I initially posted this first photo in the announcement thread, and it looks like maybe I should have started a dedicated build thread, so here goes.
I purchased this 1:20 Ebbro kit mainly as a test mule for a reclining driver figure, but why not go ahead and build it, right?
One of the first things I noticed was that the seat included in the kit had hard plastic shapes for what looked to be thin pieces of vinyl and foam on the real car. I cheated and left the seat out, and you'll see why.
This rough putty shape is a sizing model and basis for the reclining figure. Doesn't look like much, but the putty figure was 3D scanned and brought into a prgram to refine and detail it.
Much later here it is, printed, molded, cast, painted etc. Even with all the fiddling I did, it still needed some messing with to sit right. Now back to building the model!
Well, it finally did get done, over a month late Pretty interesting kit. I had a lot of trouble with some crazy camber on the right front wheel. Looks like I would need to shorten the lower a-arm to correct it. But in the meantime I shot around it
Last Edit: May 6, 2016 15:36:37 GMT -5 by Deleted: spelling