The idea of this post was that, now that many parts are painted, it's time to just stick things together. In reality I have repaired areas of damaged paint a number of times, but didn't take any photos and mostly tried to blot them out from my mind. Much of Sections 4 and 5 are … Continue reading Sticking things together – Section 4, 5, 9
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OMG OMG the pods are painted!
Just a short post because, as promised, the side pods and undertray have been painted - with all their carbon fiber decals as well! And here are the photos: Side pods, closer upFor the undertray, carbon fiber is on the underside
Third time’s the charm for painting the body!
Well, some much happier news after the decals and paint debacle... the monocoque and doors have been repainted, and the side pods and undertray have also been painted! New decals have been sourced and applied to all six of these pieces. For the kit decals I had to remove, I ordered a replacement set of … Continue reading Third time’s the charm for painting the body!
The car has a driver!
Well, the car doesn't exist yet but the driver is complete! To recap, the driver figure is based on Johnny Herbert as he drove the car for a display lap at Le Mans in 2011 - the 20th anniverary of the car's win. Here again are the reference photos of him (from this Youtube video … Continue reading The car has a driver!
The car will have a driver!
I have decided that my Mazda 787B will be getting a driver! I started thinking it would be useful if I had a scale figure to help get the seat belts installed correctly... and then decided it would be interesting to go ahead full and model the driver. This will be my first meaningful attempt … Continue reading The car will have a driver!