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Kerry Cox It is used extensively in the horticultural industry for wrapping stems when splicing cuttings to other plants, also, in all medical labs and especially in pathology..................... as well as scale modelling. hahahahaha ;)
21. April at 22:18:06
wilky Ah, so that is why you know about cutting "baby skin"
21. April at 23:03:42
Kerry Cox My hands are as soft as baby skin, mostly because I gave up working for a living. :) :) :) hehehehehe
21. April at 23:26:13
wilky My hands are unusually soft.
So much so that one day when meeting a farmer (I live in Coleraine) I shook his hand and he remarked "well you don't work" and when I said that I am a grave digger and dig them with a crow bar and shovel he was stunned
21. April at 23:33:44
Bart Goesaert Wonderfull work amazing details
22. April at 06:45:51
Kerry Cox Bart. Your most kind my friend.
Thank you. :)
22. April at 07:46:41
Stephan Ryll Very nice progress Kezza
22. April at 09:05:27
Kerry Cox Stephan. Thanks mate. :) It is progressing as well as I was hoping it would. :)
As with all complex builds, the preparation time is the biggest user of time.
But I wouldn't have it any other way. LOL. :-0
22. April at 09:27:27
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April 15, 2019

Michael Hickey@Kerry Cox
Hey Kerry, where do you purchase this MEK product? I'm currently using Tamiya Liquid Cement and am looking for a cheaper alternative. I also use something like Holly use's to apply it with, I use a thin glass pipette with a rubber squeezy thing to suck the liquid up and to release the cement. Like a child's medicine applicator.

Cheers, Mike.
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Kerry Cox Blame Mike Hickey for this one lads. hahahahahaha :).
Me and my MEK. !.............................I just dunno. ;) heheheheheh
(Good one michael.) LOL. :)
14. April at 14:56:28
Nathan Dempsey I only wanted to show folks I actually learned something from watching the Simpsons. This particular lesson came in handy while in the fire prevention industry.
14. April at 15:31:03
15. April at 00:38:25
Michael Hickey I used this MEK stuff this morning to glue the pylons/engine pods onto my B-58 and it works just like Kerry says. Some of it run across the underwing to the next pylon because I had put a tad to much on, so I thought I'd lightly touch it to see the result and it was already dry. It didn't leave any finger prints on the surface what so ever, I have now found my new liquid glue. And another thing Kerry was right about it does smell quite a lot so I'm glad I'm working right in front of my open window. :D :D :D
15. April at 02:19:06
Donald Dickson II Then I will likely not mess with it as I am in the basement. Not a ton of ventilation there.
15. April at 03:02:44
Kerry Cox Michael. What I just read gave me goose bumps. ! hehehehe :)
If any 'surface damage' happens from any over flow like what happened Mike, the mark left behind can easily be removed with either a sharp scalpel or the finest of sand paper, and there is no penetration like there is with the Tamiya glue, making MEK the easiest of glues to use.
Donald, I would would be worried if there was an open container in a tin can without a lid in your basement, but using it from an old Tamiya liquid glue bottle would pose no heath hazard what so ever.
I am pleased your liking what you got Michael. ;)
15. April at 05:19:29
Holger Kranich Cool that you like it, Mike! Ok it smells not as good as TTC but it works mighty fine! :)
15. April at 06:42:27
Michael Hickey Yes the smell was strong, but then again I was working from the original bottle. I'm sure when I decant some into a smaller bottle it won't smell as strong. :)
15. April at 06:50:06
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April 5, 2019

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1. April at 23:27:26
Augie fair enough buddy :)
1. April at 23:59:30
Clifford Keesler Very nice Kerry.
2. April at 01:16:44
Kerry Cox I have posted an image of the F-100 I used as a guide for the colours, and I am happy to keep what I have done.
I am not being cocky here, but after all the corrections I have made, this is way better than most attempts I have seen.
Cheers folks. ;)
2. April at 01:30:00
Stephan Ryll Looking good Kerry
2. April at 06:13:36
Kerry Cox Stephan, Thank you my friend. :)
2. April at 08:28:27
Holger Kranich The burnt tail looks astonishing! I personally had added more blue but the reference shows that you did it right!
2. April at 09:13:20
Kerry Cox Holger, your words are a comfort to me mate. Having had some doubts after the second attempt at getting something I was content with. ;)
That is the beauty of acrylics. Being able to remove the paint with a wipe of a spirits ladened cloth and try again.
It was a process of building up layer on layer at a low air pressure setting and really diluted paint that was able to dry almost instantaneously and no 'pooling'.
With the AB tip no more that a couple of MM away from the surface.
So much fun and satisfaction when things 'go right'. hehehehehe
Kez
2. April at 11:01:43
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March 15, 2019

