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Darren B

Aztec Warrior 1950 Ford custom Lowrider Pick up Finished Moved to Under Glass

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Not a problem im always open to opinions ankd criticizm as it helps me see it from other view points s you need to just go for wild builds there really fun.

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Just a little update, got the grill shaped to fit the opening now to figure out what design it will be cut to!
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been wanting to do one of these for a long time, scale aquariums. I found some little round disks that i reamed out to fit over this tiny glass tubes. May put them in the doors or bed.

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Hi Darren, Always a treat to follow one of your builds!! Very creative with the details and a very different theme :):)

Randy

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Hi Darren, Always a treat to follow one of your builds!! Very creative with the details and a very different theme :):)

Randy

Thank you Randy.

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bed covers that will have the centers carved out with an aztec design in them.

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Thanks KeKe, a little update. IMG_0309_zps3bc1c962.jpg

working on figuring out what the interior foam will look like.

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decided on the shape of the foam for the beds....

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went to the gamer store today and found some more stuff to add, addicted to the gamer pieces.....
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also was stalking michaels today and came across some ribbon, add some white threads on each end, instant mexican blanket, and take out the string in the middle of the sequins and you have instant scale cds!

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What are the stuff in the first 2 picture from.. I really think there cool.

There gamer pieces, left over pieces from like warhammer 4000 and other games, to get these usually you have to buy the whole kit, like 40.00 plus but i have a gamer store here in town that sells the left over pieces, the store is also a place that they play the games too and build right there so there are left overs, most of the small stuff at .10 to .25 each, a lot of the skulls make great shift knobs, there are endless uses for them. Just glad that shop sells them like this or i would never be able to own them.

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Possible wheel covers...
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possible decoration on corners of bed....
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Human sacrifice in the second bed.......

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thinking of firing up the vinyl cutter to make some masks for the body of the truck and use them for ghost patterns.......

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yes I used to have a couple sign shops and when i went out of business sold everything, then i got to missing what can be done with a cutter but did not want to go bankrupt buying another one, then i came across uscutter.com, they sell cheap vinyl cutters, they are not the quality like a roland, summa, or gerber but for $275.00 they are not bad at all, the sample was cut at 1.25 " and may still come out near .75" so not to bad on quality and very reasonable for a vinyl cutter.

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Checking this out, you got some kewl things going on, here is just a thought, what if you took the parymid and cut it in half, then mold it to the back of the cab, kinda a 3-D fx, looks kewl no matter, but it would also give you more room in the bed too, just an idea.....

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Checking this out, you got some kewl things going on, here is just a thought, what if you took the parymid and cut it in half, then mold it to the back of the cab, kinda a 3-D fx, looks kewl no matter, but it would also give you more room in the bed too, just an idea.....

Ill have to try that, i thought too it took up a lot of room, was also thinking of scratch building one a lot smaller as well.

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Just a little update, not much going on but beginning to paint some aztec warriors and working on the interior layout, will add an aquarium to the interior.
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It's a 3-d sign foam that is very durable and strong that can be carved to shape a urethane type foam, ever since i discovered this stuff I love it for this kind of work.

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Im not a figure painter by far, but think this Aztec Warrior is coming out pretty good. Will have several of them on and around the model.

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No real update just trying to find a place for the aztec warriors...
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I think you're out of control, Darren! :lol: Amazingly creative mind going on here!

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Thanks Mike,

Derrick,

got mine from signfoam.com , or you can check with a sign shop that makes customs signs in your area to see if they will sell you some drops or leftovers, thats a long shot but some might.

laying out the rest of the interior! IMG_20130323_155610_zps57eb9511.jpg

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Did a dry mock up and force fit the aquarium tank flush in the piece in the ceiling. Now to finish the seats...........

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