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Re: Scale model motorcycles.
« Reply #60 on: March 24, 2020, 02:00:48 pm »
Maybe the lockdown is a good opportunity to finish my Ducati Mike Hailwood Replica and do some repairs to some of my models.


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Re: Scale model motorcycles.
« Reply #61 on: March 24, 2020, 02:14:31 pm »
Hoes die Protar kwaliteit? Ken hul glad nie.


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Protar was altyd goed, my laaste Protar was n 1/8 skaal XTZ600 Dakar. Metaal raam, swingarm, ens.
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Re: Scale model motorcycles.
« Reply #62 on: March 24, 2020, 06:05:14 pm »
Hoes die Protar kwaliteit? Ken hul glad nie.


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Protar was altyd goed, my laaste Protar was n 1/8 skaal XTZ600 Dakar. Metaal raam, swingarm, ens.
Post n foto asb  :drif:

I have just gone to unpack them from their long-time hiding place, and cleaned them.

Quite a bit of damage, but I'll get to that sometime.

The Protar XT as well as a Honda NS500R triple are both metal models from Protar.

I will see to post some photos of all I have.
 

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Re: Scale model motorcycles.
« Reply #63 on: March 24, 2020, 09:01:07 pm »
Finished this Honda CB750F last week, the first model built after many years.




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Re: Scale model motorcycles.
« Reply #64 on: March 24, 2020, 09:13:53 pm »
Very neat


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Re: Scale model motorcycles.
« Reply #65 on: March 24, 2020, 09:23:28 pm »
Damn! That is really cool. One day I hope to get a BMW PD and build that up, but the pricing is mad!
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Re: Scale model motorcycles.
« Reply #66 on: March 24, 2020, 09:25:33 pm »
Hoes die Protar kwaliteit? Ken hul glad nie.


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Re: Scale model motorcycles.
« Reply #67 on: March 24, 2020, 09:33:06 pm »
This Honda is in 1/12 scale by Tamiya.

 

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Re: Scale model motorcycles.
« Reply #68 on: March 24, 2020, 09:45:47 pm »
My favourite car of all time is a Boxer, and German.

 

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Re: Scale model motorcycles.
« Reply #69 on: March 24, 2020, 09:55:15 pm »
1/8th scale younger brother to my all-time favourite Yamaha TZ750, this Yamaha TZ500, by Italeri.

I forgot to open the carb intakes a bit, so she does not make full power currently. ::)
 

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Re: Scale model motorcycles.
« Reply #70 on: March 24, 2020, 09:59:25 pm »
These are 3 1/18th scale "cheapies' from Solido.

Good value for money, was really cheap. R75 each, about 8 years ago.

 

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Re: Scale model motorcycles.
« Reply #71 on: March 24, 2020, 10:10:59 pm »
These are very nicely detailed models from Minichamps, as Gravelfox also posted.

It is a 1969 Kawasaki H1 500 three cylinder 2stroke, and the mighty Yamaha XT500 single 4stroke >:D

 

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Re: Scale model motorcycles.
« Reply #72 on: March 24, 2020, 10:36:40 pm »
1/12th scale Yamaha RZV500R. Tamiya.

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Re: Scale model motorcycles.
« Reply #73 on: March 24, 2020, 10:38:23 pm »
1/12th scale Honda RC166 six cylinder 250cc 4stroke race bike. Italeri.

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« Reply #74 on: March 24, 2020, 10:47:15 pm »
And last photo for tonight, especially for @sidetrack;

This early 80's Yamaha XT600Z Tenere Dakar-racer is a Protar kit in 1/8 scale.

Steel frame and swingarm, good detail. It even had a working chain, assembled by each link. Chain is lost.

 
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Re: Scale model motorcycles.
« Reply #75 on: March 24, 2020, 10:50:21 pm »
Maybe the lockdown is a good opportunity to finish my Ducati Mike Hailwood Replica and do some repairs to some of my models.


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Would love to see that!
 

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Re: Scale model motorcycles.
« Reply #76 on: March 25, 2020, 06:12:33 am »
1/8th scale younger brother to my all-time favourite Yamaha TZ750, this Yamaha TZ500, by Italeri.

I forgot to open the carb intakes a bit, so she does not make full power currently. ::)

this is nice Danie and the RZV!!
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Re: Scale model motorcycles.
« Reply #77 on: March 25, 2020, 06:15:41 am »
Wat van 'n BMW, Danie?  :lol8:



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As dit nie so duur was nie, het ek dit self gevat...

hey growweblaar, I see these kits are selling for R2000 each! Tsoe!
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Re: Scale model motorcycles.
« Reply #78 on: March 25, 2020, 06:56:29 am »
Nice Danie. You mentioned air brush to do painting. Still using it? I use the Tamiya paint - the spray paint cans and brush paint but is getting expensive now.


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Re: Scale model motorcycles.
« Reply #79 on: March 25, 2020, 08:47:30 am »
I had an airbrush early 80's, but when we moved from Stellenb0sch to Orkney it got lost, so it's been handpainting all along.

I want to look into getting one again, but I feel that I am getting along OK with handbrush, although I am getting a bit shaky these days.

I have seen, but never used the Tamiya aerosols.

Yes, paints are getting expensive.

Bought 3 tins of Humbrol paint from Stellenbosch's PNA 2 weeks ago, plus a tube of Humbrol cement and it cost about R150, which sounds sort of reasonable compared to what Tamiya paint would now be.

I think these PNA paints are a leftover stock story. I must go buy more f the paint tins.

But one will suffer if you have to paint  your house at R35 per 28ml. :eek7: :eek7: