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TOPIC: My Recent Code 3 Customs

My Recent Code 3 Customs 8 years, 2 months ago #1

Gold Boarder
here's some I did last month (June)...

Dinky Rover



 



 

Matchbox Bedford TK "Danish" Bacon Truck (with replacement Red rear door)



 



 

I'll add more later...
Last Edit: 8 years, 2 months ago by Code3_Customs.

Re: My Recent Code 3 Customs 8 years, 2 months ago #2

Platinum Boarder
I love that colour scheme on the rover very nice. The Bedford truck is yet again another fantastic code 3 I have to say.

Re: My Recent Code 3 Customs 8 years, 2 months ago #3

Gold Boarder
a few more...

these 2 are models from the Jame Bond car Collection made in to Police Cars..

Aston Martin DBS and GMC Hornet...













Corgi Citroen DS 19





HotWheels and matchbox lambos all dressed up...















Matchbox Foden 8 wheeler stretched out with fitted drop side rear



Matchbox 32a XK140

Last Edit: 8 years, 2 months ago by Code3_Customs.

Re: My Recent Code 3 Customs 8 years, 2 months ago #4

Platinum Boarder
Wow some more fantastic work there. I do like the Bond models.
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Re: My Recent Code 3 Customs 8 years, 1 month ago #5

Platinum Boarder
Love the Reventon and Gallardo cruisers.

Re: My Recent Code 3 Customs 8 years, 1 month ago #6

Platinum Boarder
Code3_Customs, Well done! I love to look at Code 3's because it gives me ideas. Great pictures, thanks for sharing. Your two tones have crisp straight defination, hard to accomplish on some of the castings. You are a craftsman.  They all "LOOK FACTORY TO ME".  dinkyboy
Last Edit: 8 years, 1 month ago by DINKYBOY.

Re: My Recent Code 3 Customs 8 years, 1 month ago #7

Gold Boarder
Nice work code 3 love the Foden,I agree with Dinkyboy they look factory!

Re: My Recent Code 3 Customs 8 years, 1 month ago #8

Gold Boarder
Thank you all for your comments...

 

here's a couple more recent creations...

 

Matchbox Rolls royce Silver Shadow... Pick-Up



 

Matchbox Vauxhall Victor.. Pick-Up



 

Matchbox Alvis Stalwart... Crane...



 

matchboox Scammell Lorry...



 

and a 1/43 scale Trans-Kit custom bodiied Aston Martin DBS... Hearse...

using the guts from the James Bond car Collection model..









 

lots more to show... when I get time...

Re: My Recent Code 3 Customs 8 years, 1 month ago #9

Platinum Boarder
Hi those are really cool customs I just love them to bits. What do you use to join your master pieces together with. The Stalwart crane looks good and the body wagon (hearse) is fantastic.

Re: My Recent Code 3 Customs 8 years, 1 month ago #10

Gold Boarder
thank you.... to join them... it depends on
what's needed on any individual model... I use deferent methods from rivets, a
resin fill, glue etc...


here's a couple more...







Re: My Recent Code 3 Customs 8 years, 1 month ago #11

Gold Boarder
it's DINKY F1 race time... more from June...















Last Edit: 8 years, 1 month ago by Code3_Customs.

Re: My Recent Code 3 Customs 8 years, 1 month ago #12

Gold Boarder
here's a couple more recent code 3's (July 2012)

 







 







 





 





Re: My Recent Code 3 Customs 8 years, 1 month ago #13

Platinum Boarder
Some really nice work there. Are the cranes from Matchbox toys? Looks like your using the three piece split axles too.

Re: My Recent Code 3 Customs 8 years, 1 month ago #14

Moderator
They are really very, very nice. Thanks for the inspiration, Next to my spare box of 60 Dinkys that I have to restore, I have about a 100 Matchbox cars and trucks that share the same faith. WORK WORK WORK, but I like it

Re: My Recent Code 3 Customs 8 years, 1 month ago #15

Platinum Boarder
Therein lies the beauty of it all. If you like it then it is not work but fun or a joy or it brings you pleasure and satisfaction.