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You know, the only language I can't read or understand is Greek. So I understand english and french, all the rest is Greek to me... :D

Robert its OK with you,

The Greek language is very nice but also very difficult and thats because of grammar.

I am speaking Greek as a mother tongue, english (I believe at a very good point) and I am about to start learning Swedish.

Kostas.

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Sorry for the delay, friends.

Denis just said that he fond of "Convoy" movie too and now he is working on a Rat's 352 Peterbilt. So soon we will see more Convoy trucks.

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O-key, let's continue:

Now I finished to scratch silencers and air filter inlet pipe:

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Cut out cab doors:

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Here is my way to make piano hinges. I used brass angles and 0,8mm brass tubes:

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Here is my jig to solder tubes & angles. Don't care about blue knob. It was made for rear springs scrach. Pieces of angle are holded in place by stepler pins:

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Cooper wire (twisted revers side of the jig) is holding the tubes:

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The result:

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The spare tube pieces (dark pieces on a previous pic) are filed down:

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The bullbar:

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Rear mud flaps will be made of this:

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Here we can see: abowe - uder cab part of gear shift slot, in a midle - steering linkage cardan between steering column and power steering, on the right - there are vent door handles:

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Thank you for interest

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My compliments, you have taken it to the next level, you put a lot of detail into it. NICE JOB, I love doing the reseach on the truck I'm working on. Its a learning experience. :rolleyes:

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Sergey

Those parts are getting smaller and smaller, nice work on the detail,

Are you using vanish coated wire ?

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Thank you, friends!

Hey, Tony, I was thinking (scratching my head) about COE clach system and still can't figure out - how mechanic clach could work here? So I desided to make it pnevmatic.

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Sergey

I don't think that it would be mechanical, and would more likely be air over hydraulic, I will do a bit of researching for you, I do have some old FR700 photo's to have a look through

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I think you have done a very beautiful job, You have done the footwork to a tee, I can't wait until done. You are a very skilled modeler. KUDOS TO YOU!!!!!!!!!!!

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Are you using vanish coated wire ?

Forgot to say - Yes Tony, all cooper wires are varnish coated.

Thank you, Mike!

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I keep waiting to see more picks, I can'twait to see when it is done, Details are great!!!! keep the picks coming, oh model god!!!!!!! Ha Ha :rolleyes:

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I started using a similiar technique for the piano hinges only I used stainless wire to hold the tube in place while I soldered in place. I works much better than any finicky piano hinges from MCG.

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Thank you guys. Very kind of you.

A little progress.

I decided to alter hand rails, steps and mirror arms because of seams they have:

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Here is the jig to solder steps

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There are hand-rails of cooper wire below and kit part above:

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Mirror arms:

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Finally all the parts (which should be) were chromed:

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Thank you for yuor interest. :)

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I'm blown away... Can't believe this guy! Top notch work Sergey!

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