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  • Member since
    February 2020
  • From: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Hello from Argentina
Posted by FJSigma on Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:58 PM

Hi to everyone.

I've been looking around this site (and SAM) for a time now, but never posted here. I started building small planes as a kid with my father, then started to buy and build my own 1:72 airplanes. Then I decided I wanted to build 1:25 cars, bought a few models based on price and availability mostly (before the 90s there was not much options here and Internet was a dream). Started to build a few cars at the same time and got stuck in shell painting because I never had an airbrush and spray cans were also hard to find here. Then I started university, knew my wife, got engaged, married, moved to a small appartement, kids, work... and the hobby got boxed for about 30 years.

A couple of years ago I had to let my 1:1 project go and started to unbox what was left from when I was young and continued the build from there. I've posted on the SAM forum because I'm currently trying to finish a few car models but I already have some airplanes waiting to be built. I really enjoy the Autos, Military and Civil aircraft, Helicopter and Sci-Fi forums. I hope I can keep learning from you, since there are a lot of amazing modellers in the forum.

Below the 2 models I was able to finish. I'm not particularly proud of them, but considering they are my first 2, I'm happy anyway.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Going slooooow from Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Member since
    June 2014
Posted by BrandonK on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:06 AM

Welcome to the forums. I'm looking forward to seeing more of you work, the Porche and Jaguar look great.

BK

On the bench:

Tamiya 1/35 M4A3E8 "Fury" with crew,

1/32 Kittyhawk Kingfisher,

1/35 Meng Panther Ausf A Early,

1/48 Pro Modeller P-51C "Boise Bee"

2022 Completed:

1/25 Revell 29 Highboy

1/48 Tamiya Sea Harrier

1/25 Revell 70 Boss 429 Mustang

1/48 Hasegawa D3A1 Type 99 Val

  • Member since
    December 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:17 AM

Welcome aboard.

I am a Norfolk man and i glory in being so

 

On the bench: Airfix 1/72nd Harrier GR.3/Fujimi 1/72nd Ju 87D-3

  • Member since
    September 2012
Posted by GMorrison on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:31 AM

Welcome!

SA modelers are many on this site. You have the advantage of real time posting with we Northerners.

Your cars look good, nice photos too.

 

Bill

 Modeling is an excuse to buy books.

 

fox
  • Member since
    January 2007
  • From: Narvon, Pa.
Posted by fox on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 3:40 PM

Welcome to the Forums! Glad to have you with us.

Nice builds and good photo work too. Look forward to seeing more of your work.

Jim Captain

Stay Safe.

 Main WIP: 

   On the Bench:  1/48 Tamiya - Vought F4U-1A Corsair for Group Build 'Absent Friends' 50%                                                                   1/48 Encore Models - A-37B/OA-37B Dragonfly 50%

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

  • Member since
    September 2003
  • From: AandF in the Badger State
Posted by checkmateking02 on Friday, October 23, 2020 10:18 PM

Nice car!

Welcome to the Forums!

 

 

 

 

  • Member since
    August 2020
  • From: Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia.
Posted by Dodgy on Saturday, October 24, 2020 4:51 PM

Welcome to the Forms FJ. From the pics you posted your work looks very good.

I long to live in a world where chickens can cross the road without having their motives questioned

  • Member since
    October 2019
  • From: New Braunfels, Texas
Posted by Tanker-Builder on Saturday, October 24, 2020 5:14 PM

Well;

 Gotta say,Nice looking car models. And Welcome to someone from Buenos Aires

  • Member since
    March 2003
  • From: Western North Carolina
Posted by Tojo72 on Saturday, October 24, 2020 8:04 PM
Not a car guy myself but they look good. Welcome aboard

  • Member since
    December 2018
Posted by Tosh on Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:25 PM

I really wish my finished product looks as good your two card!

Your friend's, Toshi @ Ezra

Reside in Streetsboro, Ohio

 

  • Member since
    February 2020
  • From: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Posted by FJSigma on Monday, October 26, 2020 12:25 PM

Thank you all for the welcome. You're all very kind, makes me feel at home.

 

 

 

Going slooooow from Buenos Aires, Argentina

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