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Member Since 29 Apr 2009
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In Topic: New Project Finished!

05 June 2009 - 10:14 AM

Tim, I continue to be impressed (blown away is more like it) by your scratchbuilding, and altering of kits into completely different trucks. Also the sheer number of builds amazes me. You are a true master model maker. Here is a photo of my most recent ride. It's a 2000 Pete 378 triaxle with a cobra dump body. it has a 500 hp Cat and a 8LL trans. Best truck I ever had.
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It hopefully will one day be the subject of one of my model projects.

In Topic: Memorial Day

25 May 2009 - 04:52 AM

If you are able,
save them a place
inside of you
and save one backward glance
when you are leaving
for the places they can
no longer go.
Be not ashamed to say
you loved them,
though you may
or may not have always.
Take what they have left
and what they have taught you
with their dying
and keep it with your own.
And in that time
when men decide and feel safe
to call the war insane,
take one moment to embrace
those gentle heroes
you left behind.
-Maj. Michael Davis O'Donnell

Lest we forget.
Sincere thanks and Heartfelt salute to all the true heroes past and present.
Semper Fi, USMC 13th MEU. "Tanks for the memories."

In Topic: Attaching a model to a wood base.

22 May 2009 - 06:11 AM

Thanks for your response. I do need to attach the model to the base. There are a lot of pertrusions i.e. mirrors that could be broken off by the model hitting the inside of the acrylic cover. I want to be able to move the whole thing without worrying about the model moving around inside the case. Recently it bounced around in a truck for the 25 hour trip down from Pennsylvania. I'm looking into the idea of epoxying the wires to the base. I'm trying to avoid drilling through the wood as the bottom of the base is covered in felt. I may have to drill some small holes through, and countersink from the bottom to make a place for the drop of epoxy. Another thing I thought of was to make a small u-bolt out of very small threaded rod, put the u-end over the axle, and run the other end through the base and attach from the bottom with a small nut. All ideas are greatly appreciated.

In Topic: a vintage gravel hauler

18 May 2009 - 04:59 AM

Very nice, especially the scratch build which I'm a huge fan of.

In Topic: 1/24th scale Ford LN hood.

14 May 2009 - 05:03 AM

Too bad your wanting a 1/24 LTL long hood (LN is the short hood). I am currently working on a 1976 LTL 9000 long hood that will have a seperate grill surround as well as the grille itself.
I can send you some pictures if you want to email me. I tried putting them in this message but it keeps saying that the file is too big.

The LTL hood is a different animal all together. here already is a 1/24th kit with that hood.
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This is the LN short Hood:
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This is the the LN Long Hood. (The one I want to make.)
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