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Updated: January 27, 2020
18. January at 17:39:50 Share
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Bozzer Just realised I've not joined this thread, d'oh! I'm in \m/
27. January at 06:34:40
Christoph Kunz Hello Munkyslut, the turret under the nose could be from a B17. Anf the turret at the rear looks like the one on the Heinkel He177. Maybe department X of Revell could help you. https://revell.de/produkte/m..if.html#&gid=1&pid=2
27. January at 16:24:06
Munkyslut Ahh that's excellent info Christoph
I really would like to get it as close to the box art as possible, even down the bands faces & the bombs blazing away.
Airfix had a great idea with the Motörhead theme, but didn't put as much effort in to the box contents....... the separate decal sheet is cool & the paint chart a welcome addition, but the 3 airman included are all seated when one should be laying prone for the nose gun.
I can understand the lack of turrets as that would require retooling the glasshouse, not to mention the turret itself.
It's still pretty cool though 8)
27. January at 18:33:37
Munkyslut Shot a coat of light grey primer to check the sanding of the gap filling at the wing & fuselage joins & im pretty happy, a nice coat of Matte Black being laid down very soon!
27. January at 20:02:14
Bozzer Coming along now brother! Just curious.. Are you joining the truck group build? I know it's coming up, in the next few weeks?
27. January at 20:12:22
Tim Heimer What truck build? Who, what , where??
28. January at 04:10:02
Nathan Dempsey This one:
SCM Australian Trucks Groupbuild (15. February until 31. May, Moranbah AU)
28. January at 04:32:52
Bozzer C'mon fellas, if you're game for it, sign up before the party starts without you \m/
28. January at 06:20:00
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1:72 HEINKEL He111 H-6 (Airfix A07007A)
40th Anniversary of MOTÖRHEAD'S BOMBER
HEINKEL He111 H-6 with the special Anniversary box lid
Airfix 1:72
A07007A
2019 | Changed decals
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28. December 2019 at 09:56:43 Share
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Munkyslut I've started it!
18. January at 17:31:26
Nigel Chapman Rock on
20. January at 04:15:22
Bozzer C'mon Monkey, let's see what's in the kit? ;)
20. January at 04:44:30
Munkyslut Just for you Boz ;) I don't know how to attach pix to this thread so I've stuck em on the album thread
20. January at 10:00:46
Bozzer Love ya monkey mate, I'll have a look :)
20. January at 16:27:25
27. January at 03:29:57
Munkyslut Yeah that's cool Bob! Would've liked some Eddie graphics on the nose 8)
27. January at 23:08:41
Bozzer Monkey, you might be in luck! I have a decal sheet for the Ed Force One. It was a disaster build and I never got to put the decals on, before it crashed to the ground. Yours for free, if you want them mate?
28. January at 06:14:32
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Project: Rommels Rod
1:24 Rommel's Rod (Monogram 85-4260)
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Munkyslut Cheer Tim!
Nathan, I love that paint colour, looks gorgeous & was a piece of piss to get right
22. September 2019 at 20:30:44
Munkyslut All done bar a couple of tiny details to paint in like the hood straps & front fender marker lights, plus the radiator skull mascot needs gluing in place.
I know the pic is shite but the lights terrible in here so I'll take some nice daylight pix in the morning.
Wish I'd weathered it a bit now though.........
23. September 2019 at 19:04:05
Bob Hall COOL !!!!!!!!!!
23. September 2019 at 19:07:30
Chaz Gordon Very Cool, real fun subject.
23. September 2019 at 20:08:20
P J Superb!
4. October 2019 at 11:56:45
Nigel Chapman Love that engine maybe it could be showed off more ?
10. November 2019 at 20:16:17
Munkyslut Thanks Nigel!
Hood is glued to side covers but not to body so can lift off anytime
10. November 2019 at 20:28:46
Tim Heimer Wow, after looking at mine and seeing yours again, yours belongs in a car show dude!
28. January at 04:16:28
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January 27, 2020

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I don’t know if these people have shared on here before but I thought it was worth a post.
They seem to have some great products for the 1/24 1/25 hot rod, custom, drag, drift builder

https://onetwentyfifthcustoms.com/
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January 18, 2020

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1:72 HEINKEL He111 H-6 (Airfix A07007A)
 
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December 25, 2019

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1:6 Kawasaki Z1300 (Tamiya 16019)
 
Kawasaki Z1300
Tamiya 1:6
16019
1981 | New tool
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25. December 2019 at 17:47:00 Share
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1:6 Kawasaki Z1300 (Tamiya 16019)
 
Kawasaki Z1300
Tamiya 1:6
16019
1981 | New tool
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December 24, 2019

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1:8 BMW R75/5 (Revell H-1552)
"Wunderbike"
BMW R75/5
Revell 1:8
H-1552
1973 | Changed decals
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24. December 2019 at 23:28:59 Share

December 1, 2019

Munkyslut
Hobbycraft Black Friday Deals!

