Phil Dawe's RR commission build

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Re: Phil Dawe's RR commission build

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Tow hooks and I've made a start on the tool boxes. 8)
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That really is it for detailing the rear end.
That really is it for detailing the rear end.
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These unusual tool boxes have the look we are after.
These unusual tool boxes have the look we are after.
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Re: Phil Dawe's RR commission build

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Those tow hooks look positively agricultural! Horse and cart technology :D Love it....

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Re: Phil Dawe's RR commission build

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Getting on, while I'm waiting for the wood glue to dry I've been wiring in the vehicles lights and have made a start on the crew compartment armour detailing.
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The hop ups work.
The hop ups work.
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Tricky job running the lamp wires.
Tricky job running the lamp wires.
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Scoring the armor plate junctions rather than cutting in half.
Scoring the armor plate junctions rather than cutting in half.
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The wires exit the head lamps at the rear on the real thing so ours do the same, we did wonder if it was a carbide/ acetylene system?
The wires exit the head lamps at the rear on the real thing so ours do the same, we did wonder if it was a carbide/ acetylene system?
The kit box lids are coming on.
The kit box lids are coming on.
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Re: Phil Dawe's RR commission build

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One kit box just about done, maybe a few more steel bands here and there. 8)
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Re: Phil Dawe's RR commission build

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Lots done as I'm now moving away from the chassis. 8)
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I was short of 1 of the hasp and staple locks.......
I was short of 1 of the hasp and staple locks.......
so had to make the tiny hasp and staple lock by hand. I will change out the cross head screws when the tiny nails arrive.
so had to make the tiny hasp and staple lock by hand. I will change out the cross head screws when the tiny nails arrive.
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We now know what the 3x2" pieces of timber were for.....they stop the tool box lids from opening to far, that way they are in easy reach when your in a hurry, like being under fire!
We now know what the 3x2" pieces of timber were for.....they stop the tool box lids from opening to far, that way they are in easy reach when your in a hurry, like being under fire!
Making some functional spare wheel hangers.
Making some functional spare wheel hangers.
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Silver soldered a pair of the tee bars to hold the wheel tight just like the 1920's pattern.
Silver soldered a pair of the tee bars to hold the wheel tight just like the 1920's pattern.
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The last job of the day was to paint the interior gloss white as it takes forever to cure hard enough so that you can handle the pieces.
The last job of the day was to paint the interior gloss white as it takes forever to cure hard enough so that you can handle the pieces.
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Re: Phil Dawe's RR commission build

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Superb Phil, I can't wait to get my hands on it...! :lol:

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