Drago

Members
  • Content count

    347
  • Joined

  • Last visited


About Drago

  • Rank
    MCM Avid Poster
  • Birthday 08/06/1975

Contact Methods

  • Website URL http://www.small-dreams.com/forum

Profile Information

  • Location Brazil, Sao Paulo
  • Full Name Alexandre Täschner

Recent Profile Visitors


6,370 profile views

Drago's Activity

  1. Drago added a post in a topic Help with Manhattan, NY local hobby shop   

    SfanGoch, thank you so much. I will forward your reply to my friend.
    I really appreciate it. Thanks
  2. Drago added a topic in General   

    Help with Manhattan, NY local hobby shop
    Hi guys. A friend of mine is travelling in USA, more precisely  in Manhattan, NY.
    Could you please point a good hobby shop around there? Or near of it. 
    Thanks.
    • 7 replies
    • 293 views
  3. Drago added a post in a topic Shelby Cobra 427 '66 Sebring 12/13 Update - Oil Cooler   

    Excellent work so far!
  4. Drago added a post in a topic Revell '65 Shelby Cobra 427   

    Why???? Don´t do it, I mean.. DO IT! LOL... keep your project as planned and show us the progress...
  5. Drago added a post in a topic Revell '65 Shelby Cobra 427   

    Thank you guys. Very nice read all these compliments

    Hi Mark IV, yes I did, but unfortunately I couldn't take photos of all modifications I made.. But I will do it shortly
  6. Drago added a post in a topic Revell '65 Shelby Cobra 427   

    Painting work.... 








     
  7. Drago added a post in a topic Revell '65 Shelby Cobra 427   

    Extinguisher


    Hood underneath structure and body preparation



    More primer to go...

  8. Drago added a post in a topic Revell '65 Shelby Cobra 427   

    Steering wheel









    Accelerator Linkage





    Bumpers



     



  9. Drago added a post in a topic Revell '65 Shelby Cobra 427   

    Inside door structure





    shock absorber
    ... using a coil from a cigarette lighter




    More machined pieces













     
  10. Drago added a post in a topic Revell '65 Shelby Cobra 427   

    Wheels






    Steering unit and caliper support





    exhausts
    A big issue of this kit is the junction of the exhaust to the exhaust manifold. Hardly going to hit. So I decided to merge the parts. I put two pins on each side of the engine block and stuck in the collector, to provide a secure fit when closing the kit.


    Linkage of the steering bar
    With a extra help from my Sherline Lathe LOL








     
  11. Drago added a post in a topic Revell '65 Shelby Cobra 427   

    rear wheel housings




    wider tires
    Using a second set of the original tires to make one wider (wider rear tire, wider front tire and original front tire)

    Fixation of radiator and inner panels (new ones)
    No radiator attachment point. So I created some channels to support and it and also made two channels to support the front wheel housings that does not come with the kit (made with styrene) 





    front suspension
    I decided to set the susp. before painting and already glued in the chassis, so I could made some putty work on it. I removed both A-arms and remade with styrene. In addition, they were stuck and with orthodontic stainless steel wire. And redid the pivot and added micro screws.





     
  12. Drago added a topic in On The Workbench   

    Revell '65 Shelby Cobra 427
    Hi guys. My intention is to replicate this car






    Substitution of the roll bar


     
    Modification of rear wheel housing to accommodate wider tires








     
    • 28 replies
    • 825 views
  13. Drago added a post in a topic General Lee   

    I'm a big fan of you!!!
    Your models are amazing.

    General Lee is THE CAR!!!!
    Could you please add photos from engine and chassi????

    Congrats!!!
  14. Drago added a post in a topic Revell & Foose poll for 2 new kits   

    Me too! Also, the P0032
  15. Drago added a post in a topic Revell & Foose poll for 2 new kits   

    Done!


    I would hate to see in this list the GMC "Butterscorched" pickup... so work done so far... LOL



    And my vote for #1 certainly would be to 0032... too bad it isn't in the list.