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Author Topic: My Reliant 1/537 AMT kit  (Read 10970 times)

Offline Shawn McClure

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Re: My Reliant 1/537 AMT kit
« Reply #105 on: October 17, 2018, 09:16:32 am »
Thanks Steve.

I do need to post more in here.  I will at some point.

Shawn
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Re: My Reliant 1/537 AMT kit
« Reply #106 on: October 22, 2018, 07:47:43 pm »
paint coming along nicely, but wholly crap that's a lot of wires!  Wow!  What is going to be wired to the connector?  Do tell, do tell!
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Offline Shawn McClure

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Re: My Reliant 1/537 AMT kit
« Reply #107 on: October 23, 2018, 07:41:39 am »
Thanks Scottminimum.  That connector brings the wires down the to the base which I have yet to start.  I will at some point I hope.

Shawn
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Offline Shawn McClure

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Re: My Reliant 1/537 AMT kit
« Reply #108 on: October 24, 2018, 02:31:41 pm »

So here she is getting glued together, then applying the bottom decals.

image00001 by Shawn McClure, on Flickr

image00010 by Shawn McClure, on Flickr

From below.

image00011 by Shawn McClure, on Flickr

From the side.

image00014 by Shawn McClure, on Flickr

Applying decals on the bottom.

image00028 by Shawn McClure, on Flickr

image00033 by Shawn McClure, on Flickr

I am currently applying the decals on the top and will post pictures later.   I has some pretty severe silvering problems with the bottom but the top is looking better so far.

Thanks for looking.
Shawn
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Offline TK Iain

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Re: My Reliant 1/537 AMT kit
« Reply #109 on: October 25, 2018, 08:46:03 am »
Watching you put this together makes me want to build another one.

I had the same "silvering" problem when I built my own and it was on the underside as well. ???
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Offline Shawn McClure

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Re: My Reliant 1/537 AMT kit
« Reply #110 on: October 25, 2018, 08:54:37 am »
Thank you TK. 

I have heard that this model doesn't fit together very well and they are right.  It's still a ton of fun though for sure.

Shawn
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