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Formula One Group Build 2022 - CLOSED

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  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Saturday, March 11, 2023 12:40 PM

Closing out this GB and starting the 2023 season!  

Thanks,

John

  • Member since
    November 2003
  • From: Nashville, TN area
Posted by bobbaily on Friday, February 24, 2023 10:23 AM

keavdog

Be happy to kick-off another F1 build for the 2023 season if there's enough interest.

 

One month to go!  Finish up if you can.

 

John-barring a sudden burst of motivation, the Lotus isn't going to happen this go-round.  Sorry.  I was looking forward to getting it built.  Lots of great builds here though-detailing is fantastic.

Which leads me to a question for when I do get the Lotus started-who are good sources for the braided lines, fittings and clear fuel lines for 1/20 scale?

If you do start a 2023 F1 GB, I'll try to get involved.

Thanks

Bob

Bob

 

  • Member since
    May 2013
  • From: Indiana, USA
Posted by Greg on Thursday, February 23, 2023 7:09 PM

keavdog
One month to go! Finish up if you can.

I would if I could. GeekedTimeBroken Heart.....

Should be back to sniffing glue by early-mid May, though.

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    January 2020
  • From: Maryland
Posted by wpwar11 on Thursday, February 23, 2023 5:13 PM

I really enjoyed the last one.  I have two 1/32 aircraft started and one has a deadline.  I would love to tackle another one but it's doubtful I could finish by season end.  

  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Thursday, February 23, 2023 11:08 AM

Be happy to kick-off another F1 build for the 2023 season if there's enough interest.

 

One month to go!  Finish up if you can.

Thanks,

John

  • Member since
    January 2022
Posted by Project510 on Thursday, February 23, 2023 10:08 AM

New season will be here soon! How are all the remaining builds looking?

@Keavdog, how we looking on starting the 2023 GB :)

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- James

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  • Member since
    January 2022
Posted by Project510 on Thursday, January 26, 2023 12:39 PM

Another F1 season ends not without controversy eh?? Excited for the 23 season!

Still following along here waiting for the F1 2023 GB haha.

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- James

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  • Member since
    January 2020
  • From: Maryland
Posted by wpwar11 on Thursday, December 15, 2022 3:09 PM

Max was brilliant.  Already looking forward to 2023.  3 US Grand Prix (Miami, Austin, and Las Vegas) and an American driver at Williams.  Cant wait.

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  • From: Indiana, USA
Posted by Greg on Thursday, December 15, 2022 12:21 PM

Best I can do from here on is cheer on the participants from the bleachers, and am eager to do so.

Bill, where did you go? It was your post/challenge last spring that finally got me moving in this GB. I didn't get finished in time, but I sure had fun getting as far along as I did.

  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 12:20 PM

As a reminder, this group build runs through March 20th 2023 so plenty of time.

BTW Max killed it this year

 

Thanks,

John

  • Member since
    May 2013
  • From: Indiana, USA
Posted by Greg on Friday, October 21, 2022 6:57 AM

Bakster
Hey Greg, I certainly will. Yes

Cool!

keavdog
Primer looks nice and smooth. 90PSI! Whoa.

I know, eh? Now that you mention it, the finish is ever so slightly rough, atypical for Stynylrez, and I hadn't made the connection back to the crazy high pressure, so thanks for that. We'll call that one mystery solved.

keavdog
This GB was well received and I'll be kicking one of next year for sure (so I can finish my McLaren Embarrassed)

Well, If I'm not done soon you will have company finishing next year.

  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Thursday, October 20, 2022 11:58 PM

Primer looks nice and smooth.  90PSI!   Whoa.

This GB was well received and I'll be kicking one of next year for sure (so I can finish my McLaren Embarrassed)

Thanks,

John

  • Member since
    July 2014
  • From: Franklin Wi
Posted by Bakster on Thursday, October 20, 2022 11:03 PM

There's talk about fearless leader having another Formula GB next year, once he's all settled into his new home. Hope you keep it in mind. 

