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While I was doing research on the 1/43rd scale Lotus 56 I pulled this from my stash.  I decided to build it too.  This is the old MPC kit in 1/25th scale.  It will essentially be a curbside so that the body will fit better than having the top sections removable, but I'll build all the internal stuff too. 

I built up the insides, engine and suspension and was able to make it a standalone subassembly so the seam on the nose could be filled.  Most of the parts are chrome plated so they were stripped first.

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4 hours ago, RancheroSteve said:

Glad to see you filled the nose seam, of course. It's actually not hard to make it removable (and prototypically correct) by making a cut on the underside. 

There's actually enough flex in the bottom/nose that I didn't need to cut the bottom at all.  But then it only has to go together once. 

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