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Old 23rd June 2008, 09:48   #2611
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I have the same Bugatti 1:18 scale from Bburago.
I am posting some pics of two interesting plastic kits . The Tamiya, British SAS Willys MB WW2 1:35 in Weathered Desert Camo (lot of effort with paints and clear) and
an Italeri Willys MB with Trailer 1:35. which I assembled a couple of years ago.

Excellent job Dussey !!! You are obviously very skilled.

I wish I had more time to work on some of my kits. I will post some pictures of my WIP 1:16 Minicraft Cadillac V16.soon.
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Shankar , the Beetle Bailey Jeep is amazing. Where did you get this one from? I'd love to pick up one of these.
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thanks!
bought it 4 years ago at Auto Art
they dont seem to have this in stock anymore as per my last visit a week ago though.

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Shankar , the Beetle Bailey Jeep is amazing. Where did you get this one from? I'd love to pick up one of these.
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Old 23rd June 2008, 22:33   #2614
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thanks!
bought it 4 years ago at Auto Art
they dont seem to have this in stock anymore as per my last visit a week ago though.
I have the same jeep with the Thompson twins instead of Baileey and Sarge and Luggage instead of the dog. I have removed the figures though.
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Old 24th June 2008, 08:53   #2615
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what fun!
is yours a red jeep?
Because I saw this one in the TINTIN shop in Belgium or somewhere in 2003 but the asking price of 22 Euro was too high.
I d love to know where you bought this one - do let me know please because I also collect Tintin memorabilia

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I have the same jeep with the Thompson twins instead of Baileey and Sarge and Luggage instead of the dog. I have removed the figures though.
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Old 24th June 2008, 19:38   #2616
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Oh its the same colour as yours, not the red one. I will post a pic, i have removed the dolls on it though. I have them safely stored somewhere. I will put them back.

Picked it up in FoodWorld,Indiranagar; couple of years back.
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Old 25th June 2008, 01:02   #2617
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Hey guys... Good news. I just placed an order for a Hotwheels 1:18 Ferrari F430 Scuderia (Red). I should be getting my hands on it sometime next month. i just used some images from the internet to create a collage.
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Old 25th June 2008, 10:25   #2618
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Hi RG

The US Army Jeep model with Sarge, Beetle Bailey and Sarge's Dog sitting inside, is a 1:27 or something as per the under chassis
here are some pics
@Sankar - Thanks for sharing the snaps. Bit toy-ish though!!

My MB is bit more detailed. Was traveling most of the previous weekends. Will soon post the snaps you asked for.
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Old 25th June 2008, 13:07   #2619
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Wow..the scuderia looks good but I would have ordered a blue one for myself.
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Excellent job Dussey !!! You are obviously very skilled.

I wish I had more time to work on some of my kits. I will post some pictures of my WIP 1:16 Minicraft Cadillac V16.soon.
Here's one more interesting model of mine.
A 1;24 Scale "Ajax". Chevrolet Flatbed Truck with a Ford Model 'A' Doctor's Coupe with 'Spirit of America' colours.
This is by National Motor Museum Mint.
You would have noticed, I basically collect Classic & Vintage.
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The SAGA of RESTORING A SCALE MODEL.

This is a BHPians Merc. It is a 1990 Revell 500SL.



This is what he wants it to look like.



This is what i want it to look like.


It will be painted Matt Black / any other color..

There is a problem though.


These two screws dont open. So i suggested that we cut it so that the wheels fit. The thing is, the wheels will not be able to roll. But as long as the car looks ok, i personally dont think that that should be a problem. The owner thinks otherwise though.
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Old 29th June 2008, 01:55   #2622
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Just look what I found on EBAY. A New Delhi, Fiat 1100 Taxi PROGETTO K FIAT 1100 "NEW DELHI TAXI" 1-43 *SCARCE* - eBay (item 140245152049 end time Jul-05-08 11:04:11 PDT)
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Thats a superb model. I really want a 1100 model but it is just too damn expensive!!
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Old 29th June 2008, 11:02   #2624
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Mods, May I suggest, two threads on Scale Models are similar, one is ' Article on scale models' and the other 'Scale model thread ' maybe it will be appropriate to mesh them into one. ?
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@Sankar. Some detailed snaps of my MB .

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