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Re: RW build - Tamiya 2017 NSX with LB Work Body kit
« Reply #30 on: May 17, 2019, 11:51:33 pm »
Unbelievable! I had just posted these pics and went to touch up the black on the front and wouldn't you know it - the bloody paint bled underneathy the tape and has ruined the bonnet.  :banghead: :banghead: :banghead:
So, I will have to strip it right back to bare plastic and start again. Great
I guess it won't be finished this weekend as planned then  :banghead: :angry: :angry:

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Re: RW build - Tamiya 2017 NSX with LB Work Body kit
« Reply #31 on: May 18, 2019, 01:21:22 am »
Ouch, NO fun!  :banghead:

I hope the next effort goes to plan for you.
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Re: RW build - Tamiya 2017 NSX with LB Work Body kit
« Reply #32 on: May 18, 2019, 02:16:03 am »
Sometimes a kit really does seem to be jinxed  :-\
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Re: RW build - Tamiya 2017 NSX with LB Work Body kit
« Reply #33 on: May 18, 2019, 03:11:24 am »
 :banghead: :banghead: :banghead:

Glad you're not giving in, though. She looks far too good for that! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: RW build - Tamiya 2017 NSX with LB Work Body kit
« Reply #34 on: May 18, 2019, 03:42:03 am »
Sometimes a kit really does seem to be jinxed  :-\
:banghead: :banghead: :banghead:

Glad you're not giving in, though. She looks far too good for that! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Yep.  Sometimes.
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Re: RW build - Tamiya 2017 NSX with LB Work Body kit
« Reply #35 on: May 18, 2019, 03:56:21 am »
thanks guys. Nah - I won't be throwing int he towel that easily. It's extremely frustrating sure, but that's what ELO's for! :D
It's sitting in a bath of it now as I type. I have to say though - that SMS paint is super strong! The paint on the bonnet just isn't moving or coming off and it's been at ;east 3 hours. The black paint all came off super quick and easy but that SMS stuff just isn't budging. I'm not sure if that's a credit to the paint or not....

So, I'm thinking of a new colour scheme. What do you guys think of Matte black with a blue metallic asymmetric stripe over the top? Or some blue lines highlighting the edges over black?

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« Reply #36 on: May 19, 2019, 12:35:20 am »
It might work but I kinda prefer the scheme you were going for, personally.
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Re: RW build - Tamiya 2017 NSX with LB Work Body kit
« Reply #37 on: May 19, 2019, 12:38:14 am »
yeah, I decided to keep the scheme I started after a nights sleep on it  :thumbsup:

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Re: RW build - Tamiya 2017 NSX with LB Work Body kit
« Reply #38 on: May 19, 2019, 06:16:41 am »
thanks guys. Nah - I won't be throwing int he towel that easily. It's extremely frustrating sure, but that's what ELO's for! :D
It's sitting in a bath of it now as I type.

And here's me thinking you were listening to the Electric Light Orchestra ?  :rolleyes:

yeah, I decided to keep the scheme I started after a nights sleep on it  :thumbsup:

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Re: RW build - Tamiya 2017 NSX with LB Work Body kit
« Reply #39 on: September 17, 2020, 01:02:38 am »
Well, after a whole year has past, I found this on the shelf the other night and decided to finish it. It hasn't come out nearly as well as I hoped but TBH, I just wanted it finished













The base colour is from SMS Paints (Blue/Green) and I sprayed a light coat of clear blue over the top.

Cars are not my strong point but I've always wanted to do an NSX kit ever since it came out in 2016, so that's now off my list of "to build" items

Thanks for looking

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Re: RW build - Tamiya 2017 NSX with LB Work Body kit
« Reply #40 on: September 17, 2020, 02:30:58 am »
Cars may not be your strong suit but you've done good there.  Paint looks great.

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Re: RW build - Tamiya 2017 NSX with LB Work Body kit
« Reply #41 on: September 17, 2020, 05:17:34 am »
That's looking really good, despite the mega-long build.  :thumbsup:

But nice though the styling is, that add-on spoiler on the struts don't do anything for its looks. The standard spoiler down on the engine compartment lid looks fine, but strut mounted spoilers always look like afterthoughts to me. Was that an add-on for a race version?

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Re: RW build - Tamiya 2017 NSX with LB Work Body kit
« Reply #42 on: September 17, 2020, 06:25:19 am »
Cars are certainly not my strong point, but that finish and colour is glorious  :bow:
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Re: RW build - Tamiya 2017 NSX with LB Work Body kit
« Reply #43 on: September 17, 2020, 06:39:49 am »
That's looking really good, despite the mega-long build.  :thumbsup:

But nice though the styling is, that add-on spoiler on the struts don't do anything for its looks. The standard spoiler down on the engine compartment lid looks fine, but strut mounted spoilers always look like afterthoughts to me. Was that an add-on for a race version?

you know what Fed - I completely agree with you about that wing. I'm going to take it off and remake the struts so they look and sit better, It comes with the kit. Street racing 'go-faster' wing  :thumbsup:

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Re: RW build - Tamiya 2017 NSX with LB Work Body kit
« Reply #44 on: September 17, 2020, 07:05:32 am »
Really? Not as good as you'd hoped? :unsure:

Remind me not to bother building any of the 1/24 cars In the stash! :banghead:
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