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Project by bushmaster posted 201 days ago 793 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Completed the model of a 1935 mercedes-benz 500k roadster today, subsitute teaching got in the way for most of the last week. Was not completely happy with some of the proportions but doesn’t look too bad I think. Making and mounting the headlights from what I learned on my last model went OK, The challenge on this model was turning and mounting the horns as they where quite small. I really liked the lines of the pictures of this car, sweeping fenders and front axle ahead the radiator. That made some interesting challenge making the fenders blend in. My bumper ended up to low but that can be rebuilt. Thanks for looking and I appreciate the comments. I think my wife thinks I have spent enough time on models, its been fun but I do need to get on to other things.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#1 posted 201 days ago

beautiful work.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#2 posted 201 days ago

Another toymaker making me look like a hack!

Great JOB!

My avatar is actually a toy-box. Yes the winch works!

-- just rjR

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#3 posted 200 days ago

Nice car Brian! Is your wife a model? ;)

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#4 posted 200 days ago

Beautiful work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#5 posted 200 days ago

Nice job man!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#6 posted 200 days ago

That is beautiful, you did a wonderful job

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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#7 posted 200 days ago

Very nice!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#8 posted 200 days ago

very nice..I like it

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#9 posted 199 days ago

that’s sharp

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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#10 posted 198 days ago

Very attractive piece.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#11 posted 198 days ago

I like that Mercedes .
My Dad drove a Mercedes 170 D ,may have to try to make a model of that one day in memory of that great old car that would look nice on the shelf .

-- Kiefer 松

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#12 posted 198 days ago

Very nice. I like the flowing of the body lines and the blending of the wood grain. John

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