Newsletter 406: MP4/7

MP4/7

MP4/7
In 1992, the Formula 1 World Championship seemed to have a clear favorite team, the safest bet. A white and fluorescent orange machine, equipped with a Honda engine, the latest in electronic technology, and Senna and Berger at the wheel. Did anyone doubt about McLaren's supremacy after sweeping their rivals with their car in the previous year?

Race by race there came the technical problems, and the season ended with McLaren signing a second place in the World Championship after several years of glorious victories. Even so, the MP4/7 is a magnificent machine that every modeler should build at least once in a lifetime.

And for getting your model to the top, what's better than using the new MFH book packed with photographs taken nowadays, with great detail, close-ups of the mechanics, cockpit,... Absolutely essential!!! And the best thing is that you can already preorder yours at SpotModel :D

As Gerhard Berger said: "There's nothing better than taking a race car to the limit", and it's even better if it is in scale!!

Model Factory Hiro: Reference / walkaround book - McLaren Honda MP4/7

Reference: MFH-MHB-8

Fantastic Model Factory Hiro guide including plenty of photographs of the McLaren Honda MP4/7 taken nowadays to one of the cars at the Honda museum. It is absolutely essential if you want to get the detailing of the model properly done.
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Ukrainian Scale Cars Production: Engine 1/24 scale - BMW E36 - resin parts

Reference: 24T013

Resin made engine to be used on the BMW E36 scale model kit by Hasegawa.
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Zero Paints: Paint for airbrush - Colorado Orange for BMW 2002 - Code 002 - 1 x 60ml - for Hasegawa references 21123 and HC-23

Reference: ZP-1502-002

Colorado Orange paint, specifically formulated to match the BMW 2002 of the 70s.
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Trumpeter: Material - Brass Pipe Set 1 - metal parts - 8 units

Reference: 09942

Set of eight hollow body brass tubes measuring 20cm long by 0.3 mm, 0.4mm, 0.5mm and 0.6mm outer diameter (two units of each diameter), made of premium brass. They are perfect for scratching, detail parts of any kind, electrical and hydraulic connectors, etc. and can also be welded.
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Trumpeter: Material - Brass Pipe Set 2 - metal parts - 8 units

Reference: 09943

Set of eight hollow body brass tubes measuring 20cm long by 0.7 mm, 0.8 mm, 0.9 mm and 1.0 mm outer diameter (two units of each diameter), made of premium brass. They are perfect for scratching, detail parts of any kind, electrical and hydraulic connectors, etc. and can also be welded.
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Trumpeter: Material - Brass Pipe Set 3 - metal parts - 8 units

Reference: 09944

Set of eight hollow body brass tubes measuring 20cm long by 1.1mm, 1.2mm, 1.3mm and 1.4mm outer diameter (two units of each diameter), made of premium brass. They are perfect for scratching, detail parts of any kind, electrical and hydraulic connectors, etc. and can also be welded.
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Trumpeter: Material - Brass Pipe Set 4 - metal parts - 4 units

Reference: 09945

Set of four brass tubes measuring 20cm long by 1.1mm, 1.6mm, 2.1mm and 2.6mm outer diameter, made of premium brass. They are perfect for scratching, detail parts of any kind, electrical and hydraulic connectors, etc. and can also be welded. Tubes are hollow, the set contains 1 unit of each diameter, and in this particular reference they fit exactly one inside the other.
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Trumpeter: Material - Brass Pipe Set 5 - metal parts - 4 units

Reference: 09946

Set of four brass tubes measuring 20cm long by 1.3mm, 1.8mm, 2.3mm and 2.8mm outer diameter, made of premium brass. They are perfect for scratching, detail parts of any kind, electrical and hydraulic connectors, etc. and can also be welded. Tubes are hollow, and the set contains 1 unit of each diameter.
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Zero Paints: Paint for airbrush - Mercedes-AMG GT Iridium Silver Metallic - Code: 775 - 1 x 60ml - for Airbrush

Reference: ZP-1442-775

Iridium Silver Metallic color paint, code: 775, for use in the Mercedes-AMG GT. It is served ready for airbrush use, in a 60ml bottle.
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Marabu: Clearcoat - Aqua Gloss - 1 x 50ml

Reference: 11350005000

Synthetic water-based varnish with a glossy finish. It is colorless and transparent. It can be applied with a brush or you can dilute it to apply with an airbrush, and it's perfect to give realism to classic car bodies, small parts, tires, etc.
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Marabu: Clearcoat - Aqua Matt - 1 x 50ml

Reference: 11360005000

Synthetic water-based varnish with matte finish. It is colorless and transparent. It can be applied with a brush or you can dilute it to apply with an airbrush. It is perfect to give realism to wooden parts, cloth seats, hoods, engine details, etc.
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Marabu: Clearcoat - Aqua Satin Matt - 1 x 50ml

Reference: 11370005000

Synthetic water based varnish with satin finish. It is colorless and transparent. It can be applied with either a brush or you can dilute it and apply with an airbrush. It is perfect to give realism to seats, engine details, tires, etc.
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Zero Paints: Paint for airbrush - Castrol Red - 1 x 30ml

Reference: ZP-1638

30ml paint bottle ready for airbrush use. The tone has been formulated to match the red color used by Castrol sponsored vehicles.
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Zero Paints: Paint for airbrush - Sauber C9 Le Mans 1989 Silver Mica - 1 x 30ml - for Hasegawa reference 20306, or Tamiya reference TAM24091

Reference: ZP-1634

30ml paint bottle, ready for airbrush use. The tone has been specifically formulated to match the silver color used by the official Sauber C9 at the 24 hours of Le Mans in 1989
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Zero Paints: Paint for airbrush - Audi R8 LM GT3 Red - 1 x 30ml - for Nunu references PN24004 and NU-24004

Reference: ZP-1636

30ml paint bottle, ready for airbrush use. The tone has been specifically formulated to match the red color of the Audi R8 LM GT3.
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Zero Paints: Paint for airbrush - Audi R8 LM GT3 Silver - 1 x 30ml - for Nunu references PN24004 and NU-24004

Reference: ZP-1637

30ml paint bottle, ready for airbrush use. The tone has been specifically formulated to match the silver color of the Audi R8 LM GT3.
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Model Factory Hiro: Model car kit 1/20 scale - Williams Renault FW16 Rothmans #0, 2 - Ayrton Senna da Silva, Damon Hill - Brazilian Formula 1 Grand Prix 1994 - photo-etched parts, resin parts, rubber parts, turned metal parts, vacuum formed parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: MFH-K737

The Williams Renault FW16 was a highly technological car for its time, and the complicated carbon fiber parts that defined the car were a good proof of it. Model Factory Hiro has reproduced in 1/20 scale this fascinating Formula 1 using state-of-the-art designing, printing, molding, resin casting and white metal forging technologies. Absolutely amazing!!
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