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Darin Bastedo

Member Since 04 Mar 2006
Offline Last Active Apr 16 2015 12:34 PM

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In Topic: Where do your Ideas come from? Me magazine ads and Hot Wheels

17 February 2015 - 07:55 AM

“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.” 
― Vincent van Gogh


My inspiration comes from my pure love of the subject. I love the play of light off of the painted surface, I love how altering the stance of the chassis, can change the whole attitude of the build. I love how you can recreate the look of a full size subject in miniature. There is no place I don't get inspiration.

In Topic: 1/25 Revell Starsky & Hutch Ford Torino

15 February 2015 - 06:58 AM

I'm in no matter what there aren't too many 70's cars out in kit form so I'll take it. Saw the test shot in Atlanta in November and it's not too bad in person.

You mean other than the 1970's Mustangs, Camaros, Corvettes, Dodge Chargers, Challengers, Monacos, plymoth fury's, Volares, Ford Pintos, Torinos, LTDs, galaxies, Olds mobile Cutlass, Toronado, Caddilac eldorados, devilles, Chevy Caprices, Vegas Monzas, Pontiac Trans ams, venturas sunfires, Buick Wildcats, GSX,  AMC Javelins, Hornets, Gremlins, Pick-ups Vans, etc? Yeah The model companies totally skipped the 1970's

In Topic: 1/25 Revell '29 Model A Roadster 2'n'1

10 February 2015 - 03:55 PM

Not to mention, I see using the chassis I don't use to upgrade one of the many amt 29s I have 

In Topic: Aoshima Lamborghini Diablo GT,Sesto Elemento

03 February 2015 - 04:33 PM

From what I understand the Diablo is going to be the Diablo GT which as far as i know has not been kitted before.

In Topic: Tamiya Mercedes 300SL Announced, new pics added to OP

28 January 2015 - 04:00 PM

I'm still hoping to do the Earl Bruce/VonDutch version one of these days!



The interesting thing about this paint job is it was done to hide a blotchy candy paint job underneath.