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robert goslin
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Posted - 03/22/2019 :  02:43:57 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm now starting on the "Chester" part of the challenge, so naturally a modified vehicle, which of course was his great modelling passion.

I've got a '48 Ford F1. 1:43 scale so will go with my Allnuts structure. Luckily it's a very similar blue. Made by Cararama.



The back tray etc will be removed, so I can make it a stake-bed version.



Her's it is in bits




Regards Rob

Despite the cost of living, it's still popular.

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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 03/22/2019 :  2:14:56 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Rob,

It will be rolled seam.

Mike


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ocalicreek
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Posted - 03/22/2019 :  4:26:19 PM  Show Profile  Visit ocalicreek's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Looking good, Rob & Mike.

I primed horses and the wagon last night. Will cut a new piece of parchment for the wet palette, then begin painting the horses. Right now all my pictures have been of plants for my AG class...need more modeling shots!

Galen


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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 03/22/2019 :  7:12:48 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Thank you, Galen.


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robert goslin
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Posted - 03/23/2019 :  7:56:29 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Galen. Looking forward to seeing more "modeling" shots.


Regards Rob

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robert goslin
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Posted - 03/23/2019 :  8:18:31 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
With the vehicle taken apart, I can see that the back tray is just attached to the body using 3 lugs.



So popped it off.
Will keep the back tray for my scrap box. Can re-use in a junk scene.


Here's the back of the cab section. Won't worry about filling the holes as they wont be seen when the stake-bed is on


Cab and chassis back together.



Regards Rob

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robert goslin
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Posted - 03/26/2019 :  03:02:25 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Well I seem to be the Lone Ranger here. Will push on.

Not sure if I'd make it as a chassis fabricator, but it's looking OK.

The rear bumper is gone, as the bed will be longer than the original tray.

The Hexagon bit is to hold the screw so the 2 chassis halves are back together.
Used various sized Evergreen H channel for the rest.

Did the rails first. 2 different sized channels stacked together.


Then the frame with smaller channel, mounted to the rails



Then added the side stakes.






Regards Rob

Despite the cost of living, it's still popular.

Edited by - robert goslin on 03/26/2019 03:05:57 AM

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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 03/26/2019 :  07:31:10 AM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Rob,

Iím still following along, although unable to make much progress on mine. Iím sidetracked doing a small kit for a clinic Iím presenting next month.

Your truck looks good, neat and clean work.

Mike


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Bill Gill
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Posted - 03/26/2019 :  08:05:08 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Rob, Looking good.Are those stakes supposed to be permanently welded to the side rails?


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Pennman
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Posted - 03/26/2019 :  12:26:04 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Rob,
You're doing a fine job of dismantling that truck and with your experience, I'm sure it will be perfect.
You might think you are working alone, but I am still in the game even though my wife has other projects going at the same time I am trying to finish my project. I will be back in the saddle soon riding next to you kemo savee!

Rich



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robert goslin
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Posted - 03/26/2019 :  5:37:36 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi Mike, Bill and Rich (Tonto). Thanks for you replies.

Bill, the stakes are not welded as they will represent timber, once painted, so are either bolted to the frame, or maybe sit in pockets
Here's the look I'm going for.



Regards Rob

Despite the cost of living, it's still popular.

Edited by - robert goslin on 03/26/2019 5:39:37 PM

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robert goslin
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Posted - 03/28/2019 :  03:44:24 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The frame and stakes are now painted.
The blue on the frame I mixed up myself and is a good match for the truck colour.



For the stakes I used a base coat of Tamiya deck tan, then semi-dry bushed with linoleum deck brown.



Here's a view of the legs that will hold the timber bumper bar.



Regards Rob

Despite the cost of living, it's still popular.

Edited by - robert goslin on 03/28/2019 03:46:08 AM

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George D
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Posted - 03/28/2019 :  09:25:15 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
You made the styrene look like wood, Rob.

George



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Pennman
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Posted - 03/28/2019 :  09:38:47 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Rob,
I agree with George on the painting. One can buy the paints necessary to make styrene appear like wood, but it is all in the hands of the experienced applicator that counts. Good work.

Rich



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robert goslin
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Posted - 03/29/2019 :  03:04:35 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks George & Rich. I'm happy with the "wood" finish.


Regards Rob

Despite the cost of living, it's still popular.

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