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#1 blackace183

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 04:55 PM

Im bored and wanting to build some things from scratch. I looked through the forums how to section and couldnt find anything. Any suggestions?

#2 Jordan White

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 05:02 PM

Well what is it you're looking to build?

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 05:06 PM

Nothing in particular. Just looking to pass time

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 05:26 PM

Why not scratch build a trailer.

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Or maybe build one of those utility trailers made out of a pickup bed.

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#5 blackace183

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 05:33 PM

Not A horrible idea jim. I think i will!

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 05:37 PM

Yeah, trailers are good to have around to spice up any model car. And they are pretty easy to build...........

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 05:53 PM

How about a Coleman cooler with drinks.
All scratch built out of styrene.

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add paint...
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add some decals..
Ice is nothing but table salt and Elmers Glue..stuff some tissue paper
up to 3/4 full and add the glue then the cans then sprinkle salt over it
and let it dry.

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Or if you're really bored ...make a rear view mirror accessory
out of tree sprue and paint.
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Edited by Joker, 26 November 2012 - 05:56 PM.


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Posted 26 November 2012 - 06:10 PM

Great work Joker !!

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 06:19 PM

Great work Joker !!


hahaha ...thanks Jim...yeah I get "bored" during hibernation season too

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 08:26 PM

scratch build a super modified....

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 10:36 PM

How about torsion sprung trunk hinges so peeps won't be propping their trunks open with toothpicks...

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 11:56 PM

How about some custom headers? Pretty quick and easy to do, and they're a neat touch to any build :D

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 02:50 AM

Nothing in particular. Just looking to pass time


i will trade you a kit or 2 for some of that spare time you have??.......... if only it was that easy.....

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 02:57 AM

WOW! Really some great looking work here. :)

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 03:25 AM

I like the idea for making ice in the cooler. Some very neat ideas.

Another idea, if you want a little challenge, Nick, is to try scratchbuilding a diorama, using bass or balsa for framing a garage wall and clapboard. Next time you're going by a construction site, check out how a wall is framed, and try to grab some pictures. If your high school still has industrial arts, talk to your woods or drafting teacher, and see if they can help you do some design for it.

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 06:00 PM

Okay boys thanks for all the sugestions. Dont have the right styrene for the cooler but thats way cool. Ill he working on that at some point. I winner i guess you could say are the super modified and the custom headers witch will be on my super mod that im kit bashing from a 94 stock car with additional help from my parts bin. Look for it on the workbench tab.

Anymore ideas fella's?!?!

Thanks
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Posted 27 November 2012 - 06:03 PM

How about torsion sprung trunk hinges so peeps won't be propping their trunks open with toothpicks...


Hey now, I've seen plenty of guys at car shows prop open their trunks and hoods with toothpicks! :lol:

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 12:47 AM

.... Anymore ideas fella's?!?!...


i guess reading a dictionary is out?

#19 blackace183

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 02:30 AM

i guess reading a dictionary is out?


Been there done that lmfao.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:02 AM

Nick


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