Author Topic: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4  (Read 2633 times)

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Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4
« on: November 01, 2017, 05:08:29 AM »
Never tried a truck before but saw this and had some birthday money soon,
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Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2017, 08:48:06 AM »
Cool! 8)
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Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2017, 07:04:49 AM »
Maybe make it a self drive version for the new GB? ;)
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Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2017, 08:08:16 AM »
Ooh, a robot fire engine! :D
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Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4
« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2017, 04:19:36 AM »
Ok so made a start on this seems like a good fit so far, and I've got to say I really like the new instructions.




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Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4
« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2017, 03:19:32 AM »
Not sure what's happening here. Trying to paint the rad and fan blade washed the sprue as normal in soapy water but the paint won't stick I've primed it and taken it off 3 times (other parts on the same sprue were fine first time) the rad and the fan blade just won't seem to take the paint (it looks like a grease problem) I've scrubbed it with meths even but still get the same problem.
Help.

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Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2017, 03:12:06 AM »
Hi all well ciff seems to have done the job so I've done some weathering on the engine and chassis.





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Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4
« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2017, 04:24:47 PM »
 :smiley:
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Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2017, 04:32:43 AM »
Hi all here is the next instalment.




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Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4
« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2017, 04:16:49 AM »
Some more work on the chassis.




It's a nicely detailed kit.

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Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4
« Reply #10 on: November 17, 2017, 04:46:01 AM »
Hi all done a bit more to this super detailed chassis (Not done a truck before I'm amazed how much detail there is just in the chassis) I think I'm only about half way through it.

I've started on the cab also. I used foil on the roof

I think it looks too clean so I weathered it a bit and added some other details.


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Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4
« Reply #11 on: November 17, 2017, 10:05:16 PM »
 :smiley:
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Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4
« Reply #12 on: November 19, 2017, 02:53:16 AM »
Hi all made a concerted effort on the chassis today, still a bit more to add (this really is a great kit I'm loving this as much as the London bus)







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Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4
« Reply #13 on: November 20, 2017, 03:22:28 AM »
Nice to see you having a fun build, Mr Nuts!

It's a treat when things go smoothly.

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Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4
« Reply #14 on: November 24, 2017, 04:22:43 AM »
Done a bit more to this amazing kit, the fit of parts is perfect, they really have done a great job of this kit the parts are such a good fit I've used no glue on any of this part.