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1/35 Dustbuster

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Cast in 60+ parts with photoetch for the windscreen and a seated driver figure, this 1/35 "Dustbuster" dune buggy "jumps" off a small sandy hill in "Fichtenfoo's" vignette of this resin 4X4 off-road vehicle. See it built and painted and how he assembled this kit.

More information at Fichtenfoo's website, including step-by-step instructions and advice on weathering and making the base for this vehicle.


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Photos and content from Industria Mechanika and are used with permission.

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About the Author

About Michael Fichtenmayer (FichtenFoo)

I'm a web and graphic designer and currently a stay-at-home dad from Pittsburgh, PA. I've been modeling since late 2001 and while my main model subject love is giant robots, I enjoy the occasional armor piece or combination of afv and robots.


Wow, great build. Very dynamic placing of the model. Thanks for sharing
APR 29, 2013 - 06:33 AM
Awesome, I was following this one's progress along with some of the other upcoming kits on your site. I have a couple of earlier kits and they are really well done. I was really interested in this one because of the RAGE vibe it had going on. I was curious why 1/35 was chosen though. It's not a bad scale, just a little unusual for cars.
JUL 13, 2013 - 11:09 AM
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