Ajay

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About Ajay

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  • Birthday 06/01/1959

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  • Website URL http://www.aj-modelworks.co.uk

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  • Location Wolverhampton, England
  • Full Name Andy Jones

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  1. Ajay added a topic in Under Glass   

    Class of 2014
    Hi All, not a bumper year for me but here's the ones that I managed to finish this year.

    Tamiya Ford Sierra Cosworth
    Gunze Karmann Ghia Revell 57 Ford

    Moebius 55 Chrylser 300 Revell 50 Olds Moebius 53 Hudson Hornet Thanks for looking & best wishes for 2015 Regards Andy
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  2. Ajay added a topic in Under Glass   

    Ford Sierra Cosworth
    Hi all

    This ones a bit of a change from the 50's stuff that I've been building this year. It's the Tamiya Eggenberger RS500 kit together with the interior from the Sierra XR-4i. Pretty much OOB except for lowered suspension & BBS wheels. Colour is Ford Diamond white from Zero paints.




    Sorry for the indoor pics Thanks for looking Regards Andy
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  3. Ajay added a post in a topic Revell 57 Ford   

    Thanks for the replies guys, much appreciated.
    Regards
    Andy
  4. Ajay added a topic in Under Glass   

    Revell 57 Ford
    Hi all, got round to finishing this one up. Pretty much OOB except for lowering and removal of badges & door handles. The tyres/Caddy hubcaps are from the modelhaus & color is Ford Phoenix/Vista Orange from Zero paints.

















     
    Thanks for looking
    Regards
    Andy
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  5. Ajay added a post in a topic 50 Olds   

    Thanks for the additional comments guys, appreciate them

    Cheers
    Andy
  6. Ajay added a post in a topic 50 Olds   


    Hi Niko,
    Thanks, it's just the stock rear bumper.from the kit. The tailights are supplied as decals so I found a pair of rear light lenses in my spares box (I think they're from one of the Revell 32 Ford kits).and used those instead.

    Regards
    Andy

    PS/ Thanks for all the kind words guys - much appreciated
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  7. Ajay added a topic in Under Glass   

    50 Olds
    Hi all, got round to finishing this one up.










    Thanks for looking
    Regards
    Andy
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  8. Ajay added a post in a topic Revell 50 Olds   

    Thanks for the comments guys,
    just a brief update with pics of the body after polishing, BMF trim and front & rear glass installed. There doesn't seem to be much of a contact area on the rear side windows so I havn't plucked up the courage to do those yet - may use acetate instead.
    Also got round to putting the interior together and built the engine.





    Thanks for looking
    Regards
    Andy
    PS/ sorry for poor pics
  9. Ajay added a post in a topic Revell 57 Ford   

    Hi all,
    Thanks for the comments, after 4 weeks lost to the World Cup (and the less said about England's performance the better) I've made some progress on this one, engine & interior are done, paints been polished out, trim Bare Metal Foiled & glass added. All I need to do now if figure out how to lower the suspension !.

    Thanks for looking - sorry for the poor quality pics.
    Cheers
    Andy


     
     

     
     

     



     

     
  10. Ajay added a topic in On The Workbench   

    Revell 50 Olds
    Hi all,
    Made a start on this one - usual story for me - lowered with whitewalls !.
    The interior's Tamiya Neutral & Sky grey.



    The bodies been cleaned up by removing the front fender (and boy did I take a few attempts to get the crease in the front of the fender) and rocker panel trims together with the rear light unit, slightly modified rear fender trim and removal of the door handles. A couple of pics of the body sprayed up in Coral Blue from Zero is plus 1k clear - the body needs polishing out.



    Thanks for looking
    Regards
    Andy
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  11. Ajay added a topic in On The Workbench   

    Revell 57 Ford
    Hi all,
    I have to admit that this particular year isn't one of my favourites (would've much prefered a 55 Mercury Montclair) but as it's a kit that I've not built before I though I'd give it a go. It's just going to be a mild custom with lowered suspension & whitewalls.The first thing that I realised was that the front inner fenders were stopping the wheel sitting higher in the wheelwell so I've reworked them with plastic card.

    I haven't done much to the body except remove the hood ornament,trunk enmblem and door handles.
    A couple of pics of the body before polishing - the color is Ford Phoenix/Vista orange from Zero paints plus their 1k clear.



    Thanks for looking - sorry for poor indoor pics
    Cheers
    Andy

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  12. Ajay added a post in a topic Tamiya MkII Jaguar   

    Hi all, got round to making some progress on the Jag. Managed to finish the engine and make a start on the interior :






    Thanks for looking in..
    Cheers
    Andy
  13. Ajay added a post in a topic Moebius '55 Chrysler 300   

    Thanks for the replies guys - much appreciated
    Cheers
    Andy
  14. Ajay added a topic in Under Glass   

    Moebius '55 Chrysler 300
    Pretty much OOB except for some smoothing of the body & lowering. Tires are American satco and rims are modelhaus steelies with hoppin hydros bullet centres. Paint is Zero Honda Fresh Lime metallic & 1k clear.

    All in all a very nice kit - went together with no problems.















    Thanks for looking
    I'll try & get a couple of outdoor shots when it stops raining !.

    Andy
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  15. Ajay added a post in a topic Could you make a business case for upcoming new kit subjects?   

    Just to chip in with a left field suggestion from across the pond : Mk1 Ford Escort - yup the boring family saloon !.

    There's quite a big scene in the UK with the real cars commanding fairly serious money for the "sporty" versions such as the Mexico, Lotus TC & RS2000 - so enough building variations to go at &Tamiya has kitted some British cars like the Mini, Morgan & Mk II Jag so I'd love them to do one (or any other manufacturer for that matter).

    The only kit that I know to in 1/24 / 25th is the Esci/Revell Mark II rally version which is pretty basic by todays standards (and not a Mk1) but still seems to command high prices on ebay so at least there seems to be a market at least over here.

    I've no idea if it would be popular elsewhere but with them being fetured in video games & the MK1 RS 2000 in F&F may be they have a wider appeal.

    Maybe the aftermarket could step in with different engines, decals, bubble arches, minilite wheels etc

    Just floating an idea and would be interested in other people's opinions.

    Cheers

    Andy