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Old 09-26-2012, 01:37 PM
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You are stalking me, Claude

Thank you, but i have found the Lombard-numberplates already and have them on my computer soon to be printed out as i am waiting for the sheets for making the decals to arrive. But i will be in touch if i run into any problems!

Anthoop: i think it will be even harder for me to paint those stripes, i really don't fancy painting stripes and i am not into airbrush-stuff. So i am stucked with decals
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Old 09-30-2012, 10:21 AM
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Wowsa! That 1/5 scale looks great!
Just started to wok on my 1/10 scale recently as well!
Colors are not the correct shades, but I just used what I had laying around.
Oh an the body was painted previously so this new paint is on the outside!

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Old 09-30-2012, 01:52 PM
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Very nice! I think i have to make a Rothmans too sometime, it is very cool. Nice to see some of you guys over the pond likes these small european cars too, and not only "your" cars
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Old 09-30-2012, 02:06 PM
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Hey thanks! I actually had one of these as first car before I moved to the US! But it was the 4door sedan, a 1978 model I believe!
So I got a real soft spot for them....also got a weakness for the mark 3 Capri...! Ha
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Old 09-30-2012, 03:19 PM
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Where did you live before moving to US? Some years ago i had a Escort RS2000, not original though. So the same soft spot here for them! I have also a thread here about a 1/5 scale Capri mk 1
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Old 09-30-2012, 03:31 PM
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I lived in Trinidad (an island in the Caribbean ) which was an English colony.
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Old 10-01-2012, 02:08 PM
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Ok, so you are kind of close related to the english Escorts then
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Old 10-01-2012, 02:09 PM
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Yep! The cars back home are all right hand drive!
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Old 10-02-2012, 01:55 PM
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Or as i would call it, wrong hand drive
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Haha! Nice!
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Old 10-26-2012, 03:20 PM
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I have started to install and make lights for the body now. The headlights are reflectors from torchlights glued to the body. The extralights are heavily modified lighthouses from Baja, installed with reflectors and a 10 mm LED in each of them. I really like how they turned out
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:00 AM
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Looking goog lars keep up the good work
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Old 10-28-2012, 01:18 PM
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Lots of fiddly work there Lars.
Very neat and tidy.




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Old 10-28-2012, 02:57 PM
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Thanks dudes!

Fiddly? Oooh yes! A lot of filing and adapting and a bit of filing again[>:] Oh, and i forgot scratching my head
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Thanks dudes!

Fiddly? Oooh yes! A lot of filing and adapting and a bit of filing again[>:] Oh, and i forgot scratching my head
thats the fun bit scratching head lol
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Don't forget to have a beer in the other hand.






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Old 10-29-2012, 02:38 PM
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It's a cigarette there instead
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Some more work done! I have tucked the front spoiler under the body instead of having it on the outside, looks much cleaner now. I've done the same at the rear of the car. I have also made door "mirrors", of course made from Ikea bread chopping board.

Did a little mock up of the front just to see how it looks, and i like what i see
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Looks real good mate[8D]
I saw a Mk 1 Escort today, in very good condition, reminded me to check on Lars!
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Old 10-31-2012, 03:50 PM
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Thank you!

That must have been a nice reminder, i would love to see more of them too but it is not the time for them this time of year. Most of them are in their hibernation now
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Great job , Lars.
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Thank you, Vass
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Lookin' really good.
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I just recently discovered group b rally and the early escorts, that makes me enjoy your project even more! Nice work lars!
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Old 11-18-2012, 02:56 PM
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Thanks a lot, to both Jari and Frederik Yes, those were the days when rally was rally!
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