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** Build of the Month Contest - September 2017 **

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August 2017 Build of the Month Winner - lavigna

Build Thread: viewtopic.php?f=36&t=41945


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Moderator: scr8p

Choose the Winner for September 2017

Poll runs till Wed Sep 27, 2017 12:43 pm

EOL
1
2%
Basher67
2
4%
TomEG
14
26%
orangemazda
7
13%
J-sou
8
15%
romulus22
5
9%
sandkil
9
17%
EvilAsh
3
6%
scr8p
4
8%
 
Total votes: 53

Dadio
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Re: ** Build of the Month Contest - September 2017 **

Post by Dadio » Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:51 pm

I just can't decide between three cars , that Ultima is stunning ! The Dyna Scorpion is a resurrected moment in history and as for the Murdered out car , it's Black! infact it reminds me of a line from one of my favourite books , " it's black on a black background with black buttons that light up black to tell you you've pressed them" , I need more time to think on this one . Extra kudos for identifying the book the line is from.
If a jobs not worth doing then its certainly not worth doing well.
A problem shared is a problem halved but an advantage shared is no advantage at all.

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Re: ** Build of the Month Contest - September 2017 **

Post by Dadio » Sun Sep 10, 2017 8:46 pm

Tomeg gets my vote , after reading all the build thread and all the unique fabrication and research it comes out top , it's another really tough call though as it's maybe not the most beautiful car but that's very subjective , all the effort involved cannot be denied though .
If a jobs not worth doing then its certainly not worth doing well.
A problem shared is a problem halved but an advantage shared is no advantage at all.

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Re: ** Build of the Month Contest - September 2017 **

Post by mk-Zero » Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:36 am

TomEG's got my vote, I love all the reverse engineering and hard work that went into it.

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Re: ** Build of the Month Contest - September 2017 **

Post by Lonestar » Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:09 am

Dadio wrote:
Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:51 pm
I just can't decide between three cars , that Ultima is stunning ! The Dyna Scorpion is a resurrected moment in history and as for the Murdered out car , it's Black! infact it reminds me of a line from one of my favourite books , " it's black on a black background with black buttons that light up black to tell you you've pressed them" , I need more time to think on this one . Extra kudos for identifying the book the line is from.
hitchhikers' ;)
Broken Pix Links? Blame greedy Photobocket... viewtopic.php?f=39&t=41908&start=45

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Re: ** Build of the Month Contest - September 2017 **

Post by Dadio » Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:57 pm

Lonestar wrote:
Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:09 am
Dadio wrote:
Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:51 pm
I just can't decide between three cars , that Ultima is stunning ! The Dyna Scorpion is a resurrected moment in history and as for the Murdered out car , it's Black! infact it reminds me of a line from one of my favourite books , " it's black on a black background with black buttons that light up black to tell you you've pressed them" , I need more time to think on this one . Extra kudos for identifying the book the line is from.
hitchhikers' ;)
Yup have a gold star
If a jobs not worth doing then its certainly not worth doing well.
A problem shared is a problem halved but an advantage shared is no advantage at all.

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Re: ** Build of the Month Contest - September 2017 **

Post by jwscab » Mon Sep 11, 2017 5:35 pm

makes me think of this:
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Re: ** Build of the Month Contest - September 2017 **

Post by TRX-1-3 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:08 pm

While I appreciate and respect all entries and entrants; a murdered out single deck graphite buggy was a no brainer, for me, at least, as I have no brain. No brains, no headaches.

BOTMC!
Hope you're doin' something fun.

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Re: ** Build of the Month Contest - September 2017 **

Post by Lonestar » Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:24 pm

I think this is one of the most "balanced" BoMC rounds... lots of stuff, resto-mods, replicas, scratch-built engineered stuff, I love it!!!
Broken Pix Links? Blame greedy Photobocket... viewtopic.php?f=39&t=41908&start=45

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Re: ** Build of the Month Contest - September 2017 **

Post by j-sou » Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:44 pm

Maybe I should have voted for myself.... but OrangeMazda gets my vote. :mrgreen: That is a beautiful build!! And his build thread actually has pics in it! :lol: suck it photobucket...

Like Lonestar said, it's a well rounded group this month. It's really hard to pick one when they are all so amazing and you can see that so much effort went into each one. Great work guys!

If I ever get my garage finished I'll get back to work and enter some more of these. :lol:
-I never said I knew what I was doing, I just said I was gonna do it!"

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