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Tamiya 1/24 Porsche 956
« on: November 14, 2020, 05:40:45 AM »
Hi all my boss asked me to build this for him.

I made a start








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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Porsche 956
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2020, 03:09:34 AM »
Hi all more progress on this (you can tell its an old Tamiya kit as there is loads of detail to be added, thats not supplied with the kit)






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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Porsche 956
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2020, 04:37:34 AM »
Hi all more progress, made some of the missing pipework.








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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Porsche 956
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2020, 04:21:27 AM »
Hi all I thought I had done my first colour coat then realised the rear fins should have been white on the outside.






And made a start on scratch building the brake air ducting (these bits are tiny 5x8mm)

For the ducting the plan is to use a spring and some shrink wrap (we will see thats the plan anyway))


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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Porsche 956
« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2020, 12:36:44 PM »
Keep up the goodness! :smiley:
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."

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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Porsche 956
« Reply #5 on: November 25, 2020, 04:34:19 AM »
Oops please mask properly ( how did i make this novice mistake) now I have to mask again.









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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Porsche 956
« Reply #6 on: November 27, 2020, 04:27:04 AM »
More progress.

Made the air ducts and flexible hose for the brakes and decided (with great trepidation) to try the old kit decals. Seems they're fine (sighs with relief)










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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Porsche 956
« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2020, 04:48:19 AM »
More progress on the 956, added detail to the dashboard




And work on the wheels



Dont know why they used 2 different wheels sets (although it makes no difference when you put the 956 covers on as you can hardly see any of the wheel detail)

And more decal work



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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Porsche 956
« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2020, 12:19:30 AM »
It's a jewel so far!

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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Porsche 956
« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2020, 05:15:37 AM »
On the last leg now (more pipe work to add) but I have to attach the front to the car first and I can't do that till the gloss coat and I can't add that till all the decals were added  so here we are






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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Porsche 956
« Reply #10 on: December 07, 2020, 04:12:48 AM »
More done to this.





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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Porsche 956
« Reply #11 on: December 07, 2020, 04:00:03 PM »
 :-* :-* :-*
Beautiful!

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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Porsche 956
« Reply #12 on: December 09, 2020, 04:30:49 AM »
So she's nearing completion.








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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Porsche 956
« Reply #13 on: December 14, 2020, 03:21:45 AM »
Well its finished, hope Andy likes it.








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Re: Tamiya 1/24 Porsche 956
« Reply #14 on: December 14, 2020, 12:45:22 PM »
Is that Authentic Rain I see on the windscreen? ???

Can't get more realistic than that! ;D


Great job, mate! :smiley: :smiley:
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."