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hi guys

I have this one on another couple of forums but not one here for what ever reason but alas be rest assured; you have not gotten away that easily as I now start another thread here!

Yes, you can roll your eyes even more as you see the same post in different places clearly showing the ultimate act of laziness: copy and paste.

here's a quick recap of the action you may have previously forgotten - intentionally or otherwise

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Well, that's where I am up to as of now. I need to buy some more bits and bobs from Jaycar tomorrow. Update again this weekend

thanks for looking

 

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looks exciting and very intricate

I am not sure what the end subject looks like and wont spoil my imagination by running a google search, so I will just enjoy watching your craftsmanship come together and wait to see what this turns out to look like.

Happy 2018

John

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Thanks guys. In that case John, I won't put up a box art pic so as not to ruin the surprise

So I had the camera out today and I took a couple of shots to show you what the engine looks like on and where I am currently up to. I have to buy more plugs tomorrow before I can go on. So far, I am happy with it. It looks much better than the kit version (IMO). Decide for yourselves

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Still lots more surface work to do yet. Stay tuned

 

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looking good - did you by any chance pick this up at Telford from Tony James stall - I'm starting to see a shape come together here that looked rather like a stack of kits he had up against the side wall?

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No unfortunately I have never been to Telford before and i would love to go one day. So alas, no i didnt swing by the stall. I got this from HLJ for very cheap. 

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nothing new yet sorry John. I won't be doing an work in it now for a couple of weeks as I'm on leave but I am heading away with a mate. I'll update again once I have done some something worth taking pics of

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Hi guys and girls

Time for a mini update. Sorry it's taken so long to show anything but I haven't had a lot of build time lately.

Here's what I have done so far. I have begun to detail the top plate and that's pretty much all done now - just need to install it which I will do later once the super structure is done. I'll be starting on that piece tonight hopefully.

Aft end:

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Looking forward:

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Start of the surface details:

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Underneath - which as you'll see had a slight issue with deformed engine bells and there is zero I can do about it:

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And finally, a full lighting test (just to make sure I haven't screwed something up as usual):

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So, that's all I have for now but it's all coming along nicely now and I am hoping to have this done in the next few weeks ready for Expo

As always, thanks for looking in

Si

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