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  • #106393
    Sysop
    AvatarRetrocosm
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    OMG, you officially win, everything.

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    #106397
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    Avatarmikef350
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    Jesus Christ 😮 you sir are a true artist,that’s superb that pal 👌

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    #106410
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    Fourth ProtocolFourth Protocol
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    OMG, you officially win, everything.

    Lol thank you 😃 It really is a lot easier than you think. It just takes patience.

    Jesus Christ 😮 you sir are a true artist,that’s superb that pal 👌

    Thank you 😃

    The body is pretty much done now (body, floor, hood, roof and doors) so I can start on the fun stuff – the details 😎 That’s real fake leather right there!

    #106412
    Sysop
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    Beautiful, are they working windows I see?

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    #106414
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    Fourth ProtocolFourth Protocol
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    Beautiful, are they working windows I see?

    Thank you and no they are not. I’d intended for them to be but it’s a time sink. I can do it with a long servo arm but with half a turn to wind completely up or down it’s not realistic. The FJ (like pretty much all cars in the 60’s) uses a cable mechanism which I modelled 4 years ago but kinda didn’t get it to work. Well technically it worked, but it was jerky and kept getting stuck.

    I think I’ll do this as a side project some day… For now that door with the missing door card is simply part of the beaten-up look of the build. Like it broke, and the owner started dismanteling the thing to fix it but just never got round to finishing the repair. Like many of my own DIY endeavours 😉

    #106422
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    Bar obviously a fair bit of clean-up all the doors are in now.

    #106423
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    jonny191jonny191
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    Lookin good Mike, big thumbs up, really astounds me how much patients you’ve got, your making me feel bad for not touching any of my builds for month’s 🙁

    What would look good on the door without a door card would be a pair of mole grips on the winder (cos that’s how it’d be in real life 😉 )

    keep up the good work

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    #106439
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    Lookin good Mike, big thumbs up, really astounds me how much patients you’ve got, your making me feel bad for not touching any of my builds for month’s 🙁

    What would look good on the door without a door card would be a pair of mole grips on the winder (cos that’s how it’d be in real life 😉 )

    keep up the good work

    Thank you. Stinkey Pete’s mole grip is already the handle on his toilet 😬 He might could go to the hardware store for a pair if it rains and he needs to shut the window…

    Anyway, spending too much time on the new house and not enough on tiny trucks. All I managed was the bobbejaanspanner (Afrikaans for monkey wrench, literally actually baboon wrench because that’s how they roll down there) door handle.

    It slides and everything.

    #106465
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    markmark
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    If we start telling you how nice those bobbejaanspaner is will we get one in the post?

    #106466
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    AvatarRetrocosm
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    Man that is some fiddly arsed detail, brilliant work.

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    #106638
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    If we start telling you how nice those bobbejaanspaner is will we get one in the post?

    Of course. If it doesn’t arrive in a couple days… wait longer 🤣

    Man that is some fiddly arsed detail, brilliant work.

    It is that, but I enjoy tiny details immensely and wish I had eternal time for more of them!

    Update: Back from France (coffee is still astonishingly bad) and working on interior panels, windows and window rubbers.

    Doubt I’ll update tomorrow so all the best for 2020.

    #106639
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    MarkBMarkB
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    Absolutely brilliant! The detail is just mind blowing 🤯

    #106641
    Sysop
    AvatarRetrocosm
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    Yep, as beautiful inside as out, fantastic stuff.

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    #106647
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    Fourth ProtocolFourth Protocol
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    Absolutely brilliant! The detail is just mind blowing 🤯

    Thanks 😃

    Yep, as beautiful inside as out, fantastic stuff.

    And also thanks 😃

    Got the loading area done at last (super ultimate boring work). The tape is holding panels in place that need paint before being glued down.

    Missing window rubbers will also come during paint.

    Still needs filler in some areas to hide seams.

    #106659
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    Fourth ProtocolFourth Protocol
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    Transmission tunnel.

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