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Tamiya: Calsonic Skyline GT-R (R34)
Merlin
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Posted: Sunday, February 03, 2019 - 05:18 AM UTC


Here''s a look at Tamiya''s 1:24 model of the 1999 All Japan GT Championships Calsonic Skyline GTR (R34).

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Thanks!
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Posted: Sunday, February 03, 2019 - 09:20 AM UTC
Nice review Rowan, I did say you’d like it

Now to see it built
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Posted: Sunday, February 03, 2019 - 09:53 AM UTC
Great review Rowan, and being a Tamiya kit it is bound to be easy to build.
I would love to see you tackle this one next, after your two other car builds.
Andy
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Posted: Sunday, February 03, 2019 - 03:38 PM UTC
Very nice review Rowan, looking forward to following the build on this one whenever you get it to the bench!

Cheers, D
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Posted: Monday, February 04, 2019 - 07:52 AM UTC
Cheers guys

@ Luciano - yep, you were quite right!

I've got a bunch of stuff I need to work on before tackling this, but it really does look like it'll be a fun build.

All the best

Rowan
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Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 09:56 AM UTC
Rowan,
Another one of your outstanding reviews.

Tamiya really does quite a nice job on their curbside kits. I sure wish that other manufactures, specifically Hasegawa would follow suit, as they curbside kits are certainly what I'd call on the spartan side at best.

I'm pretty sure that a lot of the aircraft guys/gals are wondering why Tamiya pre-cuts the masks for their car kits, but you have to cut your own out in their aircraft kits.

I had to chuckle when you saw when Tamiya actually made the molds. That a new kit compared to my just completed Tamiya Porsche 956 that was molded in 1984. And like I said, it's still up to today's standards and then some.

Joel




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Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 10:50 PM UTC
Cheers Joel

Yes - Tamiya's moulds for this one have certainly stood the test of time brilliantly. Better, in fact, than those of the Hasegawa Miura which is a few years younger. While that's still very good for the most part, there are signs of wear in a few spots.

All the best

Rowan
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Posted: Friday, February 22, 2019 - 03:23 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Cheers Joel

Yes - Tamiya's moulds for this one have certainly stood the test of time brilliantly. Better, in fact, than those of the Hasegawa Miura which is a few years younger. While that's still very good for the most part, there are signs of wear in a few spots.

All the best

Rowan




Rowan,
Funny you should bring that up. My lovely wife says I've got more then a few worn parts these days
Joel