I was in the in Milton Keynes today & spotted half price deals on loads of Revell & Italieri kits! Some proper good deals here.....
https://hobbycraft.co.uk/brand/revell
21. November 2019 at 20:02:28 Share
Derek Huggett "Open your wallet and say the magic words after me...'Help yourself'!!!" (Thank you 'The Goon Show') :D
21. November 2019 at 21:57:35
Munkyslut Ahh the Goon Show, Sunday afternoons listening to me old mans LP's & practicing Bluebottle :)))
21. November 2019 at 22:15:52
Danny Meer Just looked at what is in store and it's easy to lower prices when your "normal" price is way over market value lol
22. November 2019 at 13:30:17
Munkyslut Are they pricey then? I'm probably well out of touch on new model prices, I usually only buy vintage for my hoard!
22. November 2019 at 20:33:37
Danny Meer well don't know if that's normal prices for UK, but when compared to some dutch shops some kit here are 20,- to 30,- euro less on normal price :) and my stash is also mostly '70's 80's kits :)
23. November 2019 at 12:54:07
Chaz Gordon Hobby craft mainly sell at MSRP, but when they do black friday deals, they can be bargains. Just picked up the Revell Black Pearl for £11.50, which is half MSRP, but I also always check ebay/amazon before I buy in store, and the best price elsewhere was £14.50. As it's a subject I've been saying would be cool to build, I got it. They had the Transit at a bit of a discount, but I already have one, and to be honest, it was still overpriced for the detail level of the kit @ £25
1. December 2019 at 11:40:23
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November 29, 2019

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Updated: November 28, 2019
Project: Pink Panther!
1:25 The Pink Panther (Eldon 9460)
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27. November 2019 at 04:50:40
Munkyslut Thanks Donald!
Nigel, yeah I am. I've found a polythene Pink Panther from one of the old Corgi ripcord cars, now I just want it bigger!
28. November 2019 at 15:13:45
Munkyslut Just loaded a pic up Nigel.
Now I've tried it & looking at it I don't think the scale is far off do you?
28. November 2019 at 15:45:49
Maciej Bellos Cool!!!!
28. November 2019 at 17:00:33
Chaz Gordon Panther in the back with Clueseau, kid in crash helmet driving
28. November 2019 at 17:22:53
Nigel Chapman Yeah nice
28. November 2019 at 17:47:56
Munkyslut Just tried out a gloss pink on the block, it's Tamiya X-17, looks better than I thought it would.
May even spray a panel somewhere & blow some pearl clear coat over the top
29. November 2019 at 19:48:07
Chris Greathouse That looks really good.
29. November 2019 at 20:08:30
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November 20, 2019

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1:24 Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb (Airfix A50141)
 
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Munkyslut Ah yeah I'm all over that, thanks Chaz ;)
9. November 2019 at 22:38:30
Munkyslut For anybody interested there's a 2018 movie called 303 Squadron showing on U.K. satellite TV at present.
It tells the story of the struggles of a group of Polish flying officers in England during WW2.
The main character is none other than Jan Zumbach, the pilot of this very Spitfire!
11. November 2019 at 23:27:43
Nathan Dempsey I watched that. Good show.
12. November 2019 at 00:41:54
Munkyslut Going to finish this week, just a couple of fiddly final bits, another coat of Tamiya semi gloss clear coat & we're done!
18. November 2019 at 23:55:19
Munkyslut Nice sunny day so out the side yard for some daylight pics.
Pretty happy with the result, been a lot of fun & got me doing something other than muscle cars, street rods & superbikes ;)
It ain't perfect, my skills are definitely at the lower end of the scale,its already had some damage thanks to the Three Stooges masquerading as my dogs, but I'm calling this one DONE!
20. November 2019 at 13:04:50
Jim J Looks great! Congrats. It was fun following along.
20. November 2019 at 13:53:08
Derek Huggett 'Happy with the result, been a lot of fun' - don't think anyone should argue that isn't the point of a hobby! Nicely done after 40 years, and some nice pics! :)
20. November 2019 at 17:42:28
Munkyslut Thanks lads, it's the best I can do for now but I've enjoyed learning stuff so I can move up a level on the next one
20. November 2019 at 18:21:36
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November 14, 2019

