Model building motorcycles the awesome way

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  1. BikerBabe

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    Anyone ever heard of Pére Tarrago?
    Well - meet a model builder of extraordinary craftmanship:

    www.motoscalatarrago.com

    He builds every single motorcycle from scratch to perfection in 1/5 or 1/6.
    My favourite is (of course) the BMW R32, the very first motorcycle ever built by BMW in 1923:

    A wheel getting built:

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    Raw frame and wheels:

    [​IMG]

    Working on the seat bottom:

    [​IMG]

    Front fork and spring dampeners:

    [​IMG]

    The raw engine:
    [​IMG]

    Testing and fitting:

    [​IMG]

    Engine almost finished:

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    Pre paint and finish:

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    The finished model motorcycle:

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    I sure wouldn't mind being the new pround owner of the BMW there, but I sure as hell can't afford that model! :lol:
     
  2. bigZ

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    He has even made spoke nipples. Hats of to him.
     
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    What!? Not even an Indian!? :shock:
     
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    Yeah, really fantastic work! I take it they are fully functional as well (and cost a fortune).
     
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    1/6 Scale? My GI Joe needs one!

    - Ivan.
     
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    Nice find BB. :thumbright:


    Wheelsup
     
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    I'm not particularly 'in' to bikes, but I have to say that is beautiful craftsmanship. Thanks for posting.
     
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    that is some excellent work!!
     
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    Don't know why I never saw this thread but that is some incredible work. Thanks for sharing Maria!:thumbleft:
     
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    Wow, he's impressive!
     
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    Beautiful workmanship! Thanks for posting Maria!
     
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    ...erm, Jan?
    He did make a model of an Indian:

    indianindex.jpg

    indiang2.jpg

    indian5.jpg
     
  14. Vic Balshaw

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    A man with a mission, brilliantly made machines.
     
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    Cool work for sure.
     
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    Just fantastic - he sure has a talent.
     
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