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Post  didcos on Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:50 pm

Hi guys, I'm starting this topic where I left it on the old forum.

Finished the Beguin Escort:

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Painted the black windows surrounding on Snijers impreza:

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The two models are heavily clear-coated over the decals so they should last a while.

I also started repairing an old vitesse 306 Maxi. Stripped most of the decals and filled the 2 gas intakes on the sides with putty because the decals over them always get damaged in those areas. Here's how it look at the moment:

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Post  Zeus on Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:54 pm

Love the Escort, looks absolutely stunning Cool
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Post  mcm motorsport on Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:56 pm

whaooo that yacco cossie looks excellent!!

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Post  didcos on Sun Mar 18, 2012 1:45 pm

Here's the Celica GT-Four of Andrea Aghini, winner of the Rallye du Valais 1997. Base car is Minichamps and decals racing43.

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I printed some Marlboro and Camel decals to make this one a little more real:

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Post  scooby-doo1962 on Sun Mar 18, 2012 3:25 pm

Very nicee Didcos

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Post  mcm motorsport on Sun Mar 18, 2012 7:08 pm

very very nice projects!!

what minichamps base did you use for the 205 celica?

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Post  didcos on Sun Mar 18, 2012 9:06 pm

thanks!

I used a Castrol TTE celica. Don't remember which one. I think minichamps relased 2 versionsof the St205, one of which didn't really exist (Auriol was still running the ST185 in '94 while kankkunen was already driving the 205).

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Post  mcm motorsport on Sun Mar 18, 2012 10:28 pm

didcos wrote:thanks!

I used a Castrol TTE celica. Don't remember which one. I think minichamps relased 2 versionsof the St205, one of which didn't really exist (Auriol was still running the ST185 in '94 while kankkunen was already driving the 205).

easy stripped?

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Post  didcos on Sun Mar 18, 2012 11:08 pm

yes, very.

Rear spoiler and roof air scoop had to be repainted though.

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Post  mcm motorsport on Sun Mar 18, 2012 11:17 pm

didcos wrote:yes, very.

Rear spoiler and roof air scoop had to be repainted though.

cheers for the advice,much appreciated.

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Post  Zeus on Mon Mar 19, 2012 8:11 pm

Beautiful ST205 Cool
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Post  didcos on Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:09 pm

I finally finished the Thiry Condroz Impreza. It started as an official blue car.
I'm really pissed with myself because I lost the 2 decals with the driver/codriver names that do on the rear windows.

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Post  Zeus on Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:12 pm

Superb Cool
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Post  mconboy on Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:16 pm

Beautiful model
Well done
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Post  Simon6R4 on Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:44 pm

Top quality job, looks excellent Smile
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Post  Dr Tumbo on Fri Mar 30, 2012 11:29 pm

nicely done indeed - that Winfield red certainly did stand out
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Post  Ted Creedon on Sat Mar 31, 2012 8:40 am

That's a superb build.
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Post  didcos on Sat May 05, 2012 9:45 pm

Thanks for the comments guys.

A new Escort underway: Auriol Monte 1997

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Post  mcm motorsport on Sat May 05, 2012 11:08 pm

looking good alread fella!

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Post  omer yetis on Sun May 06, 2012 9:11 am

beautiful, love the colors !
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Post  didcos on Sun Aug 05, 2012 4:40 pm

Finished the Auriol Escort. The wheels are not the correct ones but they will do until I find some Cromodora.

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Post  mcm motorsport on Sun Aug 05, 2012 4:46 pm

Thats class!!!

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Post  Guest on Sun Aug 05, 2012 5:08 pm

I have Cromadoras and the decaling is very good

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Post  newt5550 on Sun Aug 05, 2012 7:02 pm

Excellent build.
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Post  didcos on Sun Aug 05, 2012 7:26 pm

Thanks for the comments guys.

Model Motorsport wrote:I have Cromadoras and the decaling is very good

can you send me a picture? If they are racing43, I need the big 18'' ones (same as Escort Kit Car "Budget"), not the small 16'' (usually seen on impreza Grp.a, 5 nuts).

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