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Posted By: Bob Werner
Posted On: Sunday February 2, 2020 at 5:14 PM
1990s Aston Martin DB7
This is a small diecast Maisto model in 1:40th scale of a 1990s Aston Martin DB7 that I found at a thrift shop for a mere $1.21. The casting was fine, but it lacked much in the way of detailing, so I blackwashed the front grilles, blackened all the window trim, the rear view mirror , the windshield wipers, painted the amber taillights red, painted the floor, car seats and steering wheel. Also, painted the turn signals and running lights and added a gear shift lever. Sure made a huge difference in its appearance.

Thanks for looking...

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1990s Aston Martin DB7 by Bob Werner #27225
Nice model, Bob, and great background. by David Knight #27225.1
Not bad for a buck twenty one! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #27225.2
Good for you, Bob! It's great when a low end model becomes something better, by David Holcombe #27225.3
Times two (EOM) by John Quilter #27225.3.1
Great improvement Bob (EOM) by Rich Pendleton #27225.4

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