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They were fully installed by Tetsuo and to be honest I still wonder how was even possible that he was able to get away with it without ruining a single decal!!!... It requires a special skill and why not, hands of silk.

Extremely happy with them cant wait to fit them into each chassi.

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Super nice & clean build!

Never thought about polishing the bodywork before primer coat?

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Thank you Jeremy...

Polishing the plastic may seem as overkill, but is undeniable that we all leave sanding marks and sometimes even glue residue; according to the mentor, these are the main reason for having lemon peel and fish eyes on the final finish... And it makes sense too, I use spray cans and BELIEVE ME, I'm not so good at it either, but the results seem to be above the average joe, so maybe this is one of the reasons??? ;)

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The build is amazing. I've been following it since day one. What kind of decal solution do you use?

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Windows are up, lights are on...

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Just need to install the mirrors, the rear piece with the round caps and the decals on the tires.

Will try to take some outdoor photos soon.

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Thanks guys... Brought some materials from the Depot for a memorial weekend project B)

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Gentleman, we have just finished!!!... They both have little things here and there (The mirrors were left out intentionally), but they are without a doubt my best so far.... Extremely happy with the result, I hope my friend would be too B)

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It has been raining nonstop since Friday, but I wanted to try my weekend project so improvised a little :P

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Thanks to all of you that hung around for the duration of the build.

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Juan, they look great like all of your builds!

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Juan, these two look great!!!! I have always liked this car and you did one fine job on both of them. Too, (two), cool B)

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Nice job, really sharp.

Would you mind posting a how to on the section of track you use for photo's.

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Thanks for all the comments guys, it has been a couple days and I still come back to my studio to look at these things over and over.

Austin, the photo with the track was improvised by placing the diorama right next to my Desktop screen, I really want to go out with it to take a more natural shot, but it has been raining non stop.

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Ah!!!... I'm sorry, Just realized I never posted the Diorama project in this thread...

What happened was that I was kind of tired of taking photos in the backyard, so I went to Home Depot on Friday got some materials and made this set up (is pretty basic and obviously not to scale, but you'll get the idea):

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So I go outside and place it somewhere that would allow me to take snapshots from a distance:

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And then come back home and crop it a little (if needed):

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It literally rained 30ft right before I could get into my car... :wacko:

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There you are tetsooey, let me take this opportunity to thank you again for all the help with the bodies, I sure couldn't have make them so nicely!!!

Guys?.... What happened to the GT thread?, I still have the Pescarolo on my workbench, never kept going because it got me really frustrated with the photo etched grills and such (maybe this is something that requires to call up upon on Tetsuo again? :D )

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Hey Oscar!!!... Kinda drifted away for a few months, but the workbench is exactly the way it was the last time I used it.

Where did all the GT guys go?

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