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Mclaren 722GT and Hamann SLR Volcano's

11-08-2011, 05:10 PM
just received this interesting info from Hobby design.
they just finished the TK for the SLR 722 GT, imho the nicest version ever of the mclaren mercedes slr.
I took a TK from ebay some yrs ago (think a clone of the Meko),but was missing in decal sheet that I redraw by myside.

Also the Hamann Volcano is a cool version,surely less boring than standard versions from tamiya.
From pics seems they did a nice work, with a lot of PE parts and a full rollcage (I look mostly at the version I like more..the Gt :iceslolan)but also the hamann livery is pretty cool.
This Tk has a nice roll cage inside and the main parts to convert the tamiya kit.the resin seems really well moulded.
I love these badboy versions.. :tongue:

and the volcano

They are making a lot of cool subjects,hope they will go on also with the new SLS gt.many many interesting cars to be made,also as tk. :iceslolan

11-08-2011, 05:54 PM
Yeah, lots of great products, but they struggle with quality. Resin shrinkage, sometimes inaccurate parts, etc. HD would be just grand if they fixed the issues!

11-08-2011, 06:19 PM
I've got that 722GT trans Kit in my stash. Its a nice trans kit let down on my one by a warped bonnet. I haven't been able to square it up and am worried a replacement may warp over time as well. The best option I'm seeing is to just modify the Tamiya bonnet to replicate the Hobby Design one.

11-08-2011, 06:29 PM
yes,probably is the best choiche.also the Meko tk I had suffered the same problem. asked for a replacement and arrived...warped again:(
Suspect it is due to different temperatures they have sending resin via airmail.when they are so thin,it can happens.
just my 2 cents.

11-20-2011, 06:16 AM
Lovegt40, you built the 722GT? Is somewhere a WIP to see?

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