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Wolf WR1 1977 Formula One – Tamiya 1/20

by George Williams on December 5, 2016 in Automotive -- 24 Comments

Continuing my previously unplanned theme of F1 cars that won on their debut. Here we have the 1977 Wolf WR1 driven by South African Jody Scheckter to victory at the 1977 Argentine GP, it went on to win the Monaco […]

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McLaren Mercedes MP4-27 2012 Formula One

by George Williams on November 26, 2016 in Automotive -- 17 Comments

Something a little more up-to-date than the Ferrari posted earlier, this is the 2012 McLaren Mercedes MP4-27, and, like the Ferrari, it won the first reason, the Australian GP, driven by another Englishman, Jenson Button. I thought I had better […]

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McLaren MP4/8 F1 car, Tamiya, 1/20

by George Williams on October 4, 2016 in Automotive -- 15 Comments

A couple of years ago I set myself a project of building a series of 1/20 scake McLaren Formula One cars. The first one, the MP4/4 Tamiya kit ground to a halt due my disappointment with the aftermarket carbon fibre […]

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Ferrari 312 T3 1978, Gilles Villeneuve.

by Allan John Withers on August 27, 2016 in Automotive -- 17 Comments

My third 1/20 Tamiya, I made a few modifications, finished in MM, Tamiya and Floquil enamels and Alclad with Future over the kit and Microscale decals. Carlos Reutemann finished third in the championship on 48 points and Gilles ninth on […]

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Tyrrell P34 1976, Jody Scheckter.

My second 1/20 Tamiya, I modified the small cockpit windows and a few other small things, finished in Tamiya X4 and MM enamels with Future over the decals. Jody Scheckter joined Tyrrell in 1974 and retired at the end of […]

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Williams FW07 1980, Alan Jones.

My first F1 model, 1/20 Tamiya, built in the early 80’s, finished in a mixture of enamels with Johnson’s Shine Magic overall, hand brushed on, the helmet is a recent addition. Alan Jones 1980 F1 world champion.

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Frank Williams goes to War!

by Bryan W. Bernart on April 1, 2015 in Automotive -- 18 Comments

An alternative on an appropriate day. When paint goes bad and decals go awry. Never, never, never say die. Cheers to all of you fellow inmates and assorted lunatics!

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Honda RA272 Formula One Racer

by George Williams on December 17, 2014 in Automotive -- 36 Comments

This is another Tamiya kit, this time their 1/20 scale Honda RA272 F1 racing car from 1965. If you’d like to see something of the build please have a look at this link to the Automotive Group – http://imodeler.com/groups/work-in-progress-automotive/forum/topic/honda-ra272-f1-from-1965/. The […]

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’78 Season Brabham BT-46

by AL HOFFMAN on August 23, 2014 in Automotive -- 17 Comments

This Formula 1 Car was powered by a Alfa-Romeo 12 cylinder engine. The Brabham team was owned by Bernie Eccelstone before he bought F1, designed by Gordon Murray & the #1 car was driven by Niki Lauda . John Watson […]

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Lotus 99T Honda

by olivier.rive on August 17, 2014 in Automotive -- 12 Comments

Hi, the last Lotus wins a formula 1 GP…it’s the old Tamiya kit, oldies but goodies ! paint with Tamiya acrylic paints. It’s my second car of Ayrton Senna…i want build all ! lol