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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Mon 23 May - 10:20

Awesome rig, Nigel.
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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Mon 23 May - 14:48

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Awesome rig, Nigel.  
Cheers Mike.

Did a bit on the crane today,first of all red primer and a bit of salt!


Followed by silver and salt..


Then some gloss yellow.
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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Mon 23 May - 15:18

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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Mon 23 May - 15:34

Looking brilliant Nige, that thing is going to be HUUUUUUGE!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Mon 23 May - 15:57

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Looking brilliant Nige, that thing is going to be HUUUUUUGE!!!!

Cheers gents.
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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Mon 23 May - 17:41

Looking great Nigel! I just love the look of that HiAb arm.
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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Mon 23 May - 19:07

Looking good Nigel.

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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Mon 23 May - 19:39

Are you going to have it type like Homer's pigeon?
Looks great Nigel!
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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Tue 24 May - 4:35

Looks good Nige.

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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Tue 24 May - 10:38

Nice work on the crane.
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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Tue 24 May - 14:34

Thanks gents.
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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Thu 26 May - 15:03

Got the cab nearly finished today,glazing and wipers etc fitted.


Mirrors too!


Rear panel was fitted as well,the cab was also cleared..
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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Thu 16 Jun - 19:14

Don't keep me hanging Nige...

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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Thu 16 Jun - 20:13

It's looking good Nige.

Where did the England decal come from?

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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Fri 17 Jun - 12:09

It looks very 'rough and ready' already!
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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Sat 18 Jun - 14:00

Al,the decal came with the crane kit as generic decals.

Got the bumper/headlights done,the h/l backing was done gloss black followed by AK chrome.



Here it is mounted.



Fitted the kit supplied telescopic lighting unit (night breakdowns etc) sprayed black/chrome,lost a lens though.......



Also fittted the main driveshaft - engine to transfer box.....


Fitted an amber beacon to the roof - just seen here....

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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Sat 18 Jun - 15:22

Looking great, Nige. A small piece of blister packaging should fit for the lens nicely.
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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Sat 18 Jun - 15:33

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Looking great, Nige.  A small piece of blister packaging should fit for the lens nicely.

Thanks Mike,might do that as I have a duplicate kit but dont want to rob a lens from it!
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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Sun 19 Jun - 15:49

Great work! Love the look of the headlights and the roof set - I'm sure you'll figure out a replacement fix in no time
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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Sun 19 Jun - 19:52

More good progress Nigel. This is going to look pretty awesome when you're done.

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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Sun 19 Jun - 19:55

Its just plain gorgeous Nigel !! I want to build a big rig in the worst way right now. Thanks for the motivation !!
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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Mon 20 Jun - 4:31

Looks brilliant Nige, great decals.
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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Mon 20 Jun - 4:41

Coming along nicely Nige.

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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Mon 20 Jun - 8:26

RetiredMike wrote:
Looking great, Nige.  A small piece of blister packaging should fit for the lens nicely.

Nigel... I have done this many times for flat shaped lenses works great too...give it a try.
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PostSubject: Re: Paris - Dakar support truck..   Mon 20 Jun - 10:33

Thanks gents,more soon.
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