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Adventures in soldering:Hot Rod Wrecker Project Update 2/1/15

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Unfreakingbelievable, Randy! WOW! Double WOW!

It just keeps getting better and better and better!

Hand-cut fan blades! :) Working shift linkage! ;) Sheeeesh!

1/25th scale? A-mazing!

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Wait a minute.. :D

What?? :)

Naahhh... :P

Holy macaroni Batman,,, Where's the key?? Is this ready to start?? Let's go for a ride.. ;)

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:D

I can think of nothing to add to this thread...Simply awesome!

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Amazing stuff bro! :lol::lol: Lots of talent!!! :rolleyes:

Talent? I want this guy to lays his hands on me so I can be anointed with his special powers. boogiebanana.gif

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Thanks for the reply Randy.......looks like I need to head back into the railroad section of my local hobby shop! Those pullies look great, and the Tamiya yellow tape painted black looks just right.

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Thank you to all that commented!!! It is really cool to read your comments :lol::lol:

A couple of replies..

Jeremy, No r/c , I just like the solder!

Danno, Sorry,the shifter does not move the linkage!

Fastback, Sorry, kinda slow going here :lol:

Erik, Tried to show more of the process this time...

Last update I ended with a mockup of the firewall, will continue with that and also the cab floor...

Mock up, using K & S Eng. copper and tin sheet stock. Both solder easy and are soft & easy to work with..

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When I am soldering something together like this, it is easy if the parts are held together securely and all I have to do is apply heat. I work on a piece of Homosote building board. It is a pressed paper product. I like it 'cause it holds pins well and acts as a heat sink. A piece of ceiling tile would also work.

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test fit to make sure the battery box clears the motor...

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test fit of the heater hoses...

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Cab floor...

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That is truly amazing work Randy!

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A sloopy worker's best friend!!

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test fit of both pieces together...

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adding some rivet detail and test fitting the shifters, I need the extra one for the two speed rear axle..

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more details for the firewall, fuel filter, heater details and the brake m.c. .....

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That is all for now, thank you for checking in!!

Randy

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Randy it just keeps getting better and better

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:lol: Absolutely stunning work! The attention to detail is amazing! Looks like it would run with a li'l gasoline. Keep up the great work! I am watchin' for sure. :lol:

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I Just can't wait to hear it run ;)

This one just keeps getting better with every update!!

Thanks for sharing,

YEAH............:angry:B) B) B)

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Uh....

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW!!!!

Please excuse me while I mop up my drool and change into some unsoiled underpants...

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I am quitting building modelcars man.

I have seen some sick stuff over the years, models of whatever where I did not know if model or real, 1:9 Pocher stuff that some dude used to build a metal car, scratchbuilds of mchinery that makes you sick, cars that looked so real that i was sure somebody photographed ral vehicle, but this is just unbelivable. Blows my mind...

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Walt, that link is unbelievable!! My head nearly exploded when the tach worked, too!

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