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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #765 on: January 18, 2021, 05:56:25 am »


I also have these kits sitting under the table ready for the start of the "Blue Lights" GB

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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #766 on: January 18, 2021, 07:13:57 am »


I also have these kits sitting under the table ready for the start of the "Blue Lights" GB

 ... Which, from memory, I'm moderating. :unsure:

You did indeed volunteer  :thumbsup: I'll be dropping you and your co-mod a PM in the next couple of weeks.

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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #767 on: January 18, 2021, 07:52:41 am »


I also have these kits sitting under the table ready for the start of the "Blue Lights" GB

 ... Which, from memory, I'm moderating. :unsure:

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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #768 on: January 18, 2021, 03:43:50 pm »
That Hasegawa excavator-type thing would look good on the hull of the Objekt - great for traffic control, you'd only need a large (mining-size) dump truck to put offending vehicles into... or a mobile car-crusher...  ;D

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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #769 on: January 18, 2021, 09:22:55 pm »
That Hasegawa excavator-type thing would look good on the hull of the Objekt - great for traffic control, you'd only need a large (mining-size) dump truck to put offending vehicles into... or a mobile car-crusher...  ;D

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Nope, nowhere near it. ;D
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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #770 on: January 18, 2021, 10:52:08 pm »
I just saw an advert for the Wolseley 1000, built in South Africa. It's either a front ended Hornet with the Mini rear or a Mini with the Hornet front.  The largest scale Wolseley Hornet is in 1/43 and I have seen that you can buy the Mini bodies separately. So taking a cast from the Hornet and placing it on the Mini is a good start.  This could lead to the Countryman or even the BMW Mini having a new face as well.

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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #771 on: January 19, 2021, 12:47:39 am »
I just saw an advert for the Wolseley 1000, built in South Africa. It's either a front ended Hornet with the Mini rear or a Mini with the Hornet front.  The largest scale Wolseley Hornet is in 1/43 and I have seen that you can buy the Mini bodies separately. So taking a cast from the Hornet and placing it on the Mini is a good start.  This could lead to the Countryman or even the BMW Mini having a new face as well.

The Hornet/Elf.. :wub:

Ever since I saw one like this just north of London, I'm lost..

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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #772 on: January 19, 2021, 03:29:35 am »
That Hasegawa excavator-type thing would look good on the hull of the Objekt - great for traffic control, you'd only need a large (mining-size) dump truck to put offending vehicles into... or a mobile car-crusher...  ;D

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Nope, nowhere near it. ;D

Hmm, intrigued now...  :unsure:

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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #773 on: January 19, 2021, 05:42:12 am »

The Hornet/Elf.. :wub:

Ever since I saw one like this just north of London, I'm lost..


Hmm, not sure about that being a proper Elf, you can see the original Mini grille behind the scabbed-on Elf bits.

And I think it started off as a Minivan too, with the integral pressed steel grille rather than the chrome one.

He's obviously added the boot from a proper Elf/Hornet too. A real mix-and-match machine...............

Either that or he added the Minivan grille parts to increase the cooling for that undoubtedly tuned-up engine.
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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #774 on: January 19, 2021, 05:53:48 am »
Speaking of "whiffed" cars, how about THIS:



That's a Mitsuoka Rock Star, a concept from 2019, and actually a Mazda MX-5 in disguise. While Mitsuoka has given us over the years rather doubtful (Viewt or Galue) or exciting (Orochi) cars and conversions, I actually like this one!  :lol: 200 will be built  over the next three years.  :wub:

BTW, they also did the "Ray", which looks strangely like the Wolseley 1000...!


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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #775 on: January 19, 2021, 06:00:08 am »
Speaking of "whiffed" cars, how about THIS:


Screams "modern Corvette 1967 Stingray" to me.
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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #776 on: January 19, 2021, 06:28:04 am »
It does, and that's the intention behind it. Sure, the fixed, small headlights look goofy, but it is not an overpowered high-end luxury item with 300+ hp, just a reliable, down-to-earth MX-5 with 130 hp, 4 cylinders and a new car body, much like the Abarth Spider (which quietly vanished...). I like the concept!  :lol:

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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #777 on: January 19, 2021, 11:25:47 am »
It does, and that's the intention behind it. Sure, the fixed, small headlights look goofy, but it is not an overpowered high-end luxury item with 300+ hp, just a reliable, down-to-earth MX-5 with 130 hp, 4 cylinders and a new car body, much like the Abarth Spider (which quietly vanished...). I like the concept!  :lol:

And it's also got the Mazda reliability and parts backup... and won't cost an arm and a leg to fill the tank or run. Or insure.

Cool looking li'l thing.

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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #778 on: January 19, 2021, 12:44:39 pm »
I've seen Minis with the Hornet/Elf wings and boot, although I'm not too sure whether they actually went into production or were just preproduction models. I think Crayford did a convertible version.
 The 2004 Mitsuoka Ray is almost a copy of the Hornet/Elf and the Viewt copies the Jaguar Mk2 in a smaller scale. The  Yuga is another example.
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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #779 on: January 20, 2021, 11:59:06 pm »

Hmm, not sure about that being a proper Elf, you can see the original Mini grille behind the scabbed-on Elf bits.

And I think it started off as a Minivan too, with the integral pressed steel grille rather than the chrome one.

He's obviously added the boot from a proper Elf/Hornet too. A real mix-and-match machine...............

Either that or he added the Minivan grille parts to increase the cooling for that undoubtedly tuned-up engine.

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