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Old 12-11-2006, 11:28 PM
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that is the coolest thing and the biggest waste of time at the same time.
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Old 12-12-2006, 12:53 AM
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Me thinks we've just encountered the Rain Man of working models.

And I have to assume he's not married. Could you imagine trying to convince your spouse that you've got to go spend the weekend in the garage milling a 1/3 scale flat 12 motor or handcrafting headlight lenses (no dear, it won't hurt the oven I promise)?

Anyway, all pondering/posturing aside that man and his machine are marvelous. I hope he finds someone as passionate for his models and some reward for the work (That's 3.5 hours per day every day for 15 years).

Here's his new Web site:
MP Sport Proto

And a thread on Wikipedia (See? Wikipedia isn't all bad...):
Pierre Scerri

And the article in Fine Art Models:
Fine Art Models

Looks like he is keeping busy with a P4 and the GTO purportedly in build. Hmmmm, maybe when I retire...
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Just drive dammit.
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Old 12-15-2006, 11:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Pir8 97 View Post
If he has the talent and tools to build a functioning model, why doesn't he build a full size one?
He said that it took him 15 yrs, mostly because he was poor. A full scale model would cost more than he could afford in his lifetime.
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