1951 Talbot Lago
Technically, this is a minor enhancement job, not a Code 3 build.
The early Brumms, and I classify this as one of them, were pretty crude. When compared to photos of the real car, the body shape of this model is quite a way off. The yellow paint isn’t too bad, but there is very little detail, the suspension is inaccurate and the wheels… injection moulded plastic does not replicate wire wheels very well.
(As a side note, some of Brumm’s latest offerings are rather good, not too far off Minichamps. Certainly, their more recent Ferraris appear to be ahead of the Mattel/Hot wheels offerings – not that that is difficult…)
Twenty Lost Models
Well, they weren’t really lost as such. But now they’re home. I’ve built many of the Tamiya 1:20 scale Grand Prix series kits over the years, and these first 20 builds have…
F1 Tobacco Conversions
I haven’t had time to do any serious modelling recently, but I did get to apply the tobacco decals to this trio of F1 cars.