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1:25 The Pink Panther (Eldon 9460)
Hot Rodding
The Pink Panther Bob Reisner's California Show Cars
Eldon 1:25
9460
1969 | New tool
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1:25 The Pink Panther (Eldon 9460)
 
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November 6, 2019

Munkyslut
Tech tip please!
I’m ready to apply decals to my 1/24 Spitfire.
Is it better to lay down a clear coat on to the painted surface before AND after applying decals? Or just the one coat over the completed model?
I understand the idea to seal & protect decals or to give a gloss, sheen or matt effect etc, just not clear (ha!) on the best practice.
6. November 2019 at 12:30:43 Share
Treehugger The reason one will want a good-enough gloss coat under/before the decals, is to make a smoother surface for the decals to adhere to. Problem is usually, that without a good-enough gloss coat, you get air trapped underneath the decal, which is called "silvering" and looks bad. A good-enough gloss coat under the decal prevents this. You also want a gloss coat over the decal, to avoid messing up the decals when adding any weathering effects, or say a pin wash. Adding a gloss coat over the decal, also helps hide the edges of the decals, as the gloss coat will eventually fill the cavity next to the edges of the decals. Apparently some decals are thicker than others.

In my experience, adding a gloss coat, can be tricky if you insist on getting a very smooth finish, which may require more than one layer of gloss coat. Another problem is that, you also risk a non-smooth surface, if you airbrush on the gloss coat wrong. I honestly am not 100% sure how to best do this. I only know that, I can airbrush on that stuff with ca 7 psi wet-in-wet, and in patches, to avoid blowing air, or creating overspray, over a surface that has gloss coat liquid on it. Problem then is, too much liquid, and the gloss coat will run, or pool around details. Also make sure you have used a brush to remove dust and remains of sanded plastic from panel lines so that the panel lines aren't sealed with plastic dust in them.
6. November 2019 at 12:34:38
Roland Revolvermann Just my 2 cents: I recommend clear coat (gloss) before applying decals because
1.) prevents (mostly) shimmering
2.) applying for me works easier
6. November 2019 at 12:35:27
Treehugger I suppose, one could try adding the gloss coat with a plain brush. Unsure if one could thin the gloss coat a little, in order to more easily brush on several nice layers of gloss coat.

I would avoid adding a gloss coat over clear parts. Any single speck of dust on the gloss coat over the clear parts, and that is just annoying. Imo, better to mask off the clear parts. Or, some add gloss coat to clear parts separately before gluing on the parts onto the model, another set of issues I would argue.
6. November 2019 at 12:42:00
Treehugger I would recommend, trying out a method, on a scrap model FIRST! To see the result and see if you are happy with the outcome, and maybe get some practice.
6. November 2019 at 12:42:43
Holger Kranich Nearly the same here: Gloss coat - decals - washing - matt coate. Happiness! :)
6. November 2019 at 12:43:09
Treehugger If a layer of gloss coat looks pebbly, and rough in places, one should be able to knock down the roughness, very gently, using some very fine sand paper. Just try avoid sanding away the paint underneath. A nice thing is, that, when adding a gloss coat, the resulting shine makes the paint look uniform, even if you say sanded the layer of paint as well.

Note: Adding a gloss coat, will make your paint look a little darker. If you add a matte or satin varnish on top of a gloss coat, iirc, the paint will look a little brighter. Warning: Too much matte varnish, and the surface might turn white'ish. Unsure how to fix that, if that happens. I've seen it once with Vallejo's matte varnish. I never tried to fix it, so I don't know more about that. Diluting the matte varnish a little should help avoid ending up with too much matte varnish I think.
6. November 2019 at 12:44:28
Munkyslut Thanks for the comprehensive advice ;)
The matt/light & gloss/dark info is very interesting.
I can see the merit in the gloss filling the decal edges too, I think I'll practice on one of the rear wings, they are yet to be glued on & easy to rectify if I stuff it up!
6. November 2019 at 14:51:35
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October 30, 2019

