Author Topic: Airfix 1/16 Cobra  (Read 181 times)

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Airfix 1/16 Cobra
« on: November 14, 2021, 05:09:24 AM »
Hi all i won this on ebay, its an ex MPC kit first thing the instructions are next to useless , on the first page it tells you the colours for airfix paints but there is not one point in the instructions where that colour call out is used ( as you all know I had no intention of building this as should be anyway) but if you wanted to, well, , hard cheese, 

So heres the box art 



I'm thinking of a fade paint job either blue to white or blue to red not decided yet.

Anyway a start on the engine, it's not a bad kit detail wise.










Either this must be huge or the Ferrari 312t must be tiny as this is 1/16 whereas the Ferrari is 1/12 


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Re: Airfix 1/16 Cobra
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2021, 01:51:12 AM »
Bit more done to this started adding a bit of detail to the engine (I don't know much about these engines and can't find many useful pics of throttle linkages and such)







Those air filters are just placed there.

This is the main colour I've gone for.




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Re: Airfix 1/16 Cobra
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2021, 10:50:14 PM »
Hi all a bit more paint applied to this one.






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Re: Airfix 1/16 Cobra
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2021, 03:48:41 AM »
Spent ages trying to get this decal to settle down, in the end I decided to remove it, and the reason it wouldn't settle down became apparent, never seen that happen before and no idea why.


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Re: Airfix 1/16 Cobra
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2021, 09:58:29 AM »
Weird! :-\

Never seen paint react under decals like that, either. Has the paint settled down since you took the photo? ???
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Re: Airfix 1/16 Cobra
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2021, 06:06:58 PM »
No have to repaint that bit