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kpnuts
#1 Posted : 16 October 2018 18:28:29

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Hi all got this for my birthday 









Inspired by Bengalensis build I've decided to try and do this version









Can find no detail of the chassis so will have to make that up, will have to learn resin casting as I will have 3 pairs of suspension to make and 6 wheels.not allowed to start it till the 26th
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#2 Posted : 16 October 2018 22:12:56

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Another interesting project for you to get your teeth into Ken... Will be watching to see how it all goes.... Cool Cool

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Alan
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#3 Posted : 17 October 2018 10:14:25

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Haven't seen a transporter like that before. A real challenge there !!
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#4 Posted : 17 October 2018 13:51:32

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Never knew that car transporter even existedBigGrin will be watching your progress with it.

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#5 Posted : 26 October 2018 19:55:19

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Hi all well I've started, going to build the Meilen version.

Started on the engines.







And got the colour I'm going to use, i may be adding gold go faster stripes to it, not sure yet



The eagle eyed among you may notice I've had a weird reaction to the paint on one of the doors (all the rest of the paint work seems to be ok) 
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#6 Posted : 26 October 2018 22:39:42

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Different looking transporter. Look forward to seeing your version of this vehicle.

Chris 😎
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#7 Posted : 27 October 2018 18:39:38

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Hi all started the saloon version 











Did some more to the engines as well.





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#8 Posted : 28 October 2018 20:15:17

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Did a bit more to the engines





Started adding the shackles plates to the bed



Wondered how much filling would be needed so added some primer





Must say I'm quite pleased so far.
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#9 Posted : 28 October 2018 22:23:48

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Looking good KenBigGrin its taking shape now.

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#10 Posted : 28 October 2018 23:47:33

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Nicely done Ken, lovely work.....Cool Cool

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#11 Posted : 29 October 2018 07:55:47

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Looking good Ken.
Keep it coming.

Roy.
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#12 Posted : 29 October 2018 11:10:34

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Great job with the conversion, looking very nice.

Graeme
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#13 Posted : 29 October 2018 20:13:37

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Hi all placed the wings and bonnet on to see how it looks





Made the shackle rings



Had a go at making a winch for the flatbed.







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#14 Posted : 30 October 2018 03:31:43

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That looks the business KenBigGrin just the job.

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#15 Posted : 30 October 2018 07:50:14

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Great work Ken.

Mark
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#16 Posted : 30 October 2018 15:05:41

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Nice job with the winch, looks good.

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#17 Posted : 31 October 2018 16:48:44

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Great job Ken!Cool Love the winch! Love Very unusual but interesting topic.

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#18 Posted : 31 October 2018 19:19:58

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Hi all here's the next update put the suspension together temporarily to see what size wheels I will need for the flatbed.



1/24 scale with tyre at 28 mm so unless some kind person has 8 wheels with tyres that size I will have to have a go at resin moulding.
Did some more to the engines and done the leather seats as well.




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#19 Posted : 05 November 2018 18:49:42

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I've noticed that as they've used common parts in both kits the chrome strips on the cabriolet version have not been continued on the front wings so I've added them.









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#20 Posted : 06 November 2018 08:06:53

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That's coming along very nicely Ken.
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