m3fan

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About m3fan

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  • Scale I Build 1/24

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  • Location Victoria B.C
  • Full Name Russell Ferguson

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  1. m3fan added a post in a topic 1/8 scale finned brake drums   

    Thanks for the tip/idea Gabriel. I was contemplating that but couldn't figure out how to calculate how many fins.
     
  2. m3fan added a topic in Wanted!   

    1/8 scale finned brake drums
    Hello Fellow Modelers,
    I am on the hunt for 4 1/8 scale finned drums from Replica & Miniatures. They are no longer being made and would love to purchase some for an upcoming build.
    Thanks ,
    Russell

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  3. m3fan added a post in a topic Hobby Stores   

    I don't have addresses for these but google will help you but here are my picks to check out starting in Vancouver: Magic box & Burnaby hobbies. Lynnwood washington: Galaxy hobbies and in Portland Tammies Hobby store all are very well stocked with both kits and accessories
  4. m3fan added a post in a topic Deuce Days 2016 line up   

    Hey Tommy,
    The Duvall comes in the AMT Phantom Vicky and the "Bop Top" I more or less scratch built starting with the top from the Vicki.
    Thanks all for your likes. Will post individual later after show.
  5. m3fan added a topic in Under Glass   

    Deuce Days 2016 line up
    Finally wrapped up my entries for the Deuce Days in Scale 2016. Below are short descriptions of each model.
    - 34 is the snap kit painted Pontiac engine blue with the wheels and tires from the 29 roadster kit.
    - 32 Highboy is a replica of Sid Chavers painted a shade called Rescue green.
    - 32 coupe is chopped and channeled over the deuce frame from the 29 and painted house of color gold under Kandy Tangerine with gold pearl
    - chopped merc is box stock with a custom mint green with gold pearl.
    -32 sedan is also chopped with a set of Detail Master wire wheels
    -34 ford truck is chopped and channeled over the phantom vicky chassis
     


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  6. m3fan added a post in a topic Trans Am Racing Series Kits   

    probably one of the best sets of minilites. makes great products.
    http://www.fireballmodels.info
  7. m3fan added a post in a topic Greetings from Victoria, B.C. Canada   

    Welcome Tony,
    don't forget about the model show this Saturday. It is an all subjects show so bring your builds. Look forward to seeing you.
    Russ
    http://islandclassic.shawwebspace.ca/
  8. m3fan added a topic in Under Glass: Pickups, Vans, SUVs, Light Commercial   

    34 Ford custom pickup
    My first real attempt at a custom where slicing and dicing is concerned. It is for our local show next week for the "Orange" theme.
    chopped and channelled over the Phantom Vickie chassis. Paint is Tamiya brilliant Orange with gold pearl mixed in the clear. Only thing I'm disappointed in is with all the trial fitting I had the hood fitting but in final assembly the cab to radiator distance changed and now the hoods too short!
    Oh well,comments and critiques welcomed


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  9. m3fan added a post in a topic 40 Ford F40 Custom   

    More of an observer on this cool site but this is just tooo coool to not praise! nice job!
  10. m3fan added a post in a topic Big Bad Benz...finally finished!   

    Hi Harry,
    Found this build thread and have to say as much frustration that it caused you it looks great!
    Our local club was given this same car to be done as a group build and auctioned off for charity. my job are the wheels. I have a question for you though. Did you polish the metal parts with anything and if so what did you use? The spokes on the kit we have are very dull and some of the other metal parts look dull as well.
    Any help you can shed would be appreciated.
    Russ
  11. m3fan added a topic in Contests and Shows   

    SPAM model contest and show
    Hello fellow modelers,
    Our local club SPAM- Scale Plastic Automotive Modelers- is putting on a show in Beautiful Victoria, B.C. Canada and if anyone is interested check out the poster. Poster 2012 - color 1 per page.doc
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  12. m3fan added a topic in Under Glass   

    Roy Lichtenstein BMW Art Car
    This is the Tamiya kit built with the Studio27 decals and photo-etch. It is a very simple kit but decalling is one of my favourite parts of modelling. I find it the most therapeutic. Hope you enjoy!
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  13. m3fan added a topic in Under Glass   

    Alfa Romeo TZ3 Corsa
    This is a Studio27 kit. The TZ3 Corsa is a tribute to Alfa and Zagato and is a 1 off build. It was commissioned by Alfa Romeo collector Martin Kapp.
    The kit was painted with TS paints starting with Mica silver then mica red and followed by clear red. Unfortunately, the pics don't show the color as good as in real life.
    Thanks for looking
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  14. m3fan added a post in a topic Toyota 2000gt "Spider California"   

    Oops, sorry forgot to mention the wheels are from detail master. Thanks for looking
  15. m3fan added a topic in Under Glass   

    Toyota 2000gt "Spider California"
    This one was inspired by a rendition I saw in a japanese model mag done by Steve Stanford. I started with the Hasegawa kit, removed the roof, added the "bullet" from a Mercedes 300 slr. The front windshield was ground down to what I thought looked right and the side windows are sheet acetate.
    Thanks for looking
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