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#1 bosmeck

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Posted 07 January 2011 - 01:04 PM

Just got this in the mail from Germany. It's a lovely Lola T70 slot body kit made by Karl Heinz Homberg. Karl is known for quality. The kits he produces are amazing.

I'm going to do a step by step on this kit showing some techniques and secrets. It will be very detailed so bear with me over time. Yes, time. This will take some time but I will update has I go along. If you find there are better ideas on how to do some of what I show then please post these ideas. In the end you should have a good idea on how I paint my cars and get a smooth mirror finish.

Getting back to the quality of the kit. Everything fits real well and the quality of the casting is beautiful. This helps and saves time with the prep work. I'm really looking forward to doing this car and I hope you enjoy the step-by-step and the end result.

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#2 Ron Hershman

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Posted 07 January 2011 - 01:32 PM

Resin or injected plastic??? Looks beautiful.

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Posted 07 January 2011 - 01:36 PM

It's resin, Ron. Beautiful casting! The best I've seen.
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#4 Ron Hershman

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Posted 07 January 2011 - 01:55 PM

Looks fantastic in the pics... how much US does this kit cost?

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Posted 07 January 2011 - 02:03 PM

It's sold out, Ron. I think it was €250, maybe less. I got this from a good friend of mine.
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Posted 09 January 2011 - 11:42 AM

Resin or injected plastic??? Looks beautiful.


Ron, it´s actually PU (polyurethane).

Best

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 02:43 PM

Before the details. Should be finished here soon with this T70. There was a lot to clean up but I've enjoyed building this car.

I went with a simple look rather than the historical version. I will do the historical version next. I just wanted to see the Lola without the distractions. Amazing lines and a beautiful car.

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 04:52 PM

Karl-Heinz Hornberg has made probably the best kits ever for slot racing/true scale racing, high quality, absolutely perfect in details, decals by cartograf (Italy), and part by part outstanding.

He has done about 20 kits up to now, and his love goes to Can-Am. So McLaren M8B, Ferrari 612, Honker, Lola T70 spider, Porsche 917 PA, and others came out of his factory, mostly sold out shortly after their introduction. Most of the customers are building outstanding slot models.

If you want to have a look, click HERE and try to find your way through his homepage.

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#9 Matt Sheldon

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 09:36 PM

If that is not enough to make you moist, nothing is! Really terrific stuff.

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 04:39 PM

Like that! Very nice, brother!
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Posted 27 December 2011 - 03:16 PM

Very beautiful castings, but as anyone knows, it's the craftsman who makes the pieces come to life. As all of
your posts show, you are a true artist. Respected and envied by the best. Keep up the fantastic work.

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 04:25 PM

finished

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 09:39 PM

Well done Chris!

As scrapbuilder1 said, it takes a real craftsman to assemble one to this level.

I'm sure Karl would also be proud of what you have done to one of his baby's.
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Posted 06 February 2012 - 10:49 AM

cheers Bruce

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