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1:87 HUDSON Steam Locomotive (Monogram 1106)
Chessie System
HUDSON Steam Locomotive
Monogram 1:87
1106
1982 | Changed decals
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1:48 Douglas TBD-1 Devastator (Monogram 85-7575)
 
Douglas TBD-1 Devastator
Monogram 1:48
85-7575
1999 | Changed ???
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30. October 2019 at 17:11:53 Share
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1:48 Douglas TBD-1 Devastator (Monogram 85-7575)
 
Douglas TBD-1 Devastator
Monogram 1:48
85-7575
1999 | Changed ???
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October 29, 2019

Munkyslut
Dear Admin
Hope it's ok to post this .....
Just saw an advert for up to 40% discount on ModelspaceUK website during the Halloween period, maybe worth a look?
29. October 2019 at 21:56:22 Share

October 28, 2019

Munkyslut and Mario Facundo are now mates.
28. October 2019 at 19:13:15 Share
Bob Hall@Munkyslut
I have to ask ? You live there, is this for real over there ? LOL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

https://americandreams.co.uk..atrol-state-trooper-cop-car/
28. October 2019 at 04:24:44 Share
Munkyslut Yeah you can rent it for a couple of hundred pounds a day, it's probably a couple of hours from where I am.
A mate of mine has a 74 Monaco ma de tin to a Blues Brothers clone as well asa mid 90's Crown Vic.
He's also building a clone of Rosco's Plymouth cruiser, they look pretty cool & there's no legality issues with lights, badges etc
28. October 2019 at 08:39:00
Bob Hall Well ! Tell them the paint scheme is all wrong for a Texas Trooper car, that on is L.A.P.D. paint job. LOL!

I saw the had a Bluesmobile to rent on there list too. To Funny, but they have some nice American steel !
28. October 2019 at 17:34:30
Munkyslut There's some amazing American iron over here Bob, I sometimes think we have more than you do!
28. October 2019 at 17:38:07
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October 26, 2019

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1:16 Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary (Fujimi 10113)
 
Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary
Fujimi 1:16
10113 (RC-113)
1989 | Changed parts
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26. October 2019 at 18:40:04 Share

October 16, 2019

Munkyslut and Bryn Crandell are now mates.
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October 4, 2019

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Completed
Scratchbuilt
 
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Munkyslut Thanks Tim I'll check it out ;)
29. September 2019 at 15:18:45
Ben M Oh, I built this one when I was a kid! Love it!
29. September 2019 at 15:21:36
Munkyslut This is testing my patience to the max, trial fitted & mocked up s load of times & fitted great.
Now???? ......... no chance!
I'm going to get the tooth bastard known as Eddie to have a word with it ;)
2. October 2019 at 15:14:19
Derek Huggett Love the wheels.....Carlos Fandango lives still!!! :)
2. October 2019 at 16:07:18
Bob Hall That's some MOONRAKER coolness !
4. October 2019 at 03:01:00
Chris Greathouse Awesome mate!! That's on my wish list for sure :) Not sure if #2 is to scale :P
4. October 2019 at 03:12:41
Munkyslut Thanks lads, just detailing the little spaceman & weathering the moon surface & I think it's done.
Now I got to take a decent pic, almost impossible for me.....
4. October 2019 at 08:39:23
P J Love this! Nicely done!
4. October 2019 at 11:57:29
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Updated: August 29, 2019
Project: Transit van
1:24 Ford Transit Mk.2 (Italeri 3687)
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Munkyslut Finally got a chance to lay about in the sun & get back in to this one, got a nice coat of primer on the shell, doors, tailgate & cabin floor.
Also had a little go at doing the dashboard but I am hopeless at small details so I'll leave that till later.....
29. August 2019 at 10:24:57
Munkyslut Tricky with fingers of a gorilla but I managed to trim the rear floor and wheelhouses with some excellent fabric that looks like velvet.
I'm pleased with the results ;)
8. September 2019 at 11:44:24
Nathan Dempsey Great idea. Looks good :)
8. September 2019 at 12:33:59
8. September 2019 at 16:22:23
Chris Greathouse The fabric looks great mate!
8. September 2019 at 17:30:32
Chaz Gordon Having spent too many hours underneath the real thing, that undercarriage looks pretty realistic, Gearboxes usually have a shiny aluminium spot right wherever the oil is seeping out of it.
23. September 2019 at 23:06:49
Munkyslut Thanks Chaz! If you want to see realism then check out Nigel Chapmans weathered van pics ;)
24. September 2019 at 17:17:53
P J Looks great! How long to completion?
4. October 2019 at 11:56:09
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1:24 Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb (Airfix A50141)
 
