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Bugatti EB110

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In between work and life, I haven't managed to get very much done within the past few years. One most recently finished in the midist of all is this Revell Monogram kit (which seems to be a re boxed Revell Germany offering going by the multi color piece and the 1992 Revell AG copyright). This one was purchased in a club mtg auction for a tenner sealed in September and looked like a nice kit with hardly any flash and the quad turbo V12 pulled me in! However, it has serious, and I MEAN serious warping issues and with the blu body parts being so brittle that any slight hard twist back into the right shape always cracked. This one required a lot of trimming of the chassis/interior parts in addition to careful bending and filling of warped body sections, which took about a month to do all that before it was ready for paint.

Almost OOB build with the exception of swapping out the 1930's like multi-spokes for 5 spokes from a SVT Mustang Cobra.  I found the Bugatti blue a bit boring and dated, so on went Tamiya Clear Red over Rustoluem aluminum cleared with Pledge.

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IDK if the motor is supposed to be off center if the 1:1 is like that, or could be due to atrocious warping or bad kit design.

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Interesting subject, I had given thought to acquiring one, but knew better.  Compared to their latest, looks so tame.  Good job completing it!  Nice choice of color.

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I think this has also been boxed by Heller and Airfix.  For me, the styling is a bit strange but your build and colour choice are pretty impressive.  

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1 hour ago, Red318 said:

I think this has also been boxed by Heller and Airfix.  For me, the styling is a bit strange but your build and colour choice are pretty impressive.  

agreed.

Well done! Now, after i read your problems with the kit, i'm happy, that i sold my kit...well done! Looks good.

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It is a strange looking car, but taken in context of its time, I think it's a beaut!

 

And it looks great in that red!

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2 hours ago, Italianhorses said:

Not often do you see this built in any other color than blue. Great job!

True!......not often do you see it built anyways.....lol

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Nice to see one of these brutes built. You deserve kudos just for taking this kit on, let alone finishing it so very well.  Nice work!

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Very, very nice work, for indeed a tough kit to assemble.

Spoke wheels give a way better look than original BBS wheels included in the kit.

1st Original EB110 kit edition, by Revell Germany, remember getting the same kit in a US Monogram box back in the 90s.

 

 

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