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#1 bodygaurd

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 01:06 PM

This is the new Moebius Models 53' Great Dane trailer kit. I got this kit today, going to do a full WIP for it, I havent seen one on here yet in my search. so might as well do my own.heres a box pic, opened it today and am very pleased with the contents and the instructions and the way it goes together. 

 

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 01:46 PM

I know,  all the excitement for it, all the people saying they were going to by a case of it, so far, not many have been built on here



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Posted 08 January 2013 - 04:53 PM

I know,  all the excitement for it, all the people saying they were going to by a case of it, so far, not many have been built on here

yeah, i was thinking people would have a few different threads on it but so far none i see, not only that, people are saying price is too high to buy the case they wanted, price is just right when i got mine. also someone told me to do my WIP on here instead of facebook so i did it here.



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Posted 08 January 2013 - 07:46 PM

Almost have mine done, they are pretty nice.



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Posted 09 January 2013 - 12:32 PM

Cool, i hope to start this soon but for now im working on my kenworth t600a to go with it.

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 12:48 PM

yeah, i was thinking people would have a few different threads on it but so far none i see, not only that, people are saying price is too high to buy the case they wanted, price is just right when i got mine. also someone told me to do my WIP on here instead of facebook so i did it here.

 

 

 

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 02:08 PM

 
 
 
GUILTY BY ASSOCIATION! :P


got that right! Hahaha soon will start soon! Lol

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 02:36 PM

 
 
 
GUILTY BY ASSOCIATION! :P


got that right! Hahaha soon will start soon! Lol

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 04:47 PM

Awesome...Can't wait...



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Posted 10 January 2013 - 06:41 AM

Awesome...Can't wait...

Will probably start this tonight, i got a few pics to post now of the parts layout. the wheels/tires in this kit are awesome!



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Posted 10 January 2013 - 07:25 PM

It is a nice kit ,only wish they would have maid an optional tridem axle and side skirts.

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 05:16 PM

It is a nice kit ,only wish they would have maid an optional tridem axle and side skirts.


that would have been awesome in the kit!

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 12:15 PM

So i got these pics of the parts, not the best from my phone but thats where all my pics come from. anyway, heres the parts layout. will be starting soon hopefully!

 

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 03:24 PM

I want to get one one of these days. It's the only 53' footer out there. All the others are 40' and 48'. I'm looking forward to seeing this one put together and reading your opinion about it and seeing if there's any pitfalls to watch for.



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Posted 14 January 2013 - 04:35 AM

I want to get one one of these days. It's the only 53' footer out there. All the others are 40' and 48'. I'm looking forward to seeing this one put together and reading your opinion about it and seeing if there's any pitfalls to watch for.

started last night and this thing is awesome! got the undercarriage together mostly and no problems so far, a couple parts were misnumberd i believe unless i read them wrong but it isnt a problem. going together really good so far. pics to come!



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Posted 14 January 2013 - 10:22 AM

Taking oportunity of this topic, may I ask you guys if could I use this kit in order to replicate the trailler of the truck Optimus Prime from Transformers movie?

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 05:46 PM

Taking oportunity of this topic, may I ask you guys if could I use this kit in order to replicate the trailler of the truck Optimus Prime from Transformers movie?


in my opinion i would say yes with little modifications. Maybe some other people would say no. But its basically the same platform. A 53 foot reefer same as this trailer imo

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 12:59 PM

finally got back on here to add some pics, that is if theyre still on my phone, anyway im pretty far along with the trailer, and its going awesome, and will fit together great too. these first couple pics are under the frame and landing gear.

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these three pics show the undercarriage assembly.

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the next one is the assembles undercarriage and main frame and lkanding gear being painted.

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next two are priming the sides of the van

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this last one is of the finished frame on its own wheels on my t600a frame. t600a will be posted in new thread soon.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 06:57 AM

It is a nice kit ,only wish they would have maid an optional tridem axle and side skirts.

 

Side skirts are super easy to scratch build, I'm working on a set for my trailer. I'm using .030" styrene, 11" long by about 2.25" tall..they mount to the bottom of the chassis with angle brackets and fiberglass bracing

 

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@bodyguard: your trailer is looking good so far, keep it up



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Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:43 PM

How have you found the fit of the trailer walls? So far, mine has been a right pain in the rear to line up right. I assembled them to the roof, first.

 

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