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Hi,here are some pics of my Rat fink hot rod in about 1/6


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#1 larman

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Posted 30 December 2006 - 03:05 PM

Hi, I am new to this board, I thought I might post some pics of my long term rat fink project. I have posted these at the hobby heaven and scale auto message boards, so if you frequent those, you may have seen these already. The car is a T bucket and is approx. 1/6 scale, it was originally a toy called the Big Red Rod manufactured by Marx in the 60s to early 70s. I bought it on ebay a few years ago....and it sat around until one day when I got the idea to make it a 3D version of one of the old Roth monster car drawings. There is a huge amount of scratch building, including the entire rat and the engine. I have a lot of work to do, but I hope to have it done for the NNL East in march. The engine is now ready for final assembly and detailing, I hope to have it done by the middle of january, I will post pics when it is done. Thanks for looking! -Larman

This pic is of the nearly completed fink with paint.
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Here is an early mock up with the car before paint.
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Here is an album with a bunch of build up shots.

http://s70.photobuck...rman1/finkster/

This one has early shots and some other rat stuff. Also if you check the albums you can see some other models I built including my dios and weathered stuff.
http://public.fotki.com/larman/

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Posted 25 March 2007 - 03:35 AM

Saw some pics of this finished at NNL east 07 and just wanted to let you know you did a great job on it.

#3 Modelcarjedi

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Posted 25 March 2007 - 02:08 PM

I love it!!! It made my ratty 1/8 scale t-bucket look small


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