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modelling my job part 2 (Panelbeating) 1 year 1 month ago #31

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That is really cool. The original bonnet must be diecast to be able to do that?
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The awesomeness just gets more and more awesome!
Enjoying this 'job' in every aspect ...
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Xtr3meNZer wrote: That is really cool. The original bonnet must be diecast to be able to do that?


the original kit bonnett is clear plastic and now painted silver the damaged one i made out of aluminium which is what the real ones are on these cars. I painted it about 3 weeks ago without sanding it and left it till the weekend to make sure the paint was nice and hard before crashing it into a pen in the hope the paint would crack and lift off the panel where it bent just like what happens on the real ones when there crashed and it has worked pretty well better than the pics show.


original and alloy bonnetts before they got painted
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That is fabulous Yak. I'm in awe of the detail and creativity you're putting into this.
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That's great work. Thanks for explaining how it went, it's worked really well
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Great skills Yak :woohoo:
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The alloy hood looks prefect. :woohoo:
Nice touch with the different coloured second hand panels too. The colours all look like factory 300Z colours to me.
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Powder wrote: The alloy hood looks prefect. :woohoo:
Nice touch with the different coloured second hand panels too. The colours all look like factory 300Z colours to me.


Thanks powder. Yes apart from the blue they are factory colours for 300's the yellow is a three stage pearl probably a little OTT for a model :) bonus about being a painter any time i want to make a car model i just look up the colour options for them on the computer at work and make a little up

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Little more done on this hope to get more done tomorrow and monday



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I don't have the words. Completely convincing. The busted bonnet particularly. You can tell you do this for a living.
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Looking s..t hot Yak, the workshop fa├žade looks good :)
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Thanks guys. its loosely modeled on our workshop the banner is even a small version of one that hangs in the shop i drew the trolley racer and the cartoon of the tree of us that built and raced it i'm in the middle.
here's the trolley


anyway did a bit more today made some bumper stands and finished some of the second hand parts




got some colour on the chassis machine when its dry ill do the detail work etc


also added some dust effect to the tops of the wooden framing and door lintel. never used anything like this before but i'l pretty happy with the look its AK dust pigments




also started to work on the set up



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Awesome! I love the kart, that thing looks bad ass!
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Just when you think it can't get any better ...
In my head a Keith Quinn(?) is going "Oh ... Oh ... Oh ..." like when Jona Lomu was heading for the try line ...
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Haha thanks Wally your very kind, Sadly my mojo went out for a beer a few weeks ago and still hasn't come home :( hopefully it turns up again soon

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Made a little progress today with base colours being applied to the tool box, trolley jack and a mig welder i made up from assorted parts and a bit on the gearbox. Hopefuly some more will happen and faster in the next week or so.



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modelling my job part 2 (Panelbeating) 1 year 2 weeks ago #48

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looking good!! :woohoo:
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Very cool work Yak.
Fujimi do/did a set of 1/24 garage tools. There might be something useful in that set too.

Nice touch drilling the holes in the gearbox flange - I assume you drilled them - I can't imagine Tamiya bothering to include them when it was intended to be mated to an engine.
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Nice to see some progress here Yak
Looking blimmin great still :woohoo:
Keep em coming :whistle:
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Very nice, they look great. This is going to look awesome I'm sure.
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Thanks every one, motivation still pretty low for modelling got a lot of stress atm but im sure itll be sorted soon so i can get back into this and the other two builds sitting on my desk.

Malcolm, I have that fujimi set and these bits are out of it. the mig i had to make up using the bottle from the oxy/acct set up and the main unit is part of the ac unit from the set with a few other bits from elsewhere. The gearbox was molded to the engine so i cut it off and made all the innards and drilled the bellhousing holes etc

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Oh this is all starting to look excellent. You can tell you do this for a living. The attention to detail really sells it.
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Love that gearbox and the toolboxes!
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I really like workshop dioramas. Seeing some of these is what got me in to the hobby. My first diorama was a 1/12 scale bike workshop. Turned out ok for a first attempt. Hope you get these finished sometime soon so we can see more.
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Hope to be back on this in the next few weeks as its one i want to take to AiC
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