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Post  brian on Thu Jun 05, 2014 7:20 pm

Customer got in contact with me 7 weeks ago looking to get this car done for early June. Time was tight but since I like this car i decided to take it on as I could also make one for myself. I managed to get the artwork drawn before the base arrived, scaled it to fit and sent off to the printer. Converted the base to RHD, swopped over the wipers, fitted proper wheels and seats and built a modern roll cage (using the plastic from cotton buds, its the perfect size for the original cage in the car).

By the time that was all finished the decals were back so got them fitted. Everything needed a white underlayer to stop the blue showing through, and lessons learned for next time. This is now with the customer but looking forward to getting my own built once my own base arrives. This is the first of many projects I will be wrapping up once the next set of decals arrive from the printers

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Post  mconboy on Thu Jun 05, 2014 7:36 pm

Very nice Brian.. Somebody will be well pleased
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Post  Mark Lowe on Thu Jun 05, 2014 7:41 pm

Nice job Bri
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Post  reeft1 on Thu Jun 05, 2014 9:17 pm

Excellent!
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Post  bmd on Thu Jun 05, 2014 10:27 pm

brian............ simply stunning m8, well done!!  cheers 
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Post  potiman on Fri Jun 06, 2014 8:42 am

Brilliant !!!!!!!

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Post  newt5550 on Fri Jun 06, 2014 5:52 pm

Absolutely stunning Brian. Great build, great livery and a class job on making it. Now to do it in 1/43  Wink 
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Post  brian on Fri Jun 06, 2014 7:11 pm

Thanks guys. Was mid way through decaling and thought it would end up rubbish. First time ive done a non white car with so many big decals but it turned out OK. Looking forward to getting my own finished. Need more of these wheels as ive used up all of the ones I bought

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Post  Niallod on Sat Jun 07, 2014 1:45 pm

Stunning looking model Brian!

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Post  Juha on Sat Jun 07, 2014 1:56 pm

Very good Brian!
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Post  Ted Creedon on Sun Jun 08, 2014 3:29 am

Very tasty.
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Post  mcm motorsport on Sun Jun 08, 2014 1:26 pm

that's awsume brian

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Post  turn the wheel on Mon Jun 09, 2014 9:58 pm

Another super model from that stable AGAIN !!!!

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Post  tom 39 on Sat Nov 15, 2014 1:18 pm

Wondering any help on what colour of blue is the car? Ral etc?? Thanks.
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Post  brian on Sat Nov 15, 2014 1:56 pm

Tom I have this posted on my facebook page as well and according to Ronan its a colour called Skoda Blue

Ronan Kinneavy facebook wrote: Had chatted with Daniel about this 2yrs ago and had sent Steve some pics, so il def take a set of decals if u have some for sale, the orignal paint on the car is wait for it " skoad blue

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Post  newt5550 on Sat Nov 15, 2014 3:58 pm

I do love that model. Pleeeeeeeeas do a 1/43 Brian Very Happy Wink
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Post  brian on Sat Nov 15, 2014 4:11 pm

newt5550 wrote:I do love that model. Pleeeeeeeeas do a 1/43 Brian Very Happy  Wink

No plans for it at all at the moment. Dont know availability of the wheels in that scale either


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Post  tom 39 on Sat Nov 15, 2014 5:27 pm

brian wrote:Tom I have this posted on my facebook page as well and according to Ronan its a colour called Skoda Blue

Ronan Kinneavy facebook wrote: Had chatted with Daniel about this 2yrs ago and had sent Steve some pics, so il def take a set of decals if u have some for sale, the orignal paint on the car is wait for it " skoad blue

Thanks!
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