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Pocher Lamborghini Aventador LP-700-4

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The Lamborghini Aventador LP-700-4, now there is a car worthy of a 1:8 scale Pocher kit. This kit is huge, not only in physical size and weight, but also in the fairly high parts count. I knew immediately that this one would take me quite a while to complete, so Iíll run multiple features to chronicle the build. Inventory of the kit can be found in the first-look review Here

I believe Pocher estimates around 40-50 hours build time, although that is straight out of the box. Iím not going to super detail this one, but I will add a few so it will take me considerably longer than that estimate. Many of the parts are pre-painted or molded in color, although most will need to be painted after the seam lines are removed and/or to get a color more pleasing to the individual. The body panels are factory painted, a time saver/stress reliever in that department, and are very well done on this Matte Black version.

Right off the bat I ordered a couple of things for this build from Ebay. Paul Koo is well known in the Pocher model circle for his very informative DVDís so I picked that up for the Aventador. The DVD contains info on the basic assembly, an extensive extra detailing section, and has tons of reference photos as well as videos and more. I wouldnít want to build a kit such as this without the DVD. I also ordered a supplemental decal set from Paul, as it contains some corrected decals and provides some that are missing. Iím not a big fan of ďhomeĒ printed decals but felt these were necessary, and they are very well done.

Enough of that prologue blathering, letís turn the page and get on with the build!

About the Author

About James Bella (c5flies)
FROM: CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES

My main interest is 1/35 scale WWII armor, Axis and Allied, and will occasionally branch out into other areas. The builds I have done so far have been pretty much OOB, and considering what most newer kits include, that is usually more than enough for me. Even though my projects do not always end up ...


Comments

WOW! (Insert jealous emoticon here)
AUG 31, 2014 - 04:21 PM
I know Dave, I almost feel guilty having this kit...but then I go back to the bench and that's all forgotten
AUG 31, 2014 - 05:17 PM
That is way cool.
SEP 02, 2014 - 05:28 AM
Stunning progress brother
SEP 05, 2014 - 05:17 PM
Outstanding stuff there Brotha!! 15/10!!! WOW!!
SEP 05, 2014 - 05:27 PM
Awesome, how did I miss this one when you first posted it? What a superb kit! I must make sure that my 12YO super car nut son doesn't see this. Cheers, D
SEP 05, 2014 - 05:42 PM
Gentlemen, you all are too kind. This kit is absolutely gorgeous and it seems I've only made a small dent in the part count. Steadily working on part 2 as time allows:
SEP 13, 2014 - 04:25 PM
Wow! That really looks great, James. I would say this kit is in the right hands.
SEP 14, 2014 - 08:18 AM
When do we get part two bud.
JAN 16, 2015 - 12:20 PM
Terrific build. When do we see more???
MAY 21, 2016 - 06:27 AM
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