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Mfh Lotus 49 1/20 (Finished)

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Mfh Lotus 49 1/20 (Finished)

Postby SuperMele » Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:42 pm

Found out i havent posted this one here yet :oops:

Box:

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Contents, forgot some wm bags :roll: :

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First dryfit:

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Seat done with supplied material:

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Start of the engine:

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Few steps further, ignition and fuellines added, also added the intakes:

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Yellow parts are decals in the kit, but airbrushed the yellow instead, added the few decals and sprayed 2k:

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Added the radiator, still missing a lot of pipes:

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A few steps further, added parts of the rear suspension, wheels are done also. The gold striping is a decal from the kit. Didnt work for me, so airbrushed the striping:

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So that is a lot at once :mrgreen:

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Re: Mfh Lotus 49 1/20

Postby daveyman » Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:52 pm

Absolutely beautiful. The metal finish on the radiator cowling looks perfect. Such an iconic car, great work.
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Re: Mfh Lotus 49 1/20

Postby stubeck » Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:06 pm

Wow, that looks great!
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Re: Mfh Lotus 49 1/20

Postby gp-models » Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:15 pm

Great paintjob and clean build, looks amazing :) Keep posting!
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Re: Mfh Lotus 49 1/20

Postby cooperclimax1 » Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:14 pm

Excellent work on my my favorite F1 team of all time.

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Re: Mfh Lotus 49 1/20

Postby CelicaGT » Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:37 pm

Great WIP! Any big snags so far? Looks really great with the yellow stripe painted.
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Re: Mfh Lotus 49 1/20

Postby jorgeralvear » Sat Apr 06, 2019 1:44 am

Excellent model, great idea to paint the yellow, great job on the templates, spot on. As someone mentioned the radiator looks great too. Thumbs up!
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Re: Mfh Lotus 49 1/20

Postby jaykay » Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:09 am

Beautiful clean build!
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Re: Mfh Lotus 49 1/20

Postby SuperMele » Sat Apr 06, 2019 7:00 am

CelicaGT wrote:Any big snags so far?


Thank you, so far, no big problems... Typical mfh, testfit a lot before painting and learn the instructions. I have just found out, i could have put a lot more parts on the tub prior to painting... So now i have a second batch ready to mount (attachements for the plumbing along side the tub, attachements where the struts go from the engine on to the thub,...), and the fitting is tight, because the tub is already painted and cleared. :roll:
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Re: Mfh Lotus 49 1/20

Postby MarcoSaupe » Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:21 am

That looks very nice!
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