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Tamiya Yamaha XV1600 Road Star Modified to a bobber.


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This is the first 1/12 motorcycle kit I put together. My previous diorama was a Maisto motorcycle already built. This one is a little over due to all the tiny pieces to put together, but getting a hang of it. This particular model I wanted to take a risk and modify it to look like a bobber. Still work in progress. B180060E-F761-4804-BBBE-F3098DC15763.thumb.jpeg.18242251bf8ceee2441dea0d7ad64602.jpeg34062D6A-2DA8-454D-8506-47A778F65EF1.thumb.jpeg.2318dc9d00384b8504cec965aa9c18b1.jpeg2270848B-AF24-4F36-9C5B-B3636D4976CD.thumb.jpeg.0e8c014158f56fdfc659ecf96dc593b9.jpegDDBCC431-5958-4890-B9F5-024D877E39C5.thumb.jpeg.b109d7e639f12e1afc7876e734039646.jpeg179AD4EB-71EB-4437-97D9-978C870E86E8.thumb.jpeg.0479633e172b6ff4cdeb3ce563d7166f.jpeg3FBE35B7-251E-4262-856F-4A772B72B6B2.thumb.jpeg.bd86f83ef8cd0d4c44d96dfa7c02bc48.jpeg0C4DC227-83E5-406D-BD09-F2EAC84242CC.thumb.jpeg.56acfff93c2a4da71e0894f9df41e394.jpeg621A0441-DF0F-4099-AB58-9B5034712F8C.thumb.jpeg.17b299ba80914c3654e151db20909e84.jpegB2B8A282-0A9E-4F86-A270-7554D855FDC0.thumb.jpeg.391547bab9cf444a86838d825e482fe0.jpegAA33EA77-42CA-4AF4-B21F-72079A41A49D.thumb.jpeg.e6b130077bac7776744874a31af7b2e7.jpeg330F6DA8-ED91-44F0-A71C-A519B74D65EC.thumb.jpeg.4e347dad4d7ee00dcb0be1e6cb5e4c24.jpeg4FD0A7E4-792C-4306-B0AD-52AE054D7AFA.thumb.jpeg.3d33363b68bfc276c8cec9eb8e006e0d.jpeg90D2E20B-15DF-4202-B654-77E222D5A979.thumb.jpeg.ff953679b5ca6c46c6413fc896122dba.jpeg3EA6CDDF-3951-4F24-81A4-2E96101E016E.thumb.jpeg.ad7dde0770454bf760c93d4faf4790e1.jpeg453A58A9-197D-4443-A38C-F86078E9CB79.thumb.jpeg.12e835d8bdf3256a183ee0a962e9960f.jpeg

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Added some rust pigment to the break disks, a wash of light rust acrylic paint (just a wash) and dusted lightly with metal.

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2 hours ago, bisc63 said:

Coming along nicely! Wicked looking machine.

Thank you. It’s been a little difficult, but my wife just got me a set of magnifying modeling glasses so I can see the details better. Maybe my next model will be more detailed. 

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Trying out some weathering colors. Not blended yet, just starting to apply them. We’ll see if I can make this mess look a little better. Also, trying to figure out how to make the seat look less like plastic and a little more natural. 

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More weathering done. A few more details. My first kit I painted and assembled. I love that you can paint the parts individually and have so much more details than the diecast pre made kits. Lots of mistakes I learned from. But, lots of fun. 7E9EEB10-83B1-4819-896E-FEA5D9832CB3.thumb.jpeg.c720a01230009c97a2e9d2a812b02946.jpeg468A342B-345E-42BF-9D08-1FB70429E35C.thumb.jpeg.072f380f4271494eb64d91f9d429901b.jpeg0E07F31A-1842-427D-93C0-3ABC1CFA8154.thumb.jpeg.642ea0930f4ba8aa59fc068aa52e33b5.jpeg9DF3E816-B732-4969-BE0B-1483AFDE2C93.thumb.jpeg.3e894ab639b4afdfd323dccd2027bc10.jpeg32EF6D98-4DB1-4591-BC72-233DD74471E9.thumb.jpeg.a261c9f7836e9084c23702f7d786a5b5.jpeg620B1B14-46A5-4E06-9ECC-F82C19C1CB61.thumb.jpeg.7fab6b1a4433742d737d0ec8d0199112.jpeg620B1B14-46A5-4E06-9ECC-F82C19C1CB61.thumb.jpeg.7fab6b1a4433742d737d0ec8d0199112.jpeg09BE232F-7E76-4512-A763-F25649B40BEE.thumb.jpeg.e11056ee8e71faf512e3a5d981705f11.jpeg

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