Type 39/40 Tradis.

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  1. micahrogers

    micahrogers Active Member

    Hi all, I'm out of ink for my printer and out of money to buy ink. So my next build is gonna be a resin kit of the Tardis from "Dr. Who". I've settled on Tom Baker's 4th Doctor's Tardis. A Type 39/40 Tardis with it's chameleon circuit stuck as a 1960's British Police call box.

    I know this is a card model forum but I'll make an album of build pics on my member page.
  2. micahrogers

    micahrogers Active Member

    First pics posted in an album on my member page.

    TUMBUCU1 New Member

    i love dr who good luck on your build
  4. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

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  5. LeeSCo

    LeeSCo New Member

    Paper hollywood has a link to a sit with Tardis interiors from the 70's and 80's.All you would need would be a Time Lord to show you how to fit it inside.David Tennant or MAtt Smith tardis interior as a card model,now there's a challange.
  6. seanluusa

    seanluusa New Member

    are you going to paint it? I would like to see the process pictures :]
  7. micahrogers

    micahrogers Active Member

    It's is currently primed and first sanded, will take pics tomorrow and post. Night work tonight so will post again latter.
  8. micahrogers

    micahrogers Active Member

    Just posted more pics to the album on my member page. Wet sanded and reprimed, the beacon is ready for clearcoat.
  9. micahrogers

    micahrogers Active Member

    Pics posted today. Final prime and pre-shaded. coming along nicely.
  10. micahrogers

    micahrogers Active Member

    it's Blue :)


    new pic added to the album, base coat blue is sprayed and the pre shading really shows through.

    too cold to paint more as it has clouded up here :-(
  11. micahrogers

    micahrogers Active Member

    it's blue'er :p

    More progress pics posted to the album on my member page. Second color coat and first post shading.
  12. micahrogers

    micahrogers Active Member

    double post today, more painting photos taken and posted to my album. It has it's first highlights airbrushed on, next will be to blend them all together with a mist of the base blue.

  13. Wamphyri10

    Wamphyri10 New Member


    good job on the tardis just wondering if theres a life size version anywhere?
  14. micahrogers

    micahrogers Active Member

  15. micahrogers

    micahrogers Active Member

    Final blue?

    Is this the final blue? I thought so but...

    Anywho... Progress pics added to my album on my member page.

    If you would be kind enough to look at the pics and let me know what you think.

  16. pinish0

    pinish0 New Member


    looks like a blast,i like the heli action its cool to see different forms of rc all at once.

    thanks for sharing.

  17. micahrogers

    micahrogers Active Member

    and a month later...

    Hi again finally had enough warm weather to get out the paints again. Got the decals on and now all it needs is the handle and the clear coats. With luck I might get is done today .
    here is one shot of it taken indoors with flash so the colors washed out.


    I will post more pics in the album.
  18. micahrogers

    micahrogers Active Member


    Finally have the Tardis itself finished. Now I just have to build the base and finish it. thinking about making some paper model dressing.


    I'll put the other pics in the album on my member page.
  19. Rogerio Silva

    Rogerio Silva Active Member


    Beautiful job!:thumb:
  20. Bhelliom

    Bhelliom Member

    Nice. As I lookied at the picture, I thought "if he blocked the view of the base just so, and changed the angle of the picture slightly, I'd think the real thing had just landed in his back yard"!

    Scott K.

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