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    The scale miners guild could be the new quilters..
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    Quote Originally Posted by delux View Post
    The scale miners guild could be the new quilters..
    Or, the Scale Quilter's could be the new Miners!

    So, here's some junk:

    Adding some seats to the rear because Troopy.



    And hey, how else would these Miners get back there?



    Oh, not shown here, but courtesy of Tekin, I'm happy to report this thing moves under it's own power and doesn't explode. It made me very happy, and many gullivers were chuffed. A simple FXR, 35T brushed motor and 645MG servo is more than enough oomph to make it move and turn in the proper directions on 2S. It's kind of mesmerizing to watch, and makes a lot of nice clanky, squeaky sounds. Perfect for a trank. Can't wait to show it off. More to come.
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    I really am excited for a video of this....

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    Best in show a axial fest

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    Quote Originally Posted by Small Factory View Post
    I really am excited for a video of this....
    Me too Tim. I'll bring it down to ECSC so you can see it live and in person.

    Quote Originally Posted by snapon12 View Post
    Best in show a axial fest

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    Ha! Yeah, while I'm building it specifically for Axialfest, I'm not entering it as I'm judging the concours, and winning a prize and being a part of it would be a huge conflict of interest.

    So, reusing what I can from the old tank kit, I opted to add a smoke unit and the exhausts. First, I had to figure out where I was going to mount it. Luckily, there's a lot of room under the troop carrier.



    After finding a suitable mount point, I got some new flexible tubing and routed the exhaust all while hiding all the junk.



    And there you go, not all that exhausting after all! The smoke unit should wire in nicely to the sound and light unit I have on order.

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    Now i REALLY want to see video of this with those new working exhausts. Unfortunately, I doubt I will make it to the ECSC this year (I now have a horse-show that weekend in New York state). I am sad about this.

    Fine job sir...!

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    Awesome going through this after not seeing it for a while, coming together very well.
    Im also excited to see those exhausts working

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    Ha that is terrific. Very clean install.

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    this is one of the craziest coolest builds I have ever laid eyes on. I just love it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Small Factory View Post
    Now i REALLY want to see video of this with those new working exhausts. Unfortunately, I doubt I will make it to the ECSC this year (I now have a horse-show that weekend in New York state). I am sad about this.

    Fine job sir...!
    Horses! That sounds like a made up excuse.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ryno620 View Post
    Awesome going through this after not seeing it for a while, coming together very well.
    Im also excited to see those exhausts working
    Me too!

    Quote Originally Posted by ShopGTR View Post
    Ha that is terrific. Very clean install.
    Everything is clean now that I know how to solder.

    Quote Originally Posted by Wrencher View Post
    this is one of the craziest coolest builds I have ever laid eyes on. I just love it.
    Ha! Thanks Chris, I'm pretty proud of it.

    Not shown here, but I added a switch and wired the smoker to the battery leads so I didn't have to have it running all the time. SMRT!


    I finished up all the wiring and added a sound and light unit. I found a decent sounding diesel set and it does the job. I found some actual halftrack noises and if I find some extra time, I may hack the sound unit to accept them. Everything wired up quite nicely and it's all hidden, which I'm very pleased about.


    I got myself a new bumper which I think is a lot more appropriate to the old mining truck theme that I'm going for.





    I also added some inner fenders to hide junk.






    Plenty of room for battery.





    And let the priming begin!





    Notice the mesh which is where the speaker will be hidden for the sound unit.





    Here's the major cut in the roof sanded, smoothed and primed. Obviously, like any FJ, it'll have a white top.






    And some hooks for the inevitable tarp cover.





    As I'm finishing up the front bits and the hood mounts, the next step (once the priming is complete) is to paint the entire thing (except the roof) with the Sophisticated Finishes rusting base, then the activator, then prime the whole thing white and finish with a top coat in preparation for some fun.


    More to come!
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