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Re: Scale Plastic Models

Post by Halgar » Fri Oct 23, 2009 2:36 pm

I spent most of the evening watching those vids. I recommend watching them at YouTube rather than here in the resident player so that you can keep the movie list and go back. The resident player doesn't let you go back to the original movie list. :cry: There are a lot of very interesting vids out there.
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Re: Scale Plastic Models

Post by TamiyaTony » Fri Oct 23, 2009 6:58 pm

Absolutely stunning. It became very melancholy and depressing watching that graveyard video after a while. The music added that surreal atmosphere perfectly. I really felt like all of those cars were dead or dying slowly. Master model making there. Who wrote that dark song?
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Post by Halgar » Sat Oct 24, 2009 4:43 pm

I don't know who did the music, but most of those pics you really couldn't tell they were models. Look at the detailing of the environment as well. Very talented individual.
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Post by QKENF4U » Thu Jan 14, 2010 5:58 pm

replicating my brothers old 69 427 nova.... heres the start... had to strip the paint once since it was way to BROWN to be a decent match...

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Re: Scale Plastic Models

Post by SFC K » Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:30 am

Good start! Who makes that kit? I don't recall the wheel well in the rear being that flared like that... :?:
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Post by TomT » Thu Aug 19, 2010 7:47 am

1/35 Willys I just finished, not perfect and definitely not accurate.

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Post by TamiyaTony » Thu Aug 19, 2010 4:17 pm

Fantastic work! Patience really is a virtue.
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Post by SFC K » Thu Aug 19, 2010 9:28 pm

Two thumbs up! :wink:
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Post by TomT » Thu Aug 19, 2010 9:52 pm

Thanks guys. A lot of respect goes out those individuals that build these, make them look real, can weather them, and put them in a diorama!!! 8) Amazing how small and detailed they are, could not imagine the 1/48 scale!

Anywhoo here are some kits I'm going to build:
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I think I'll go with a 1/24th car next, just to save my sanity :lol:

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Post by TomT » Thu Sep 09, 2010 3:34 am

So I'm almost done with my M5A1 tank model and I was thinking the fit seemed to be off a bit for a Tamiya model. I know it was a discontinued kit but was not sure how long ago. I looked at the box and it said 1977 :shock: Nah, that cant be right so I looked at the instructions.... 1977 :lol: Wow this model is 2 years younger than I am :lol: I guess the fit is pretty decent for manufacture in those days!

I post finished product pics in a few days.

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Just checked my other 1/35 boxes, 1971, 1972, and 1982 :shock:
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Post by Halgar » Thu Sep 09, 2010 6:29 am

TomT wrote:Thanks guys. A lot of respect goes out those individuals that build these, make them look real, can weather them, and put them in a diorama!!! 8) Amazing how small and detaile
I sure wish Grahame was still around. He did fantastic weathering and such. When you get a chance, go take a look at his "Peewee" thread in the projects forum. I want to say that he did a few static models as well, but don't quote me on that.
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Post by TomT » Fri Sep 10, 2010 12:54 am

Halgar wrote: I sure wish Grahame was still around. He did fantastic weathering and such. When you get a chance, go take a look at his "Peewee" thread in the projects forum. I want to say that he did a few static models as well, but don't quote me on that.
Yeah that was a cool project!!! I need to try my hand at weather one of these days. I just cringe putting so much time into a model then try to make it look old at the chance of destroying it :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post by SFC K » Fri Sep 10, 2010 1:17 am

Awesome looking M5A1! I was a little reluctant to weather mine when I built the M60A1 tank. The end result is a better and more realistic model. You won't be disappointed if you do.
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Post by TomT » Fri Sep 10, 2010 1:31 am

SFC K wrote:Awesome looking M5A1! I was a little reluctant to weather mine when I built the M60A1 tank. The end result is a better and more realistic model. You won't be disappointed if you do.
Yeah I just have to learn how to do it :lol: :lol: :lol:
I'll let it collect dust for a couple of years.... how's that? :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Scale Plastic Models

Post by SFC K » Fri Sep 10, 2010 1:58 am

TomT wrote:
SFC K wrote:Awesome looking M5A1! I was a little reluctant to weather mine when I built the M60A1 tank. The end result is a better and more realistic model. You won't be disappointed if you do.
Yeah I just have to learn how to do it :lol: :lol: :lol:
I'll let it collect dust for a couple of years.... how's that? :lol: :lol: :lol:

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