Author Topic: Tamiya 1/24 Mercedes SLR McLaren  (Read 260 times)

Offline kpnuts

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Tamiya 1/24 Mercedes SLR McLaren
« on: June 18, 2018, 02:24:44 AM »
Hi all well I've decided to start this one, it's supposed to be a see through model but I didn't like the fact that the roof of the clear body had the Tamiya brand moulded into it which you could clearly see so I decided to spray the body a solid colour.








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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Mercedes SLR McLaren
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2018, 03:04:38 AM »
Hi all here is the next update










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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Mercedes SLR McLaren
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2018, 12:27:05 AM »

I'm really enjoying this kit, being Tamiya everything is a great fit, I'm loving the clever way they designed the rear and front windscreen, no gluing all push fit and I like that they supply masks for said windscreen anyway here's the next lot of progress.










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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Mercedes SLR McLaren
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2018, 01:27:29 AM »
 :smiley:
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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Mercedes SLR McLaren
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2018, 07:34:56 AM »
Makes me think of an old beater I had once. I spent an afternoon replacing most of the quarter panel with Bondo. I lived in mortal fear of it all coming loose at speed.

No Bondo on this baby! Looking sharp!

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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Mercedes SLR McLaren
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2018, 03:33:03 AM »
More progress on this one, I must say I'm really enjoying this one.








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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Mercedes SLR McLaren
« Reply #6 on: July 01, 2018, 02:28:50 AM »
Hi all It's finished I must say I enjoyed it.
Since I mentioned turning the 1/8 traction avant into a steampunk vehicle I think this looks like it would be fairly easy to turn into a steampunk vehicle so I may practice on this one first.












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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Mercedes SLR McLaren
« Reply #7 on: July 01, 2018, 06:07:42 AM »
Beutifully done!!

Offline Old Wombat

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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Mercedes SLR McLaren
« Reply #8 on: July 01, 2018, 07:51:07 PM »
Nicely done, mate! :smiley:

Personally, I think it has more of a dieselpunk vibe. ;)
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."