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Bryan H

Member Since 22 Nov 2008
Offline Last Active Sep 04 2014 01:29 PM
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In Topic: How did they do it?

02 December 2011 - 05:08 AM

All very impressive. I'd say the builders all seem to be imaginative. I think it also takes some courage to make such modifications. I know, from experience, it can be disheartening to spend a huge amount of time trying to scratch-build something only to have it not turn out well. I believe practice is the only way to get good at scratch-building though.

Bryan

In Topic: Great Dane Preview.

25 November 2011 - 03:01 AM

As far as I can tell, the suspension on that trailer looks like it'll be good for a variety of subjects. I'm a fan of Moebius!

In Topic: Pro Star and 53 ft Great Dane reefer

25 October 2011 - 02:56 AM

I think Moebius Models has the ability to reinvigorate heavy-truck modeling by itself. This is great news!

In Topic: White Road Boss (Almost done, new pics)

24 October 2011 - 01:53 AM

Looks good Ron. What's your opinion of that cordless rotary tool? Do you find it powerful enough and the battery life sufficient?

Bryan

In Topic: Real aluminum Peterbilt wheels

17 June 2011 - 06:30 AM

Actually, what I'd like to see is some custom wheels for a 1/16th KW. If I drew up a design for wheels, how much would it cost to have them made?


I know a little about machining and guestimate you'd be looking at between $50 and $75 per wheel. Also, at that rate, the machinist would have to agree to do the job for love of the hobby or a personal challenge. After I realized how expensive it is to have custom machining done, I bought my own lathe and mill and derive a great amount of satisfaction producing my own metal parts.