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb Gift Set
Airfix 1:24
A50141
2011 | Changed parts
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October 2, 2019

Munkyslut and Kerry COX are now mates.
2. October 2019 at 22:09:39 Share
Munkyslut
Hi Mates
I'm at the point with my models now where I really need to ditch my dirt cheap Chinese airbrush effort & purchase a decent quality one.
I used to have a Badger about 35 years ago when I was airbrushing my mates bike fuel tanks, are they still good?
Things must have moved on loads by now, can I have some recommendations please?
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Treehugger I have two Iwata Eclipse aribrushes, but I don't know I am no expert, I can't help but feel that they are more for airbrushing t-shirts than smaller kit models. Hm, I think I have the .35 and 0.50 needles. I also bought an aftermarket paint limiter (replaces the rear-handle part) that can be fitted.

The number one reason I chose Iwata Eclipse, was because of the large and self centering nozzle. The nozzle is a large brass piece (brass I guess), and is rather easy to fit onto the airbrush, as they aren't screwed on like nozzles usually are. Nozzles also tend to be tiny and very fragile and have to be screwed on afaik.
1. October 2019 at 21:04:00
Treehugger Hm, the ideal PSI for Iwata Eclipse is iirc, between 25 and 30. Makes me wonder if it performs worse at 15 psi. I guess I should try test that some time.

Testing is very important when using an airbrush I would argue, as it is practically the only SANE way you can learn without messing things up.
1. October 2019 at 21:08:55
Treehugger Also a good idea to have a few scrap models around, as it might be a little boring testing an airbursh on a plastic cup or a piece of paper. I would never use precious sheets of styrene for practicing airbrushing, that stuff is too expensive.
1. October 2019 at 21:10:46
Treehugger I would argue that at least, cleaning an Iwata Eclipse airbrush is fairly easy. I don't think I've ever taken it apart so far, ofc, I haven't been airbrushing as much as I should. I started using those el cheapo airbrushes from China. Oddly enough, the build quality of the ones I bought differed. E.g plastic vs metal handle. Centered and non-centered needle. :|
1. October 2019 at 21:12:36
Munkyslut Thanks Treehugger, a lot of information! Good to hear some first hand experience.

Bozzer, what a great site! I'll phone them tomorrow.
360 looks interesting, I like the idea of a gun with gravity AND syphon feed.
1. October 2019 at 21:29:52
Andy Ball Well, I've moved up from the Peoples' Republic, (and pretty good one too), to the Harder & Steenbeck Infinity CR (0.15/0.4mm) 2 in 1. Mastering it now. Fabulous brush. But that's my humble opinion....
1. October 2019 at 21:49:10
Bozzer Mate, I find the 360 awesome! The cup maybe a tad small, but for fine stuff, its wicked. The jar can get in the way, at first, but you learn to adapt a slight angle of airbrushing. The capacity is awesome! You can easily paint a 1/25 car with it. It also helps you get in places where you normally would be impeded by your airline.
1. October 2019 at 21:57:08
Treehugger To clarify something I had been too vague about: The Iwata Eclipse HP-CS is normally 0.35 I believe, but one can buy a conversion kit for the Eclipse HP-CS airbrush, so I bought a second Iwata airbrush together with a 0.50 conversion kit. So, one have to change the nozzle parts to fit any 0.50 needle. The idea is to use the 0.50 airbrush for primer, though I have not yet used it (hobby been on hold for a while now while idling and finally having moved to a new place).

Btw, I think the reason why I initially thought it was weird with my Iwata Eclipse, was that it was unusual not having a paint limiter knob by default, something I was used to.
2. October 2019 at 08:14:56
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October 1, 2019

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1:12 Ferrari 312 B (Tamiya 12007)
 
Ferrari 312 B 1970
Tamiya 1:12
12007 (BS1207)
1971 | New tool
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1:12 John Player Special J.P.S. Lotus 72D (Tamiya 12013)
 
John Player Special J.P.S. Lotus 72D (Ford) 1972
Tamiya 1:12
12013 (BS1213)
1973 | New tool
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September 23, 2019

Munkyslut and Chaz Gordon are now mates.
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September 6, 2019

Munkyslut
Evening lads & lasses, anybody else having trouble with the site today?

