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Small blitz on Tamiya’s T-Rex

 

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I believe excerable is the best word to describe this kit 

 

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At least it was cheap

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Never done one, but I've always had an itch to build a dino, so I'll be watching with interest.

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Body glued together and then the rear of the head cut off and attached to the torso at 90 degrees to the suggested angle

 

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A bit of cosmetic work to remove the dewlap and liposuction around the belly 

 

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You don’t look a day older than 60million - it’s taken geological eras off you

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Posted (edited)

“Blitz” was a bit over optimistic - The legs need almost totally remade and days of shaping and drying 

 

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You can start to see where I’ll go with it

 

Edited by LostCosmonauts

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Nice work, watching with interest! :popcorn:

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nice posture conversion - no longer does it look like Godzilla costume - good luck with the build 

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On 4/21/2018 at 5:01 PM, LostCosmonauts said:

Tamiya’s T-Rex

I feel your pain and resurrected my old thread so you won't have to suffer alone!

I'll look in from the sidelines if I may?

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Nice work on the major surgery,everytime I see that tamiya Box art,this is what I really see.

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:)

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Looking good, glad more dinos are about -even though this kit does show it's age. I agree with Carts' opinion! ... You're making great progress :popcorn:

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FYI, the T-rex in the diorama boxing is an altogether different and far superior molding.

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