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#1 Johnag4004

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Posted 17 January 2014 - 10:16 AM

Hi all,
 
I have thinking of making a car transport trailer for sometime and finally took the plunge...
 
This is what I came up with...
 
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The mesh is the one you use with body filler on real cars...
 
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The axles are made from round balsa wood with a plastic rod pushed through...
 
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Axle mounts...
 
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The black parts of the mud guards are from a cheap toy artic trailer...
 
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The lights are the rear lights off the trailer...
 
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Making the ramps holder...
 
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Thank you for looking, any and all hints & tips greatly received...
 
Andy...


#2 Johnag4004

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Posted 17 January 2014 - 10:19 AM

 
Here is the finished trailer...
 
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Thank you for looking, comments welcome...
 
Andy...


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Posted 17 January 2014 - 10:50 AM

That is one nice scratch built trailer.  This is the kind of modeling I like ! B)



#4 cobraman

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Posted 17 January 2014 - 12:35 PM

Your trailer is very nice.



#5 crazyjim

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Posted 17 January 2014 - 12:47 PM

Pretty cool.  I like the mesh idea you used.



#6 Harry P.

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Posted 17 January 2014 - 02:20 PM

That turned out very nicely! Great details, and I also like the use of mesh. Nice work.



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Posted 17 January 2014 - 03:28 PM

Cool.



#8 Johnag4004

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Posted 18 January 2014 - 04:03 AM

Thank you all for looking and for the kind words... :)

 

Andy...



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Posted 18 January 2014 - 04:36 PM

Very nice .



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Posted 19 January 2014 - 07:00 AM

Awesome, Very nice scratch building.



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Posted 19 January 2014 - 08:19 AM

VERY COOL! Wondered what the cables were till you turned it over! They are the electric leads for the lights! I LOVE IT!!!!!



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Posted 19 January 2014 - 04:44 PM

Very nice.

 

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Posted 29 January 2014 - 07:52 AM

Nice looking Trailer!



#14 Baugher Garage

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Posted 29 January 2014 - 08:07 AM

I'm totally stealing this!  ;-)



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Posted 29 January 2014 - 09:30 AM

Looks Great!

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#16 Johnag4004

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Posted 31 January 2014 - 11:00 AM

Hi all,

 

Many thanks again for the very kind words, you are more than welcome Mike, I really enjoyed building it from scratch...

 

Also, many thanks to you Ira, it means a lot coming from yourself Sir...

 

Andy...



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Posted 31 January 2014 - 06:49 PM

Great build and scratch building skill. Love the mesh also...



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Posted 31 January 2014 - 11:02 PM

Very nicely done.

 

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Posted 01 February 2014 - 02:09 AM

Very nicely done.

 

Charlie Larkin

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#20 Johnag4004

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Posted 08 February 2014 - 07:48 AM

Once again, many thanks chaps for the very kind words, it is really appreciated...

 

Andy...