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Blog entry by Gary Fixler posted 04-04-2009 12:44 AM 1912 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I decided to update my old toy version of my ‘00 Ford Focus hatchback to more accurately reflect the typical look of its big brother these days. I’ve made a couple of trips for Eucalyptus that have looked very much like this, complete with long branches sticking out the window :)

toy '00 Ford Focus hatchback with tiny logs

toy '00 Ford Focus hatchback with tiny logs

toy '00 Ford Focus hatchback with tiny logs

toy '00 Ford Focus hatchback with tiny logs

Big version:

'00 Ford Focus hatchback full of logs

'00 Ford Focus hatchback full of logs

'00 Ford Focus hatchback full of logs

-- Gary, Los Angeles, video game animator



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kiwi1969

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#1 posted 04-04-2009 02:14 AM

Methinks you have too much time on your hands

-- if the hand is not working it is not a pure hand

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#2 posted 04-04-2009 02:50 AM

LOL…I like it : )

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#3 posted 04-04-2009 02:51 AM

Hey, I don’t know. But I burst out laughing when I saw this…

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#4 posted 04-04-2009 03:31 AM

Looks like your logging car is over loaded ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 04-04-2009 03:34 AM

Gary,

Maybe it’s time to consider purchasing a small (?) trailer!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#6 posted 04-04-2009 05:11 AM

Looks like there is room for wood chips too!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#7 posted 04-04-2009 07:30 PM

I think you have logged way too many miles on that car. It deserves a rest. mike

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#8 posted 04-04-2009 09:47 PM

Hilarious!

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Gary Fixler

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#9 posted 04-04-2009 10:03 PM

Kiwi – I ran the numbers. I think even if I didn’t have a full-time job, I still wouldn’t have anywhere near enough time. Maybe it’s because of things like this :)

Lew – I’m pricing trucks, and worrying about my credit as we speak.

Spanky – I like the way you think. I can fit some pen blanks in around the branches, too.

Mike – You’re right. Time to send this thing to the chipper.

-- Gary, Los Angeles, video game animator

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