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frikken awesome mate! such hot looking buggies 8) 8) 8)

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GJW wrote:frikken awesome mate! such hot looking buggies 8) 8) 8)
Thanks a lot GJW!

I am still working on the SE body but it will be done later today. I am thrilled because then I have all three short wheelbase (SWB) models painted :)
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Yey! Finally done painting the other body and decals is on! I have the SE box as you can see :D

I painted them in a slightly different color tone as you may see in the picture on both car at once. I wanted the SE a bit more "orange" toned.

Now I just have to practice painting text on tires...

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Very nice looking.

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romulus22 wrote:Very nice looking.
Thank you romulus22!
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At first glance it looks like they are sitting on a Tamiya rug.

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romulus22 wrote:At first glance it looks like they are sitting on a Tamiya rug.
Never thought of but you are right. It's a Pappelina Viggo Star rug from Sweden :D
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Fantastic!!!!

I'd love to own those, you must be very proud.

Those mid's are the only other cars (apart from the Losi XX series) that really captivate me as it was this era that I started racing all those years ago. I remember dribbling over the catalog with these cars in when I was a kid. The fact you have done box-art is just awesome!

Would you mind if I asked you to take some high res pics of all three on a white background? Would love to have that as a wallpaper on my mac!

Hats off sir!

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jamin wrote:Fantastic!!!!

I'd love to own those, you must be very proud.

Those mid's are the only other cars (apart from the Losi XX series) that really captivate me as it was this era that I started racing all those years ago. I remember dribbling over the catalog with these cars in when I was a kid. The fact you have done box-art is just awesome!

Would you mind if I asked you to take some high res pics of all three on a white background? Would love to have that as a wallpaper on my mac!

Hats off sir!
X2 that request j0pp3! Great work on those shells, awesome.

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looks fantastic, but paint the tires!!
I'm a retro radio control hipster - I only like the stuff no one bought!

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Thanks guys!

Here is your request in 1920x1080 pixels :D

http://joppis.dyndns.org/misc/optima_mid_swb_series_1920x1080.jpg

And a small version just to show you how it looks:

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Awesome! Many thanks indeed!!!!

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That's one 8) awesome Optima family. I'm so close to open my Red Box and let my Optima family out :roll:
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Bo Wallen wrote:That's one 8) awesome Optima family. I'm so close to open my Red Box and let my Optima family out :roll:
I have an Optima Box opener (that start looking a bit worn) you can borrow :mrgreen:

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j0pp3 wrote:
Bo Wallen wrote:That's one 8) awesome Optima family. I'm so close to open my Red Box and let my Optima family out :roll:
I have an Optima Box opener (that start looking a bit worn) you can borrow :mrgreen:

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A really really big box opener.........hmmmmm....good idea Sir :D
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