Bantoft

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  1. Bantoft added a post in a topic Maserati 450S (Tipo 54). A late 50's sports racer. (extra photos)   

    Thanks all for the kind words.
     
    AFX - yes, the presentation is probably better than "in period" although Frank Harrison's (chassis # 4510) always looks well presented in the period photos
    Larry - the kit came with nice resin wire wheels but the photo etched are nicer!!
    Skip - 1/24th scale
    Dan - love the 50' & 60's sports racers, see attached pics.
     

     

     
    Mostly restored Merit kits but there ia also a Lindberg 'D' type, Fisher Cunningham and chinese toy Lotus Elevens.
     
    Thanks again
     
    Dave B
  2. Bantoft added a topic in Under Glass   

    Maserati 450S (Tipo 54). A late 50's sports racer. (extra photos)
    Pretty much a box stock build of the Historic Racing Miniatures 450S.  I have added the Hasegawa photo etched wire wheels (the hardest part of the build was assembling these!!), added some internal chassis tubing in the cockpit and the filler caps to the rear deck.  Harold did a nice job modelling a generic 450S for the price.  It is curbside only but a LOT cheaper than the ProFil 24 release.
     

     

     

     

     

     

     
    Thanks for looking
     
    Dave B
     
     
     
     
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  3. Bantoft added a post in a topic Helix 2015   

    Nice builds Ray.
    Dave B
  4. Bantoft added a post in a topic Shelby Cobra 427 – CSX3016 Sebring '66   

    Nice build afx.  When is someone going to build the "flip top" 427.  Could be a project for you in the future.
    Dave B
  5. Bantoft added a post in a topic Cobra Wagon   

    I know it has already been said but, a "shooting brake",  wish I had thought of it!!
    Well done.
    Dave B
  6. Bantoft added a post in a topic Renwal '66 Pierce Arrow 4 door Exner concept   

    Unusual model,  tks for sharing.
    Dave B
  7. Bantoft added a post in a topic Fujimi 330 P4 Ferrari   

    Nice build Ray, quite different with the silver wheels.
     
    Dave B
  8. Bantoft added a post in a topic BRM P83 Jackie Stewart   

    Paul,  that is impressive.  Congrats!  Dave B
  9. Bantoft added a post in a topic Porsche 924 Goup 4   

    Nice build Chris.  Dave B
     
     
  10. Bantoft added a post in a topic Ford GT Mk11 (XGT1)   

    Tks for the kind words folks.
    Roger, I just went to the auto shop and asked for pure yellow, the tin says M07.
    Speedfreak, it's just Fujimi's MkII but with numbers by Patto.
    It's not quite the correct yellow for Frank's car but I thought it looked OK aesthetically. Just had to spray the stripes
    Tks again
    Dave B.
     
     
  11. Bantoft added a topic in Under Glass   

    Ford GT Mk11 (XGT1)
    Basically a stock build but, being an Aussie, I have painted it as Frank Gardner's highly unsuccessful Le Mans attempt.
     

     

     

     

     

     
    Tks for looking.
    Dave B
     
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  12. Bantoft added a post in a topic 1955 BMW 507 Coupé   

    Nice build of an unusual subject.  Tks for showing Jurgen.  Dave B.
  13. Bantoft added a post in a topic 1929 Ford Roadster - Dan Gurney - Bonneville 1950   

    Great idea and build.  Nice to see Dan's first race car instead of an Eagle, Cobra, etc.  Dave B
  14. Bantoft added a post in a topic Maserati Birdcage Tipo 61   

    Great build Chris,  how lucky you were to have bought it when they were available!!  Dave B
     
  15. Bantoft added a post in a topic 917K   

    Nice build Nice, well done.  Dave B