1923 Ford 'T' Carny Wagon

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This was a fun and different build for me. Its nice once in a while to shift gears and head off into a different direction. I started with the AMT Budweiser '23 'T' Delivery Van, cut off the back of the body and scratch built everything in the living quarters portion. I've got a couple of months into this one and thoroughly enjoyed every bit of it. I'll do a bit more weathering eventually.

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A few more shots including interior.

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If you're interested in seeing the build up, here's the link:

www.modelcarsmag.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=61562&st=0

As always, comments welcomed.

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That's very cool!

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I love it!!!! One of the first RV's.

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I can see why you'd be proud of it. I've got the same kit that I haven't been inspired to build. I'll remember your approach if I ever pull this one out.

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Brad........meeting you at this years DSC in Arizona was great .......you are kewl and very kind person .......and to see all your builds and work in person was AWESOME........I consider you as one of the top ten builders in the country........and this build proves it ........your detail and scratch building is un-believable...... :)

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wow what a great build...

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Brad,

I absolutely love it and you should be very proud of it. Makes me wish I had a real one! Outstanding work...

-Art

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Hi Brad,, Congrats on a really fine build. Very original and the detail work is superb!!

Randy

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Thoroughly enjoyed the build up and finished result.

The "RV" looks comfy and appreciated.

Thanks for sharing the build.

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I like it very kool build nice work

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Nice! Blow it up to 1:1 and I'd live in it.

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The detail in this build is fantastic, very much all kinds of things inside it. I always find something more when looking these pictures again and again. But then- there is not too much stuff packed inside it, it's just perfect. I like the color too, fits nicely to this kind of car.

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Followed your WIP and still find it amazing.

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Amazing details packed into every view.

Awesome build, my friend!!

B)

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Man, your build has lots of details, very nice and different..

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BEAUTIFUL WORK BRAD!!!

Very Realistic, I Love it!

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Gentlemen - thanks so much for the kind words. I appreciate them very much.

John - I don't know about that top ten comment but, coming from you, its really a fine compliment and I greatly appreciate your thoughtfulness.

I may drop just a few more details in on this and if I do, I'll post the updates here. Don't worry Niko, I won't overcrowd it. :)

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Well done and very cool.

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This looks very much like the Truck/Wagons they have at the Carnival Museum! I enjoyed your build of this Carny Wagon. The Details you added to the interior give it a lived in look, and is very well done!

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I love it! The exterior would have been enough but the interior is a knock-out. You should be very proud of this model. I could just see this little guy chugging along in a train of circus vehicles.

(I'd hate to roll over in the morning and nail that counter edge with my forehead, haha.)

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Wow! I want that in real life! House on wheels, just what I need!

Very cool build!

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Awesome. Love it!

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Thanks guys for the comments. If any of you local guys are going to the Moonlight Modelers meeting tonight, it'll be there and you can see it in person.

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That is one neat little build!!! What's not to enjoy....

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