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Source for 1/24 Rostyle wheels?


klutz_100
01-27-2014, 10:20 AM
I am looking for 14" or 15" Rostyles in 1/24 scale
Does anyone know of a source for these?
Thanks for any help

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y247/klutz100/T2eC16VHJGFFmysNr4DBReO9mtt60_12.jpg (http://s6.photobucket.com/user/klutz100/media/T2eC16VHJGFFmysNr4DBReO9mtt60_12.jpg.html)

MPWR
01-27-2014, 11:52 AM
HA!!

I've guessed your next project!

But why not go with wire wheels?



And welcome back, my friend! I for one am thrilled about your return.

klutz_100
01-27-2014, 01:02 PM
HA!!

I've guessed your next project!
:biggrin::biggrin::biggrin:


But why not go with wire wheels?

Because you've only partly guessed it right ;)

Now quit guessin' and find dem rims! :biggrin:

MPWR
01-27-2014, 05:09 PM
No dice!

I thought for some reason that the Aoshima MGB Club Racing might have them. But they turn out to be an interesting looking set of Minilites with center knockoffs. :dunno:

GTV2000
01-27-2014, 11:18 PM
The old doyusha capri mk1 has those. Will need to work on their lips a bit. Rubber bumper? Have to change the interior also.

gionc
01-30-2014, 06:16 AM
Buddy I'll design in a couple days and you'll send to a online print 3D service like shapeways by your own!
I'll also print here but I guess would be more expencive and timekeeping! Let me know!

klutz_100
01-30-2014, 07:39 AM
Buddy I'll design in a couple days and you'll send to a online print 3D service like shapeways by your own!
I'll also print here but I guess would be more expencive and timekeeping! Let me know!
Ciao Maestro! :)
That's really kind of you but I think that I have managed to find some white metal ones and they are on their way to me from SE Finecast in the UK.

If they turn out to be crap, I'll remember your kind offer :rofl: :thumbsup:

klutz_100
02-10-2014, 01:46 PM
UPDATE:

For anyone who may be interested - now or in the future - I sourced white metal Rostyle wheels (and tires) from South Eastern Finecast (http://www.sefinecast.co.uk) in the UK.

Although not listed in their catalogue, I called them because I knew that they had in the past produced a 1/24 MGB GT with Rostyle wheels.

Sure enough they had some and they were shipped the next day. Very courteous and helpful service. Cost was 10GBP (15US$?) plus shipping for a set of 4 wheels and tires.

The casts are quite rough as things go but should clean up well. The design seems good. The rubber tires are excellent IMO. How the heck I am going to mask off to paint the black inserts, I have no idea yet :rofl:

some photos:

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y247/klutz100/WIPs/MGB%20PRISON/DSC03765.jpg

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y247/klutz100/WIPs/MGB%20PRISON/DSC03762.jpg

MPWR
02-10-2014, 08:17 PM
How the heck I am going to mask off to paint the black inserts, I have no idea yet :rofl:

That I think I can help you with.

First clean and polish them up as best as you can, especially the ridges. Mask the rims as best as you can with tape, and paint the centers with a black acrylic (Tamiya X-1 or similar). Once it's dry, with a sharpened toothpick dipped in household glass cleaner, rub the paint off of the tops of the ridges to expose the polished metal beneath.

klutz_100
02-10-2014, 10:55 PM
First clean and polish them up as best as you can, especially the ridges. Mask the rims as best as you can with tape, and paint the centers with a black acrylic (Tamiya X-1 or similar). Once it's dry, with a sharpened toothpick dipped in household glass cleaner, rub the paint off of the tops of the ridges to expose the polished metal beneath.
That's 'da plan :smokin:

Mikezibit
02-11-2014, 04:25 AM
I am looking for 14" or 15" Rostyles in 1/24 scale
Does anyone know of a source for these?
Thanks for any help

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y247/klutz100/T2eC16VHJGFFmysNr4DBReO9mtt60_12.jpg (http://s6.photobucket.com/user/klutz100/media/T2eC16VHJGFFmysNr4DBReO9mtt60_12.jpg.html)


check out the Diecast Capri from whitebox/Fabbri, I had the wheels.....

http://www.ebay.de/itm/FORD-Capri-MKI-1700-Coupe-GT-XLR-70-gelb-schwarz-Sonderpreis-IXO-White-Box-1-24-/121269452311?pt=Spielzeugautos&hash=item1c3c38fe17



Mike :)

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