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  1. MODEL A MODEL's Avatar Yearly Subscriber
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    Two models were made, and obviously one has survived. If you know of the where-about of the second, please let me know, and I'll pass on the information.

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    Not too bad for a model that is 66 years old!
    Last edited by MODEL A MODEL; 03-08-21 at 01:44 AM.
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    Larger scales offer a level of fidelity that can only be suggested in most of the more popular scales. But, most modelers are reluctant to make a model to 1/3rd Scale!

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    3000 hours to make. Tyre molds were machined by the modeler, as were the Steel molds for the crankcase, which was then cast in Aluminium. Individual spokes of course!, -and a properly sprung seat.

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    A simple and effective device for forming the mud-guards.

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    Mr. White had the advantages of actually owning the motorcycle that was modeled, and having had restored it and several others.

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    Hi, in Germany lives master Miodrag Jelesijevic, he makes models in scale 1: 5.
    Here are his works: http://rccollectables.com/index.php/rcc/about-us

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    In the 60's besides Michel Conti and Olive Sans there was another great, Carlo Brianza from Tradate italy.
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