Tug boat Annie

gizmo

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Right?
 

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Frizzen

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Yeah gizmo, I didn't know it, but i WOULD kinda like to see a VW Tugboat.

Single cab, Double cab, or Van?
Split window, or Bay window? (Maybe a water bus, but a 'Transporter3' wouldn't be as cute)
 

gizmo

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Yeah gizmo, I didn't know it, but i WOULD kinda like to see a VW Tugboat.

Single cab, Double cab, or Van?
Split window, or Bay window? (Maybe a water bus, but a 'Transporter3' wouldn't be as cute)
I guess it's the shape that made me think tug boat. I made a bus picture I found into a pickup. Don't tell anyone, but this is my next project :) not a tug though lol
 

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gizmo

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Under the knife!
 

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gizmo

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Hum? Not sure which way I like my hamburger tray?
 

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gizmo

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Tub it is. Look too bubbly the other way. Probably make a cool resto-mod though?
Made a coupler support out of some Dowling :)
 

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gizmo

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Found this while waiting for the glue to dry. Pretty sweet!
 

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gizmo

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This is what I've got done for today. Got my arm In a sling from a sudden case of tennis elbow. So considering my current state, I think I did good. Went from a 23 window bus to a 11 window double cab pickup. Masking nightmare just ahead lol.

Cheers!
 

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gizmo

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More support installed today. Love E6000 but takes a while to dry. Used a fiberglass tube cut in half.

The original bus had a soft top molded in. There is a slight ridge left after cutting the body. It was unavoidable because I needed the pillars and door lines too match. So after I paint the top she's getting a soft top installed :)
 

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gizmo

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Mock up with the soft top wheels and tires. Not only does it hide the seam it also covers the two hideous body post holes. :)
 

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gizmo

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Got a little more done on my VW today. Never made a surfboard before. But I think it's ok lol.
 

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gizmo

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Well I got a little bit more done today :) Painted the top white and got the back glued in place. Waiting on some more accessories to arrive.
 

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gizmo

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I was in sticker hell for way too long!
But it's beginning to pay off :)
 

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gizmo

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The thug boat is starting to take shape :)
 

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gizmo

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Made a hover board for the thug boat :)
 

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gizmo

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Well the crowning peice is done! My buddy at work is a master model ship builder. So I had him do the water simulation around the shark head. He absolutely nailed it! I couldn't be happier! I have a few more bits to complete. The M05 chassis being one of them. But the hardest part is behind me now.
 

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