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Model Car By Gerald Wingrove
Gerald Wingrove devoted seventeen years of his life to the business of light engineering as a center (centre) lathe turner. Seeing no future in that vocation, he decided to turn his hobby as a model engineer into his full-time job and went to work as a freelance designer and patternmaker for film, TV, jewelry and toy companies. He did work for companies like Meccano (Dinky Toys), Mettoy Playcraft (Corgi Toys) and others. In 1967 he received a commission from Lord Montagu of Bealieu to build a series of fine detailed scale models for the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu in the south of England. Other similar work followed as collectors became aware of the quality of his work, and he soon found himself being invited to visit some of the best private car collections in Europe and the USA to document and reproduce in miniature some of these elegant works of "rolling sculpture".





'67 Mustang Model Car
This is my first model car that I've successfully attempted. Well...it depends on what you mean successful. You can tell it's not perfect, but I believe that I will get better over time. We learn through our mistakes. Even I didn't want to correct the mistakes I've made because I can look at the Mustang as an indicator on what I need to improve on. It doesn't have all the parts, plenty of fingerprints, and I messed up gluing the bumpers together (which I think is the hardest part). Forget the shocks...those were too small to deal with. It was pretty fun though, haven't attempted building my own model cars since I was around 12-13 so it was a difference. I have other model cars that are much larger and pre-built. I just want a new hobby, that's all. If you got any tips and tricks on building a model car, be sure to comment. I'll eventually be building another model car, so I'm always looking for advice on what I need to improve on. Hope you enjoyed the video! Be sure to rate, comment, and subscribe. Peace.




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