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  1. Rwa66

    Sevan's 1\5 Movie Dalek

    Great job, I like that.
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    1957 Triumph TR 3A

    Jürgen.Thank you for you reply, sad to see you leave as it has been a pleasure to view your beautiful builds. Good luck and good bye. Kind Regards Richard
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    1957 Triumph TR 3A

    Another very nice build, it would be a pity if it were your last here. I know that Minicraft did a TR3a but I don't know if any suitable etch wheels are available in the "aftermarket". Well done on another build to such a high standard. Cheers Richard
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    Expert Shield - LCD protectors

    I know this is an old thread, but, this company are second to none in product quality and customer service that is truly excellent. I have no reservations recommending them at all. Thanks for the original review, glad I found these people. Regards Richard
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    1/350 CVA-63 Kitty Hawk

    Hello, Who is making the decals for your aircraft?
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    Nordkap 1/50 trawler

    Very nice, a pleasing looking ship. Cheers Richard
  7. Hi, What I have done is cut back the clear dome with 1200 wet and dry with water and fairy liquid (dish soap) as a lubricant. Then use a plastic polish like Novus or tamiya compound to polish up to a high shine. You could just use polishing compounds working from course through to fine. Do inside and out for clarity. I then masked the head with 1mm micro tape and primed it. The tape should give me a clean joint for gluing. I plan to finish painting the inside of the head then tape or use rubber bands to hold the clear dome in place. Then I will run some Tamiya extra thin or plastic weld along the joint, use small amounts of liquid glue and don't flood the joint as there may be a risk of fogging the clear dome. when thoroughly dry I will fill and fair the joint after masking the clear dome. I will use melted sprue or milliput for filling the joint between the clear part and the rest of the head, but like I say, masking it first. I must stress that I do not know for certain that this way will be easy or even work as I have not got round to cementing the clear part. It may be possible to use a non fogging super glue or clear epoxy. I will be trying the liquid glue method. The front of the clear part will be black and fades to transparent so you could start at this place as it can be hidden if it doesn't work. Hope that helps. All the best Richard P.S. Have you seen this same kit built and modified by Yoshihiko Sano, It's certainly worth a look.
  8. I also have this kit that is sporadically being worked on. I spent a lot of time cleaning up. I would be interested to know how you are going to glue the clear head part. I have cut back and polished the transparent part and it can be made a great deal clearer than it comes oob. Looking forward to more of your build. Cheers Richard
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    Tamiya 1/350 king george v

    Hi Ken, Coming along nicely, The pastel shading on the deck adds a lot of interest.
  10. Hello Jurgen, Yes, Kits are very often somewhat euphemistic in the descriptions given on the box, that said, you have managed to produce another beautiful model. Regards Richard
  11. These bandai kits are so very nice looking, I had not planned on getting very many but can see myself getting a few more. The B -wing looks very nice. Richard
  12. Thanks for the reply cc, I think the best choice for spraying some paints is always going to be outside, especially when you do not own an extractor/spray booth. Cheers Richard
  13. Hi cc, Looking good, what primer did you use on the body shell, it came out very flat and even. Nice to see some of the 1:1 cars that you fix. Cheers Richard
  14. Hi John, That build has so much in the way of character, really atmospheric. Great job. Regards Richard
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    Tamiya 1/350 king george v

    Hi Kp, I personally think that the p.e. can look great unpainted, like it does on the pontos site for example. I also have seen quite a lot of your work and I don't think it is rubbish at all. The main objective has to be what you get from building and not to be too swayed by what others think. Regards Richard