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Cuajete Yes... great idea!
14. March at 18:02:56
Holger Kranich Time for a walk to the pharmacy!
15. March at 08:38:49
Holger Kranich Kezzy my dear, can you show us how you mask a canopy with it? Do you strech it gently, pull it over the clear part and then cut it out?
15. March at 08:40:30
Kerry Cox Holger. The Parrafilm is just paraffin wax rolled out flat and mostly used (before modellers discovered it's properties) by the horticultural industry and science labs like pathology, for sealing the glass tubes when building liquid carrying tubing to prevent leaks.
Now you have asked. I will produce a video on the way to use it when either masking off canopies or even when masking areas on a fuselage for camo work.
It is done exactly the way you described it. As long as you don't 'overstretch' it, to give your self some 'body' in the film so that it will adhere well with the right finger pressure when laying it up on what ever your working on. It leaves NO residue or wax marks behind when removed and it's especially good when using it with fresh paint, leaving a good demarcation line with no 'feathers' along the line needed.
But I will set up something that describes that aspect when I do the video. ;)
I buy mine through a medical supplies outlet.
Stay tuned. :) :) :)
15. March at 10:38:34
Wim van der Luijt Another big plus is that you can leave it on for a very long time if needed. I had a canopy where I removed it after a couple of months....no problems whatsoever
15. March at 11:24:55
Kerry Cox Wim. :) :) :)
So true mate.
I have had kits that I have 'put aside' for a while, in fact for well over the six month period and it just rolled off like it was applied yesterday. Beats the hell out of the liquid paint on masks.
15. March at 12:44:05
komoras Thanks for sharing Kerry! Love the end results
15. March at 14:55:32
Kerry Cox Any time for my friends Komoras. :)
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March 12, 2019

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March 11, 2019

Kerry Cox and Ingo F are now mates.
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February 15, 2019

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Bart Goesaert it's the same story everywhere. Here we have a very talented club, and some members place the club-logo on their models. In my opinion, these should be banned because they are influencing the judges... willing or not...and yeah, sometimes not the best model wins... a friend of mine took part in a modelcontest with the masters an didn't get a medal in his category... so ok nothing happened, next competition, the same club gives him a special award and comes by to ask him wether he wants to compete with his model on their show... some duhhh-moment...
29. June 2015 at 09:48:09
Kerry Cox For years, it was the same guys winning with crap and the effect was that the comp table thinned out to just two or three clubs.
Now there is change and a different selection system, the numbers have improved.
29. June 2015 at 09:56:15
Timothy Heimer I love your work on these mate! Just need a few more pilots to finish it up.
18. March 2017 at 14:12:37
Kerry Cox Timothy, Thanks for your looking in on "Blondie" mate. :)
I have got these in my display case with the pilot and his parachute hanging off his arse and he really looks a treat. .
These were my first and only effort with the bare metal foil, as it drove me nutts with all the curves I had to work out without taring great holes in the work. :(
The judging when I placed these was all club based and outsiders didn't get a look in, but that's all finished now with the new and fairer selection of judges. :)
Cheers Timothy and thanks again. :)
18. March 2017 at 14:34:20
Timothy Heimer Funny I was thinking ..what a pain it had to be foiling that! But it looks good!! As well as the other birds. Keep up the good work mate, Cheers from up north! LOL
19. March 2017 at 01:50:08
Kerry Cox Timothy. :)
"Up north" eh.? lol
I attempted a 1/32 Hasegawa 'Starfighter' F-104 with the foil, but even though it had cleaner lines, it was more difficult as there were so few single panels to deal with. So it's now keeping the silverfish company in my stash recess. :-/
Right now I am in the processes of screwing up a Dragon Sd.Kfz.251 C, turning it into an "A" but I should have looked before I leaped into all the dramas. :(
But I do persist. :)

