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9/15 Update Try At A Revell Snap Pete


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#21 Badluck 13

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 04:45 PM

Very small update on the Pete,been working off and on with this and "Annie"......started the engine assembly and done a small amount of plumbing....As always I am open to suggestions and comments good,bad,and or ugly........
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Also started the "rust" on the exhaust manifold and turbo.
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Posted 15 August 2012 - 04:03 PM

Small update,got a little bit done to the Pete,hopefully its starting to get closer to completion.....as always comments/ideas good,bad,and or ugly always welcomed.......
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The frame looks black in the picture but is actually a dark maroon pearl

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 04:06 PM

A few more...
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Guages are a lil messy but don't show as bad as the camera shows
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Posted 15 August 2012 - 04:41 PM

Awesome job on the dash! It all looks great Mike. :)

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 07:34 PM

The dash really stands out. Maybe a drop of Future or any clear to each instrument would bring a glare effect. Nice job on the build so far.

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 12:02 AM

Looks good!

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 02:20 AM

Excellent job on the dash! Nice detail painting.

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 06:17 AM

Pretty good detailing overall, I like that Cat engine. Good dash detail too, very nice.

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 04:58 PM

The dash really stands out. Maybe a drop of Future or any clear to each instrument would bring a glare effect. Nice job on the build so far.

Tried that today,thanks for the tip,looks a lot better.........

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Posted 19 August 2012 - 03:46 PM

:o Found a thin spot and dry spot on the paint so I put another spray on it and wouldn't ya know.....a :angry: sag!!!!!,so in the paint stripper the cab goes.........

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 05:03 AM

mike lookin real good,specially the detail on the dash.

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 04:42 PM

Here is 2 ongoing projects using the snap kit peterbuilt.

the one on the left (daycab) looks stunning what did you use to make the daycab panel/exhaust stacks?

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 02:38 PM

A very very slow update,its starting to be a nightmare,I have only painted and stripped this cab 4 times!!!!!,paint isn't perfect,but it will do,after all its just a Peterbilt ;) Also my headlight set up has failed terribly,still working at that,would like to have like a Mack LTL set up....heck I would be happy with headlamps :huh:
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De-chromed
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Lamps cut off and waiting for new ones and finished of with SpazStix
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Colors on and some BMF
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.....As always comments or suggestions good,bad,ugly,and/or indifferent always welcome.....thanks for lookin'

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 04:04 PM

That is looking sweet. I guess I had better open up the one I have,and get started.

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 04:36 PM

It looks great Mike! Awesome job so far. :)

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Posted 20 September 2012 - 07:18 AM

Following!

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Posted 20 September 2012 - 07:33 AM

Looking good. Stay with it!