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I honestly thought the only Howmet kit out there was the old 1/25 MPC item from decades ago.  While this might be a smaller scale than that one, it's always nice to see one built this well. 

Would I be correct in guessing you created that windshield wiper yourself? 

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Nice job on that one Mark.  1/43 is not the easiest scale to work in and you pulled this one off beautifully. 

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Looks great ! I cant do those small kits anymore but there are so many cool ones out there.

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Always liked this unique car and you did a great job! 1/43rd scale are not seen often but nothing wrong with them.

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Thanks guys!  This one is 100% straight out of the box, including the PE wiper.

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Very nice indeed.  I did not realize it was 1/43 at first.  The scale just never caught on in the USA probably due to the origins of the promo and slot car markets.

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Very nice.  Speaking of Howmet, I was driving last evening near downtown Cleveland and spotted a warehouse signed as 'Howmet Aerospace'...related, company, I think...

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On 8/20/2020 at 8:04 AM, Rob Hall said:

Very nice.  Speaking of Howmet, I was driving last evening near downtown Cleveland and spotted a warehouse signed as 'Howmet Aerospace'...related, company, I think...

To quote Wikipedia:
"The Howmet TX (Turbine eXperimental) was an American sports prototype racing car designed in 1968 to test the competitive use of a gas turbine engine in sports car racing. Planned by racing driver Ray Heppenstall, the TX combined a chassis built by McKee Engineering, turbine engines leased from Continental Aviation & Engineering, and financial backing and materials from the Howmet Corporation."
Howmet was later bought by Alcoa Inc., which eventually became Howmet Aerospace.

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