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My last Caterham....

Kit / Model  

Caterham Super Seven BDR

Manufacturer  

Tamiya

Item Code  

10201

Scale  

1/12

Description  

Hi friends, this is my last model a very modified http://www.hlj.com/product/TAM10201
I think this is my best of the last years, I mixed a lot of ideas, wide rear tires, cycle fenders, tonneau cover for the co-driver seat, aero screen instead the conventional windshield, which gives a vintage looking.
Also the motor has lot of custom handmade modifications.
All the modifications were scratchbuilt, using plastic, cooper, steel, resin copies and parts of my spare box, no afterparts were used.

Enjoy and thanks for reading!

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http://www.modelersite.com/en/34/tamiya-caterhams--a-step-by-step-guide-for-novices-1-12-scale

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Cars

Project status  

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Comments for this showroom

by: Sergio Meyer () on 2008-02-14 - 18:32

Qué buena explicación de cómo barnizar! leí tu nota Gracias marioc!!!

by: Mario Covalski (marioc) on 2008-02-14 - 13:54

Si barnicé como dije con esmalte clear X22 de Tamiya. En 2000 escribí una pequeña nota acerca de como realizo está técnica, que utiliza materiales de modelismo comunes.
http://www.modelersite.com/Abr2000/Espanol/TecPintura.htm

by: Sergio Meyer () on 2008-02-14 - 12:34

aaahhh, mirà vos, te quedò impecable y muy novedosa la pintura. No utilizaste barniz?. Espero poder ver el artìculo de tu modelo!!! Felicitaciones nuevamente.

by: Mario Covalski (marioc) on 2008-02-14 - 05:53

Hola Sergio, la pintura es Model Master OLD ENGINE BLUE, y encima tiene esmalte clear de Tamiya, el cula fue aplicado 15 minutos después de aplicar la pintura. Si tiene lavados, con óloes...etc, pero por la escala, 1/12, no son notorios. En Abril un artículo completo.

by: Sergio Meyer () on 2008-02-14 - 05:21

Hola marioc!!!! impresionante te quedò, sobretodo la pintura, cuàl usas, las de autos de verdad?. A mi gusto, le hubiera hecho unas aguaditas en el blok motor y en los encuentros de las mangueras con èste ùltimo. Pero no me lleves el apunte, està impecable. Te felicito, sos todo un artista!!!
Saludos

by: Mario Covalski (marioc) on 2007-08-25 - 09:19

Hi Sean......LOL yes I like them a little LOL LOL

by: Sean Morgan (modelmaker) on 2007-08-25 - 09:10

If I knew better I'd suggest you have a liking to these cars!!

by: Mario Covalski (marioc) on 2007-08-24 - 14:31

Hi Thomas, I was thinking in this since years, I would like to get a more vintage looking but..... the next will be better LOL :-)

by: Thomas Halvarsson (ronnieforever1978) on 2007-08-24 - 13:47

Very nice !! All of your Caterhams are super but this car was
very "clean" !