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Old 11-24-2013, 11:00 PM   #1
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Default Andrew's Gmade Sawback—Unboxing Video & Build Photos

Just a quick unboxing video. In the process of building it!

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Old 11-26-2013, 07:08 PM   #2
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Differentials, axles, leaf springs and steering links.



Transmission and drive shafts. Waiting for arrival of motor.

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Side rails/chassis.

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Old 11-27-2013, 06:02 AM   #4
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Really like the looks of this truck. Not sure about the chrome frame rails, but otherwise it looks great!
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Old 11-27-2013, 11:57 AM   #5
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Looks great, cant wait for mine to arrive
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Old 11-27-2013, 05:47 PM   #6
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Looks great, cant wait for mine to arrive
Yeah, enjoy the build AJ

Just finished cutting out the body. First time. Thank God it went pretty well! Will post pic.
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Old 11-28-2013, 08:28 PM   #7
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Body cut. Not sure if I should cut out the grille.



After some contemplation, I went ahead and tried to cut out the grille for a more scale look. Unfortunately, the scour-peel method didn't work. So I had to spend many hours carving with a xacto knife and filing to get the lines as straight as possible! All holes have been reamed out too.



Skeleton and muscles done. Time to install the brains.



Needs some skin tone. Or maybe I'll leave it translucent!

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Old 12-28-2013, 09:27 PM   #8
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Here's the rest of the photos...

Inside sprayed with PS-3 Light Blue.



Outside painted as well for a matte finish and hard body look.
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Old 12-28-2013, 09:31 PM   #9
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License plate fabricated from aluminum. This truck is built in loving memory of my Dad, who thought me how to build and play.



Luxurious leather seats, why not.



Wooden benches for passengers. Wood strips from Daiso.



Home-made wipers 'manually operated' by rolling handle in keeping with Jeep Willys tradition.
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Old 12-28-2013, 09:33 PM   #10
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Fuel cap made from a marker pen, and side handles made from aluminum.



Jerry can holder fabricated from aluminum.
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Old 12-28-2013, 09:34 PM   #11
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Being my first kit, I'm pretty pleased with the way it turned out
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Updates:

Finally got my driver done. Made a nice hat for him too.


Seat belts so he doesn't get bumped off!
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Old 01-11-2014, 12:40 PM   #13
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Excellent! Great build !
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Excellent! Great build !
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Very nice car
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