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Old 03-09-2007, 01:52 PM   #1
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Superb 7 (Blue Seven)

Well, after two years and seven months, it is finally done! Literally thousands of scratchbuilt and machined parts, most of them made of aluminum, but also including brass, stainless steel and various plastics, resin and acrylic materials.
It's quite possible that over the next few weeks I will come up with some small things to add, maybe touch-up or adjust. I see there is a little dusting to be done... But as of now, it appears to be technically finished! This has been a most rewarding and enjoyable build. Seems like all the frustrating times I put myself through have been forgotten now.
Thank you to all who have encouraged me and expressed interest during this long term project... - Mark










Here are the links to the whole build here in AF:

WIP:
http://www.automotiveforums.com/vbul...d.php?t=566092

Parts:
http://www.automotiveforums.com/vbul...d.php?t=312338

Parts2:
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Parts3:
http://www.automotiveforums.com/vbul...d.php?t=537010
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Old 03-09-2007, 01:59 PM   #2
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Re: Superb 7 (Blue Seven)

Beautiful, as always. Great attention to detail.
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Old 03-09-2007, 01:59 PM   #3
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Re: Superb 7 (Blue Seven)

Hi,

congrats for this model, hard to believe it a model and not a real car. For sure one of the most realistic cars I have ever seen.

Im speechless
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Old 03-09-2007, 02:01 PM   #4
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Re: Superb 7 (Blue Seven)

Wow Mark. Simply astonishing. It's been a real honor and pleasure watching the buildup from day one when we first saw the brake resovoir. I have learned so much and taken away more than I could have imagined. The completed piece itself is a work of art, it looks real to say the least. I wish I could say more, but when something like this shows up there is a lack of words to describe it.

I can't wait to see it in person in September. I hope you've Rainex'ed it so the drool just slides right off.
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Old 03-09-2007, 02:16 PM   #5
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Re: Superb 7 (Blue Seven)

Wow, just like the real stuff.

What scale is this?

1:12?
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Old 03-09-2007, 02:20 PM   #6
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Re: Superb 7 (Blue Seven)

Really don't have any words at all for such a... So we only have 5 stars on the thread rating options?
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Old 03-09-2007, 02:22 PM   #7
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Re: Superb 7 (Blue Seven)

amazing. I am working on year number 2 for my Camaro. I can Imagine how rewording it is to see it finished!!
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Old 03-09-2007, 03:38 PM   #8
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Re: Superb 7 (Blue Seven)

This model is just incredible. There are no words to express my astonishment.

If you'd post it in a real car forum I would doubt that anyone would figure out that it actually is a scale model.

Congratulations!
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Old 03-09-2007, 04:02 PM   #9
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Re: Superb 7 (Blue Seven)

Man, U'r insane I'd say that the detail level is quite adequite Is that a nitrousbottle in the back? 2 years and 7 months U gotta be proud of that achievement. I wouldn't have that kind of patience making one model that long (but I guess U build something on the side as well)!
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Old 03-09-2007, 04:03 PM   #10
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Re: Superb 7 (Blue Seven)

Yeah i'm with the other guys here, words just can't express what this model is...I can say awesome, cool!, and great job, but it just can't sum up the justice this model deserves. Thanks for letting us in on the progress of this wonderful build, the quality of work you have shown has inspired me (and many others i'm sure) for future builds.
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Old 03-09-2007, 04:18 PM   #11
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Re: Superb 7 (Blue Seven)

How does it sound when you turn it over?!?!?!? LOL

Simply amazing, really an outstanding achievement, it really is.
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Re: Superb 7 (Blue Seven)

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Originally Posted by GTmike400
... watching the buildup from day one when we first saw the brake resovoir.
I was just thinking about that same thing, and the amazement I had when I looked at the pictures in that first post.

Very impressive build. I hope that one day I will be fortunate enough to see it in person somewhere.

Well done.

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Old 03-09-2007, 05:28 PM   #13
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Re: Superb 7 (Blue Seven)

Yep. I agree with all the others "Superb" (and well worth the wait!)
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Re: Superb 7 (Blue Seven)

The word Amazing gets thrown around in these forums a lot, and many of the recipients are worthy, but I think this is probably the top of the food chain when it comes to that word. So, will we be able to see this at the Ipms nationals in a few months? That would be pretty sweet.. well, unless i'm in the same category
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Old 03-09-2007, 06:33 PM   #15
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Re: Superb 7 (Blue Seven)

Wow Mark, that looks great. I really appreciatte you posting up the completed product. It builders like you that inspire me to always do better on my next build and try to incorporate something of yours into my future builds.

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