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    January 2020
Hi from Switzerland
Posted by Tbird on Sunday, January 19, 2020 1:45 PM

Hi All,

 

I am new here, and i am hoping to learn some new things about scale auto modelling.

I'm from Switzerland, 26 years old and I build and collect AMT/MPC models.

 

Regards

Phil

  • Member since
    January 2011
  • From: long island, new york
Posted by chucky on Monday, January 20, 2020 12:51 PM

Welcome Welcome, Phil! Glad you can join us! Let's see some of your projects when you have the opportunity. 

chucky

  • Member since
    December 2003
  • From: Nova Scotia
Posted by Bainford on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 6:33 AM

Welcome to the forum, Phil. You have found a good place to learn about the hobby. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask in the appropriate forum section. Enjoy the forum.

"A common mistake people make when designing something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools."
- Douglas Adams

Trevor

  • Member since
    January 2020
Posted by Tbird on Saturday, January 25, 2020 1:27 PM

Thank you, unfortunately none of the projects have the quality i am seeing here in the gallery.

However that was one of the reasons i came here,  to improve some of the techniques and hopefully make them look betterYes

I still have those kits to build: MPC 67 pontiac GTO / AMT 53 Ford Pickup and a couple of NASCAR Thunderbirds

  • Member since
    May 2018
  • From: Ohio (USA)
Posted by DRUMS01 on Sunday, January 26, 2020 7:23 PM

Hello and welcome to the modeling forum.

While stationed in West Germany (80's) and visited Switzerland (Bern) a few times; beautiful country.

So do you build your kits in factory stock or modified / hotrod form?

Do you add any extra details to your builds?

Ben

 

  • Member since
    January 2020
Posted by Tbird on Monday, January 27, 2020 11:35 PM

Hi Ben

Yeah, Bern is a nice city, it's about 3 hours from where I live.

 

Since the kits usually offer 3 building versions and I like to build them modified, not too wild but somewhere between stock and the custom version.

 

And I build them out of the box, is that something people do here, or you all add extra details?

(like engine wiring, photo-etched parts etc.)

 

  • Member since
    December 2003
  • From: Nova Scotia
Posted by Bainford on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:08 AM

There is a wide variety of building styles displayed here. Some build box stock, some do full, super detailing, and most do something in between. There is a wide range of skills, knowledge, and experience, and all are welcome. It is a great forum in that way.

"A common mistake people make when designing something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools."
- Douglas Adams

Trevor

  • Member since
    January 2015
Posted by mustang1989 on Friday, January 31, 2020 12:21 PM

Welcome aboard Phil. Good to have you here. Would love to see any of your builds that you may have.

Being really stupid is the new smart!! 

    Joe

  • Member since
    January 2020
Posted by Tbird on Friday, January 31, 2020 1:51 PM

Thank you guys,  I will try to post some in the gallery.

 

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