PatW

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  • Birthday 03/17/1948

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  • Location Buckingham, UK
  • Full Name Patrick Wickham

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  1. PatW added a post in a topic 2012 Shane Stewart Kick-It Sprint Car   

    These just fascinate me, as we don't see these here in the UK!
    It looks just amazing well done Scott.
    I'll have to look into getting one of these kits imported. 
  2. PatW added a post in a topic Kubel Scratch   

    Thanks Mark, just another dream I had, a 4X4 Dakar Buggy!
  3. PatW added a post in a topic Mountain bike transporter   

    Yes just what the Doctor ordered! (please excuse the pun) Thanks for your comment.
    I like to modify/change things,  colour, stance, purpose etc.
     
  4. PatW added a post in a topic Mountain Bike Transporter   

    Cheers Ray.
  5. PatW added a post in a topic Mountain Bike Transporter   

    Thanks guys for your comments.
    Stephen I used to be a race and air traffic marshal at the Silverstone circuit 5 miles from here. When we had a Bultaco Trials Bike in the '80's I would put the trailer on the back of our family Beetle and take the bike to do just as you said. It was far too crowded to use the car inside the circuit so I would use the bike, great fun when you think that most of the spectator viewing areas then were high grass banks alongside the track, perfect for a trials bike when I had an hour or so off duty during the day!
  6. PatW added a post in a topic Kubel Scratch   

    Yes you say that so we must be able to do it! I've built lots of the AMT Meyers Manx over the last 2-3 years and changed most everything except the chassis anf Beetle engine. I bought a Flintstone Resin Manx kit body and windscreen. Used the paddle type tyres front and back and a Corvair motor and a Dakar Mitsubishi 4X4 running gear and hey presto another idea comes to fruition ! I'm presently thinking about a six wheel Manx design with a woody truck bed and a woody trailer from a Model T kit!
    Ah well back to reality, I'm replacing some fencing round the garden if it doesn't rain today.    

  7. PatW added a post in a topic Kubel Scratch   

    Cheers Wayne and Carl. It's nothing special just something  really basic. .I suppose using plasticard is OK for flat surfaces no difficult bits to do!
  8. PatW added a post in a topic Mountain bike transporter   

    Cheers Fred Stanford, as you can see I'm partial to lowering things too!
  9. PatW added a post in a topic Kubel Scratch   

    Now there's another idea for a modified 181/Thing in surf/beach/dune look! Yes do keep dreaming, that's where I get most of my ideas for changing kits as I build them, waking at 2 or 3 am and writing things down!
  10. PatW added a post in a topic Aoshima Lamborghini aventador roadster - new member   

    Super job Keith, it looks so aggressive with it!
  11. PatW added a post in a topic Volkswagen   

    Great looking Beetle, I'm a great lover of these. We've had five Beetles in our family over a number of years, and I still want another.
  12. PatW added a post in a topic Custom Cobra... Done ! Cobray ????   

    Very interesting and different, both good as well, very well done.
    I'm all for trying things out and I definitely don't have any problems adding parts and styles from any make of kit or car come to that.
    Great to see innovation and imagination.
  13. PatW added a post in a topic My Last 4 builds   

    Well Jason that's a great cross section of designs, and yes the photo's are great too! Perhaps I'll try a dark base with a white background in future!
  14. PatW added a post in a topic Mountain bike transporter   

    Thanks Atmobil for your comments, when I'm trying something different I always wonder how it will turn out.
  15. PatW added a post in a topic Kubel Scratch   

    They certainly do need to make one in the 'right scale'! There are plenty of the Kubels in 1/35th but that's no good is it?