Tom wrote: ↑
Sun Oct 01, 2017 1:58 pm
It's not hard to believe that it's a tough job. You did great there.
Thanks, that's nice to hear! It's ridiculous: Bending one strip, fitting it to the body, mixing the 2K-glue, holding the piece in the correct position until the glue has hardened and cleaning up the surrounding needs approximately 45 minutes. For ONE strip!!! But hey, I have to admit, it's my self-chosen fate to do this...
LUW wrote: ↑
Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:04 pm
I'm positive that will look awesome. But I still can't fathom the amount of work you pour into your projects
Well, one one hand I know that this is only an old-fashioned hobby, on the other hand I've never felt so good in all my life when doing all this
So I decided to dedicate the remaining decades (hopefully) of my life to this, not doing this for a special purpose, but only for feeling "alright" (even if specialists would plead for a 3rd degree mental illness
Jager wrote: ↑
Mon Oct 02, 2017 2:41 am
Jean, have you ever wondered if you could restore a 1:1 in less time than it takes to build a 1:43 !
Arrghhh, you're always putting your finger in the wound...
If my parents wouldn't have pushed me into boring educations, I'd loved to learn something like goldsmith, watchmaker or even car mechanic, coachbuilder etc. Now it is simply too late to start with this (no matter what all the life coaches may say...), and so I'm satisfied with tinkering in a small scale. Furthermore I can own hundreds of cars this way...
Rainy day today, now fall has started in Berlin
, but the green one's got most of the chrome trim today, on the tail:
... and on the running boards: