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Matchbox 1/32 Aston Martin Ulster, for SMW ***FINISHED***
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PostPosted: August 27th, 2017, 5:41 pm 
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Another genuine Classic from Matchbox's 1930s sports cars:

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I did a bit of plumbing and detailing under the bonnet -- particularly adding the steering column, without which it looks very odd under there. The only flaws I can see with the kit are that the engine should really be a bit longer and closer up to the radiator, which would give more room for the ancillaries around it, and it doesn't quite capture the low, wide stance of the real thing. I think if I was doing another one not out of the box, I'd try and taper the bonnet down to a slightly shortened radiator...
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Matchbox 1/32 Aston Martin Ulster, for SMW ***FINISHED***
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It looks mighty fine and very nicely presented!

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i agree with iggie, a lot of detail in this car for such a small scale well done


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Super. Can't remember seeing one of these built before. Need to find the time to complete my Surtees

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Excellent. It's not a bad kit; I did one, modified to look like an SE5a, for our aero-auto GB back when.

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