LM24HRS Hand built kits

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Well done. Great finished model, well worth the effort.
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I can only stand up and applaud your work here Paul, absolutely wonderful.
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Alfaholic wrote:
Sat Nov 07, 2020 10:47 pm
I can only stand up and applaud your work here Paul, absolutely wonderful.
I cannot say it any better.
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scalainj wrote:
Sat Nov 07, 2020 5:29 am
That looks excellent Paul. Paint is superb
Cheers Andy. It took many hours to get it back up to scratch after the first attempt. Turned out better than I expected.
Tom wrote:
Sat Nov 07, 2020 5:38 am
Congrats! You've managed to finish a tough build that stands up to close-up photography which ruthlessly shows everything our eyes don't register when we hold the model. It looks fab, a job you can be proud of!
Thanks Tom. The highs and lows of model building :roll: . I was pleasantly surprised how well it stands up to close shots. A great deal of satisfaction.
Jager wrote:
Sat Nov 07, 2020 5:38 am
Congratulations on the finished product Paul. I have 3 kits to build, but still haven't worked up the courage to tackle them yet. Your work has inspired me, but I'm not quite there yet to give them a go.

Thanks Ian. Without doubt you do need the correct environment to tackle building kits. Once you feel comfortable you will be surprised how you adapt. Don't leave it too long Ian you need good eye sight at times!
reeft1 wrote:
Sat Nov 07, 2020 6:15 am
Well worth the wait. Very impressive! I have the Targa Florio winning version to build! If its half as good as this i’ll be delighted

Cheers Paul. Looking forward to your TF version build already.
oldirish33 wrote:
Sat Nov 07, 2020 10:58 am
Looks great Paul! Looking forward to the next one!


Cheers Jerry, many thanks. Turned out better than expected. Yes the confidence is now high so the next one has been started already. Watch this space for a progress report.
Alex_W wrote:
Sat Nov 07, 2020 11:52 am
Nice job. The result was definitely worth the time and effort invested.
Thanks Alex. I was determined it did not get the upper hand on me. Really pleased with the end result.
klubman01 wrote:
Sat Nov 07, 2020 6:08 pm
Well done. Great finished model, well worth the effort.
Trevor
Thanks Trevor. It was indeed. Its a hurdle overcome as I wasn't sure I could cope with such small parts.
Alfaholic wrote:
Sat Nov 07, 2020 10:47 pm
I can only stand up and applaud your work here Paul, absolutely wonderful.
Thank you Martin. It's a good feeling to overcome the low points and believe in yourself that "I can do this". In the end it has turned out much better than I expected. On to the next one...................which I think you are going to like. :D
JSB33 wrote:
Mon Nov 09, 2020 3:32 am
Alfaholic wrote:
Sat Nov 07, 2020 10:47 pm
I can only stand up and applaud your work here Paul, absolutely wonderful.
I cannot say it any better.
Many thanks, much appreciated. Glad people are enjoying the end result.
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Okay folks on to the next one.

I'm temporarily turning my attention away from sportscars this time to focus on the later 60's single seaters. My next challenge is to build a SMTS diecast kit of a.....

FERRARI 246 T and/or FERRARI F2 166

As the title suggests this kit can be built up into two different versions, the engine size being the main difference. I think I will start with the 246 T version used by Chris Amon and Derek Bell in the Tasman Series of 1969. If it is a successful build I will purchase another kit to build a F2 166 version to continue my DB collection.

Picture below shows some of the available options.

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SMTS kit with parts laid out ready.
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Simple easy to follow instructions. Converting into a model might not be so simple, only time will tell.
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Decal options
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Reference pictures printed and blue tacked into position for constant review
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Nice challenge, looking forward to the build!

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That looks like a great kit. Looking forward to this
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I will be looking forward to the build and progress.
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Based on the quality of your prior builds, these should be excellent

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I can fully endorse the decision to go with a Tasman car Paul :D

I was lucky enough to see one of these cars at Historic Tasman race meetings in 2008 and 2009. The car was raced in Chris Amon livery - the photos don’t do justice to the wonderful sound the car made 8-)

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Very nice!

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I always had a soft spot for the 246. Such a pretty car. Shame the 166 version was much less successful.
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