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Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing by Tamiya 1:24 scale

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  • Member since
    January, 2018
Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing by Tamiya 1:24 scale
Posted by BuildingCars4Fun on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 11:30 PM

My first build and the one that quickly got me hooked on this new hobby. 

Learning all the time - for this build I had no airbursh, nothing beyond some glue, paint brushes and a can of silver spray paint. I glued on the first decal...

Came out looking motvatingly decent.

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  • Member since
    November, 2009
  • From: Twin Cities of Minnesota
Posted by Don Stauffer on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 7:48 AM

Very nice!  I have that kit in my stash and hope to get to it this year.

Don Stauffer in Minnesota

  • Member since
    March, 2003
  • From: Towson MD
Posted by gregbale on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 8:57 AM

Wow!

Really gorgeous.

Greg

 George Lewis:

"Every time you correct me on my grammar I love you a little fewer."

 

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  • Member since
    May, 2013
  • From: Indiana, USA
Posted by Greg on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 11:09 AM

That is a very nice-looking model. Nice work. Yes

BuildingCars4Fun
I glued on the first decal...

And that is the funniest darned thing. Smile

At the risk of making this about me, I haven't built anything with four wheels since probably the 60's (shhhhhh), and your post has me wanting to build one of these. If it's still available, that is.

Thanks for sharing this one.

-Greg

fox
  • Member since
    January, 2007
  • From: Narvon, Pa.
Posted by fox on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 5:06 PM

Very nice build! The interior shot looks like the real 1/1 car. Nice photo work too.

Jim  Captain

Photobucket Main WIP: Rebuild of Monogram 1/8 "Big Deuce" with 1/8 Pocher V-12 in rear - 10%

   On the Bench:   Revell 1/48 Ju 52/3m - 50%;  Revell 1/96 USS Kearsarge - 20% 

I keep hitting "escape", but I'm still here.

  • Member since
    February, 2003
  • From: East Bethel, MN
Posted by midnightprowler on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 5:44 PM

Wow.

Hi, I am Lee, I am a plastiholic.

Co. A, 682 Engineers, Ltchfield, MN, 1980-1986

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 1 Corinthians 15:51-54

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  • Member since
    December, 2017
  • From: Plano (Dallas), Texas
Posted by mmthrax on Monday, January 29, 2018 4:49 PM

I think you're off to a good start.  Really nice work.  Looking forward to more of your builds. 

Just keep picking away at it...

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