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darbyvet
#1 Posted : 21 March 2016 18:58:36

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I just ordered this kit from UK and will post a build diary when it arrives.
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#2 Posted : 21 March 2016 19:27:41

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Welcome to the club BigGrin
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#3 Posted : 04 April 2016 20:20:54

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It has arrived.Thanks Model Space UK for a pretty quick delivery.

Building will begin shortly.

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#4 Posted : 04 April 2016 20:27:11

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This was quick indeed!
Looking forward to your build :)
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#5 Posted : 04 April 2016 20:40:10

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#6 Posted : 05 April 2016 02:01:42

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Bet you cant wait to get stuck in to thatBigGrin Look forward to seeing it built, do you plan on having any mods on the build?

Steve



Still mulling over a respray

Carl
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#7 Posted : 05 April 2016 10:16:29

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darbyvet wrote:
stevie_o wrote:
Bet you cant wait to get stuck in to thatBigGrin Look forward to seeing it built, do you plan on having any mods on the build?

Steve



Still mulling over a respray

Carl


Do it, you know you want to Wink what colour would you go for?
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#8 Posted : 05 April 2016 10:40:32

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I second that, great idea with the respray!
My favourite is Atlantis Green, which colour were you thinking about?
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#9 Posted : 05 April 2016 13:10:49

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Just started building mine. It is a great kit, the parts are very well made.

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#10 Posted : 05 April 2016 14:43:18

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I was thinking about the twilight turquiose if I can find it in Lacquer.The paint job on the body is so nice though I may just polish it

Carl

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#11 Posted : 05 April 2016 15:36:36

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darbyvet wrote:
I was thinking about the twilight turquiose if I can find it in Lacquer.The paint job on the body is so nice though I may just polish it

Carl



Are Zero Paints available in US? They should be able to match it for you.
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#12 Posted : 24 April 2016 01:14:51

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here we go.I was having so much fun building this car I had finished the engine and the dashboard.Whoops.Anyway here are some pics.

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#13 Posted : 24 April 2016 01:18:10

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And the dashboard.Adding those tiny switches was a but frustrating, but they look really good.
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#14 Posted : 24 April 2016 10:22:15

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Coming along nicely, looking fab.....Cool Cool

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Alan
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#15 Posted : 24 April 2016 10:55:08

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Very nice Carl Cool that's a very nicely detailed engine Drool
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#16 Posted : 24 April 2016 12:44:46

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Love the detail on the engine, top work!ThumpUp
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#17 Posted : 26 April 2016 15:18:10

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The interior is pretty much done.Superb quality on these parts, perfect fit and easy construction.The spare tire is under some nicely carpeted panels.
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#18 Posted : 26 April 2016 15:43:02

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Chassis is also now complete.The suspension works well.Nice and heavy and solid parts.
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#19 Posted : 26 April 2016 15:44:38

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Doors also finished now.Everything fit perfectly.This is an amazing kit

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#20 Posted : 26 April 2016 15:55:24

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Nice work Carl, you're cruising along with this BigGrin Cool
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