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Oh no! Not another VW buss...

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Oh no! Not another VW buss...
Posted by tiking on Thursday, July 26, 2012 9:15 AM

...but I promise this is the last one(fingers crossed). When I bought a second one I had something totally different in mind but decided bot to do it. So I just went ahead and built it as is. Nothing fancy but the usual theme but more mobile than the last one. The downside with these hasegawa models is that there interior detail is poor. So most of the parts, like pedals, knobs and brake handles had to be scratch built. 

The seats are not perfect but will have to do. The hand brakes is not typical for this model but I decided it would have been changed to make shift part, due to lack of spare parts. Anyways, the entire hand brake frame is not seen when the chassi is put into the body frame. The crackle paint effect was an idea I got from someone doing an unprofessional paint job. Somewhere in this mix is suppose to be a dog, which I neglect to include but will afterwards.


  • Member since
    March, 2008
  • From: Canada
Posted by smellyfatdude on Thursday, July 26, 2012 12:14 PM

Nice!

introducing a leaner, fresher smellyfatdude 

Next builds:

Dunno

 

 

  • Member since
    February, 2005
  • From: Southeast Pennsylvania
Posted by peanutgallery on Thursday, July 26, 2012 3:16 PM

the VW...telephone pole...the guy...all blend together to make a nice presentation

Dennis

 

  • Member since
    January, 2005
  • From: sunny Sydney, Australia
Posted by nottheband on Thursday, July 26, 2012 3:35 PM

Great work again, tiking, your level of observation and detail are spot-on, such as the missing hub caps, the grotty wheels, rusty door, and replaced cargo door.  She's a beauty.  Cheers

Steve

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    May, 2011
Posted by tiking on Thursday, July 26, 2012 5:21 PM

Thanks guys.

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    February, 2007
Posted by shaun.s on Thursday, July 26, 2012 7:21 PM

tiking, did homie, hit his head on the side of the bus to cause that big a _ _  dent? shaun s.

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    May, 2011
Posted by tiking on Friday, July 27, 2012 11:56 AM

I guess he did.

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    August, 2010
  • From: Guadalajara, Mexico
Posted by Aleks Padilla on Wednesday, August 01, 2012 5:16 PM

Excellent job!

 

On the bench MPC Maverick Gasser Street Machine Warhorse and Revell 'cuda 1971

 

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    May, 2011
Posted by tiking on Thursday, August 02, 2012 12:24 PM

Thanks.

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    January, 2010
  • From: Drummonds, TN
Posted by Rotorbolt on Monday, September 10, 2012 10:30 AM

Dude thats really neat. Whats the guy doing? Checking the wheel for damage after running into the wall?

If you can't find or afford to buy it, Build or make it yourself.

 

On my bench: 57 Ford skyliner, 56 chevy gasser, 57 ford gasser, 2- 72 Novas , 69 nova, 54 chevy fieldcar, 61 Galaixe ,  63 Buick electra convertible..along with  a handfull of stalled builds I need to finish. Basicaly too many.

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    May, 2011
Posted by tiking on Friday, September 14, 2012 9:58 AM

No. He's actually cleaning the wheel hub. ;)

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