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Tapani

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About Tapani

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  • Birthday 06/06/1962

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  • Yahoo raurata@yahoo.com

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  • Scale I Build 1/24 and 1/25

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  • Location Finland
  • Full Name Tapani

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  1. Tapani added a post in a topic New from Airtrax! 1941 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe   

    The thick part of the casting will be hidden in the trunk... I didn't make it any thinner in my build. It's hiding in there... I admit, I can't cast Lego-style click-click-quality stuff, but I am trying my best. And is that even the idea, really? Must leave something for the builder to fix to keep it interesting, huh? Anyway, Thank you all for your nice comments!
  2. Tapani added a post in a topic New from Airtrax! 1941 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe   

    Don't you all have a couple of unbuilt or kid built Monogram Continentals in the closet?
  3. Tapani added a post in a topic New from Airtrax! 1941 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe   

    Maybe you are wrong PhilX... 1941 Continental 125in, 1941 Zephyr 125in. The first generation Zephyr may have had 3in shorter wb, but as the Conti was based on Zephyr, they used the same chassis. However, you are not totally wrong, because the Conti had longer hood and front fenders. It also was lower, achieved by slicing a piece away at waist line. So, they  also moved the windshield back, lowered the seats and used the same steering wheel shaft, that automatically moved rearwards, as it was tilted into a lower angle. This is what I reckon they did anyway to achieve the "Mustangesque" proportions nearly 25 years before Mustang.
  4. Tapani added a post in a topic where did that type 3 karmann ghia go?   

    Great.
  5. Tapani added a post in a topic where did that type 3 karmann ghia go?   

    Empinut? What happened? I was, for some reason, interested in that topic, too...
  6. Tapani added a post in a topic jag rear   

    There's a Jag type rear end in all Jaguar E-type kits. The Gunze Hi-tech has photo etched metal sub-frame "box" and white metal parts for the axle and struts assembly. Airfix released this kit, too. Gunze No-tech version has a very simple substitute for this made out of two separate parts. Heller E-types has a nice multi-part assembly, but the Revell's kit, that is the only 1/25 of these, is probably something you don't want anyone to see under your rod. I haven't seen what the Hasegawa XJ-12 has. The Revell 26 Tudor/sedan delivery has an independent rear axle that could be Jaguar.
  7. Tapani added a post in a topic Air-Trax - Resin Kits of many British and German Cars   

    Yes, it is. WIll need a Tamiya Typ 1 Karmann Ghia for donor.
  8. Tapani added a post in a topic Air-Trax - Resin Kits of many British and German Cars   


    The Typ 34 Karmann Ghia was introduced in 1961, soooo....
    Tor Henning, du skall skriva mig e-post, I'll make you a great offer, min venn!
  9. Tapani added a post in a topic Air-Trax - Resin Kits of many British and German Cars   


    The photo etch sheet actually has the Cordoba scripts...
  10. Tapani added a post in a topic Air-Trax - Resin Kits of many British and German Cars   

    You can order from me, raurata(at)yahoo(dot)com. Juha said just today it needs a '71 Duster for donor kit.
  11. Tapani added a post in a topic Promolite - How to contact and what can I expect?   

    Tom is a great guy: reliable, sharing his great knowledge with fellow resin casters etc, what I've seen of his models they're also just great. Castings are well done, original products. What else can I say, I can only recommend him and his products in every way.
  12. Tapani added a post in a topic Air-Trax - Resin Kits of many British and German Cars   

    So do I, but hey... ...To answer your question, I'm probably trying to sell you a model kit!
  13. Tapani added a post in a topic Air-Trax - Resin Kits of many British and German Cars   


    Michael, (and all the other guys,)
    It is just about the only way to order! My addy is raurata(at)yahoo(dot)com.
    The near future releases also include a Jaguar mk10, Peugeot 404, Alfa Romeo 1900 CSS, and Ferrari 250 GTE.
    Tapani
  14. Tapani added a post in a topic Air-Trax - Resin Kits of many British and German Cars   

    That's the idea. I have the measurements and drawings...