As soon as I click on newsfeed I get kicked off, says I’m not logged in, so I log in again & get kicked off soon as I click on anything!

Taken me half hour to get back on, seems ok for now but just thought I’d share some grief, unfair for me to hog it al eh? ;)
29. August 2019 at 19:13:49 Share
Munkyslut Yes Hans!
29. August 2019 at 19:57:06
scalemates browser?
29. August 2019 at 20:01:17
scalemates it should be better now (make sure to close all tabs with scalemates)
29. August 2019 at 20:31:08
Munkyslut All good here too, thank you!
29. August 2019 at 20:44:57
Bill Newcomer I just recently had that problem. My Microsoft Edge browser got suddenly very slow. Hopped on my sons user name and used his Firefox browser. back to normal after login. Switched my user to Firefox browser.
6. September 2019 at 06:58:33
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August 14, 2019

Munkyslut
Hi all
Is there an easy method to make windscreens, side glass etc?
I have a 1/16 Camaro Z/28 that I just bagged off eBay & the glass sprue/bag was missing.
I was going to use some tinted cellophane sheet & simply glue in to the inside of the window aperture.
There is no side glass on this one & I'm going to leave the T-Tops of to show the interior, so just front & rear screens.
They are pretty basic curved forms, no compound curves.
Any other suggestions?
5. June 2019 at 10:12:48 Share
Tim Heimer A thought on this, The Camaro and Firebird are both GM F body's. MPC has the 79 bird out in 1/16. Theoretically it should work. plus it has the T-tops. This kit does not have side windows, but I think your kit didn't either. Just a thought.
15. June 2019 at 13:05:02
Munkyslut Tim that's brilliant! Yes I think it'll work, nice one!
15. June 2019 at 17:40:56
Mike DeSorbo You can purchase clear plastic acetate from several suppliers in different thicknesses. I have made several sets of glass with terrific results.
14. August 2019 at 10:29:30
B R I use a empty coke/soft drink bottle 1 its easy to use, mould, cut sand ect, 2 grate to use model glue with and 3 they are ultra clear.
14. August 2019 at 10:38:11
Munkyslut Cheers for the ideas Mike & BR!
I like the drinks bottle cheat & I think I've got some mildly tinted clear Lexan sheet so I'll try that too.
14. August 2019 at 14:05:51
Mike DeSorbo I like the drink bottle idea! Going to try it... Lexan works very well. You can heat it with a hairdryer to get the radius you may need for the windshield.
14. August 2019 at 18:20:39
Bob Hall MPC is making a1/16 Firebird and the windows could match up. I don't know what kit you have, but this could be a possibility. Round 2 has a parts order section on their website.

round2corp.com/product/1979-pontiac-firebird/

14. August 2019 at 19:13:07
B R I never have herd of Lexan sheets are they from evergreen?
14. August 2019 at 20:20:53
B R Yea the drink bottle works good for me i have scratch built cockpit window framing and used it for the glass came out so nice
14. August 2019 at 20:22:06
Munkyslut Cheers Bob I'm gonna check it out ;)
14. August 2019 at 20:43:27
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July 22, 2019

Munkyslut
Is there a form of vinyl wrap available for the model maker?
I was thinking about finishes, especially satins, coloured chrome, carbon fibre etc that are easily available for the automotive world & just wondered if there was something to replicate that in our world?
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Nigel Chapman Yep used to use them for bit'n'pieces
21. July 2019 at 10:20:37
Munkyslut My business, been in the family since we started it in 74. I moved to Wavendon from Bedfordshire when I was 13 & I started school at Stantonbury Campus.
21. July 2019 at 12:49:16
Nigel Chapman Wow, who would have thought it ? I used to use the Stony shop as well.
21. July 2019 at 16:50:31
Munkyslut Haaaha I bet we crossed each other's paths adozen times over the years!
21. July 2019 at 17:40:40
Nigel Chapman Talking of local, have you attended any of the HaMeX model shows in Hanslope ?
21. July 2019 at 21:16:40
Munkyslut No....... tell me more
21. July 2019 at 21:52:43
Munkyslut I've just googled it...... I'll do the next one for sure
21. July 2019 at 22:01:03
Nigel Chapman They are organised by Mat Irvine a car and sci-fi modeller (x BBC). Though not my thing, the sci-fi show is brilliant.
22. July 2019 at 07:36:48
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July 20, 2019

