More Ciggie Signage & Biante Fixes
In time, I’d like all the models in my collection that are supposed to have tobacco markings, actually have them.
It will be a big job to organise, purchase and apply aftermarket decoration to them all, but at least a start has been made.
I purchased three water-slide decal sets from three different eBay sellers to evaluate the quality of their decals. Curiously, two of these were delivered from the same address…
Instructions for these two (the Winfield VR and Marlboro Torana) stipulated the decals required clear-coating before use, while the third lot (for the VK twin set) were already coated.
Quality in all cases was not too bad, though not to the level of the Spark decals mentioned in a previous post. The black Marlboro markings for the twin set were nice and glossy, but the white versions for on the rear spoiler were a bit translucent, particularly in comparison to the white Winfield decals on the VR.
Twenty Lost Models
Well, they weren’t really lost as such. But now they’re home. I’ve built many of the Tamiya 1:20 scale Grand Prix series kits over the years, and these first 20 builds have…
F1 Tobacco Conversions
I haven’t had time to do any serious modelling recently, but I did get to apply the tobacco decals to this trio of F1 cars.