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Benz Motorwagen 1886


62 22 March 2020, 21:46
Palo M
Wow, what a beauty.
22 March 2020, 22:06
Slavo Hazucha
The wheels & the chain are really the icing on the cake - beautiful work, it could easily pass as 1/4 not 1/24... There is no way to hide the smallest mistake on a build like this, so you simple did not make one... 👍

Now, we need to see the AMG-version!😉
22 March 2020, 22:13
Thank you Palo and Slavo!
Slavo, of course there are mistakes, I can present them to you, if we have a chance to see us in person. I think a build without mistakes is a oxymoron😉
Oh yeah, a tuned AMG version with a two-cylinder, to double the speed to 32km/h 👍
23 March 2020, 16:44
Daniel Klink
Museum quality Frank! Most impressive result!
17 April 2020, 23:34
All your work should be in museums
18 April 2020, 02:40
Tim Heimer
Wow Bugs that's great looking! I don't see a propeller on it, is it finished? LOL!
18 April 2020, 03:38
Rafael Lang
18 April 2020, 04:29
Kerry COX
Thank God someone else has got this build happening, as I just ordered mine from the Ukraine and looking forward to have it looking as this build look.
Just beautiful and inspiring. 👍 👍 👍 🙂
18 April 2020, 05:01
Thank you mates! This is listed on SM side bar as "Hot kit"😉
@wilky, that is a big praise! May be one day, if I left this world ...
@Tim 👍 LOL!
18 April 2020, 10:56
I'm sure they'd except it.
I'm sure that your wife is a lovely person but myself I wouldn't trust anyone after I've died to follow any of my wishes.
I wouldn't trust that it wouldn't end up thrown out just for the sake of convenience.
I was a Sexton for ten years and I have plenty of experience of the wishes of the deceased being ignored.
Problem is once you've dead you no longer have a say in anything
18 April 2020, 19:33
Matthew Stec
Such an incredible job!.
28 April 2020, 02:29
Thx Matthew! That is not really a car, so I could use my biplane building know how😉
28 April 2020, 16:55
Christian W
Thank you for showing! Pretty nice model kit.
29 May 2020, 18:36
Thx! Yes, it is a nice kit and now also available in a new box with figures of Bertha Benz and her sons 👍
29 May 2020, 19:10
Slavo Hazucha
I just saw this thing in the recent ModelFan issue - yours looks better, particularly the wood 🙂
6 June 2020, 05:27
Thx Slavo, that is a praise! I checked it online and found a small picture on the title. None of my models are in a print magazine.
6 June 2020, 14:12
Rui S
Beautiful model. Very well done. Great paint job all around. 👍 I also like the Ford 👍
12 July 2020, 17:29
Dominik Weitzer
wow that Looks good!
13 July 2020, 12:21
Thank you mates! I'm glad you like it! 🙂
18 July 2020, 09:24
Mike Kryza
really a masterpiece! 👍
18 July 2020, 09:33
Victor Scale Hamster YT
Cool job! Very nice model!
18 July 2020, 15:54
Brian Grandstaff
18 July 2020, 16:37
John Thomas
Nice work
18 July 2020, 17:34
Bernhard Schrock
I enjoyed the WIP - album and now I'm enjoying the completed album! Top work.
18 July 2020, 17:42
Oh, so may answers - Thank you mates!
29 July 2020, 20:53
I am very pleased to report that this model was awarded a gold medal at the competition during the exhibition in Ried last weekend.
It could not have gone better for me: three models - three gold medals 😉 Thank you very much!
18 October 2021, 08:54
Alec K
Three entries = three golds. Another day in the office… 😄

But seriously, congratulations. Your work is top notch, and thank you again for sharing it here.
18 October 2021, 14:20
Harry Eder
Well deserved gold medals! Congratulations! 👍
18 October 2021, 14:28
Well deserved, congratulations!!
18 October 2021, 14:46
Robert Podkoński
Who other could manage such a machine in such a perfect style...I was convinced from the very first moment that it is Bughunter's model 😉 Simply stunning!
18 October 2021, 15:58
Kerry COX
Good on ya Buggs. 🙂 You richly deserve every award that came your way. 👍 👍

