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I worked on the engine deck grills today came up better then I thought . Dale

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Lift off engine deck just about finished just need to do the sledge hammer and track tensioner tool brackets on the rear section . I'm very happy with how it turned out Dale

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I Worked on the sledge hammer holder today . Plus the water and fuel filler caps I just have to do the larger spanner holder bracket tomorrow then move onto the running gear Dale
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Travel lock just about done I just need to make the hold back latch . I also lowered it down to the correct position . Thanks to Dave for the heads up
Dale

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Hi Dale looks much better, tricky but well worth doing. I shall be watching to see how you do the latch, that is still on my never ending to do list.
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Looks great Dale, Nice Mods. I still have to tweak mine as well. Add to the list!
HNY 2024.
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Happy new year to you Bob and all other AT modellers . Looks like a lot of time for modelling in 2024 ..

This is the best I can do with the hold down latch . Plus it works like the real thing . Dale
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Another great pick up from Dave about recessing the head light brush guard . I just drilled in enough with 8mm drill bit . Then bottom it out with a end mill bit of the same size I'm not using bolts I'll just back fill with car filler and fake weld around the base . Dale
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Thats a great tip! I like that mod! Looking great Dale.
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One done two to go . Dale

I like to prime detail parts as I go , because when you try and spray them when they are on the hull you get to much build up paint around the part trying to get coverage . This way when I paint the hull plates you can just work on them with worrying about the small bits Dale

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This is my mini sanding block just paddle pop sticks cut to any size and glued together then the sand paper is glued and cut to size after being glue onto the bottom .. Great for sanding up close to parts as the wooden sides don't scratch any thing . Dale

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Doesn't look flash but give it a go .

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I made up a new scale Siren today looks much better . Dale

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I'm looking at the idea of replicating the webbing detail on the suspension arm . It's the only part of the kit that bugs me . Dale
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Just about finished the masters for the webbing just need a tidy them up and add the casting numbers and texture . Dale

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