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Post  bmd on Mon Jun 26, 2017 6:59 am

class brian, just class m8..... cheers
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Post  brian on Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:32 am

Finally have the Meeghan and Nesbitt car back. Nesbitt car was off being sprayed by Peter in Cork as decals would be a nightmare around the rear. Meeghan car was with him as well to get the same coloured strips on side. They will be beside each other in the display case, and I'm a bit pedantic that the colors need to match.

To say I'm pleased with them is an understatement. I felt the Meeghan car was going to be a bit plain compared to the rest of the collection but it certainly holds its own. The bonnet is empty though as I cannot find any pictures at all. But its correct until pictures can prove otherwise. The Nesbitt car looks incredible, and second only to the Connolly car in my whole collection. Peter did an amazing job on the paint here. He repainted it several times until he got it right.

I'm currently rebuilding my display cases for these, and adding some LED lights, hiding the wiring and painting the base black so the models really pop. Hope to have some pictures soon, but will have these on display for the Model show in Drumtarrif later in the year where you can see them in the flesh, as pictures really dont do some of these justice. Been a long road to get them all done (Jan 2011 I started the artwork on the Connolly car), looking forward to getting them all together in the cases.

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Post  bmd on Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:48 pm

excellent brian, looking forward to these, the others you did are gorgeous m8! I love you
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Post  Hampton Caught on Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:40 pm

Congrats on perservering, Brian. I'm delighted you're so pleased with the results - I know that feeling, and also the not so nice one when a model doesn't deliver in the flesh! Grrrr! Wink

Looking forward to seeing the shots in time.

Cheers, Steve
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Post  turn the wheel on Sun Apr 29, 2018 11:34 pm

NOT many people can afford that many BMWs in their driveway !!!!!!

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Post  brian on Fri May 04, 2018 11:48 pm

Took the day off work after being in called in last weekend (gotta love flixi time) and decided to finally take some pictures of these cars.
Cant wait to get them into the cases

Andrew Nesbitt - Cavan Stages Rally 1993
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Eugene Meeghan - Cavan Stages Rally 1994
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Post  JOB on Sat May 05, 2018 12:26 am

They look fantastic. Need to get a set of 1/43 Meegan decals done.

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Post  bmd on Sat May 05, 2018 1:44 am

brian...speechless m8!


absolutely class work!! cheers cheers cheers
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Post  reeft1 on Sat May 05, 2018 4:15 am

Wow. Works of art. Very very special.
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Post  Ted Creedon on Sat May 05, 2018 11:12 am

They are spectacular. Mighty work from Peter & yourself. Stunning!!
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Post  newt5550 on Sat May 05, 2018 9:22 pm

That is stunning. Top build Brian.
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Post  turn the wheel on Sun May 06, 2018 12:21 pm

Awsome Work as always.. Worthy of a place in an Art Gallery.............................With the forestry background you could be fooled into believing they were the real thing 1/1 scale////////////////////////Looking forward to having them in Dromtariffe Brian

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Post  Sal the 2nd on Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:30 am

Brian

Just a heads up that Ixo have done a new 1/18th mould for the Altaya part work. Its been released as the Beguin Corsica car minus the ciggy decals however should be a potential source of cheap(ish) bases if you need any more!

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Post  CDM on Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:35 pm

Brilliant

I was nearly fooled into thinking it was the real car....

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Post  newt5550 on Mon Nov 12, 2018 5:42 pm

Has anybody done the Nesbitt car decals in 1/43?
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Post  turn the wheel on Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:04 pm

newt5550 wrote:Has anybody done the Nesbitt car decals in 1/43?
Ask James ????????????

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Post  RORY O CONNOR on Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:34 pm

newt5550 wrote:Has anybody done the Nesbitt car decals in 1/43?

Carlo did!
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