Ridgeback

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  • Scale I Build 1/24th

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  • Location Godalming, Surrey, England
  • Full Name Darren Maxton

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  1. Ridgeback added a post in a topic VW Beetle Gasser   

    True. I painted the body first as the chassis is silver.Also it gives me a bit of motivation on the rest of the build ☺
  2. Ridgeback added a post in a topic Revell 1:25 "Street Machines" Beetle turned Volksrod   

    Awesome build out of a kit with the worst flash/sink marks/mold lines I've ever had the misfortune to buy.
    You've created an amazing custom.
  3. Ridgeback added a post in a topic VW Beetle Gasser   

    Cheers guys. Don't really know much about drag regs. I'm determined to see this one through and make sure it doesn't end up on the ever growing started and stalled pile!
  4. Ridgeback added a topic in On The Workbench   

    VW Beetle Gasser
    Next one started.😉 Memorial collection Beetle. This is a two way kit. Stock or Double A/Altered.
    I've gone with the altered.Stretched pan with a 426 supercharged Hemi.Doors bonnet and boot all open and it's pretty well detailed as a '70's Gasser. Just going to wire the engine and should be good. Paint is Green metal flake.  I haven't clear coated it yet, but it pops like crazy in the sun!
    Cheers, Daz.

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  5. Ridgeback added a post in a topic L700-RR   

    Brilliant!
  6. Ridgeback added a post in a topic Revell '29 roadster pick up   

    Great stuff. Really captures the look.
  7. Ridgeback added a post in a topic Willys Woody 1941   

    Wow! Absolutely perfect.
  8. Ridgeback added a post in a topic Project 720   

    Love the paint job and wheels, looks great.
    Only thing with the kit is the rear bed. Aoshima seem to be out of whack with the bed height? 
  9. Ridgeback added a post in a topic The Wall Dodge van   

    That really is inspired, The decals and build is spot on.
  10. Ridgeback added a post in a topic VW 411   

    Got to get one of those kits. This is my old 411.

  11. Ridgeback added a post in a topic 1929 Coleman   

    Absolutely nailed it. Wonderful talent.
  12. Ridgeback added a topic in On the Workbench: Pickups, Vans, SUVs, Light Commercial   

    Esci Dakar G Wagon
    This turned up in the post this morning ☺ Esci G wagon that I won of of e bay for the equivalent of about $23 still sealed. Going to open it up and get started this evening.I'm going to fit an external cage etc and maybe some lift. People confuse the Esci release with the full on raid racer that won the Dakar, but this is a support vehicle for the Yamaha XT550's that competed that year. Looking forward to building this one.

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  13. Ridgeback added a post in a topic Revell '67 Camaro finally done!!!   

    Perfect.
  14. Ridgeback added a post in a topic Revell 41 Willys pickup (Go Ape! Gasser)   

    Love this! You've made a poor kit into something exceptional. Great work.
  15. Ridgeback added a post in a topic AC Superblower Custom Cobra   

    Stunning . details,stance,paint is perfect.