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Project by hunter71 posted 11-29-2009 01:59 PM 1218 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not quite all the detail I make in my tractors but this was a fun project I did for my wife Betty. She loves her little Suzuki to drive around our properties. It also allows our 2 lab’s to go along for an open air ride. This one has a Boxwood body [not one of my favorites] but it is a pretty wood. Red Cedar is used for the frame and accents. 4” lift kit just like her real one. She is going to make a canvas top for it someday. Detailed engine compartment and driveline. 1:12 scale like most of my replicas.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.





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patron

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#1 posted 11-29-2009 02:22 PM

this is great ,
now the wife can play
with the granddaughter
in her own car !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 11-29-2009 02:54 PM

Hunter,

A beautiful job on this Suzu; excellent work.

Would also love to see a vid or pix of the two labs on an open air ride.

Peter

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#3 posted 11-29-2009 07:22 PM

The project being with the wife is more important than any level of detail – it’s the fact that you both enjoyed the time together that’s most important. Besides – I’m thinking it’s plenty detailed and again nothing I’d have the patience to accomplish!

-- Eric M. Saperstein, Master Craftsman www.artisansofthevalley.com

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#4 posted 11-29-2009 11:22 PM

Neat job Hunter.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#5 posted 11-29-2009 11:34 PM

Nice work

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#6 posted 11-30-2009 12:48 PM

opps, BOX ELDER, not box wood, I guess that’s a bush.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#7 posted 11-30-2009 08:43 PM

Although I am a bit partial to you JD Model B, this little puddle jumpin’ buggy is quite adequate… 8>)

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#8 posted 11-30-2009 09:24 PM

nice job and with the suzuki its almost to scale LOL

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#9 posted 11-30-2009 09:48 PM

Really cool toy

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#10 posted 12-01-2009 03:24 AM

I want one!

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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