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Bob's Custom Race Models
is a one man operation. Replicas are built as quickly as
possible, without causing problems in the building process. These cars are
built about 70% by hand. I do most the work myself, however, I
do have to send off for the Custom Casting Services, done by a well
respected friend. The front clip is the ONLY cast part of the entire frame
that is Custom Cast. All the rest is done by hand. This can take quite a
lot of time to achieve the right look. Every body panel is 100 %
Hand Made, I have found it is cheaper to do it this way, and
well......if it was cast it would take all the fun out of building it
I have also changed my decal source. In the beginning, the decals were made of Vinyl, thus leaving a edge to the decals, and also, the person that did them, didn't seem fit to do them the way they should have been done, no matter how many time I took them back. Now, the decals are high quality waterslide decals, just like the Decals that would come with a Model Kit. I also have to send for these, as I do not have the equipment to do my own.
Please remember that these are NOT die-cast cars. I do not have manufacturers pumping a lot of money into these projects, and really, there is know way to mass produce them, unless there is a way to talk a Model Manufacturer into doing this. They have been asked.......the response? They are not popular enough! This is one reason the price is what it is. If I can find a way to lower it, I will. I am often asked if I give discounts for quantity ordered. The answer is yes. You need not expect to pay full price for say 3-4 cars ordered. If your interested in having more than one built.....Email me, and we can talk. I do plan to lower the prices if I can, If I can't, the price will stay the same. If the price goes up, well then I guess I just lay down the tools.
I hope this helps you better understand everything. If you have any questions. Please feel free to contact me.