19 October 2021, 01:36
Mike Szwarc
👍 👍 👍
19 October 2021, 11:38
Mark K
Exquisite model - congratulations!
19 October 2021, 16:29
Thank you very much mates for leaving such nice comments or click on Like. Much appreciated!
Perhaps it is an advantage to be a WWI biplane modeller when it comes to wood painting as it is not so common on cars.
19 October 2021, 18:23
Kerry COX
Buggs. I can vouch for the wood look painting is not that easy. But it was fun. 🙂
20 October 2021, 07:47
This car is missing some propper Rallye trim and a rollcage...

just kidding 😉 Outstanding work mate! Very impressive!
20 October 2021, 08:06
Thank you mates! Attached to the project is also a Work In Progress album, i case you like to see it.
20 October 2021, 08:17
Rod -
I have actually worked on a real one of these. I'm an automotive machinist by trade, and I used to work for a company that specialized in vintage engine restorations. The crankshaft and big end had little spring loaded grease pots on them for lubrication.
Your model looks very good 🙂
20 October 2021, 08:26
Thank you Rod!
Attached to the kit here in Scalemates is a link to a nice walkaround. I think it is a replica, but I used this as template in it's nice dark green. The kit is great, only the lower part of the belt and axle assembly seems to be simplified.
20 October 2021, 08:36
Robin (WhiteGlint)
Beautiful little car, bughunter. Wood and seat are looking great. 👍
20 October 2021, 10:51
Rui S
Congratulations 👍
23 October 2021, 14:07
Roland Sachsenhofer
A most deserved award in Ried! "Three out of three" is as impressive as your models are! Congratulations!
28 October 2021, 08:04
Thank you mates!
Special thanks to Roland for persuading me to participate as an exhibitor after all! Will you be successful next year in demanding a separate category for my models? I think I will be there on 15./16 October 2022 👍
28 October 2021, 09:33
Juergen Klinglhuber
Well deserved award! Congrat's! It was great to see your models "live" at the show in Ried. Looking forward to see you there next year.
28 October 2021, 10:09
Tim Heimer
Congratulations !! Nice to have more than us scalenuts word on your work! lol
5 November 2021, 03:49
Congrats! Well deserved!
29 March, 09:14
Kerry COX
Richly deserved Bugs. 👍 🙂
Hearty Congratulations my friend. 🙂
29 March, 09:49
Robert Podkoński
29 March, 09:50
Gerald Willing
29 March, 10:09
Harry Eder
Well deserved! Congratulations! 👍
29 March, 10:44
congratulations, well deserved indeed
29 March, 11:49
Robin (WhiteGlint)
Congratulations! 👍
29 March, 12:44
Villiers de Vos
Well deserved and recognised.
29 March, 14:46
Markus Kutsch The Plastic Bench
Yepp....saw it there..looks fantastic ..well deserved. 👍
29 March, 15:36
Thank you very much mates!
After the contest I notices a little problem on one wheel hub, I guess transportation damage. So if one wheel is not aligned on your pictures - this was not intended 😉 I hope I can fix this easily.
I would also like to say a big thank you to my wife for her constant support 👍
29 March, 15:58
Alec K
Indeed a well deserved recognition 👍
29 March, 18:12
Thank you Alec!
And yes, the damage is fixed now 🙂
30 March, 20:13
Julian Herrero aka Yuri
Well deserved ... good work
1 April, 06:02
Tom ...
Totally deserved! A joy to look at. Bravo, sir!
4 April, 06:24
Thank you mates!
Because of Corona there was no classical award ceremony. It's a pity, so you couldn't see the builders of the models. I hope there will be some official results soon.
4 April, 06:43
Markus Kutsch The Plastic Bench
Yepp....I agree with that.Very sad there wasn't a regular ceremony.I like to see the builders ,too.
4 April, 07:25


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