Detailed Model Cars

This page is dedicated to components from friends of DMC


By clever and duplicitous correspondence, the Elves managed to trick one of our friends  into donating a rejected 

 luggage rack to their cause.  For this the Elves are thankful as well as hopeful--thankful for the rack and hopeful

 that more loot will appear.

As proof of the Elves' integrity, they offer this photo of the rack after having been

polished for several hours.  Even after that investment of work, the Elves sign

their friend's  initials and the date.  The Elves are saints.



Positioned on old number 1, the very first Bugatti built by the Northern Elf and the

beginning of Model Motorcars and all that that became, the rack begins to look

like something. (Fussy viewers will probably object to the light flares in the shiny paint, but

the Elves are very busy. Very, very busy.  Besides, light flares are only a problem with shiny

paint jobs.)



With feet padded with leather and a pair of dandy leather straps with

scratch-built brass buckles, the rack finally looks like something.  The plating

was done by the Elves with their trusty home plating system,  Clearly, the Elves

saved the day and prevented this doohickle from being cruelly cast aside by an

insensitive builder.  It might be too much to call the Elves heroic, but it would not

be far from the facts of the case.



Our friend's second try at building a luggage rack was given a magnificent chrome job

by the Elves as well as a lovely set of custom belts with scratch-built brass buckles.

It remains to be seen if  our friend can manage to install this work of art

 on his current project.  Notice that there is no dust on the rack in this photo.


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The digital photos on this site are unaltered.  Well, 'unaltered' may be a bit of an exaggeration, but for the most part they bear

some semblance to the models depicted.  If you see dust, the image is dead nuts on.  If there is no dust, it is something of a crapshoot, but

captures the essence of the model without the distractions of  background clutter and pet hair and  the odd insect wing or bird dropping.