Happy New Year everyone! The stats page for MFHMazda787.com show readers from all around the world, so I hope you have enjoyed / are enjoying / will enjoy the celebrations. Also, there’s a small update to the Bodywork page, showing an electrical connector I’ve made from scratch.
I once read that an essential part of modelling is to remember that sometimes it’s better to simulate rather than replicate. To that end I’ve tried an idea to simulate black anodising on the shoulder strap anchors. Have a look on the Cockpit page. EDIT – A correspondent has pointed out that the FIA mandatedContinue reading “A test of a technique to simulate black anodising”
There’s an update to the Bodywork and Markings page showing even more CF decals going on. (I’m on to my third order from Hiroboy.com for sheets of this!)
Tamiya carbon fibre decal sheets are slightly smaller than A5 size. I’m not stingy, but I do like value for money, so I’m very happy to reduce one sheet to these scraps. I got another two small ones out of these after the photo was taken. I’m hoping the decalling of the cockpit and footbooxContinue reading “Decals, decals, decals – all carbon fibre”
It’s been known that the next Model Factory Hiro kit will be the 1/12 Sauber C9 sports car for a few weeks. This is another classic from the days of Group C racing. MFH have now revealed the preview shots on their webpage. This will be the next kit I purchase, some time in SeptemberContinue reading “MFH Reveals the Sauber C9”
An update to the bodywork painting process is in place. Shiny!