Hey Greg, I certainly will. Yes

  • Member since
    May 2013
  • From: Indiana, USA
Posted by Greg on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 7:12 PM

Good to see you checking in here, Steve. There's talk about fearless leader having another Formula GB next year, once he's all settled into his new home. Hope you keep it in mind. (I may need it to finish my current one if I don't get moving!!!!)

After a week or so of paralysis by analysis, I finally got up the nerve to continue with the main part of the body, which you may recall I had already started by glueing on the intakes upside down.

Having never built a formula more modern than the Lotus 49, just getting it glued together proved more challenging than I'd expected, especially the rear spoiler.

Anyway, it's together and a I managed a coat of primer today. Certainly not ready for paint yet, but it's a start.

No need to comment, it's just a a primered body but progress pics help to prod myself forward. Smile

On a side note, I used my fan pattern brush to prime and having not used it since last year I forgot the PSI is controlled by a second regulator down at the compressor. Sprayed the Stynylrez at a about 90 PSI!!! (I thought it was going through an awful lot of paint, and couldn't quite figure out why my booth was not exhuasting as per usual. Dunce Dad always used to tell me I could screw up a two car funeral.

That said, says something for the forgiving nature of the Stynylrez. Badger should use me in an ad.

"If this ditz can make it work, YOU surely can!!!"

 

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    July 2014
  • From: Franklin Wi
Posted by Bakster on Saturday, October 15, 2022 3:28 PM

keavdog

Agree!  Some really nice work.  Not too late to join...

 

Dang. I'd love to but I don't I have the time with just starting the Trawler. But this is a build I would have enjoyed! 

  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Saturday, October 15, 2022 12:56 PM

Agree!  Some really nice work.  Not too late to join...

Thanks,

John

  • Member since
    July 2014
  • From: Franklin Wi
Posted by Bakster on Saturday, October 15, 2022 10:58 AM

Hey--just stopping in to say you guys are doing excellent work here.  Awesome builds!

 

  • Member since
    May 2013
  • From: Indiana, USA
Posted by Greg on Friday, September 30, 2022 8:00 AM

Thanks so much, Joe...I appreciate that.

I might have a go at those tires today for a bit of a change of pace.

  • Member since
    March 2012
  • From: Corpus Christi, Tx
Posted by mustang1989 on Thursday, September 29, 2022 7:46 PM

Greg

Feeling a bit sheepish posting an update after Ben's finished pics. Hard act to follow.

I believe I've finally finished the rear end.

A special thank you to RealG re the fuel lines. I didn't even know what they were, let alone where to go to find the clear brown tubing. I honestly didn't plan to use them on this model, but I started messing around with the tubing and it fit so well and scale was so good before I know it I had them installed. Most odd for me, I'm more likely to ponder something new like that for days (or weeks).

 

Did you say sheepish?? Buddy.....I don't know about anyone else but I'd be PROUD to have just THAT alone in my display cabinet Greg. You sure showed 'em how it's done with that modern art masterpiece! 

Looking forward to seeing you work some magic on those tires.

                   

 

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    January 2022
Posted by Project510 on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 12:22 AM

With school stuff for the boy, my job and this house... Ill need longer than that. I typically get about 30-45 mins a night alone unbothered unless I want to stayup late. Plus, with the level yall are at I want to take my time. Indifferent But lets see how fast I can get this Rocket done. Im moving on to wiring up the leds so all I have is paint after that.

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- James

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    June 2018
  • From: Ohio (USA)
Posted by DRUMS01 on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 12:04 AM

PROJECT510; thanks James, and that is exactly what I wanted to achieve; a little snap shot in time telling a story. 

GREG; I thought your comment about Step 6 was rather funny. They sure pack a lot of stuff in some steps and almost none in others. In comparison, now I'm building a 1/32 Arado Ar 196 seaplane for a GB and it has 16 pages of instructions covering 42 steps. As far as complexities with F1 exhaust, I normally find them with 60's and early 70's bundle of snakes type of exhaust, most anything by Tamiya in 1/20 is pretty safe. And using "brilliant" I'm not so sure it is all that. That is some nice work on the F1 plumbing, regardless of your experience with it. Your modeling skills continue to shine through my friend. Thanks for your positive ongoing remarks during the build to keep me motivated. I really enjoyed this GB and may be back for more after my current GB. 

JEATON01; Thank you very much, it has always been one of my favorite early Grand Prix cars. I was attracted by the rear engine and dual wheels for the period, but after researching the car, drivers, and achievements I was all in regardless of how much a challenge it was, thanks again.

REAL G; Danke', It will most likely be the last Revival I build. None the less, I'm glad that the build was enjoyed by my modeling brothers (and sisters). Buy the way, how is that Brabham coming along? That is another car in my stash so I am watching your build with great interest.

WPWAR11; I wish I had others to include in the Auto -re- Union photos. I thought it would bring a neat perspective. CMC is a high end die-cast manufacturer that has others close to scale, but the price is to rich for my blood. 

KEAVDOG; work of art? not too sure of that either. It seems modelers always know where the warts or ommissions are on each of their builds. For you to think that highly of it really humbles me. The first or last photo is fine with me.

Thanks again everyone for allowing me to participate in a wonderful and fun group build. I've already started another subject within another GB but hope to have time to get back into this one again with something else before it expires. Nice subject, nice modelers, good eye candy and motivation for all, what else could we ask for? Thanks again!

Ben / DRUMS01

 

"Everyones the normal until you get to know them" (Unknown)

PROJECTS:

1/25 MPC 4-4-0 Steam Locomotive (WIP)

1/16 Andy's Sherman M4A3E8 - DONE

1/32 Revell Arado Ar 196-B Seaplane - DONE - (GB)

1/350 Tamiya Yamato - DONE - (GB)

1/20 Revival Auto Union - DONE - (GB)

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  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Monday, September 26, 2022 10:22 PM

The build runs March 22 to March 23 so pleanty of time!

 

Runs from the start of the 2022 Formula One season in Bahrain March 20th 2022 through March 20th 2023.

Thanks,

John

  • Member since
    January 2022
Posted by Project510 on Monday, September 26, 2022 10:03 PM

January cant come soon enough. Im using every ounce of strength not starting my kit haha

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- James

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  • Member since
    May 2013
  • From: Indiana, USA
Posted by Greg on Monday, September 26, 2022 7:18 PM

And right on schedule! Yes

Good to hear, James. And thanks for the update.

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    January 2022
Posted by Project510 on Monday, September 26, 2022 1:09 PM

Project510

 Greg

Thanks for the info, James. I had looked again later at SpotModel, saw the brown tubing back in stock, and placed my first order with them. Mine shipped 9-8, let's try to remember to keep each other updated on delivery.

Greg, Because of the difficulty mentioned here, I ordeed 3 sets so I will have extra if any of us need it. But yea lets see what happens.
 

 

My order came in. If anyone were looking for this, I bought extra. 

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- James

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  • Member since
    May 2013
  • From: Indiana, USA
Posted by Greg on Friday, September 23, 2022 11:37 AM

Real G

Be-yootiful Greg!

Aw man, I have to get going on my build.  Niki Lauda is standing at the starting grid going "So what, where is my car?"

 

Thanks, G.

I'm looking forward to your Brabham, especially as I now have the Tamiya version in my stash thanks again to this GB.

  • Member since
    May 2013
  • From: Indiana, USA
Posted by Greg on Friday, September 23, 2022 11:34 AM

Project510

Rear end looks amazing Greg. So crazy the quality of builds here.

 

Thanks, James.

Me, I'm just watching  what the folks who actually know what they are doing are doing, and learning from them. I'd be otherwise lost.

  • Member since
    May 2011
  • From: Honolulu, Hawaii
Posted by Real G on Thursday, September 22, 2022 12:06 PM

Be-yootiful Greg!

Aw man, I have to get going on my build.  Niki Lauda is standing at the starting grid going "So what, where is my car?"

“Ya ya ya, unicorn papoi!”

  • Member since
    January 2022
Posted by Project510 on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 9:45 PM

Rear end looks amazing Greg. So crazy the quality of builds here.

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- James

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