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Pascal GARAT (pg265)


Little Red Bullet: Ferrari 500 F2

Work in progress and back to the 50's...

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1:20 Ferrari 500 F2 (Model Factory Hiro K-234)


3. February 2013, 19:31
Tim van Dooremalen
Very nice! What kit is it anyway?
3. February 2013, 19:57
Pascal GARAT
Thank you Tim.
This is the kit of the Ferrari Tipo 500 or 500F2, 1/20, from Model Factory Hiro.
Last pic is the kit box.
3. February 2013, 20:49
Pascal GARAT
Hi, Pics added.
6. February 2013, 06:09
Alexander Aristides Cronvall
Now that's a nice kit. and a truly beautiful car !
6. February 2013, 06:20
Steve Wilson
Awesome work Pascal, your build is a perfect exercise into why I love these kits so much...
People say to me, Gosh aren't they expensive??? I reply, if you know nothing about modelling, then yes maybe!!! But they are complete, buy the kit and you have everything and more in the box, no need to buy any expensive aftermarket paraphernalia. 8)
6. February 2013, 07:26
Pascal GARAT
Thank you very much Alexander and Steve.
6. February 2013, 23:12
Pascal GARAT
New pics added.
Small work done on the lower body: louvers opened on both side, pink is on waiting for the Ferrari red.
Exhaust started, but still need a lot of work... paint.
16. February 2013, 19:42
Riet D
tuned in
16. February 2013, 21:43
Alexander Aristides Cronvall
There's so many nice details, it´s a joy to follow this build
16. February 2013, 23:48
Pascal GARAT
Riet D, Alexander, thanks for the nice comments.

Small progress today with the low body painted in red.
I've tested a low sheen clear coat on a rough part painted in red (a part of a 312PB).
I'm still wondering wether I'll use 2K or Low sheen to depict the 1951 paint finish...
I've also work on the exhaust. I didn't like the rear end of the exhaust provided, so I machined a new one in a piece of aluminum.
The original "pipe" was cut off and replaced with the new one.
More to come soon I hope.
17. February 2013, 19:16
Pascal GARAT
Just few words to tell you that as I wasn't really happy of the result of the opened louvers on the lower part of the body, I ordered a new part to redo a better work.

6. March 2013, 19:14
Stefan Suessemilch
Great job Pascal, love the details!!
6. March 2013, 22:50

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