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Old 2018.03.25, 11:53 PM   #1
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Audi R8 Nurburgring 24h Playstation

Finished an Audi. I had much better luck with my airbrushing and clear coat than my last body. Decals are from Pattos, and I just used tamiya clear in light coats over the top of them. Some decals did just fine, but it did seem to affect a few others. The lexan window from PN saved some weight up high (about 4 grams if I remember correctly). I took advantage of the clear windows to hand paint and add a 1/24 slot car interior I've had laying around forever. (It is from the late 80s. I used to buy 1/24th scale lexan slotcar bodies for my Tamtech). It only added 1 gram, and I just taped it in place, so I can take it out if I ever needed to. Honestly my driving is not consistant enough to notice a difference. I had to cut quite a bit of it away to make room for my transponder and the rear suspension, but it fits without binding on anything. I am mostly happy with how the body turned out, but it is a little too hard to see on the track. I was hoping all the white decals would counteract the black body, but this is probably the last all black car I paint. The good news is that when I chip the paint, I can just touch it up with a sharpie.
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