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Building the Tamiya 1/24 Mercedes AMG GT3 Step by step

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Hello and thanks for watching this is the complete build of the New Tamiya 1/24 Mercedes AMG GT3 This all new plastic model kit from Tamiya will be out in October Please don't forget to subscribe and never miss a new video. Andy's Hobby Headquarters T-shirts now available https://shop.spreadshirt.com/Andyshobbyheadquarters/ https://andyshobbyheadquartersglendale.blogspot.com/ Thank you for watching ANDY'S HOBBY HEADQUARTERS 15224 N 59TH AVE SUITE 12 GLENDALE, AZ 85306 [email protected]
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Hi everyone , I just wanted to tell everyone the model is not suppose to be high gloss the real car is not glossy at all.
James Manzie (1 year ago)
i still love it, you did a great job, like you said your the one building it and putting it on your shelf to admire.
ZalDaf (1 year ago)
I like your version better, Andy!
yes , I sell off all my built kits
Adrian Lee (1 year ago)
Love it! Is this finished model for sale?
Paul Henry (1 year ago)
It looks great as is
xneverwalkalonex (2 days ago)
i wish more diecast companies did this scale, particularly tv and movie vehicles, its just right for me.
張洪維 (6 days ago)
the steering wheel is upside down
john donovan (7 days ago)
oooh you used flat clear. i see hah
Alan Bushell (20 days ago)
Did you use a dull/flat coat or semi-gloss. I'm more of an armor guy so I typically will use a dull/flat coat on my kits. Plus the metallic finish of the paint is throwing me off.
Jason Gibbs (22 days ago)
It's a 6.2 not 6.3
Phu Vet (1 month ago)
I have this one...wish more kits came as complete. Especially the masks. Funny thing...mercedes spent a million dollars to design a scaled down Viper. It seems you used all tamiya products except their clear.
George Grant (1 month ago)
Awesome !!!! :)
Brad Scott (1 month ago)
Again with no engine. I don't (and won't) get it.
Cyclonex1CA ca (1 month ago)
Just ordered one and on its way...oh my bad,its a 1/10 remote rec,not the model but nice work
chris danielson (3 months ago)
looks like a really awesome kit just curious how much does it cost
Daniel Konrad (3 months ago)
But, but where is the barrel and tracks?
Brian De Leon (4 months ago)
Wait, you're in Arizona?? Me too!!! What part?? Would love to visit your shop....
Gerdog Stenc (4 months ago)
How did you attach the screens ... What type of glue?
CA glue (super glue)
kim lau (4 months ago)
May I know the wheelbase of this one?
SloWdaD ox (6 months ago)
How did u mask off the center hub on the wheel?
Mike Paniora (7 months ago)
good stuff...now im going to buy the model.
Luke McElhinney (7 months ago)
Very good job but the finally voice crack at 3:00 😂😂😂
Ashley 362 (7 months ago)
Is there the F1 Safety Car version of this car model?
kathie bryn (9 months ago)
Why is it that you never show all of the build are you hiding something
Cris Coulter (9 months ago)
Wish I had your job. I've been building models for 50 years. Building real car's for 40. Getting too old to build hot rods! I live vicariously through models now.
김영광 (9 months ago)
ㅋㅋㅋㅋ이 형 이제 밀리터리 말고 스포츠카도 조립하네ㅋㅋㅋㅋ
이름 name (9 months ago)
DieCast Dreams (9 months ago)
Where can I buy that rotating stand for the models.
Elephant9211300 (9 months ago)
I used TS-38,and it look good
Jonathan Graham (9 months ago)
Sick AF
Stankafucile (9 months ago)
One of my clients has this car in their showroom. You hit it pretty close (except for the gloss!)