19. March 2017 at 03:35:37
Katya Hodgson That's just stunning... I could never manage anything like this...
15. February at 21:13:45
Kerry Cox Katya. It is not as hard as it looks. It's just patience and keeping it all dust free and clean.
15. February at 23:04:12
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February 9, 2019

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Kerry Cox Lads and Lassies. I guess that this is all part of the joy of why we do and what we do. Fumbles and masterpieces. :) But, there is always the one yet to be built that will have all the right things in all the right places. hehehehe :) Meanwhile, I grin and bare it.
Augie, all that PE was half the reason I went for the water line, as I have always wanted to try my hand at 'makin' water'. ;)
8. February at 16:12:22
Augie Hehe your bloody bonkers ;) I'd end up pinging most of it to hell an back
8. February at 16:13:53
Bob in Spokaloo Kerry...what are you using as a painting guide for the stuff above the waterline?

For instance, are the turrets really painted red so the floatplanes can identify each battleship (In this case, red planes returned to red battleship, etc)?
8. February at 19:07:49
Bob in Spokaloo It makes some sense that way...currently have the Kingfisher that was on the Arizona on the bench and it has distinctive red markings...while other ships of the time like the Oklahoma, have blue or other colors.

Any guidance on this?
8. February at 19:10:56
Kerry Cox MM. I am lead to believe that the different colors used on the turret tops was for identification when in battle group configuration/formation. Also, as an indication to all pilots that they were 'friendlies'. :) https://forum.worldofwarship..ret-colors-arent-historical/
8. February at 21:01:50
Bob in Spokaloo Do you have a Arizona specific paint scheme you are using for reference?
8. February at 22:53:05
Bob in Spokaloo "Kimmel's orders specify a rainbow of five colors to represent the different battleship divisions, painted atop the two front turrets of battleships. The aftermost turret top was to be painted in a color representing which aircraft division the ship belonged to. In the case of the USS Arizona, both colors were a bright red."

archives.starbulletin.com/2006/12/07/news/story04.html

This may explain it all.....looks like the Arizona had the two front turrets painted red for division ID and one rear turret painted the same red for the aircraft.
8. February at 23:00:04
Kerry Cox Thank you for the info and the link. ;)
9. February at 00:45:47
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January 18, 2019

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Kerry Cox Lode. Your a most kind man with your compliments and praise. :)
I feel quite humbled that you hold me in such good standing. :)
It must be the engineer in me that is always looking for the easiest way to solve problems, and with plastic kits, it's not an exact science, but it certainly keeps my grey matter busy.
15. January at 10:53:54
Lode Schildermans That's engineering, Kerry. As an engineer, I think the same way
15. January at 14:22:02
Kerry Cox Lode. That is so true. :)
I have always had this thing where, if I can fix something...............anything, my day is complete. :) hahahaha
15. January at 19:21:53
Es-haq Khosravi Great job Kerry! I'm watching!
15. January at 20:37:29
Miro Herold Good sanding work
18. January at 10:31:29
Kerry Cox I am just hope full that the chrome BMF will stay in place. :)
18. January at 11:24:18
Bryn Crandell Watching this one. Seems as if this kit needs some surgery to get it to fit right. Your challenges are felt amoungst us all. Looks like its coming together though.
18. January at 16:32:27
Kerry Cox Academy do make good models, but EVERY one I have done has had major fit issues, especially the F-4 Phantom. Grrrrrrr
The bulk of the Academy molds seem to be old Revel pressings.
Just like Italeri using old Tamiya molds.
18. January at 21:08:08
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Clifford Keesler It's looking cool. Congrats. on your HO-229, It is truly a masterpiece, and the rewards were well deserved.
16. January at 21:25:58
Peter Hardy Someone's been looking in your cupboard Kez!!
16. January at 22:04:38
Kerry Cox I don't mind.
At my age, you grab all the attention you can get.
17. January at 02:13:32
James C Hey cool to put a face to the name finally mate.
17. January at 17:53:05
Joerg R. I love this planeO.O Great build so far, Kerry
17. January at 18:48:49
Kerry Cox Thanks lads. :)
17. January at 20:44:13
Lode Schildermans I take my hat off, when the grandmaster passes by. And he just did? Kerry, hat off for this detail to engineerig
17. January at 23:15:38
Kerry Cox Lode. I just tried to make what was all ready an astounding kit just a little better in it's looks.
Cheers and thank you.
18. January at 01:26:36
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January 17, 2019

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Kerry Cox Many thanks gents. :) Fully worth the time and effort really.
9. January at 02:53:09
Bart Goesaert nice and colorfull... good job
9. January at 07:55:46
Kerry Cox Cheers Bart. :)
9. January at 07:57:32
Sören Reifert Great work Kerry ;) Didnt expect less from you!
9. January at 08:38:16
Kerry Cox Sören, Thank you heaps my friend, and how are you. ? ;)
9. January at 09:10:10
Bryn Crandell The finished Hun is amazing. Well done Kerry!
16. January at 23:43:20
Bryn Crandell The finished Hun is amazing. Well done Kerry!
16. January at 23:43:21
Kerry Cox Bryn. Thank you for your comment and smile.
It was truthfully, a great deal of fun to tackle, let alone finish.
I had a blast.
17. January at 02:27:49
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January 9, 2019

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December 28, 2018

Kerry Cox
I want to wish all my friends, mates and fellow modellers a most joyful Christmas and a happy new year.
Be kind to all and love all you can.
God bless.
Kerry COX. aka 'Red Roo'.
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Gordon Sørensen Merry Christmas Everyone! We have a great modelling community here. Looking forward to seeing everyones builds in the new year, and maybe actually finishing a couple myself!
25. December 2018 at 00:52:44
Kerry Cox Thank you Gordon. We certainly have a fine gathering of wonderful people, for sure.
Cheers. ;)
25. December 2018 at 03:49:10
Lode Schildermans Merry C, crazy bunch of modelers :)
25. December 2018 at 09:57:42
Rui S Hi Kezza.
Thx Mate. I wish you a very Happy New Year
25. December 2018 at 22:25:00
Holger Kranich All the best, you crazy dudes! :D
26. December 2018 at 12:31:39
Roger Judd Merry Christmas to everyone. Hope you had a great Christmas. I've got a new BE2c to build. Happy modelling in 2019.
26. December 2018 at 12:44:34
arne vd burg Merry Christmas to you all
26. December 2018 at 19:00:46
Miro Herold A good year of modelling!
28. December 2018 at 18:22:40
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December 12, 2018

Kerry Cox
I am taking an overdue break from Scalemates and modelling in general for a while, as all I seem to have been doing lately is nothing but be a scale modeller and very little else.
I am sure all of you will understand.
Kerry. aka, Red Roo.
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Spanjaard agree!
19. November 2018 at 00:21:08
Kerry Cox Thank you all. I will be 'active' as soon as the drugs wear off. ! Right now, not much makes any sense. :-/
19. November 2018 at 20:32:15
Lode Schildermans Strenght, mate. As I think I may say, the whole bunch is supporting you
19. November 2018 at 22:42:46
Kerry Cox I am most grateful for all the support my friends. :)
20. November 2018 at 05:12:05
Bart Goesaert glad it came alright... enjoy the break, and hopefully your ticke ticker (Allo Allo pronouciation in mind) keeps on ticking for a long time...
12. December 2018 at 08:05:15
Kerry Cox The hearts fine. The mind is something else. Mmmmmmmm
12. December 2018 at 13:37:51
Es-haq Khosravi Nice to hear again from you Kerry!
12. December 2018 at 13:43:24
Bart Goesaert That will mend too, important things first...
12. December 2018 at 13:59:29
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December 9, 2018

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Peter Hardy My neighbors have a DVD player. Maybe they won't notice ... :)
8. December 2018 at 21:13:48
Spanjaard add the adress Daniel ;)
@Kezza, take good care of yourself mate. i do actually have a collection of stuff from old electronics too :D
9. December 2018 at 00:19:53
Michael Hickey Problem is Peter you'll use a tank of juice just to get to your neighbors and back. :D
9. December 2018 at 00:22:23
9. December 2018 at 01:51:54
Wim van der Luijt I use a slightly different method of extracting the parts, it's called "brute force" and involves repeated blows with a hammer :D
9. December 2018 at 11:20:34
Daniel Klink Hope you wear glasses when you do this Wim ;)
9. December 2018 at 11:31:52
Lode Schildermans I find this a very good way to recover model build material, but my neighbours are complaining now that they can't listen to CD's anymore
9. December 2018 at 20:06:29
Martin Oostrom Your neighbours needed your cd-player to listen to cd's? You really are a generous person ;)

