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Hi all some of you may know I sold a couple of my ships builds so I had 400 quid burning a hole in my pocket, so I've ordered this and Roy fitszimmonds cd to build it with, my plan (as I'm sure by now you all know I don't build normal builds) is to have it languishing in an old barn or in a garden or yard with maybe a tree growing out of it.
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Hi all just ordered the revell 1/12 mustang gt 500 and the foose camaro, these and the Citroen and the italari mefistofeles I'm going to be a very busy boy ( and that's not counting my on going builds.
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Oh I am sooo looking forward to this.
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that is going to be AWESOME!!

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Hi all well it arrived today and it is mahoosive

that is a 1/12 kit box on top of it
just to give you an idea of its size


these are the sprues there are 3 or 4 sprues to each bag just for comparison (the rule devides the too model kits) the camaro has 1 sprue to each bag apart from the black sprues and that has 2 sprues


one tip I've already learned do not take the sprues out of the box as you wont get the all back in and shut the lid (unless you have a degree in astrophysics) that is, this is one case where the box is not big enough.

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Oh wow! Is that a vacuum formed body in that kit??! This is going to be a real treat to watch you build.
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Hi I've been given a superb idea for this, I am going to have it in a barn being readied for a mission by the French resistance with the cross of lorraine and a tricolour on it, the possibilities are endless, need to find some 1/8 figures and things like bren guns or make them from scratch I've been doing some research and this was available in blue irise (which is apparently a course metallic where the flakes aluminum were bigger than modern colours) if I can find I will do it that colour or ac615 blue marine which it was also available in, since I'm on hols from Monday I won't be starting it for a while (lots of other stuff to finish first) but (assuming I can get internet) being on hols will give me lots of time for research.
Btw that vac format is the roof lining it even has fake leather seat covers.
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Dang, that's some serious building.
Look forward to checking this one out.

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Does anyone know where I can find 1/8 figures, can't seem to find any apart from a navy seal, obviously a bit out of place here.
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Hi all well I've made a start on this mammoth build (and thats without putting it in a dio) tbh once I looked at the instructions, without Roy Fitzimmonds aka roymattblack dvd I would have closed the box and put it away again.
I've read loads of reviews on this and they've all said the engine is badly warped and had to use some reinforcing or some such to make it square, I recon I've been lucky as mine has been a perfect fit (so far) I've even taken pics inside so you can see I've used no tabs or reinforcments ats all (I just hope this continues for the rest of the kit.






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Hi all been working on the engine, this kit is awesome, the engine alone has more parts than the whole Shelby kit, just as an example that little nut is a separate part I've put the tin of humbrol paint there as a refrence I had to use my PE pencil to place it, thank god I got Roy's dvd the instruction are so vague (there's a little do hicky lever sticks out the side its only about 3mmx2x2 and from the instructions I had no idea which way up to put it)
I've primed it and now I can see a few bits if filling I've missed.







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Hi all more work on this I've not been able to find a definitive colour for the engine (every pic I've seen has been a different shade of green but since I'm using CAT's info for the bodywork I will use that for the engine as well.

Thats a 1/24 scale car just to show how big this engine is

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Hi all a bit of an update, weathered the engine and tried to emulate the oxidization on the ally manifold.






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Hi all here is tonight's episode, there seem to be a lot of these on the go at the moment (no surprise really it is a superb kit)

 

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Once again, Ken, you show us how much talent you have in making engines look amazingly realistic. You even have the tension springs on it!! Exhaust looks REAL. Intake manifold looks REAL. Nice amount of goop on the block to suggest that it is REAL.

Yep. You have a pure talent for motors. This is awesome.  [biggrin]
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