964rh
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Not exactly a scratch build but... 8
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Not exactly a scratch build but... Scratch Building
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Hi
Thought I’d share my progress (now there’s actually been some) on my frankentruck build.

The idea was to have a cheap vehicle to act as a track cleaner (run it around before using the track with mx3 loaded braids) but when it arrived I didn’t like the livery so set about melting the old paint and livery off with nail varnish remover.


It started like this

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With paint off like this

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So far I’ve finally managed to get some time off from being a part time, full time dad and it now looks like this

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Fully user coated and ready for the top coats of white for the cab and electric-ish blue for the rest. Engine section will hopefully have some components painted in black, red and chrome.

I ‘borrowed’ the can interior from an old scale mode I (no other word for it) stole from work a few years ago.

Holes on the can roof are for the quite nifty light bar I got from a supplier in the states.

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Hopefully the next few days will see the top coats applied and build complete