Jelios Geek Hobbies (9 months ago)
nice and very interesting
Samuel Vasquez (9 months ago)
Macsonic Upeeser (9 months ago)
hi there! do you need to warm the clear coat too? and do i need to sand and polish the car as well? thanks!
itay96 CAR (9 months ago)
It’s actually a 4.0 liter twin turbo v8
Arthur Richards (10 months ago)
Great job. Thanks for your choice in music>
Christopher Johnston (10 months ago)
Just curious, any reason you are using canned painted instead of using a sprayer?
Thomas James (10 months ago)
So is it paint-decals-clearcoat or paint-clearcoat-decals???
Shay McQuaid (10 months ago)
looks scale. good job.
Infidel Gastro (10 months ago)
Wow! It's stunning. 👍👌👏
SSISAAC (11 months ago)
Missed the rear end Mercedes logo
Thomas Gibson (11 months ago)
Love your Vids Andy, Any chance you'll be building Mengs Rubicon Jeep???? Keep up the great work...
Gen Racer88 (11 months ago)
😲WOW Amazon job🕵️‍♂️😎👍✌💖💗👏
kristan calder (4 months ago)
Nah its a gumtree job
RcNickster (11 months ago)
wow. gorgeous. It really came out beautiful. thanks for sharing. i would love to see some more cars. and trucks👍👍
Matthew Caruk (11 months ago)
Very nice. What is the beast in the background of your opening shot? Wowzers lol
Rémi M (11 months ago)
Great job
Jeff Wilson (11 months ago)
Hats off to Tamiya for such a great kit. Those lights are the dogs dangley bits.
afroditi karagianni (1 year ago)
it looks like ahonda s2000
Game Wars (11 months ago)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EITapF04ji0 dodge vıper ACR
Alessandro Vecchi (1 year ago)
Did you use a primer under the TS-42 or did you spray it directly to the bare plastic? Very good model by the way
Exotics of Melbourne (1 year ago)
How long did this kit take. Great job btw 👍🏻
Kane Costello401 (1 year ago)
I love your car
VehicleAddict 732 (1 year ago)
Where did you get the Model car, paint, glue from?
pedro7g5 (1 year ago)
Dude you set the steering wheel upside down...
raymond silva (11 months ago)
pedro7g5 ahhh i see hahaha
pedro7g5 (11 months ago)
raymond silva he transfered the symbol pointing down instead of up on the steering wheel. The upside of the wheel has the smaller finger slot...
raymond silva (11 months ago)
pedro7g5 no se didn’t the symbol is right side up?
Swedvin 5 (1 year ago)
2:59 Voicecrack, dont worry
Rubber Ducky (1 year ago)
Can you please tell me where to buy tamiya paint online.
Jono Edwards (1 year ago)
Your Camera Work is Perfectomundo. You Beauty Andino, the Colour looks spot on too!
Gan Alwin (1 year ago)
No primer and wash and spray??
Josh Carter (1 year ago)
Well it’s xmas eve at the time I’m watching this and I’m definitely buying this kit with my xmas money!
FUNNY FUDGE MAN (1 year ago)
Could you do the aoshima rocket bunny gt86. That would be awesome
Genma Shiranui (1 year ago)
all i want is a tamiya 1/24 chevrolet corvette. but they don't make one. :(
vince halls (1 year ago)
Looks superb Andy
YapılarTV (1 year ago)
2 hours speak.
craig dunn (1 year ago)
I like it
Carlos Krueger (1 year ago)
Luke McElhinney (1 year ago)
3:00 when he says finally
SteveB3456 (1 year ago)
Where can I get one or it been discontinued??
Tom Edwards (1 year ago)
I really want to get into model building. Is this an easy kit for a beginner? Also, what materials and tools will I need? Thanks
the Kit is actually not very hard assembly , just have to be careful with decals and paint
Kevin Ng (1 year ago)
Hi Andy, great video.  How do paint the window frame on the sides?  (the black trim).  Do you mask and airbrush them or free hand?
HobbyMan UK (1 year ago)
Wonderful finished model. Would love to see you do more car kits or even perhaps a Bust! 😀
spacemanvw (1 year ago)
Very cool car - is it possible to buy a engine- kit for it ?
