Car Transport Trailer...

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Hi all,
I have thinking of making a car transport trailer for sometime and finally took the plunge...
This is what I came up with...
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The mesh is the one you use with body filler on real cars...
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The axles are made from round balsa wood with a plastic rod pushed through...
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Axle mounts...
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The black parts of the mud guards are from a cheap toy artic trailer...
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The lights are the rear lights off the trailer...
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Making the ramps holder...
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Thank you for looking, any and all hints & tips greatly received...
Andy...

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Here is the finished trailer...
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Thank you for looking, comments welcome...
Andy...

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That is one nice scratch built trailer. This is the kind of modeling I like ! B)

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Your trailer is very nice.

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Pretty cool. I like the mesh idea you used.

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That turned out very nicely! Great details, and I also like the use of mesh. Nice work.

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Cool.

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Thank you all for looking and for the kind words... :)

Andy...

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Very nice .

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Awesome, Very nice scratch building.

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VERY COOL! Wondered what the cables were till you turned it over! They are the electric leads for the lights! I LOVE IT!!!!!

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Very nice.

Mark

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Nice looking Trailer!

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I'm totally stealing this! ;-)

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Looks Great!

B)

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Hi all,

Many thanks again for the very kind words, you are more than welcome Mike, I really enjoyed building it from scratch...

Also, many thanks to you Ira, it means a lot coming from yourself Sir...

Andy...

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Great build and scratch building skill. Love the mesh also...

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Very nicely done.

Charlie Larkin

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Very nicely done.

Charlie Larkin

x2 :)

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Once again, many thanks chaps for the very kind words, it is really appreciated...

Andy...

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