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Mike Basterfield (mikeyb37)

Bandai 1:8 scale Jaguar XK-E (E Type) build

Following the (slow!) progress of this build, from it's sorry, crushed, badly part built original state as a bargain Ebay buy (£37:00!) thru to it's current status...


5 | 30. January 2020, 21:19
Watching! With very big eyes
30. January 2020, 22:26
Have you seen what these are on eBay for?
Cheapest I've seen boxed & mint is 850 quid!!!
Doubt it will sell but some US collectors are asking for $2k
30. January 2020, 23:07
Mike Basterfield
Yeah i've got 2 of them on my watch list, i've actually seen completed listings of around a grand, not sure how legitimate they were. I was actually looking for the Monogram/Revell kit when this popped up a couple of years ago, couldn't believe it when i picked it up for £37! I guess the state of it put people off
30. January 2020, 23:51
Tom ...
That is some restoration work! Wow!
31. January 2020, 02:19
Bob Hall
Hey ! As long as I don't have to do the accident report on this vintage bad boy, I'm in ! LOL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
31. January 2020, 03:13
How's this Jag going?
2. April 2020, 02:55
Beat me to it, just about to ask the same thing.....
That graphite paint looks incredible with that oxblood interior 👍
2. April 2020, 08:00
from a crushed gluebomb into a stunning beauty on wheels..... it simply looks amazing!
20. January, 21:56
Mike Basterfield
A full year since i last posted here!.. real life (as always) kinda got in the way but i finally got this to a point where i'm happy to call it finished... just uploaded some photos i took the other day
20. January, 22:05
Tom ...
She's simply stunning! Amazing work, Mike. You did an incredible job!!!
21. January, 04:39
21. January, 09:05
21. January, 11:05
Nigel Chapman
Just caught up with this build, amazing !
27. March, 17:05


1:8 Jaguar XK-E (Bandai 8001-7000)

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