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JE123
12-19-2001, 04:39 PM
Do you open it right away, even though you are working on another one? I always do. I like to look at the pieces and skim over the instructions. Find out what I have to look foward to.

Guiddy
12-19-2001, 04:55 PM
Don't even mention looking in the box of a new kit!
I find it hard enough not to start it, let alone not look in the box!

I can see why people just collect the kits and never build them! It is so exciting!
But it is how my imagination pictures the built model that is the best part!

G-Forces
12-19-2001, 05:12 PM
Originally posted by JE123
Do you open it right away, even though you are working on another one? I always do. I like to look at the pieces and skim over the instructions. Find out what I have to look foward to.
Yes sir! Me too. :D

awaken1973
12-19-2001, 05:16 PM
Do you open it right away, even though you are working on another one? I always do. I like to look at the pieces and skim over the instructions. Find out what I have to look foward to

I always do. Just to be informed which paints and materials to buy in my next visit to model shop. It's far enough out of the city so I do my shopping rarely.

JE123
12-19-2001, 05:37 PM
Originally posted by Guiddy
I can see why people just collect the kits and never build them! It is so exciting!
But it is how my imagination pictures the built model that is the best part!

I have that problem.

CRX_SOON
12-19-2001, 06:40 PM
just bought my first kit today and hell yes i looked!!! i don't even have the supplies to start work on it but i opened it up and it was like christmass although that shrink wrap is a real bitch unless you have scissor nearby. But ya i looked at all the par through the bags (except teh body i took that out to take a close look at it)

awaken1973
12-19-2001, 08:35 PM
You bought Porsche 911? Nice choice!
I have 911GT3 which is similar kit (just different wheels, front bumber and rear spoiler, Recaro bucket seats)
I also have spare 911 parts in my kit. Don't know why they include it


http://www.auto.com/99frankfurt/porsche/frankfurt_porsch_911gt3.jpg

CRX_SOON
12-19-2001, 08:55 PM
i love the cleasness of the Carrera the line aren't broken up by flashy side skirts and that funky spoiler.

Jay!
12-20-2001, 02:30 AM
Yes, I most certainly do! :D In fact, I usually grab the instruction sheet first thing and take it into my "office" for inspection. :eek: ;)

Originally posted by awaken1973
I also have spare 911 parts in my kit. Don't know why they include itThey do it because they're sneaky and cheap. The regular 911 came out first, no doubt, then when they wanted to make you your 911 GT3, they give you the same 911 kit, plus the other GT3 parts. Same thing with the NSX and NSX Type R; the Type R has all the parts the regular one does, plus the Type R junk. :)

G-Forces
12-20-2001, 06:49 AM
I don't think there is anything wrong with doing that. It probably saves money and keeps the cost down. Keeping the cost down makes the kits cheaper for us. :D

BTW I was looking at the 911 Carrera the other day, but I'd probably get the GT3 first. I happen to like the funky spoiler and flashy side skirts. :p

awaken1973
12-20-2001, 01:22 PM
No fun with that "funky spoiler" for me
it's pain in the ass to paint separately
I've choosen GT3 becouse I like it's interior details more

http://www.tamiya.com/english/products/24229_911gt3/911gt3_2.jpg

Guiddy
12-20-2001, 03:16 PM
Originally posted by jay@af
In fact, I usually grab the instruction sheet first thing and take it into my "office" for inspection.



Is that the loo?

Jay!
12-20-2001, 03:17 PM
Originally posted by Guiddy
Is that the loo? :right:

JE123
12-20-2001, 04:09 PM
Originally posted by Guiddy
Is that the loo?

I don't know what you guys are talking about, but my guess would be the bathroom.:D

modelfan1
12-20-2001, 05:44 PM
:flash: I always open them up too, I just have to see whats inside,then I put it on the shelf with all the others:mad:

primera man
12-21-2001, 06:02 PM
Originally posted by JE123
Do you open it right away, even though you are working on another one? I always do. I like to look at the pieces and skim over the instructions. Find out what I have to look foward to.

When i get a new kit i almost sleep with it !!!

I study ever bit of plastic....read it over and over untill i can paint the kit without even having to look at the INSTRUCTIONS !!!!!

Jay!
12-21-2001, 06:11 PM
I usually have the plastic off the box by the time I get to my car! :D

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