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  1. Some rims have just rolled in from eBay seller oleks-dmitr. Excellent quality and quick delivery
  2. Molotow going off has occurred to others on this board and I've experienced it myself. I had bought both of these refills together about 18 months ago and while the one to the right had never been opened the left one had been partly used and has turned to a gunmetal grey.
  3. Not my video Josh. All I did was link it here. All thanks goes to the Barbatos Rex You Tube channel which has dozens of similar comparison videos. It's well worth checking out. I obtain my E7 clear off Ebay and placed an order just last week for their chrome and specialty paints. Tracking is showing it has shipped but delivery time will be uncertain especially living down under.
  4. This video that compares all the clear coats has just gone up on YouTube. I had always found Alclad and Molotow both reacted the same to clear coating.
  5. If you scroll to the bottom of the Slixx home page and click on the image of the decal sheet on the printing press it takes you to a video on their Facebook page. https://www.slixx.com
  6. X2 on everything Bill has said. I just used lacquer thinner to clean my airbrush after using the sealer. The sealer is ready to use from the bottle and requires no thinning just like the Molotow. Both the Molotow and the e7 sealer need to be sprayed wet. Provided you give the Molotow at least a week to dry you can get away without the sealer provided you carefully handle the painted parts with dry clean fingers but it does give a longer term protection.
  7. I had been reading positive things about e7paints chrome sealer lately so I went ahead and purchased a couple of bottles off Ebay. They have now arrived and today I sprayed some over Molotow I had sprayed a week ago without doing any surface preparation of any kind. The manufacturer describes it as a synthetic resin coating and its the only clear coat I have sprayed to date that doesn't effect the shine of Molotow in a perceptible way. The part on the right has a coating of this chrome sealer while the left side is just plain Molotow. I just sprayed one wet coat and I've found I can now handle my Molotow painted parts as much as I like without seeing any of the usual loss of shine that can occur.
  8. https://www.cartograf.com/en/how-is-a-cartograf-product-made/
  9. I bought these two Molotow 30ml refills at the same time and from the same vendor about 18 months ago and the one to the left was about 2/3 used and the one to the right had never been used. Both have always been kept together in a cool dark place and both have kept the same consistency. As the photo shows when I went to use it today the previously used refill on the left has gone off and become just a silver paint. No amount of stirring or shaking has any effect. It would be best to buy just what you need and try and use it all up promptly. I haven't noticed any deterioration to date on items I have airbrushed with Molotow in the past
  10. My order from the always reliable Gravity Colors Spain has just shown up here in New Zealand after placing the order only six days ago.
  11. Impressive but it sounds just like my Traxxas R/C car.
  12. I've always just used Bostik Blu Tack. https://diy.bostik.com/en-NZ/products/stationery-craft/blu-tack
  13. This 300+ page forum has been going since 2004 and is an archive of old photos of the 935 in its many guises over the years. http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsche-911-technical-forum/144507-more-935-favorite-photos.html
  14. Scale Motorsport are re releasing their Super Detail kit for Tamiyas' 1/12 scale Porsche 935 for those with really deep pockets... https://scalemotorsport.com/collections/super-detail-kits/products/porsche-935-big-scale-super-detail-kit No mention of price from Scale Motorsport but Spot Model are listing it.... https://www.spotmodel.com/product_info.php?products_id=55048 I bought one when it was originally released back in 2003. I can't remember what it cost by the time it arrived here back then but it was so much I chose to forget that quickly. It is in a class of its own as far as quality and detail goes but the cost could be the constraining issue for most.
  15. I've been doing that for years. Brush thinned white glue over them so they stay in one piece then glue them to MDF board and hang on the wall. I find the 1000 piece ones suit me best and there is now a resurgence in interest in puzzles down this neck of the woods no doubt due to Covid. https://www.authenticcollectables.co.nz/search?type=product%2Carticle%2Cpage%2Ccollection&q=Puzzles*
  16. it could be done but adhesion of the decal could be an issue. I always wipe the area with a wax remover first to be on the save side.
  17. I've got the first 35 year DVD loaded on my IMac running OS Mojave 10.14.6 and all is fine but its not compatible with later Mac OS. Kalmbach's Hobby Store does advise of this issue in their advert.
  18. There is a chap currently building the Meng kit on YouTube. We are now up to episode 5 and i still can't understand a word he says but you can follow along and see how it goes together along with the fit and appearance of the model
  19. The shape of the Meng kits roof is something i just can't unsee. it just looks plain wrong to my eyes.
  20. I'm not aware of anything in resin but Tamiya did make a racing version of their Morris Mini Cooper kit that included flares/ Minilite wheels and a roll cage but had the same road tires that were included with the stock version. https://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10002204
  21. I use a Dremel 8050-N/18 Micro 8V Max Tool Kit to knock the worst of the flash off then finish up with the usual fine files and sandpaper. There is a huge selection of different tools available for these rotary tools going from coarse to fine.
  22. I don't have that issue in print but can do a screen shot of the CD....
  23. If some one knows the issue of SAE that article appeared in I may have it here and could scan it and repost.
  24. I've ordered off Gravity Spain numerous times now and they have always provided an excellent service with the paint arriving all the way down here usually in a week.
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