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Heller Citroen DS 19car transporter
« on: October 16, 2018, 07:29:12 PM »


Hi all got this for my birthday









Inspired by Bengalensis build I've decided to try and do this version









Can find no detail of the chassis so will have to make that up, will have to learn resin casting as I will have 3 pairs of suspension to make and 6 wheels.not allowed to start it till the 26th
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Re: Heller Citroen DS 19car transporter
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2018, 08:50:17 PM »

Nice! Are you going to paint it or leave it in the pre coloured plastic?
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Re: Heller Citroen DS 19car transporter
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2018, 08:59:16 PM »

Paint it
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Re: Heller Citroen DS 19car transporter
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2018, 10:09:25 PM »

Drool, drool!  :-)

That Heller kit is pretty darn good, I built one many years ago and I doubt it's lost any of its quality even after all this time.

A great idea to make the Transporter.
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Re: Heller Citroen DS 19car transporter
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2018, 11:36:21 PM »

Paint it
Good choice. The pre coloured plastic always looks washed out to me.
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Re: Heller Citroen DS 19car transporter
« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2018, 08:56:00 PM »

Hi all well I've started, going to build the Meilen version.
Started on the engines.






And got the colour I'm going to use, i may be adding gold go faster stripes to it, not sure yet


The eagle eyed among you may notice I've had a weird reaction to the paint on one of the doors (all the rest of the paint work seems to be ok)
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Re: Heller Citroen DS 19car transporter
« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2018, 07:40:32 PM »

Hi all started the saloon version










Did some more to the engines as well.




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Re: Heller Citroen DS 19car transporter
« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2018, 02:43:19 PM »

Nice work.  :-))
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Re: Heller Citroen DS 19car transporter
« Reply #8 on: October 28, 2018, 08:15:50 PM »

Did a bit more to the engines




Started adding the shackles plates to the bed


Wondered how much filling would be needed so added some primer




Must say I'm quite pleased so far.
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Re: Heller Citroen DS 19car transporter
« Reply #9 on: October 29, 2018, 08:14:30 PM »

Hi all placed the wings and bonnet on to see how it looks




Made the shackle rings


Had a go at making a winch for the flatbed.






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Re: Heller Citroen DS 19car transporter
« Reply #10 on: October 29, 2018, 09:01:27 PM »

What a wonderful colour that green is.  :-))

Which paint did you use please?
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Re: Heller Citroen DS 19car transporter
« Reply #11 on: October 29, 2018, 10:07:04 PM »

Cheapo 1 pound shop 151 brand
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Re: Heller Citroen DS 19car transporter
« Reply #12 on: October 30, 2018, 05:14:43 AM »


Cheapo 1 pound shop 151 brand


 :} :} :} :} :} :} Well it looks great.  :-))
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Re: Heller Citroen DS 19car transporter
« Reply #13 on: October 31, 2018, 07:20:45 PM »


Hi all here's the next update put the suspension together temporarily to see what size wheels I will need for the flatbed.



1/24 scale with tyre at 28 mm so unless some kind person has 8 wheels with tyres that size I will have to have a go at resin moulding.
Did some more to the engines and done the leather seats as well.




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Re: Heller Citroen DS 19car transporter
« Reply #14 on: November 05, 2018, 06:50:48 PM »

I've noticed that as they've used common parts in both kits the chrome strips on the cabriolet version have not been continued on the front wings so I've added them.








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Re: Heller Citroen DS 19car transporter
« Reply #15 on: November 08, 2018, 08:13:26 PM »

Did some work work on the bed of the transporter.




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Re: Heller Citroen DS 19car transporter
« Reply #16 on: Yesterday at 09:20:31 PM »

Hi all another update




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