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INTO WHITE

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Pants and shoes - Zara | Shirt - Primark

Sometimes you find the most perfect piece in the most unexpected place, like this shirt.

DETAILS

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SUNDAYTHINGS

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Sayonara na Sincelo

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INMYWARDROBE

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Recent perfect shoes

SUNDAYTHINGS

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Melt in mouth croissants da Confeitaria Oporto

Toyota 2000GT--Return of Son of Vintage Kit

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Having rushed through a '63 Corvette build, and with the feeling I have built too many GM cars lately, it was time to do something different....



I have always thought the Toyota 2000GT, along with early Jag XKE's, are some the coolest sports cars of all time. Jag kits are everywhere, but what about the 2000GT? There have been various 2000 GT kits over the years, but the MPC's 1:25 kit--the only 1:25 scale 2000 GT I know of--intrigued me--so I purchased one on Ebay for $65.

 Good news and bad news--yes, it's a cool kit--the convertible from "You Only Live Twice" (there was no "real" 2000GT convertible--this was a custom for the movie, I have read). The bad news: it needs a ton of cleanup.



See those big ugly plugs on the wheel well? These "ejector pin marks" are left over the mold process. Did the 1:1 cars have these? No, I don't think they did! So I have to sand and file and fill all of these--and they are everywhere!


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