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The dump truck #7: Apology

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Blog entry by Dutchy posted 02-13-2016 08:15 AM 1222 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 6: The frame Part 7 of The dump truck series Part 8: Frame continuation »

I hope the pictures below will make the title apology clear.

Thanks for watching.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?



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toyguy

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#1 posted 02-13-2016 11:21 AM

I have done that also. Sometimes we just don’t see it a clear as we should…... but never the less, they always seem to come together…
nice to see you are human after all .

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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Dee1

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#2 posted 02-13-2016 02:31 PM

Everyone errors but not everyone fesses up when they see the error is there’s
Way to go Capt.

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 02-13-2016 04:02 PM

The mark of excellence is being to overcome the errors and still come out nice!

You are building models; not toys.

How many hours are going to be in it?

-- just rjR

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htl

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#4 posted 02-13-2016 05:31 PM

Dutchy I’m glad you figured out what was going on.
I’m having the same problem with the drilling rig and had to sit down with my wife’s colored pencils and color code the prints to help get it all straight in my mind.
Makes it much easier to see things at a glance where they go in all the different views.
Will also be adding notes telling what page some diagrams are when not on the page needed.
There’s 9 pages for this project so things are all over the place.
Sorry not the best picture but you get the idea.
Happy modeling. {Toy Building} lol

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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htl

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#5 posted 02-13-2016 05:39 PM

Dutchy what are the little dowels on the end of the springs supposed to be???

I just looked at the picture again is it to limit the wheel movement as it pivets?

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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Dutchy

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#6 posted 02-13-2016 06:08 PM

Thanks all.

Brian I’m glad you count me as a human :)

rJR Yes indeed I make models and I never count my hours. When I would do counting my hours I’m afraid I never would building anymore one model..

Bruce the dowels are bumbers

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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JoeinGa

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#7 posted 02-13-2016 08:52 PM

You have the patience of a saint!

I bet that if you counted the hours, you’d be making about $1.13 per hour. That’s usually how it is when we’re doing something we like !

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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htl

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#8 posted 02-14-2016 12:19 AM

I just sold two doll houses I built last winter, didn’t get enough to pay for the materials.
I must add that”s not why I built them and if you building to sell there are faster and cheap ways I could have built them.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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stefang

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#9 posted 02-14-2016 05:12 PM

Half the fun of building projects is solving the problems that crop up. It tests our reasoning power and also contributes to our creativity. You seem to always come up with good solutions when that happens to you Jan.

I am always glad to hear that folks are building for pleasure and not worried about the time expended. It is a refreshing change from our working lives when we are always worried about productivity and money.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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htl

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#10 posted 02-14-2016 05:39 PM

Back in the 1980 I had a small two man cabinet shop and had the joy of building some really nice things, but and it’s a big but it really started to suck the joy out of wood working when they over load you with work or not enough time to get it done.
When I closed the shop it was ten years before I did any wood work just for the joy of it.

That’s where this model building comes in.
It’s really got me back to looking forward to getting in the shop and building again.
Sorry Dutchy I’ll shut up now. LOL

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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Roger

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#11 posted 02-14-2016 10:09 PM

I don’t think I’ve ever made anything that didn’t have some sort of something happen

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#12 posted 02-14-2016 11:20 PM

Thank you Dutchy for all you detailed explanations…..you are certainly a thinking clever craftsman sir..

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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