1914 fire truck. plus a rat rod!

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Re: 1914 fire truck.

Postby arni » Thu May 24, 2018 10:31 pm

I have often wondered on the use of the centre part of sprues..
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this bit.
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Then it came to me,a gearbox crossmenber.
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Re: 1914 fire truck.

Postby arni » Fri May 25, 2018 3:57 pm



On the truck,got the glass,steering wheel and search lamp fitted.
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While on the rat I have decided to alter the wheelbase - before.
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After.
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Located an air filter- 56 Ford..
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Rear end.
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Original screen frame,might cut it down to a single pane.
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Re: 1914 fire truck.

Postby arni » Fri May 25, 2018 6:19 pm



On the rat T or is it a short T ?? Cut the screen down and braced it,also cut down a road wheel and am using it as a steering wheel!
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Re: 1914 fire truck.

Postby arni » Fri May 25, 2018 8:06 pm



Got the new cowl brushed silver with a dash of black and am rusting it up.
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Re: 1914 fire truck.

Postby arni » Sat May 26, 2018 3:50 pm



Since I am doing a custom she deserves a custom dash.
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Installed,plus a cracked windscreen and am cutting down a rear seat from a Nova..
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Truck wise I have fitted the headlights - very victorian methinks..
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Only a single rear carriage lamp.
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Re: 1914 fire truck. plus a rat rod!

Postby arni » Sat May 26, 2018 6:31 pm



Got the headlights on.
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The cracked and delaminating screen.
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The seat is fitted and painted.
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Decided to go for a silly gearshift....
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Re: 1914 fire truck. plus a rat rod!

Postby arni » Sun May 27, 2018 12:42 am

So got the rear lights on,56 fraud...........
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Re: 1914 fire truck. plus a rat rod!

Postby arni » Mon May 28, 2018 6:01 pm

Done a low level brake light.
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Re: 1914 fire truck. plus a rat rod!

Postby arni » Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:08 pm



Done some weathering in the rat rod using chalk,tried hairspray to hold it but that just dulled it so went over it again.
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Re: 1914 fire truck. plus a rat rod!

Postby Vinny » Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:37 am

That's some clever modelling you're doing there Nigel. Nice use of those bits of sprue :o)b

Keep it going!

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