Valentina – another of Valentino Rossi’s team!

I assembled this figure some time ago using a combination of Superglue to attach the arms (and Epoxy to reinforce the legs together with metal pins) – so I thought there should be no problems with it all staying in one piece -alas one of the legs separated just below the knee – so this time I used a heavier grade pin and some really fresh Superglue and after 48 hours, so far so good.  I’ll attach it to the base and get started on painting – (which I probably won’t enjoy – I’ll try!).  I’ve done a little modifying … Continue reading Valentina – another of Valentino Rossi’s team!

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I’ve purchased a few figures on-line recently – one of which arrived today from Paderos in Germany who, by the way offer a great service, packaging and shipping etc.  Entitled “Valentina” (as opposed to Valentino – I wonder why?) it’s a rather saucy metal figure from the “Pegaso Girl”  range and well up to the usual Pegaso casting and detail standard.   In the interests of decency I will of course avert my eyes when I paint this figure – Doh!  This will ensure I take absolutely no pleasure from the process – well what else can I say!!!!    This … Continue reading Vale 46