CarManiac 3 (1 year ago)
Excelent job. You`re the boss. Feel free to check out my scale cars on my YT channel
stuart sutcliffe (1 year ago)
Hi. Did you not prime any parts
Ken Brown (1 year ago)
Kids playing Pantara
thedungun (1 year ago)
I don't want to be a debbie downer but the steering wheel is upside down.
space cadet (1 year ago)
Al Schwarz (1 year ago)
Andy, what is your opinion on dipping the clear parts (like the windshield, etc) in Future floor wax? I've seen videos on doing that, but haven't tried it.
君heru (1 year ago)
Simple video and very informative
Jerald Chan (1 year ago)
oh man so nice you should help me make my ferrari fxx model i screwed up so bad on that :(
Carmen Huang (1 year ago)
I think the windscreen masking should on the inside....
Michael yau (1 year ago)
The windscreen masking tape should have gone on the inside and so as the black paint on it. Plus I think you forgot the one of the metal transfer in the rearview mirror. But otherwise a great built thanks very much for the detailed review.
Aaron Baldea (1 year ago)
Great job on this, Andy!
プラモデラーu (1 year ago)
Subarulah (1 year ago)
Nice work, my only comment is that you should try to put clear over the carbon decals/parts.
Imperial Diecast (1 year ago)
Motormax makes one of these also at 1/24 but it looks like absolute garbage (especially rims). On the pro side you dont have to assemble, glue and paint it yourself.
great job Andy, you really should build more cars😉
Sean Melchionda (1 year ago)
It was so great to see you apply your expert skills and insight to a car kit! I don't do armor... just cars so it was great to see this.
it seems that the right mirror was not glued... :) stunning model
Did you use those little front wing decals as you mentionned at the 12:55 on the video?
yes I noticed it was off after watching video too , it has been re attached, thanks for watching
Markfit for the win!
I went to the Mercedes museum in Stuttgart and I am now looking to build a car kit, so maybe this is it. Nice tip about warming the spray can Andy.I have a hell of a job getting them to work well for me.
Danny Montoya (1 year ago)
Awesome kit and you did a superb job with it my friend. Thanks Andy!
Scottish NS Rail Fan (1 year ago)
Beautiful model
AP12BG (1 year ago)
Andy,greetings,just a question on using Tamiya thin cement. Does Tamiya thin cement glue parts even if the parts are already painted? I am a old school modeler and I know in the old days using regular model master glue you have to remove the paint to glue the plastic or otherwise you are not not able to glue the parts. Is this the case with Tamiya thin cement? Thanks and as always good work.
Kroegtijger (1 year ago)
Looks very nice! Great job!
Paul Cooke (1 year ago)
Magic kit great build
Kwago (1 year ago)
This looks amazing! Looking forward to more cars!
BC on PC (1 year ago)
I've never made a car before and this made me want to more than anything else has. I think you're right about the paint as well. At that scale you wouldn't see the flakes.
Hster68 (1 year ago)
Andy you forgot to finish that exhaust bro.....it needed just a touch of black.
Hster68 (1 year ago)
Awesome job by the way. Lovely work.
I did right after I loaded the video I saw that I had forgot, but it's been added.Thanks for watching
Barry Thornton (1 year ago)
No polishing? if so, thats a nice finish .
Art CMBDIA (1 year ago)
this kit looks incredible! do you by any chance know if Tamiya makes Audi car models?
Robert voss (1 year ago)
Wow , what a great kit . Well done tamiya . Fantastic build Andy 👍
Gilbert Lathlin (1 year ago)
awesome build keep them coming
Kommander Rahnn (1 year ago)
More car builds please!
Kommander Rahnn (1 year ago)
Tamiya needs to up their game with metallic paints. Most of them look like crap.
CrimsonViper27 (1 year ago)
2:58 Voice crack ;-D

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