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Re: 1/12 Lotus 99t NUNU

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Interesting. Perhaps, we can hope for some additional 3d corrections from the cottage industry.

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Well i found out why my engine assembly was far out of line and it was mostly my mistake.I did not have B-20 seated properly.There was a blister on the engine that prevented that from happening.All is better now.
Lots of little things not just right with this kit but nothing insurmountable.Still easier than MFH kit!
Unless they were changed for Monaco race the brake rotors are incorrect.The kit has the vent holes to the inside of the rotor facing the body. All of my reference shows them as outside facing the wheel.Then again none of my reference on brakes is from Monaco... I know picky picky!")

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Gorf wrote: Sun Nov 26, 2023 5:47 pm Well i found out why my engine assembly was far out of line and it was mostly my mistake.I did not have B-20 seated properly.
Perhaps you could go back and edit your earlier post to avoid potential misunderstandings when people come along later and read that post but not this one about the part not being seated?

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All, I have received my kit. I am satisfied. Any imperfections I see can be addressed with some wet sanding,

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SBEST wrote: Tue Nov 28, 2023 7:22 am All, I have received my kit. I am satisfied. Any imperfections I see can be addressed with some wet sanding,

Steve
Fyi, I noticed the stamping of the cowling shows it was produced in 2022. Interesting!
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My progress so far.
Some adjustments on some parts done.
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Weather here was very damp so could do no painting but I did start some carbon fiber work.I have the upgrade set for this kit and I must say the decals are the best I've ever used.Very little if any overlap form one to the other,very forgiving and the finish is nice and clean.Carrier film is almost not there.
They do not like wrinkles or creases,once they are there they will stay! Only place I have had problems is with the seat.Six decals so bring your decaling A -game for that.
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I'm messing around with different stages of construction and I wanted to see if I needed to shave off the heat shields on the bottom tray)part# A 4) so that the P E parts had good clearance.
I can't get the p e off the backing sheet.the parts on the clear backing are no problem but the transparent green sheet is not co-operating.
I have tried lacquer thinner, no luck.Any suggestions?
I messaged Beemax and they said they would "get back to me" that was 3 days ago.Maybe they haven't figured it out yet either!:)
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I have no problems with the green foil.
IMHO: no adjustments on the floor required - keep in mind: i'm not a desent modeller because i reported too many issues witch are not issues....
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Thanks Torsten.PM sent
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