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Offline PR19_Kit

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Re: Yet another RW car build!
« Reply #75 on: June 18, 2019, 09:33:24 am »

Although, you should have had it up on scale cinder blocks in these shots. :wacko:


Hehehe, nice one.  :thumbsup:

It was a bit of a pain getting the wheels to stay on, so it may REALLY have ended up like that!
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Re: Yet another RW car build!
« Reply #76 on: June 18, 2019, 10:33:09 am »
Beautiful!
Did you screw/glue/fix somewhat the car to the base, to avoid unpleasant accidents during handling?
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Re: Yet another RW car build!
« Reply #77 on: June 18, 2019, 10:37:06 am »

Beautiful!
Did you screw/glue/fix somewhat the car to the base, to avoid unpleasant accidents during handling?


I did the same as I did with the Caterham, I drilled holes in the base and inserted short 1mm wire pins that stuck up about 4-5 mm, and then drilled larger holes in the tyres to accept the pins. Because the rubber needs larger holes as it contracts after drilling, it grips the pins and the model stays on the base, usually...........
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Re: Yet another RW car build!
« Reply #78 on: June 25, 2019, 12:01:53 pm »
Well that didn't work worth a damn as the Revell kit's rubber tyres are far too soft for the pins to grip, so onto Plan B.  :banghead:

I drilled larger holes in the base and countersunk the undersides and then put two larger countersunk self-tappers through and screwed them into the tyres! It worked pretty well until the self-tappers hit up against the hubs, so I drilled them as well!  ;D

Now you can hold the base upside with the Mustang hanging from it, not that I'll recommend it for display purposes!  :-\

The presentation's on Thursday evening and I hope to get a couple of pics then.
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Re: Yet another RW car build!
« Reply #79 on: August 26, 2019, 01:56:03 am »
Any word on the presentation, Kit?

That came out really nicely!  :thumbsup:

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Re: Yet another RW car build!
« Reply #80 on: August 26, 2019, 04:38:32 am »
Oh sorry, I forgot to post the presentation pics.

First the un-veiling......




And then the close investigation.

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Re: Yet another RW car build!
« Reply #81 on: August 26, 2019, 04:40:50 am »
Another satisfied customer.  Well done.
Fred

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Re: Yet another RW car build!
« Reply #82 on: August 26, 2019, 05:14:41 am »
Aced it! :thumbsup:
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Re: Yet another RW car build!
« Reply #83 on: August 26, 2019, 11:34:45 am »
Great!  :thumbsup: