Monthly Archives: March 2020

Aubretia

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Engine

This is the engine of a few days ago, now complete with the radiator and the exhausts, which make it easier to identify (Rover V8, in this case in a Morgan Plus 8).

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Azalea

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First coat

I have applied a very light coat of Ferrari Red to the 250 GTO. I think I should have applied rather more primer before this, as the paint is very easily damaged, and a few very fine scratch marks are … Continue reading

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Ready for painting

  Now nearly all the materials have arrived I can start on the painting of the main parts of the 250 GTO. It’s a long time (20 years or more) since I’ve done any airbrushing, and the old cheap airbrush … Continue reading

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Fully in flower

The first magnolia is now looking superb – it may even get a bit better, but all too soon the flowers will start falling.

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Ferrari Red?

Well, I bought this to spray on the 250 GTO model. It doesn’t look bright enough in the bottle, but I’ll have to see what it is like when I spray it. I have to apply a primer first though.

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Engine

Model making is being restricted by the fact that I’m still waiting for filler and some paint, so I just built this engine for one of the models – not the Ferrari, though the absence of the exhaust pipes (Is … Continue reading

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Ferrari 250 GTO

Some of my train model projects are delayed while I wait for a delivery of some filler (though it’s impossible to order essentials like food at present, orders from Amazon another on-line retailers seem completely unaffected) I got out one … Continue reading

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Blue sky and magnolia

Lovely bright weather, and the flowers on the first magnolia will soon be open. Something to cheer us up at this dark time!

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