Munkyslut
I’ve used chrome pens from these people, they do loads of products, hope it’s worth the look ;)
www.molotow.com
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Nigel Chapman Just bought mine. Not tried it yet
20. July 2019 at 11:32:24
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July 17, 2019

Munkyslut will attend Scale ModelWorld 2019
Scale ModelWorld 2019 in Telford
Scale ModelWorld 2019
GB 9. and 10. November 2019, in Telford
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July 3, 2019

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July 1, 2019

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Tim Heimer Lets find one in the middle, your there, I'm in the states and monkeys in England! LOL!
1. July 2019 at 04:10:45
Bob Hall Texas - The Republic of !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
1. July 2019 at 04:12:08
Bob Hall So ??????? A Bar on an Iceberg in the Atlantic then ? LOL !!!!!!!
1. July 2019 at 04:15:08
Chris Greathouse *and then the dorky foreign car guy walks in*
1. July 2019 at 04:22:10
Bob Hall And abruptly tossed out !
1. July 2019 at 04:22:50
Munkyslut It'll have to be a bar in Switzerland, it's the only neutral ground I can think of & the beers great!
We have some real car guys here don't we?
I was totally obsessed with US cars when I was a kid in the 70's, drawing them, collecting all the little 1/64 die casts, I had Redlines & Mag wheels imprinted on my brain.
Thats what got me modelling in the first place, I must've completed every Monogram 1/24th street/custom/drag offering in their catalog!
I've got a yard full of US cars (real ones) & building my model stash up nicely.
1. July 2019 at 08:15:41
Christopher Mullins I got a 69 Camaro going too, that paint job looks great.
1. July 2019 at 08:17:40
Munkyslut Think I've seen it Chris, a yellow Z/28? Looks good!
1. July 2019 at 09:27:45
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June 30, 2019

Munkyslut and Bob Hall are now mates.
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June 25, 2019

Munkyslut and Bill Newcomer are now mates.
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May 30, 2019

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1:16 Camaro Z28 (Revell H-6601)
 
Camaro Z28
Revell 1:16
H-6601
1980
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May 25, 2019

Munkyslut
I know this may be a silly question but is there a forum thread on major restoration of old previously assembled models?
I’m just rebuilding a vintage 1960’s issue 1/8th Revell Corvette & would love some little tips & secrets on how to make 50 year old stuff look a little bit presentable for display.
19. May 2019 at 22:08:25 Share
Łukasz Gliński There used to be an event for that: The Neglected Kit Resurrection Groupbuild (1. January until 31. December, UK)
(event used as a kind of workaround I assume). It died some time ago, though it is one of my favs.
20. May 2019 at 12:49:38
Munkyslut Yes that's exactly the kind of thing I'd hoped for, Shane it's gone! Thanks for trying though
20. May 2019 at 20:30:35
Augie Well its in history, but no reason It could not be resurrected.. thats the great thing with this site.
20. May 2019 at 21:12:21
Bob Hall Kind of like a "Barn Find" for Model Cars ! Hope to see it on here someday !
25. May 2019 at 21:36:56
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May 19, 2019

Munkyslut changed his profile picture.
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April 27, 2019

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1:24 Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb (Airfix A50055A)
Royal Air Force BBMF
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Airfix 1:24
A50055A
200x | Changed parts
+
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April 22, 2019

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1:8 '65 Corvette Sting Ray (Monogram 2600)
 
'65 Corvette Sting Ray
Monogram 1:8
2600
1975 | Changed box
+
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April 6, 2019

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1:12 Suzuki RGA.500 (Matchbox PK-701)
 
Suzuki RGA.500
Matchbox 1:12
PK-701
1980 | New tool
+
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March 22, 2019

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1:8 Corvette Sting Ray (Monogram PC126)
 
Corvette Sting Ray
Monogram 1:8
PC126
1965 | New tool
+
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March 13, 2019

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1:24 Rommel's Rod (Monogram 85-4260)
 
Rommel's Rod Tom Daniel
Monogram 1:24
85-4260
2009 | Changed box
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12. March 2019 at 23:47:41 Share
Munkyslut A gift from me good mate!
13. March 2019 at 21:09:23
Tim Heimer Fun build, just instructions are incomplete! Note: no map placement, LOL
13. March 2019 at 22:23:58
Munkyslut Ha! Yeah it's er, basic........ but fun!
13. March 2019 at 22:28:34
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March 9, 2019

