Hi folks, Tamiya's 1/20 F1 racer, as piloted by Richie Ginther to victory in the 1965 Grand Prix in Mexico City. Honda's and Goodyear's first Formula One win; he won 2.89 seconds ahead of the next car :) (source: Wikipedia). I love the 1960's [...]
From Author: This article should be posted in 100 Years of The Royal Air Force Group Build, but due to some error, I am posting it in general iModeler page. I made the kit in 2017 (the kit comes from 2009). The most difficult part was: rigging ([...]
So i had an old F1 and in mind some kind of hovering or antigravity futuristic F1. Wheels are replaced with some gravity defying disks like those on the hoverboard in Back to the Future or the Matrix hover ship.
Here's my latest build, and the last one for 2016. The RB6 was introduced for the 2010 season and was an evolution of the RB4 and RB5 that came before it. These cars featured a revolutionary aerodynamic feature known as the "F-Duct" system, wh[...]
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 decals I bought from Studio 2[...]
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 1980, his world champions[...]
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.
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!