeam Rapier  so I guess the tools have been destroyed
  8. Roncla added a post in a topic Tire decals not sticking and disintegrate with clear coat.   

    https://www.tamiyausa.com/items/paints-finishes-60/finishing-supplies-62000/decal-adhesive-87176
  9. Roncla added a post in a topic Tamiya Martini Alfa Romeo V6 TI... Rare Kit??   

    Shunko Models have been releasing replacement decals for these Alfas over the past few years. I purchased the Bosch decal set and the quality is excellent
    Hobbylink Japan is still showing the Bosch and Jagermeister sets.
     
     
     
  10. Roncla added a post in a topic Tire decals not sticking and disintegrate with clear coat.   

    Another option is to use Tamiya Decal Adhesive under the decals. I've just started useing this and have found it works a treat.
  11. Roncla added a post in a topic Tamiya Bright Red - which color of primer would be best?   

    The use of yellow as a base reminds me of way, way back in the day when I was a printer we used to use a yellow base when printing gold.

    It made a big difference to the brilliance of the gold on printed paper..... Just some usless info as I reminisce on my long lost youth.
  12. Roncla added a post in a topic Clear over decals   

    As decals can vary from each and every company and clear coats vary in how aggressive they are I always place a piece of decal that wont be used on to a spoon then spray clear over that before committing to clear coating my model.
  13. Roncla added a post in a topic Tamiya Bright Red - which color of primer would be best?   

    I'd be using the white. Most paints are translucent to a degree with reds and yellows being amongst the worst.
  14. Roncla added a post in a topic What did you get today?   

    i got a AMT Superstang and a 1000 piece Ferrari jigsaw both still in their original sealed bags.

    I bought the exact same Superstang kit back in 1970. Interestingly the box says its AMT made under licence in New Zealand.




  15. Roncla added a post in a topic Another local shop closes it's doors   


    I've just walked for over an hour to my closest hobby shop to purchase an item that their website states is " In Stock. Ships now "

    When I couldn't find it in store and enquired I was told " Yeah, we did have some awhile ago. We'll get some more in and have it here by Friday of next week "

    I guess the exercise was good for me. Good thing I didn't take the car or I'd be spewing about the cost of the wasted fuel.