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by willster127
Sun Mar 28, 2021 7:50 pm
Forum: Open Seating
Topic: Next Tamiya F1...???
Replies: 13
Views: 807
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Next Tamiya F1...???

Sooo, Watching the race this weekend and it occurred to me that we now have a car with a Honda engine, their last year in F1, with a Japanese driver. Is it too soon to start getting excited about a 2021 Alpha Tauri??? Make it happen Tamiya, You know you want to!!!!!!! The relationship with RB is alr...
by willster127
Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Silent auction suggestions
Replies: 22
Views: 773
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Re: Silent auction suggestions

I quite like the idea Pete, as for the multiple offers at the same price, just go by timestamp on an e-mail, whoever made that offer first wins. But yes, as said above, start with a "minimum" price to satisfy f1m, give an e-mail address and only accept offers through that e-mail to keep it...
by willster127
Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: News
Topic: New Shapeways Store
Replies: 71
Views: 9489
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Re: New Shapeways Store

A26g, the axle set does include both sides, the picture on the page was my first test print to check size etc.... You'll be happy to know that the DFV intakes are now completely modeled up in CAD, I just need to nest them for printing. I have also finished up the brakes and hubs and have just starte...
by willster127
Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: Best of 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 3846
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Re: Best of 2020

Started loads, Finished 2!!!!!
by willster127
Tue Dec 01, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Beautiful New Tamiya Release Coming; What is it?
Replies: 81
Views: 5830
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Re: Beautiful New Tamiya Release Coming; What is it?

McLaren Senna then, my pennies are safe!!!!
by willster127
Thu Nov 12, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Open Seating
Topic: What is your latest model purchase
Replies: 2341
Views: 135255
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Re: What is your latest model purchase

I just bagged a 1:12 Ferrari 641/2 with Museum Collection aftermarket decals and PE!!

Can't wait for it to get here!!
by willster127
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Open Seating
Topic: McLaren MP4/6 Tub – Some Useful Information?
Replies: 10
Views: 1207
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Re: McLaren MP4/6 Tub – Some Useful Information?

Very interesting, a great read,

Interestingly the tub isn't flat black, Who woulda thought!!!
by willster127
Tue Jun 23, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Any contact with Gravity Colors USA lately?
Replies: 25
Views: 1353
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Re: Any contact with Gravity Colors USA lately?

I've been using Splash paints recently, GREAT customer service and the product is excellent.

They show the Bentley green on their site....

https://www.splash-paints.com/product-p ... -green-met
by willster127
Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: airbrush/compressor help
Replies: 11
Views: 560
United States of America

Re: airbrush/compressor help

I run into this every now and then and find it's mostly self inflicted. My theory is that if I don't release the paint flow prior to shutting off the air paint can flow through the needle in to the nozzle. If I then reintroduce the air that paint shoots out as a blob and onto the model, I have to ve...
by willster127
Fri May 29, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Open Seating
Topic: MP4/6 Yet another technique for that wrinkled carbon effect
Replies: 31
Views: 3121
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Re: MP4/6 Yet another technique for that wrinkled carbon eff

But the seat and steering wheel are flat black, and that front roll hoop too, plus the main one. But they never look bronze and gold.... It's the resins in the CF causing the effect, and it's real. I've seen it on fresh out of the mould parts, smooth female moulded parts at that. The differing textu...