Jump to content
Model Cars Magazine Forum

Recommended Posts

Arrived today direct from the Ukraine.  ICM is sure getting its moneys worth from this tool.  Same white tires as in other issues, no plating on the "brass" tree.  I think I'll try to build it without fenders like a proper speedster.

DSCN3560.JPG

DSCN3561.JPG

DSCN3562.JPG

DSCN3563.JPG

DSCN3564.JPG

DSCN3565.JPG

DSCN3566.JPG

Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm on it soon as I see one.

Far as plating goes, not sure what's worse - bare plastic or the plating the first couple versions of this tooling got.  Just like the plating in Meng's F-350, that stuff waited for the first excuse to flake off in sheets, as if it would rather have been ANYWHERE than on that plastic.

The one-piece radiator shell makes a mold seam inevitable around its perimeter, and for those of us who don't tolerate that sort of thing, coming up with your own brass finish was inevitable anyway.  Molotow chrome followed by the right overcoat might be the answer.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...