Kerry, glad to see you're still cruising along
9. December 2018 at 21:10:15
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October 6, 2018

Martin Oostrom@Kerry Cox
Kerry, master of all things plastic. Once more I have a question for thee.
I’ve got a Toyota rally car in white plastic. It will be done in a white with red/green decals version. The plastic is perfectly white, no flow marks etc. Do I need to paint it, or can I get away with a thorough polishing and a varnish when done? Or do I need to paint it white to avoid yellowing of the plastic after a few years?
Cheers,
Martin
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Wim van der Luijt Since this is an public message I'll put my two cents in too. IMHO you need to protect the plastic from the influence of UV light. Paint is in order.......
6. October 2018 at 13:23:53
Martin Oostrom This is exactly why I made a public post 8)
Thanks for your reply Wim, much appreciated.
6. October 2018 at 14:37:43
Kerry Cox Good morning, how are you mate. ?
I hope I can answer your question on the white bare plastic.
It is possible to polish up any plastic to a sheen that is equal to what a top paint job looks like, but as to the uv effects, Peter and I suggest the you keep it in q dark room. :)
Other than that cryptic comment, I would follow Wim's lead and give it a lick of paint. ;)
6. October 2018 at 20:42:37
Martin Oostrom So, no cutting corners with painting then. Thanks guys.
Feeling very tired at the moment due to some family affairs. I will keep you posted, but via pm ;)
6. October 2018 at 22:33:07
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September 16, 2018

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Rene Scheiblich Sooo... You basically rent a car paintshop to paint those monsters? :D
29. August 2018 at 18:28:15
Spanjaard it is good that those beauties take a while to be built.... takes a bit longer to run out of space!
29. August 2018 at 20:10:39
Lode Schildermans Not to mention the HMS Hood after the Rodney. A monster of 132 cm :)
29. August 2018 at 21:31:50
Spanjaard holy m.... :)
29. August 2018 at 22:09:02
Lode Schildermans Yep, Rodney was a gift from Mrs Schildermans and also my Nemesis
29. August 2018 at 22:15:38
Donald Dickson II OK, there were some SERIOUS injustices perpetrated on some folks there. I am surprised some judges werent strung up. I find it absolutely insane that anything like club affiliation is shown. That is not the appearance of bias, it 100% IS bias. I have plenty of issues with judges here at IPMS shows, but they seem like a right bunch of fair guys compared to what I am seeing there.
29. August 2018 at 22:31:30
Kerry Cox Yes Donald, it was a bit distressing for some and much was said at the awards by those who stayed to watch them handed out.
29. August 2018 at 22:39:31
Miro Herold The drowned Reisen is the best present for me. Very good at all.
16. September 2018 at 15:31:23
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August 31, 2018

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Peter Hardy That's a long way from Antarctica, I would have thought it would be tropical that far north!
30. August 2018 at 20:40:22
Urban Gardini It's cold enough most of the year...
30. August 2018 at 20:42:24
Kerry Cox So. What was I talking about again. ?
30. August 2018 at 20:44:18
Peter Hardy Did you say something Kez? Sorry Mate, I was just engrossed in what you would post this morning on your Arizona thread.
30. August 2018 at 20:55:52
Kerry Cox My post seems to have been hi jacked. !:-/
31. August 2018 at 00:52:24
Michael Hickey Hey Kerry, I've noticed that happens from time to time with this mob. :) ;)
31. August 2018 at 01:21:02
Robber Penguin I have no clue how this could happened... :D
31. August 2018 at 01:25:10
Kerry Cox Oh well. Better than being banned from FaceBook. hahahaha :)
31. August 2018 at 03:59:54
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August 20, 2018

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Kerry Cox !!! :-O Would I lie to you Rui. ??? hehehe
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11. July 2017 at 22:06:46
Peter Hardy Take your point Kerry. Too uniform? They look VERY closely replicated!
20. August 2018 at 02:42:26
Kerry Cox Oh well. :(
20. August 2018 at 02:46:40
Peter Hardy But that's just me.
20. August 2018 at 02:59:44
Kerry Cox But what won was just a pile of junk with no story at all to be seen. But hey. That's just me too. ;)
20. August 2018 at 05:25:08
Bart Goesaert nice project as always, just stumbled over it... a bit harsh to cover the vehicle with the hay, but as you stated, it tells a story... and that you don't see that often...
20. August 2018 at 10:38:23
Kerry Cox Bart, that was exactly my thinking at the time. And when I came across the image of all the officers sitting around a vehicle with sheaves of wheat all over it, my imagination went wild, thinking of how I could replicate that story, having never seen anything about that aspect of the push onto the Russian Steeps, but I did get a lot of comments about the dio, mainly about, "I didn't know the Germans did THAT." type of thing. :)
20. August 2018 at 20:09:44
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August 15, 2018

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Kerry Cox Thanks Michael.
11. August 2018 at 06:17:26
Kerry Cox Besides. Nothing else would have fitted if it was with the Ferrari up the right way. With the alternator and water pump shafts located in conjunction with the cams.
11. August 2018 at 06:20:31
Peter Hardy Young Kerry. You'd have to have five years on me! That'd make you what? 38. 40?
12. August 2018 at 04:37:53
Kerry Cox Duo Finito. !
14. August 2018 at 21:54:09
Peter Hardy Too much time in Latin classes Kez. Nice job on the duo though. Love the body paint!
14. August 2018 at 22:03:22
Spanjaard both fantastic Kerry
14. August 2018 at 22:31:13
Michael Hickey WoW, you've done a superb job on both these Stallions, you should be very pleased to have these in your collection and I am sure their going to turn heads at the QMHE.
14. August 2018 at 23:38:46
Kerry Cox Gents. :) Thank you so much for your wonderful comments and hopes for the comp. I am happy, though I can still see faults with some aspects. But that's our nature yeah. ? :)
15. August 2018 at 01:24:46
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August 10, 2018

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Spanjaard sorry, almost late for the lesson :)
9. August 2018 at 22:15:11
Kerry Cox Spanjaard, Sometimes you get a batch of BMF that just will not stick. Low adhesion is a real pain in the patoot. :( THAT is my problem ATM, nothing is sticking to where it's put, and I have cleaned and degreased the bloody thing at least 4 times to resolve the problem, but, no joy. :( :( :(
9. August 2018 at 22:44:27
Spanjaard you will make to conform to your wishes.... no doubt about it!
10. August 2018 at 12:35:36
Lode Schildermans I think you wanna say, Spanjaard, that Kerry will make it according his high level standard, and he won't except less than perfection ;)
10. August 2018 at 13:26:34
Spanjaard indeed :)
and if one batch of the product is wrong, he will try another :)
10. August 2018 at 13:35:09
Kerry Cox Persistence does pay off you all say. ? :)
Well, good news. The second 250GTO I am working on that will be as a racing unit has turned out BETTER than the original in the BMF department, using the oldest sheet I have, it went on so easily, I thought I was going nuts. !
Starting a new album on the Mk2 GTO next, cursing the clear parts of the 330 P4 for being all warped and no hope of fitting. :(
Other than that. I am still having fun.
Cheers Spanjaard and Lode. :)
10. August 2018 at 16:44:09
Spanjaard better than the first 250? i want to see that! :)
10. August 2018 at 20:46:18
Peter Hardy Out of bed Kerry? We should Skype today, I need encouragement. Marty's building a Honda and I am feeling threatened!
10. August 2018 at 21:34:24
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Peter Hardy Special. Well that's what it said on my school bus!
Careful Kerry, I have feelings you know!
26. July 2018 at 00:18:28
Kerry Cox All is good mate. I too have a 'special' sense of that thing called humor. :-/
26. July 2018 at 00:39:33
Martin Oostrom What happened with the paint job? You mention all kinds of horror. I see a couple of scratches on the green. And the white seems a bit yellowed.
3. August 2018 at 21:17:31
Kerry Cox Martin. On the horror side of things. I was stripping back the paint because all kinds of ugly crap was coming out of the plastic, spoiling the finish and the plastic just started to fall apart. NO, it was not the paint stripper, just the plastic with impurities. :( :( :(
3. August 2018 at 23:28:31
Martin Oostrom That's a big bummer. How did it pass quality control....
4. August 2018 at 06:21:40
Peter Hardy Don't go there Marty! Yoda is elevating fridges and throwing them at stray starships!
4. August 2018 at 07:49:53
Martin Oostrom Not his, Aoshima's. You know, those guys from the dark side that keep developing kits for us to stash.
4. August 2018 at 07:58:17
Lode Schildermans Kerry, some competition from another scalemate
https://facebook.com/560945766/posts/10156303545650767/
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Kerry Cox Bughunter, Uschi has all your rigging needs, here is the link. https://uschivdr.com/
4. August 2018 at 18:07:46
bughunter I use that flexible rigging material, but for connection to the Gaspatch turnbuckles I need small pieces of tube. Now I use brass, but this micro tube is may be a option, that's why I ask. Uschi recommends 0,5mm brass pipes for 1/32, but I build 1/48. Thx.
4. August 2018 at 20:06:10
Kerry Cox No worries Bugs. :)
4. August 2018 at 20:30:02
bughunter Could someone please tell me the inside diameter or wall thickness?
5. August 2018 at 10:59:35
Martin Oostrom Next week soon enough?
5. August 2018 at 11:47:09
bughunter Yes, of course! No hurry ... Thx!
5. August 2018 at 12:33:45
Kerry Cox Why ask me. ? Go to the site that has it for sale where I am sure they will have that tec stuff available. :)
I only bought it because I saw it in a video of some guy building a Tamiya 1/12 bike. !
5. August 2018 at 19:10:21
Spanjaard hi bughunter, i would love the help, but i am out of town for a few days. if you send me a message in a week, i will check the packaging, or measure myself the different micro tubes
i got the tools to provide the outside diameter with good precision, but inside diameter will be a different business....
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Kerry Cox Rene, being in the same 'neighborhood' is quite funny really, as we all consider some one who lives a 1000 Km away as 'just up the road', as distance is not a challenge to any of us and 'going for a drive' here usually means your going a hell of a long way. Peter is 1000 Km north of me here and Michael is south 256 Km, about four hours. So yes. Not all that far really, knowing just how bloody big this country is. hahahaha :)
Peter is committed to other things before Wangerooge is on his radar, and Traveling with him would be a whole lot better than solo and both nutters for history and modelling means we will be doing a fair bit of having a "Captain Cook" :) (having a look.) :)
4. August 2018 at 20:39:00
Peter Hardy What's the SO's issue with coming here? Expense? Language? Flight time? Australia is the most exotic place in the world, and Un Zud (New Zealand) is just a short flight away. Two wonderful destinations. And best of all, you meet the most wonderful people Down Under!
4. August 2018 at 22:20:35
Jens @Peter And best of all, you meet the most wonderful people not just down under ;) :)
4. August 2018 at 22:25:27
Kerry Cox My bloody oath mate. :) :) :)
4. August 2018 at 22:39:18
Gordon Sørensen Wow! Fantastic looking Ferrari, Kerry!
5. August 2018 at 02:32:14
Kerry Cox Thank you Gordon. I am pretty happy with it myself mate. In fact, the best I have ever done.
I am currently working on the V-6 Dino Ferrari, and just as much bare metal foil will be the order of the day on that too. But great lines. :)
5. August 2018 at 03:43:40
Norbert Steffens What a beauty, and a shiny finish. Perfect
5. August 2018 at 06:15:22
Kerry Cox Norbert. I am over the moon that so many of you guys like my effort. :)
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Peter Hardy Geeze! I feel better now! Just been through the stashes of Wim, Spanjaard and Jimbo. I do not have a hoarding problem! I must tell Mrs Hardy how lucky she is to have me!! :)
2. August 2018 at 09:52:40
Kerry Cox If I had a stash, I would always get the feeling that someone is looking over my shoulder. :(
2. August 2018 at 10:43:57
Lode Schildermans According to Mrs Schildermans, Mr Schildermans has enough in his stash :-;
2. August 2018 at 11:00:09
Alexander G. Wow, someone is on a Ferrari streak!
2. August 2018 at 11:10:30
Wim van der Luijt I've said it before...it's not a stash, it's life support. I plan to live forever and the stash must grow accordingly :)
2. August 2018 at 12:03:17
Kerry Cox I never grow old either. heheheh :)
Fun isn't it. !!! :)
2. August 2018 at 19:09:23
Kerry Cox If ever I was pissed off with a paint job. It was this one. And after the paint was removed, you can see why. :(
I was trying to overcome all the sanding and scraping I did in my rush to have it finished, as they are all painfully obvious now and I have a hell of a job in front of me to get it back to something I can really work with, and not so much paint this time. :(
2. August 2018 at 21:24:47
Spanjaard i know Martin, but try to explain that to the lady of the house. the fact that some out there have 1000 means nothing :P
