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The subject of this group build is to take a model off your shelf that's been sitting there unfinished and finish it.
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TOPIC: KitmodellerNZ's shelf queen #1 – Tamiya 1/12 Yamaha YZF-R1

KitmodellerNZ's shelf queen #1 – Tamiya 1/12 Yamaha YZF-R1 9 months 3 weeks ago #1

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I've just remembered that I have this kit stuffed away in the back of a cupboard somewhere. It was retired to the shelf of doom after I effed up the metal paint on the frame work multiple times when I first started out using Alclad. It's a miracle it didn't end up in the bin where many kits have gone before.

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KitmodellerNZ's shelf queen #1 – Tamiya 1/12 Yamaha YZF-R1 9 months 3 weeks ago #2

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That silver finish will be interesting to replicate. Nice to see a bike being built.

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Eduard 1/48 Morane Saulner Type I
Eduard 1/48 Mirage IIICJ 'Tzniut'

KitmodellerNZ's shelf queen #1 – Tamiya 1/12 Yamaha YZF-R1 9 months 3 weeks ago #3

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Nice kit.
Will have to pop in and follow your progress.
Last time I built a bike was probably 35 years ago, could get inspired after watching here :unsure:

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KitmodellerNZ's shelf queen #1 – Tamiya 1/12 Yamaha YZF-R1 9 months 3 weeks ago #4

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I built this a while back, it goes together great from what I remember. I used the clear cowl on one side and was pleased with the look.

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