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KW aerodyne wrecker finished !!


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On 12/10/2017 at 10:01 PM, gotnitro? said:

Thanks everyone I appreciate the comments! !! It's a great motivator.

I took a few days break to set up a new work area, the old desk wasn't cutting it. Scored a workbench from work yrs ago, and always liked the size , so I drug it literally it's stupid heavy..2 inch thick top , and reset my bench. One thing I've always wanted was a place for the evergreen packs , so I hung a board with screws to hang them...cheap and priceless storage lol

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I took a while to alter / delete the outdated under lift from the pete hooker , and started scratching a newer one. I chopped 1/4ich off the top where there will be a cable way for the 22k drum winch mounted in the bed.

A few plates of 015 for details and bobs my uncle 

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Thanks for looking 

Be back soon

That work area is obscene ! lol it is way too clean and organized .

  Really it looks good !

 Nice clean fabrication work  I like what you have going on here !

 

 

   Be Well

    Gator

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Thanks Gator !!yeah I can't find a single thing now..except the evergreen lol

Started adding the flooring on the wrecker bed, trial and error won out . It's very rough at the moment but once I add the top panels it'll his my shoddy work....back to watching frozen w my daughter 

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Always get at least one fracture in the diamond plate..this time was no different.  Oh well a little gap filling sup er glue should hide 20171219_224240.thumb.jpg.21a8f29da332c66abc07205037390e47.jpg

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Thanks alot !!!!

I've nearly wrapped up the wrecker body. I fashioned up an angled oil tank behind boom carriage  nothing fancy ...not really enough room  to detail out.

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Last up was the rear storage covers. I wanted plain covers instead of tread plate like on the front.  Couple patterns from card stock and I had a set

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All that's left is a final sanding to clean up boo boos then primer20171224_150222.thumb.jpg.89bb57b7d1ab2a4e1a746ad4d114f088.jpg20171224_150432.thumb.jpg.2a56e57081705da8d9e58957449c6c76.jpg

thanks for following

Any criticism welcome

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Thanks I appreciate the comments 

Finally cleaned up all the wrapping paper , and stored the lights and tree for next yr. I stole a few minutes during a nap to putter .

Started getting the modified boom together,  realized I'd need a 3rd section to model this truck. Luck would have it, a left over frame rail fit .

I shortened sections 1 and 2 and altered the ends..20180102_170111.thumb.jpg.fe9d40d0df4826541cb8433772c6ede6.jpg20180102_170126.thumb.jpg.b8b58eb7b5e1ec5ef9b699c2bbfdda69.jpg

Pics showed a reinforcing plate along the boom, so I sketched a pattern I'll transfer later 

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Naps almost over so gotta get ready for more cartoons..thanks for looking 

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How about a small peek at progress 

I needed to fab a 3rd boom section since the challenge kit only had 2 , glued couple sections of gw frame rails together and bobs my uncle ( he actually is..lives down south lol )

The cable guides and boom end from the kit was attached to 3rd section , altering as needed .

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Afew small details were added to the drum winch , punched discs for eventual hydraulic hoses , and even the small data plate on the frame from scrap. Still needs the bolts to liven things up, probably just dots of thick CA 

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That's about it for now 

any criticism welcome 

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6 hours ago, gotnitro? said:

Thanks  Dr kerry ! I steal a few minutes to bash while daughter takes her nap, then back to getting chased around house ! Now she's running daddy runs out of diesel early .

Thanks Warren ! 

Kids will do that!!!!! Lol

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