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Old Buckaroo, this is one of the best astros i have ever seen! I am working on one right now hope itll look as good as yours! mine has custom made 5 hole wheels in front and spokes in the rear'

 

Alex

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Great job, can't wait to see the final product. I am currently working on an Astro 95 cab over. I hope it turns out as good as yours!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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      I agree with the others on the yellow and white wheels with silver accents. The whole thing is really coming together well.

 

 

 

       Be Well

        Gator

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A quick mock up. The kit windshield was in really poor shape, lots of scratches and a tire burn. I used a 4 grit polishing stick from a beauty supply  using the finest grit, I wet sanded the scratches out. Followed up by the non grit polish end. I then dipped the windshield in a tub of Future to hide and remaining polishing fog.

The center molding is a piece of Tamiya tape sprayed semi gloss black and stuck in place. I have never liked the way clear plastic looks just painted.

Now I need to do the side windows or make new ones.

Alex - I am sure your Astro will look fabulous, just dont rush anything and keep checking clearances by lots of mock ups.  I am hoping for the best luck on mine as I have not mounted the cab mounts yet to their new location. :rolleyes:

I really need to get this in high gear to see if the modifications I have done will work or fail.

Thank you for looking in and commenting. :)

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     Sean,

            Good work on cleaning up the windshield.It looks pretty good. going to be a really good looking tractor !

 

 

 

     Be Well

      Gator

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looks fantastic sean !    great job on getting rid of the gap between the front bumper and the cab and the wheels look much better , looks awesome !

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boy, that's looking fabulous! great looking rig so far.

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  Sean,

          Nice save on the windshield.  I have used the same method that you did, And achieved good results. Have you ever tried Novus Plastic Polish ? It works really well !

 

 

   Be Well

    Gator

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Nice save on the windshield Sean.

I like your idea with painting the Tamiya tape for the center windshield frame.

Rob

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Thanks guys,

Due to an unexpected upcoming move I am disassembling my hobby room. I have lost my momentum on this truck and several others. I do not feel like packing these partial builds up to move. If anyone is interested in taking over this GMC project drop me a p/m.

Thank you for following :)

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Sorry to hear you gotta move Sean. Your so close to finishing this one. It really looks good man. Hope it finds a good home.

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That's to bad Sean. 

You have done such a nice job on this truck. Hopefully we'll get to see it finished by someone here.

Rob

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Sorry to hear you have to pack up your hobby area.  I've been there and done that.  Perhaps you will have an extra rubber maid tote that you can put this baby into until after you settle into your new place.  You put a lot into this build and others that you are working on so if you decide not to pack it I'm sure it will go to a good home.

 

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Sean sorry to hear that you are having to pack up your hobby area hope every thing goes well for you. 

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Sorry to hear Sean,good luck with the upcoming move and I hope once you get settled you can get back in the swing of things.I enjoy your builds!

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good luck with your move sean.   hope everything works out for you bud.

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I feel for you. I moved 5 times over the years. So I wish you the best, no hiccups, evrything smooth like clockwork.

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