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Blog entry by Gary Fixler posted 1839 days ago 1712 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 1839 days ago

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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Dusty56

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#2 posted 1839 days ago

LOL…I like it : )

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littlecope

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#3 posted 1839 days ago

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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TopamaxSurvivor

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#4 posted 1839 days ago

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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lew

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#5 posted 1839 days ago

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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spanky46

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#6 posted 1839 days ago

Looks like there is room for wood chips too!

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

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jockmike2

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#7 posted 1838 days ago

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

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Blake

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#8 posted 1838 days ago

Hilarious!

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Gary Fixler

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#9 posted 1838 days ago

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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