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thanks everyone for the positive feedback, building something different is always a goal of mine

lets keep the mojo going, tonight's a small update since we've been pumpkin hunting with our "pumpkin lol !!

The conveyor finally gets the parts I been dreading..the belt guide rollers !! Turns out it went really fast

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looks like I missed a little glue mess.. time for the lower roller guides !  I'm trying ribbon for the belt, hopefully it has the look I'm after

Thanks for following along !

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Fixing hosting issue

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Thanks!  We have a new program launch at work so bench time will slow, but I'll keep plugging away!

Hoping to get the boom and mixer assembly mockup this week

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looks like I missed a little glue mess.. time for the lower roller guides !  I'm trying ribbon for the belt, hopefully it has the look I'm after

keep building ! Jeff

Your knocking this out of the park!! If I may make a suggestion...what about making the belt from a bicycle tire tube? I've used it for a number of things, and it might give you the look your after. If there's a bike shop in your area, ask them for an old tube, that's what I did.

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Thanks for the suggestion,  I'll definitely look at that option! 

I appreciate everyone's feedback

Keep building  ! Jeff

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     Jeff,

         Real nice subject. Great scratchbuilding skills. Looks good from here !

 

 

 

      Be Well

        Gator

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That is nice work!  I love seeing scratch building coming together.  And that's quite a support you have for the end of the boom!  Congratulations on the new addition to your family.  As the Bible says " train up a child in the way she should go and when she is old she will not depart from it"  God bless!

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Fixed hosting issue...this stalled project is coming back soon sorry for the long hibernation 

 

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It's been several years,  but I drug this old dog back to finally finish it.  I was never happy with the half round lap welds,  so CTM etch weld beads were used..absolutely love them.

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Its gonna be curbside, so it went right to primer . The cab is Tamiya Mica red , the barrel flag is started too. Painted it gloss white, added school stars,  and painted the lower section Mica blue . Later it will receive its red stripes 

Heres where i stalled ..

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And a few hours later..

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About time........😁

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Looks awesome! This is going to be quite the looker when done

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Way way cool lots of paint work going on. 

Go Nitro Go Nitro oooops I meant GotNitro lol. 

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16 hours ago, Vince66 said:

Way way cool lots of paint work going on. 

Go Nitro Go Nitro oooops I meant GotNitro lol. 

Thanks Vince ! Gotta thank Tom B for the suggestion to pinstripe the white instead of wider stripes I was having a time laying out evenly .

The last puzzle piece was priming the conveyor boom, I originally over built making a 5 minutes job eat up hrs . But it's in color now ready to accept its belt ! 

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next time ya see it, that will be installed!!

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Lockdown day...never mind I've lost track ! I swear it feels like reruns of Groundhog day 

The boom is mounted !!!  I wrapped the belt , built in some droop,  and locked it down for good ! 

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now it needs sway braces , and a million other small details before being finished...hopefully that's gonna be very soon

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That’s looking good man!

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