1:18 Mercedes F1 W05 cardboard model

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Alonso Fan wrote:truly amazing!
i'd say the front wing's a tad high, but that's no real problem.
2 questions:
how did you fasten the bodywork onto the chassis?
how did you shape the card for the body work, and how did you make it stay in that shape?
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First of all, thanks. The front wing IS too high and I was disappointed at first, but yes, I"ll have to live with that. This is due to a couple of factors: the nosecone is slightly wrong, the tires are a bit too big too and as RicME85 said, the rake isn't exactly right. Apart from that, to answers your questions:
the side bodywork panels are being held in place by the black vertical floor wall, a bulge at the front of the sidepods and a cutout for the rear suspension. The engine cover sits between them. If you look closely at the pictures, you'll see what I'm talking about. I din't use any specific technique to curve the cardboard, just 2 layers (of multiple pieces) with different curvatures.

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Thanks
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Great work! Trully amazing

You should make an other topic in which you show all currently made models next to each other, and every time you have a new car finished you update that topic...

Keep it up! =D>

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George-Jung wrote:Great work! Trully amazing

... topic in which you show all currently made models
Thanks! And I'm building a website currently, where all of the cars (also some older ones not featured on f1t) and much more will be published. Link will follow as soon as I'm ready.

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I also think the front wing is a little bit high, but it's still amazing! Great work.
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Huge thanks to WTF1 who published my work. The article can be found here.
It's the first time someone's published my models, it feels great :P

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Hi again,

I'm proud to announce that my website is finally ready. You can see all of my cars, some not published here, and a lot more.
Check it out here!

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dude !! this work is amazing ! managing to get paul's method somehow it's really great,
i was working on a car last summer, it's inspired by paul's work too the pictures below

btw what paper do u use ? and how do u make ur shafts ?

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Thanks, and your project does look good too. As for what paper I use: well, just different sheets of coloured cardboard, I'm not 100% sure how thick it is, but it must be something like 200g/m^2. And for the shafts i fold thinner paper.

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kosioBG wrote:Thanks, and your project does look good too. As for what paper I use: well, just different sheets of coloured cardboard, I'm not 100% sure how thick it is, but it must be something like 200g/m^2. And for the shafts i fold thinner paper.
thank u, well the cardboard u use looks different, is it something like this ?
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can't judge precisely, but it's definitely thinner. multiple layers where required

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kosioBG wrote:can't judge precisely, but it's definitely thinner. multiple layers where required
yes sure thinner but i mean this type ? because i noticed like you used some different type of cardboard can you please send me a picture ?

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firasf1dream wrote: yes sure thinner but i mean this type ? because i noticed like you used some different type of cardboard can you please send me a picture ?
Take a look at the first post, it's nicely visible there

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kosioBG wrote:
firasf1dream wrote: yes sure thinner but i mean this type ? because i noticed like you used some different type of cardboard can you please send me a picture ?
Take a look at the first post, it's nicely visible there
ah i mean a link from google or something