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Adventures in soldering:Hot Rod Wrecker Project Update 11/13/14


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#521 goodwin3224

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 08:34 PM

i dont now what to say...ummm jealous lol. amazing work!



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Posted 01 December 2013 - 05:55 PM

This build SOooo awsum!! my hats off to U!!



#523 M0par Jim

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Posted 03 December 2013 - 11:59 AM

Randy, You've heard this a thousand times already, but this is truly incredicle... mind-blowingly incredible work. Hearing it a few more times won't hurt ya I don't think! I'm pretty sure your name sounds familiar to me because I may have seen some of your 1/35 scale work before. Maybe on Missing-lynx, armorama.... one of those. I want to say it was maybe an M2 heavily brassed up and detailed out... Could be wrong about the vehicle, but pretty sure it was you. If so, I'm not at all surprised that you can do this on a car model. Your 1/35 work was just as awe inspiring. Anyways, hope to see this one all the way through to the end!

 

I search on the topic, could it have been a Bronco's 1/35 AA Staghound?



#524 Armornv

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Posted 03 December 2013 - 12:15 PM

That sounds very familiar. I think that's it but I really want to say I have seen a couple/few more of his . But yes, that Staghound is the main one I was thinking of.



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Posted 06 December 2013 - 05:58 PM

Does this thing run on unleaded or premium fuel?



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Posted 23 March 2014 - 11:08 AM

Any updates Randy?

#527 fitforbattle

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Posted 24 March 2014 - 04:11 AM

This is so stunning and beautiful that my eyes bleed from detail overload.

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Posted 27 March 2014 - 12:39 PM

Stunning craftsmanship! Wow!



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Posted 27 March 2014 - 05:37 PM

# WOW!!
Just caught up,... fantastic building

Keep it up ...

Anything ??

 

 

Newish w Pics

 

 

# Holy



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Posted 04 April 2014 - 02:53 AM

Randy, you obviously are not from this planet, humans aren't meant to do work this amazing. Now please go back to your home planet as you are definitely making the rest of us look bad. :D

 

This is one of the most incredible builds I've seen so far.



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Posted 25 August 2014 - 03:58 PM

Any updates on this project?

#532 wayne swayze

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 04:38 PM

Randy. Please give us an update. All of us would love to see what has happened to that magnificent truck!

#533 gasser59

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 03:58 AM

Randy....wherefore art thou....Randy?  I think you may be allowing the truck and all of the parts to patina on your shelf but its sat there long enough. Don't even bother to dust it off, just please get back to work on it.

 

Every time I see there's an update to this thread I'm exceedingly hopeful you've provided us with another update and gotten some more work done on your build. Alas, this is not the case. Sigh...



#534 Randy D

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Posted 21 October 2014 - 03:54 PM

Hi Folks,

 

   A very, very belated thank you to all that have commented on this build since the last update!!!!!

 

  I am back on this one and will  hopefully finish it this time with no more long breaks :(

 

 

   A look back ....

 

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Update,

 

    Forming  headlights and turn signals using a set of dapping tools...

 

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#535 Randy D

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Posted 21 October 2014 - 04:05 PM

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  That is all for now,

 

  Thanks for looking !

 

  Randy


Edited by Randy D, 21 October 2014 - 04:15 PM.


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Posted 21 October 2014 - 04:30 PM

that's enough!

 

Q: what's the conduit? and how in the world did you slice the bezels?

 

thanks



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Posted 21 October 2014 - 06:34 PM

OMG!! I'm completely and utterly awestruck. Phenominal update.



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Posted 22 October 2014 - 02:47 AM

yay, Randy's back!



#539 David G.

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Posted 23 October 2014 - 01:05 AM

Glad you're back Randy!

 

 

David G.



#540 Randy D

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Posted 23 October 2014 - 03:04 PM

Thanks Joe !   The conduit is just copper wire wrapped around a wire core....

 

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  The brass benzels are made with a slice of tubing that is given a concave shape using the dapping tool.

 

 

   Hi Brad ,  Thanks for the kind words.

 

   Thanks Mike !!

 

   David,  Feels good to be working on this one again !  

 

 

  Thanks,

 

  Randy


Edited by Randy D, 23 October 2014 - 03:05 PM.