September 25, 2008

Thunder Shot Mk. II

I finally found some time to build this thing. Of course I didn't plan far ahead enough to think of buying a Tamiya track so the car is basically unusable. it looks nice though and the box pictures are pretty much worth the purchase alone.


This is a great picture and I wish they made posters of these. Maybe I'll blow up one to use for myself.


My plan for immediate gratification ruined as "some assembly required." The included postcard is very cute though and makes me want to buy another one of these.


I suck at models though, so the simple task of applying enamel somehow turned into a terrible ordeal involving scalpels, staples, vast quantities of paint thinner, and a mess that would make my middle school art teacher stick pencils in her arteries. Don't even get me started on the grease. On the bright side my digestive organs probably experience less abrasive friction now given the amount accidentally ingested.


Finished product. Racer Momoi will beat all comers!

Posted by Paranda at September 25, 2008 11:45 PM

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Ah, congrats on finishing the building. I suck at building models, too, so I feel your pain there.

Posted by: tenton at September 27, 2008 3:50 PM


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