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Finally coming to the end of this project,I just need to figure out how to make my outriggers strong enough to take some abuse.





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SSMDad

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#1 posted 1192 days ago

Wow terrific looking firetruck. My son would be in heaven with something like this. :)

-- Chris ~~Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past."

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#2 posted 1192 days ago

dude this is awsome. is it a plan or what???? OMG!!!!! Love it

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#3 posted 1192 days ago

Excellent! Nice attention to detail.

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#4 posted 1192 days ago

Now that is slick great job.

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#5 posted 1192 days ago

Color me impressed.

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#6 posted 1192 days ago

Very nice project!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#7 posted 1192 days ago

That is impressive.

jamie

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#8 posted 1192 days ago

very nice !!!!

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#9 posted 1191 days ago

Wow, that is a very nice and detail fire truck. It sounds like you are going to let it be used? I’d have it in a display case for the little ones to oogle over. It is too nice to subject to play time!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#10 posted 1191 days ago

Martin, well done, I have this same plan from Toys and Joys. Going to make it for a friend of mine for christmas this year. He is a retired firfighter. Again, well done, I may be calling onyou when I do mine, to see if there are any tricks to it. Thanks for the post

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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milbert

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#11 posted 1191 days ago

Wish I would’ve had one of these when I was a kid! I guess I’ll just have to make one for myself now…

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#12 posted 1191 days ago

niiice modell :-) congrat´s with the build
and for your outriggers use some aluminium bars or iron paint them black
then build the woodpost around if you want …. sorry but if you want to play with it
you have to inforce those outriggers some how and make the shortcut in metal
no one wuold blame you for that … lol

good luck
Dennis

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MartinKeus

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#13 posted 1191 days ago

Thanks for all the comments, I have three of these on the go, hopefully I will sell a couple to subsidize my hobby.
In the past my truck models have been targeted toward being as realistic as possible and yet strong enough for the kids to play with. Now I am moving toward display type models.
Martin

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#14 posted 1190 days ago

Man really looks neat, tell you put lots of time and love into it

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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