at current speed, and with Win approach, i know i will leave 237 years :D :D
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Peter Hardy Gawd! Four brand new unused classic Ferrari's and another on order... Spanjaard, you have created a monster! Yoda has turned to the Dark Side!
Jens, I have started on the GPZ but haven't posted anything yet. I'll be home next week and post the project. Kit is VERY detailed in most areas. Fit isn't perfect but is acceptable and good enough to be easy to correct. I am enjoying the build so go pick up the kit. You won't regret it.
11. July 2018 at 09:54:22
Spanjaard no, he has turned to the red side :D :D
11. July 2018 at 10:08:32
Jens Thanks Peter, I'll buy the Aoshima shelves empty in my Ju 88 breaks :D but only bikes, cars are too boring :D
11. July 2018 at 10:12:47
Peter Hardy His bank account will be in the red if he keeps buying prancing ponies!
Jens the Aoshima kits are very inexpensive, but as Kerry said, the detail is not lacking.
11. July 2018 at 10:22:39
Kerry Cox WOW. :-O
Spanjaard, forgive me for thinking yours was the Fujumi. ! But the work you did on it was stunning, no matter what brand mate. :) (Not to mention......inspirational. ) :)
I have allready wired the two distributors and I am getting the engine components all painted.
Lots of extras I am keen to attempt.
I must get the Italeri kit Spanjaard, as the windows look a whole lot better than what is in the Fujumi kit. !
I will start a photo sptread with the arrival of the second 250, doing an 'unboxing and the images of the build to follow.
Cheers lads.
Go Queensland. !!!!
11. July 2018 at 10:31:05
Peter Hardy Very quiet in Belgium today.
11. July 2018 at 10:36:09
Lode Schildermans Peter, it is the flemish holiday. To celebrate the last time we beat the french, but that is long ago
12. July 2018 at 22:29:56
Peter Hardy Missing the good old days!
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Kerry Cox This is EXACTLY the same as "Clear fix".
Water soluble and perfect for applying decals.
Also, perfect for fixing clear parts in place.
6. February 2016 at 22:10:01
James C Thanks for that mate, will keep an eye out for it. I've already got a small 28ml bottle of Humbrol clear fix in the stash that I use for attaching my aircraft canopies. I used Pledge floor care "Finish" as my clear coat to seal and protect the paint as well as to create a flat surface for the decals to adhere to. Strangely, I've not had the white residue problem using it before now though. :S
I'm praying that another clear coat of the Pledge will fix my current problem.
7. February 2016 at 00:05:58
Kerry Cox Unfortunately, Pledge is a different compound from what you get in the shaky isles, . But the Elmers is my constant companion on the decal side of my modelling.
Cheers mate. :)
7. February 2016 at 00:34:12
Clifford Keesler Do you use it straight from the bottle or do you mix it with something?
8. February 2016 at 21:59:50
David Barclay Hi Kerry! I too wonder if you use straight or dilute??

Thanks in advance!
12. February 2016 at 08:10:10
Rui S Hey Kezza,
I'm wondering if you use this all over the kit, like mates do with Pledge floor care, or just in places with decals?
13. February 2016 at 14:26:55
Kerry Cox Rui, NO.
This is used only where the decal will go, with all the excess wiped away with a damp cloth after all decals have dried and "set".
Then, the final sealing coat of clear is applied.
The Elmers glue is water based, like the glue that was originally on the decals before they are slid off the backing paper, and so, this lets you clean the whole model without any 'residue' remaining.
I should actually make a short video of the process, as it is so easy to do, but the results are just awesome. :)
Cheers mate.
KC.
13. February 2016 at 22:19:57
Rui S Hey mate,
Thank you. I thought so. And you use it oob?
8)
14. February 2016 at 04:12:49
Kerry Cox I try not to drink it OOB, as it does taste like raspberry. :), but yes, just a small amount on a clean surface you can dip your brush into is all you need. .
14. February 2016 at 04:25:44
Rui S Hehehe you better drink a beer Mate.
Thank you ;)
14. February 2016 at 14:53:00
Kerry Cox All is good mate. :)
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