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Old 01-08-2010, 05:36 PM   #1
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found this on craigslist for $20

just some pics of what Ive done so far. next is the ordering of parts stage





started the prepping





lots of holes to fill



and here is where i'm at now





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Old 01-08-2010, 05:43 PM   #2
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Looking Good. I see it took you a while, you have grown a nice beard and you got your hair dyed.
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Old 01-08-2010, 05:51 PM   #3
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lookin good...hinge the hood
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lookin good...hinge the hood
thought about it. but i don't really want to add ugly unrealistic hinges on the top, and I'm having a hard time finding a small piano style hinge
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really nice find, I'll be waiting to see how it comes out.
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That's gonna look good. Can't wait to see the progress!!
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Man some guys have all the luck. I keep looking and never find anything good. Can't wait to see the final results.
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Man some guys have all the luck. I keep looking and never find anything good. Can't wait to see the final results.
saw one on Ebay for $28, I'll pm you the link if your interested.
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they are always on ebay and every time i have bid on one i get outbid at the last min. there's always someone out there willing to pay more than i am. the ones that i have been watching recently have been going for lower than Ive seen them go for in a while
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I'll have to start checking ebay more. Not sure if I should start getting stuff for another build until I finish the one I'm on. But ya never know.
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I'll have to start checking ebay more. Not sure if I should start getting stuff for another build until I finish the one I'm on. But ya never know.

Well it depends how far into the build you are, but I guess I should finish a build before i start giving philisophical advice.
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Old 01-13-2010, 10:00 AM   #12
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thought about it. but i don't really want to add ugly unrealistic hinges on the top, and I'm having a hard time finding a small piano style hinge
I found mine at Michaels craft store on a small box for a buck
some guys are mounting them from the bottom so just the bolt head shows.
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I kinda liked the hood mounted tanks ....
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well i found workable size hinges.





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LOL nice!! are you planning rc'ing it? or using is at a body for like your MRC lol, its a awesome scale body!!
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LOL nice!! are you planning rc'ing it? or using is at a body for like your MRC lol, its a awesome scale body!!
theres no way this would fit on my MRC CJ5 frame. its probably twice as big. i have most of the parts in the mail to finish the rolling chassis

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Well, romulus22 decided to sell this off and I bought it. Updates are here : http://www.rccrawler.com/forum/showt...47#post2280947
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