Tamiya Morgan 4/4

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After winning another Tamiya Morgan on eBay over the weekend, I've had a spare second hand body in my stash for a while, it was the one I got to strip for parts for the Morgan I built last year, the paint was stripped, and the rear lamp housings were fixed on, a few marks were sanded out of the body, a couple of coats of grey plastic primer were applied, followed by a colour I have wanted to use for ages, and I have plenty of, it's a 1970 Chysler U.K colour, Aquarius metallic Blue, Hillman Imps, Avengers and Hunters were all painted in it ....
Now it just needs to gas out for a few days then the clearcoat can go on
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Looks Awesome! :) Man, I need to get one of these. I love Morgans.

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I like the colour.

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Cool Geoff!

I really liked your other Morgan, I'm sure this will be just as nice.

I think this kit would make a neat street rod B)

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Neat color, Geoff. I could see Morgan actually using something like that.

Charlie Larkin

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Neat color, Geoff. I could see Morgan actually using something like that.

Charlie Larkin

If you order a brand new Morgan, you can specify the colour, and they will paint it in that colour .....

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On one of the door the turn locks for the side screens were broken off, and to be honest they are a little on the small size, so holes were drilled where they should be, and dress making pins were glued into place, to make things look right, I cut them off the other door and did the same, they will picked out in aluminium after the clearcoat has gone on

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Seat backs were filled in with a bit of Bondo

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Interior will be done in tan with a wooden dash

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Sanded down the bondo on the seats, got the seats, interior and dash panel done in primer, then shot the tan enamel on, I thinned it using lacquer thinners so it will dry out much quicker ...
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coming on nicely

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I have always liked this kit a lot... you are doing a good job with it.....

Keep up the good work!!!

Regards

Bill (Duntov)

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Geoff... that tan seat color is perfect...... but looks quite different the the Humbrol matt 62 can in the photo. Is that the paint you used and just a photographic difference in color?

Tony

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Geoff... that tan seat color is perfect...... but looks quite different the the Humbrol matt 62 can in the photo. Is that the paint you used and just a photographic difference in color?

Tony

It's the camera on my phone, it has a mind of it's own when some colours are involved sometimes, time to get the Nikon out I think ....

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Is the 911 convertible here Geoff?

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Is the 911 convertible here Geoff?

No, as it was originally a GB on eScale, I never put up here, but I will put up photo's of the finished model ....

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Not a great deal done to it this week, but got the interior tub masked up and painted the underneath satin black, got most of the smaller parts in primer and masked off the dash and airbrushed the panel desert sand, ready to make it look like wood, also got to mask off the glass in the side panels and get them airbrushed in satin black lacquer
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Got the dash dry brushed in Tamiya bronze, then a couple of coats of clear orange, the switches will be picked out in black, took the masking tape off the side screens, pretty pleased with the results, started work on flocking the interior tub, which I will carry on with tomorrow

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Looking great, and very cool colour choice!

Got the dash dry brushed in Tamiya bronze, then a couple of coats of clear orange, the switches will be picked out in black,

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That 'wood' effect looks very realistic & I wouldn't have thought of using clear orange - cheers for the tip!

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Looking great, and very cool colour choice!

That 'wood' effect looks very realistic & I wouldn't have thought of using clear orange - cheers for the tip!

Thanks, that photo was taken just after I had put on the a couple of coats of the clear orange, looks a little better after drying overnight,

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very nice work Geoff

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I actually got a bit of work done today, finised off the flocking for the interior, and got a couple of coats of clear acrylci lacquer on, wet sanded and polished it out .... I tried another camera, and it's still getting the colour of the bodywork wrong, this it the colour it has been done it ...

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I'm liking this build, Geoff! I have always liked the Morgan and I got a good look at one on "Wheeler Dealers" recently. I really like the styling with the flowing fenders. Keep up the good work!

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I'm liking this build, Geoff! I have always liked the Morgan and I got a good look at one on "Wheeler Dealers" recently. I really like the styling with the flowing fenders. Keep up the good work!

Thanks, I did catch that episode last year, it was one of the better one's that they did ....

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About the paint -- I'm not familiar with the Aquarius brand, but it's quite a nice metallic with a very fine metal flake. Is it really a metallic, or more like a pearl?

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About the paint -- I'm not familiar with the Aquarius brand, but it's quite a nice metallic with a very fine metal flake. Is it really a metallic, or more like a pearl?

That the colour, Aquarius blue metallic, it's actually automotive lacquer that I've had in the cupboard for a number of years, thought it was about time I used it ....

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