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1:32 BAC Lightning F2A/ F6 (Echelon Vacuforms 3)
vacuform
BAC Lightning F2A/ F6
Echelon Vacuforms 1:32
3
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March 7, 2019

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1:25 '65 Plymouth Barracuda (AMT 6855-150)
 
'65 Plymouth Barracuda
AMT 1:25
6855-150
1964 | New tool
+
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March 5, 2019

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1:6 Honda MB50Z (Tamiya 16014)
 
Honda MB50Z 1979
Tamiya 1:6
16014
1981 | New tool
+
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1:6 Honda CB750 Four (Tamiya 16001)
 
Honda CB750 Four 1969
Tamiya 1:6
16001
2018 | Changed ???
+
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1:6 Honda CB1100R (Tamiya 16022)
 
Honda CB1100R 1981
Tamiya 1:6
16022
1982 | New tool
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March 3, 2019

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1:24 Ford Transit Mk.2 (Italeri 3687)
 
Ford Transit Mk.2
Italeri 1:24
3687
2016 | Changed decals
+
3. March 2019 at 16:38:43 Share
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1:24 Supermarine Spitfire 1a (Airfix 1201)
 
Supermarine Spitfire 1a
Airfix 1:24
1201
1970 | New tool
+
3. March 2019 at 16:31:00 Share

March 2, 2019

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1:12 Lotus Europa Special (Nichimo SD1201)
 
Lotus Europa Special Display Kit Special Edition
Nichimo 1:12
SD1201
1976 | New tool
+
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February 24, 2019

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1:24 Dodge Challenger (Otaki OT3-149)
Rock Machine
Dodge Challenger
Otaki 1:24
OT3-149
1981 | Changed parts
+
24. February 2019 at 16:29:14 Share
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1:48 Eagle Transporter (MPC 825)
Space:1999
Eagle Transporter
MPC 1:48
825
2015 | New tool
+
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P J Saw a couple of lovely diecast versions of this for about £175 apiece in the junk shop in Manchester.
24. February 2019 at 13:27:40
Munkyslut Dinky?
24. February 2019 at 14:12:13
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February 23, 2019

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1:16 Jaguar XJ-S (Bandai 8045)
 
Jaguar XJ-S
Bandai 1:16
8045
1976 | New tool
+
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1:25 The Pink Panther (Doyusha CSC-1)
 
The Pink Panther
Doyusha 1:25
CSC-1
198x | Changed box
+
23. February 2019 at 23:39:20 Share
Munkyslut added Al's Hobbies to his list of favorite shops
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Munkyslut added A & H Models to his list of favorite shops
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Munkyslut added Monk Bar Model Shop to his list of favorite shops
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Munkyslut added P&S Hobbies & Models - York to his list of favorite shops
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1:25 THE ALIEN (Fundimensions 1-1902)
Space: 1999
THE ALIEN
Fundimensions 1:25
1-1902
1976 | New tool
+
23. February 2019 at 19:23:59 Share
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1:16 Living Room (Polar Lights 835)
The Munsters
Living Room Glow in the Dark Version
Polar Lights 1:16
835
2010 | Changed parts
+
23. February 2019 at 19:06:20 Share
Munkyslut just joined this community.
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22. February 2019 at 03:26:38
Munkyslut Thanks!
22. February 2019 at 09:16:29
P J Welcome. This is where the trouble starts!
23. February 2019 at 12:48:36
Munkyslut Too late!
23. February 2019 at 17:13:10
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1:8 Jaguar XK-E (Bandai 8001-7000)
 
Jaguar XK-E
Bandai 1:8
8001-7000
+
23. February 2019 at 16:25:40 Share
Munkyslut and P J are now mates.
23. February 2019 at 12:54:05 Share

February 22, 2019

Munkyslut owns this item
1:8 1965 Corvette Stingray (Monogram 2613)
 
1965 Corvette Stingray
Monogram 1:8
2613
1988 | Changed ???
+
22. February 2019 at 21:48:45 Share
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1:8 '32 Ford (Monogram 2602)
 
'32 Ford Street Rod
Monogram 1:8
2602
1977 | Changed box
+
22. February 2019 at 21:48:10 Share
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1:8 1982 Z/28 CAMARO (Monogram 2607)
 
1982 Z/28 CAMARO Cross-Fire Injection
Monogram 1:8
2607
1982 | New tool
+
22. February 2019 at 21:47:10 Share

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