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Holiday Build #2 - Supra 10 months 2 weeks ago #1

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So the second holiday project has hit the bench:





Tamiya's 'Toms' Supra GT, definitely not going to be finished in the kit-supplied Castrol colours:







Tamiya's TS-8 'Italian Red'  with AK Xtreme Metals' Polished Aluminium' and some hand painted matt black (first coat only in these photos). The insides are all AK Xtreme Metals' 'Dark Aluminium' but obviously only just started, the cage is glued together but not to the chassis in these pics.







Bodyshell is TS-94 'Metallic Grey'. Two light coats and nowhere near shiny enough, so I'll brush on a coat of Klear/Future before decalling, then another afterward. Going to keep the final 'look' a surprise as long as I can, but hopefully y'all will get a kick from it. Not too many 'What If' cars around so nice to do something that little bit outta 'left field', eh ?



More soon.

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Holiday Build #2 - Supra 10 months 2 weeks ago #2

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So a couple of days of airbrushing and hand-painting the smaller parts and a couple of sub-assemblies and I'm ready to do 'gluing together'.







Next session (whenever that may be) and I should get almost all of the rolling chassis together.

Stay tuned, folks.


Ian.

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Holiday Build #2 - Supra 10 months 1 week ago #3

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Two-and-a-half hour uninterrupted session this afternoon













All straight from the box including the (decal) seat harness, no 'detail-up' set here !

Next, decals !!

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Holiday Build #2 - Supra 10 months 1 week ago #4

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Looks nice Ian, looking forward to final reveal. Curious about paint job :)
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Holiday Build #2 - Supra 10 months 1 week ago #5

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Really nice progress Ian.
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Holiday Build #2 - Supra 10 months 1 week ago #6

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All done:




A fun, quick and cheap 'What If' build - The excellent Tamiya Supra GT built straight from the box wearing decals from the Tamiya 911 GT2. Simple as that. Appreciate it won't be to everyones taste but what the h*ll, nowt wrong with letting your imagination out-to-play every now and again. All the red was sprayed first, then masked-off, no decals there, all paint.

More pics in the 'showcase'. Please feel free to post ask any questions or post any outrage, it's all fine by me.

AFN

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Holiday Build #2 - Supra 10 months 1 week ago #7

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I think it's outrageous you keep finishing all these lovely builds... what the hell do they put in the water down country! :P

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Holiday Build #2 - Supra 10 months 1 week ago #8

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Terry wrote: I think it's outrageous you keep finishing all these lovely builds... what the hell do they put in the water down country! :P


I second that, and where do you find the time :S

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