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2012 scratchbuild competition - AA motorcycle and sidecar and AA phonebox

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Hi everyone

My third entry compliments my country garage. As stated above it is an AA motorcycle and sidecar and an AA phonebox.


The motorcycle was made by butchering a bicycle.


1 The seat and handle bars were cut of.


2 The seat was repositioned lower down.


3 Then an engine and fuel tank were made from small scraps of balsa.


4 Two small strips of styrene were added to the left of the bike, these are for strength ans for something to glue the sidecar to


5 The sidecar was made from some balsa, cut to size and shape. The wheel was made from trimming a small sliver of a chocolate block connector.


6 A small piece of 1mm wire was cut a and bent to make the mudguard.


7 A piece of wire was used to form some handlebars.


8 Then the bike was painted black, the sidecar was painted yellow and the fuel tank was picked out in yellow too.


9 The logos were added.


10 Finally the sidecar was glued to the motorbike.


And " et viola " I was done.


Or was I ? :nono:


Then the day after I thought. I should make one of those AA phone boxes to go with it.











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Hi everyone


Here are some pictures on the completed models with a coin comparison.

Cheers Harry



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Definitely a chopper ;)


Congratulations on yet another fantastic model Harry, and keep up the good work.

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Thanks 69843 :D It is nice comments like this that boost my self esteem , and make me want to do more modelling :)

Cheers Harry

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