Welcome to what I hope will be the ultimate guide to working with any type of two-part epoxy putty or resin. I started this guide with my own contributions and experiences but I will be the first to admit that when it comes to making wide body kits and shaping the hardened putty to perfection there are many out there better than me. So I sought them out…
Building Nemo from a Pez Dispenser and a Hot Wheels Kool Kombi casting was the easy part. It was FINDING the time to make NEMO that was hardest. This article also includes an introduction to the ultimate guide to working with two=part epoxy putty and modelling resin.
Today we are in for a treat because not only is this a guide showing you how to make your next custom diecast creation turn, it is also a mini customiser spotlight as I will be proudly showcasing some of the work of the gentleman who has kindly provided the tips and tricks I will be sharing today.
Video How To Guide showing you step by step how to precisely cut out and remove the bonnet or any body panel from a Hot Wheels 1:64 diecast car. A closer look at the tools needed to remove the bonnet and how to prepare for hinging it back on – which we cover next episode.
VIDEO – Here’s my method for stripping the paint from my Hot Wheels… It’s quick easy and the only way I’d ever strip paint off any diecast car.
Safety first!…oh who am I kidding, Coffee first, then customizing. Safety’s like 5th. anyway…Let’s see how to drill open a Hot Wheels Diecast Car SAFELY
The Toyota Hilux casting from Hot Wheels comes from the factory higher than a junkie on dole day. It was time to bring this pickup down to earth and turn the Hilux into a Lowlux
We have learned how to make hinging doors and bonnets for our Hot Wheels but now we take things up a level. This awesome Guide comes from Scott B and teaches us how to make Tilting, Dumping & Dancing Beds for our 1:64 scale Hot Wheels Diecast Cars, I mean Mini Trucks.
Today it gives me great pleasure to bring you a guest post and a brilliant hack to create adjustable leaf spring type suspension using nothing more than cable ties (zip-ties) and some ingenuity.
Aimed at the beginner but written to provide solutions to the broader customising community, the following All-Inclusive How-To Guide and Customizer FAQ starts with the very basics and goes on to cover almost every facet of customising diecast cars.
Finding diorama figures in Hot Wheels 1:64 scale is either really hard or really expensive… usually both. But with a little savvy know-how and some out-of-the-box thinking you’ll be able to add a whole variety of figures to your 1/64 scale diorama. Crowds of them in fact.