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#1101 Jairus

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 08:07 PM

Thank you, Niels. I was planning on doing the RC Cola one next. Soon as Victor wakes up from his winter slumber and starts making bodies again.


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Posted 05 February 2015 - 08:14 PM

Don't forget the Mark Donohue Sunoco colors for the Porsche.

 

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#1103 Jairus

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Posted 04 March 2015 - 12:00 PM

Another quick racing shell for one of the local racers here in the Pacific Northwest.

 

:D

 

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#1104 Tim Wilkins

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Posted 04 March 2015 - 12:09 PM

Very nice! Is that the TrueScale Porsche 917A body?


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Posted 04 March 2015 - 12:54 PM

I believe so, yes!


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#1106 Jairus

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Posted 14 April 2015 - 07:12 PM

Finished up some more racing shells for the locals.

This time two Lancer Petg bodies by Victor @ True Scale.  Ferrari 330 P4 Le Mans Coupe and Spyder.
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Nothing added, just paint.  Headlight buckets exhaust tips, shifter and gauge decals would all be great... but these are suppose to be cheap quick jobs and one can get bogged down with the detials. Right?

 


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#1107 Matt Sheldon

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Posted 14 April 2015 - 09:48 PM

Red car, red seats.......works for me! Nice work Jarius


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Posted 14 April 2015 - 10:12 PM

You make cheap and quick look real good, Jairus!


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Posted 24 July 2015 - 09:30 AM

Finished a few more lately. The first is a Choti for a local Slotblog member. Hope he doesn't mind my showing it.

 

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The other two were produced for the local Retro racing club. Both bodies are by TrueScale and both cars raced at Riverside in 1966.

 

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Posted 24 July 2015 - 09:47 AM

Looks too good to race! :good:


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Posted 09 November 2015 - 10:45 AM

Finished another one yesterday for Slot Blog.net member Don Weaver.
The body is a GTC Gulf Mirage which was originally a Dynamic body.
The chassis is hand made by Don and I'll let him tell you the details.
 

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The paint is a mix of "Sundance" designs as was requested by the customer.
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Have a great Monday fellow slotters. :)


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#1112 Jairus

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Posted 09 November 2015 - 10:50 AM

Oh yeah... forgot about this one.  Painted over a month ago... again for a slotblog member.

 

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#1113 A. J. Hoyt

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Posted 09 November 2015 - 01:09 PM

I really like the scheme on the Truescale Ford Mirage (it looks like) - I have found that to be a pretty OK racing body. You can sure tell which way that car is going! Nicely done!


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Posted 09 November 2015 - 03:16 PM

Great color combo on the Mirage!


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Posted 09 November 2015 - 06:15 PM

A.J., it is a Truescale Mirage - good eye!  Jairus captured the looks of the original Sundance paint scheme which is what I was hoping for.  Anyone who sees it will recognize it's heritage.  Notice the motor showing through the rear window - what detail!  Many thanks, Jairus.

 

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Posted 10 November 2015 - 12:39 AM

That mirage is awesome !!
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Posted 18 November 2015 - 07:41 AM

Well, my Sundance (Version 3.0) arrived today and boy are they right when they say it looks soooo much better in person than in pictures.  Absolutely spectacular!!  It's going into my lawyer's bookcase display cabinet after a couple of laps around our club track and maybe the chassis too.  The guys almost didn't let me take it home tonight. Thanks Jairus, you captured exactly what I was looking for - a body with the same DNA as the original Sundance car but special in its own right.  Many thanks.....

 

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Posted 18 November 2015 - 11:37 AM

I admit to being one of those guys who wanted to take it home last night.  :D

 

Beautiful job, Jairus. Truly stunning.

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Posted 24 April 2017 - 02:03 AM

Jairus, I just spent a couple of hours looking at this body of work,from Sundance original  to Sundance Mirage,beautiful. Time well spent. Recommended viewing. Thanks you for all your creativity. 


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#1120 Jairus

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Posted 24 April 2017 - 12:06 PM

Finished a few more bodies that you guys might find interesting.
The first one was for Martin who posted above.  We worked together on line and over the phone getting the details as close to what we felt the body Bob Emott might have had on his car at Tottenham.

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These two were painted as a surprise for John Cukras last winter before the Checkpoint race.  John used the Can Am body but I didn't see if he showed the GP.  Suspect I might have been a little risqué with that one.  Still, he could've swapped the interior.  Personally, I think he hung it on the wall.

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#1121 Jairus

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 01:26 PM

I don't paint a lot of racing bodies.  But when I do, I tend to get creative.
Remember, these will probably get torn up due to the two drivers that are running them.
First up are two for John Cukras.

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These two are for my good friend Nesta who is banned from this forum unfortunately.
Kind of went over the top and didn't quite catch the correct colors on the Benetton car. 
But what the heck, he's going to tear it up anyway.

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Note: All are painted with the last of my Pactra lacquers, hand lettered with my now shaking hands using One-Shot.
This cannot go forever...

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#1122 Jairus

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Posted 19 June 2018 - 06:16 PM

Finished a couple more today.
This is for a friend and the body is 1/32nd scale so... harder to paint.

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(The news sucks so listening to music on my iTunes.  So much better!)

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This one looks like a re-do of one I did for Nesta.
But I like it so much that decided to do another for eBay and see what it could bring.
Pop it up in a day or two.
Title is: Tits, tye-dye, Superfly!
Body is an O.S. Ti22 in .007.

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Respectfully submitted,

 


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#1123 Jairus

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Posted 10 February 2019 - 05:19 PM

Adding a few more for posterity sake.

Markos Mantis for a customer who thought the cars were made of wood.
Well, the monocoque chassis was but the body work was all fiberglass.
Still, it was fun to do if a bit time consuming.
Taking suggestions for the second Markos body....

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This one for Pablo's Ultra Thingy.
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And this was a hardbody paintjob on a Revell Cobra roadster.
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Posted 10 February 2019 - 05:41 PM

Love the wood and aluminum Mantis especially :yahoo:  :heart:  :heart:  :heart: 


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Posted 10 February 2019 - 09:39 PM

Jairus,

 

 Wow, really cool stuff !  I like the different styles that you use for the cars ... tie-dyed, fogged, wood grain and the lettering. 


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