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Author Topic: Perfect Steampunk Car + Fabulous Land Vehicles  (Read 16977 times)
Banfili
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« Reply #125 on: July 22, 2019, 03:04:59 pm »

Ye would also need the arms of an orangutang and the legs of a chimpanzee to be able to sit rider-style! I spent over 20 years on motorbikes and would just hate to have to ride this thing for very long. But, I suppose as a concept, it's ok-ish!
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« Reply #126 on: September 12, 2019, 06:30:57 pm »

As a model car builder, I've long been in awe of this builder's imagination and execution. This is based on the AMT 1/25 scale 49 Mercury. It's crafted so well, it's hard to appreciate how minuscule his clean details are. Here is a link to Hollywood Jim's build gallery.

https://public.fotki.com/shrimpee/steamy-punky-things-1/familypics/














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Banfili
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« Reply #127 on: September 12, 2019, 11:23:24 pm »

Copper, portholes, weird engine and, supposedly fuel supply - what's not to like? Grin

But surely he'd never get a roadworthy for it!! Cheesy
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« Reply #128 on: September 14, 2019, 09:10:33 pm »

What incredible detail! Oh for a life-sized version...

Yours,
Miranda.
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« Reply #129 on: October 01, 2019, 10:36:10 pm »

An article I found about early electric cars:
https://www.curbed.com/2017/9/22/16346892/electric-car-history-fritchle?fbclid=IwAR19Flxtm5QxVw-HQXzYYT_DA9snuH46ZyFn1RtD4cO8W4hogyovIJ-L4zY


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« Reply #130 on: October 02, 2019, 07:04:52 am »

Excellent article. Many a time I would have wished to have a car, even one that only moved at 15 mph to go to work nearby just a few miles away...

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« Reply #131 on: November 03, 2019, 06:51:42 pm »

I hope that Etsy doesn't interfere with this image being displayed here:



1909 American Boy peddle car.
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Banfili
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« Reply #132 on: November 04, 2019, 01:48:16 am »

Now that is a really nice car!
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« Reply #133 on: November 16, 2019, 06:51:14 pm »

Here's a really elegant car from the 1920's, but not one that you'd want to ride in:

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« Reply #134 on: November 16, 2019, 07:26:53 pm »

That reminds me of this car blog, what i saw some times ago. (Funeral cars from few decades later, but their ornamental style look very similar.)

https://www.hemmings.com/blog/index.php/tag/hermida-y-nazzi/

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« Reply #135 on: November 16, 2019, 09:36:45 pm »

The flower car is great.



That reminds me of this car blog, what i saw some times ago. (Funeral cars from few decades later, but their ornamental style look very similar.)

https://www.hemmings.com/blog/index.php/tag/hermida-y-nazzi/


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Banfili
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« Reply #136 on: November 17, 2019, 12:32:50 am »

Here's a really elegant car from the 1920's, but not one that you'd want to ride in:


Not if you were alive and the driver!
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« Reply #137 on: November 17, 2019, 02:17:34 am »

HR Giger's grandfather design of course.
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« Reply #138 on: November 17, 2019, 06:43:50 pm »

Here's a really elegant car from the 1920's, but not one that you'd want to ride in:



Not if you were alive and the driver!


Cab Calloway drove a flower car in The Blues Brothers. He didn't complain.
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« Reply #139 on: November 18, 2019, 06:22:01 am »

Mini Cooper in the steampunk theme. Very nicely done. Click https://www.bmwblog.com/2017/06/06/video-carlex-designs-steampunk-mini-countryman-something-else/#jp-carousel-234835 for the gallery.



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« Reply #140 on: December 05, 2019, 12:10:06 am »

perfect.... if you're a 15 pound octopod





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« Reply #141 on: December 05, 2019, 02:24:17 am »

perfect.... if you're a 15 pound octopod





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« Reply #142 on: December 06, 2019, 01:30:06 pm »

This solution has been total bunk since the 80s.
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« Reply #143 on: December 06, 2019, 05:50:58 pm »











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Banfili
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« Reply #144 on: December 06, 2019, 09:32:56 pm »

Oh my, my, my!
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