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Skirt Done, Body Done!

more progress adding caulk to the ribs and inside corners caulk by kimncris, on Flickr attaching the inside door detail (farewell to this clean door BTW – it is totally trashed as of now…) glue back panel by kimncris, on Flickr one of these doors I was lucky and the VHB worked, but the others … Continue reading »

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more blue

I had another free day so I tried to knock out some more blue parts I painted these chrome chrome paint by kimncris, on Flickr then dykem over the chrome one bllue by kimncris, on Flickr this one some dye seeped under the tape – I think I dripped out of the cup but I … Continue reading »

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a free sunday!

finally some free time on a weekend again, got to work on my horseshoes and the arms I taped off the outsides tape horseshoes by kimncris, on Flickr and chrome painted the insides chrome paint by kimncris, on Flickr painted chrome by kimncris, on Flickr then masked the chrome and painted white white horseshoe by … Continue reading »

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back door, shoulders and power coupler

while many builders are in Orlando today I drowned my sorrows in more building…. I started on the panels for the back door, tacking them together lightly with CA glue before moving on to the JB weld. ready to be jbwelded by kimncris, on Flickr I tell you this project has definitely renewed my hatred … Continue reading »

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more frame, skin and leg work

worked a little more on the frame today to check my pipe hole alignment I started working on the hubs. I drilled holes in the threaded part pin holes by kimncris, on Flickr after tightening down the screw end as tight as I could get it, I drilled through the holes and tapped it with … Continue reading »

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frame glued up and modifications added

I spent some more time today working on the frame optima battery by kimncris, on Flickr for one thing I think this is the battery I want to get – but I wanted to make sure it will fit in my frame before I got it. So now that I have the frame – I … Continue reading »

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center vents and leg hubs

today I finished up the BobC center vents kit. Thanks Sigge for those drawings, they were a big help.there was a little bit of discoloration, so I polished them a bit with steel wool steel wool by kimncris, on Flickr and used CA glue to assemble the parts glue by kimncris, on Flickr glue by … Continue reading »

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legs ready for paint!

yesterday I started assembling my legs for a test fit and to get all of the drilling done before it was painted, because I know that I will always get some ding or another and I don’t want to wreck the paint job when that is all done… fit test by kimncris, on Flickr I … Continue reading »

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details and mistakes

since my outer legs are done, I moved to the center leg. I wanted to hae something there to help hold my ankle cylinders in place, so I made these wood blocks that fit into the backs of the cylinders goes here by kimncris, on Flickr and they work! but man is that endcap crooked. … Continue reading »

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more sanding and primer

I noticed a loose spot in my styrene the other day so I carved it out and filled it back in with evercoat today. fixing more trouble by kimncris, on Flickr I also put a layer on my horseshoes but really most of it got sanded back off when I sanded the sides evercoat by … Continue reading »

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