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Big Rig by T& J #1: Big Rig build

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Blog entry by svfdfireman posted 07-24-2016 02:43 PM 592 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
no previous part Part 1 of Big Rig by T& J series Part 2: Wheels and glue up »

This is the first time I am doing a build blog. It is also the first time I am building a truck. Please let me know if their is a better way to build the rig. This build is being done in sub assembly.
I started with the wheels, axles and rims.
purchased as part of the kit.

Tires are stained ebony, 2 coats, light sanding between. Rims and axles will be high gloss poly.

-- Tommy SVFD Fireman



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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 07-24-2016 02:54 PM

That is a very good start with the detailed lugs on the rim. I have never built one but that looks like the right approach!!

Jim

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

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MrRon

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#2 posted 07-24-2016 03:57 PM

You are on the right track.The difference between a “toy” and a “model” is the extra detail you add to a kit.

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htl

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#3 posted 07-24-2016 06:03 PM

Way cool start!

More more we want more. LOL

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

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GR8HUNTER

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#4 posted 07-24-2016 09:16 PM

looks really nice …...... have a ? ......... Why did you put 2 coats of stain on them ? ............ curious minds need to know …....LMAO
AND DEFFINITLY need more pictures …..... LOL

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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