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Methinks Kevan (and Leo) hit a raw nerve there   :rofl:  Trains are brilliant, just don't have room for them. Joel
Whereas things in houses are switched via the live side (most probably for safety reasons), in industrial devices they are frequently switched via the neutral/ground side, as it is more reliable and p...
You might be able to find out on Google maps if the shop is still there, main tourist destinations like Monaco are updated quite regularly. Joel
Nice build Carver, and good choice of subject, to go with it, you could build a Vespa 400 next. [attachment=22069] What people don't realise is that micro cars are alive and kicking in France, with L...
(4th-Mar-22, 10:53 AM)Kevan Wrote:  The #1 advantage as long as a printable file is available is you can go bonkers with a 3D cut'n'shut Take two '55 Chevy's... If you carried out that insanity...
Out of curiosity, does anyone make a sideways pod for the short boxer type motor? FK130 I believe. Joel
I am not at all sure it does clean the track, the CM track is gloss, it doesn't visibly rubber up, there is nothing for the silicons to pick up. Silicon itself might be inert, but there is no telling...
(5th-Jun-20, 12:16 AM)slotloco Wrote:  I have read two comments about silicons, which are "relative truth". Please allow me to add my relative truth to the relative truth expressed in the quoted...
The Renault "kit" is a fake created by a brilliant artist called John Frye, it would be fairly easy to do starting with the Heller kit. Here is a link to his website Joel
Without doubt, the one and only "Le Pere Noel est une ordure" which translates to Father Christmas is a bastard. Joel
I guess they want to keep it simple and leave the participants to sort things out in concours. By and large it works. Doesn't really bother me, I once finished 9th in the 1/32nd race with a microscopi...
(14th-Nov-21, 05:42 PM)BARacer Wrote:  So 1:24 technology trickling down to 1:32? Richard Mack in the UK has been producing similar chassis, purpose designed for hard body cars for the last 4 or...
I have also been working on some saloon cars in preparation for Bordeaux. Camaro with unknown vacform body, but nice scratchbuilt chassis. [attachment=19437] Joel
You must sand the body to give the paint a key, in this case I used a Tamiya spray can (not impressed) only time will tell if the paint stays on. The chassis was a bit dull, so I sprayed that too. [at...
On my bench, newly repainted Cox Cuccaracha, it just needs the wheels painted gold to turn it into a Clioracha [attachment=19432] Joel
(2nd-Nov-21, 11:17 PM)MrFlippant Wrote:  I just LOVE it when people completely miss the point of a video or post, and just blather on about whatever they think they know best. I'd say welcome t...
Hello Gary Can we have a link? A bit quiet here, but better forum, the other one is now full of fakexperts and people who confuse quantity of replies with quality. Joel
I wouldn't paint the stripe directly on the body. I would spray a bit of clear decal, cut it to size/shape and use that, far less risk of damage to the painted body. When spraying decal sheet, do not...
Thanks for that link Eddie, great article. To finish my Mini saga, here is a mundane one (but I like it) need to fit some wheels to that steering unit, I reckon it would go quite well. [attachment=170...
That John Secchi Mini is just mad, it is built to a recipe others also used: FWD with floating/suspended rear axle. Like here [attachment=17076] [attachment=17077] Or here [attachment=17078] [attachm...