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Old 04-08-2007, 12:22 PM   #1
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hello all.. i figured i'd post some of my progress of my first attempt on building a tuber... so i figured why not the sniper anyhow i've been working on this build since feb.. i have about 25 to 30 hrs. on it. hope you all like.. suggestions are welcome good or bad... onto the pictures...


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Old 04-08-2007, 01:10 PM   #2
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Better pics.



















VERY nice work there. I can't even begin to imagine the amount of headaches that caused. when is the engine going in?
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Old 04-08-2007, 01:17 PM   #3
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Very Nice. this makes what like 6 tubers in NERCC?
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Old 04-08-2007, 01:42 PM   #4
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Dang that is some nice tube work!
You did an awesome job of making duplicate the 1:1, which I know can make things a lot more complicated.
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Old 04-08-2007, 02:02 PM   #5
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VERY nice work there. I can't even begin to imagine the amount of headaches that caused. when is the engine going in?
headaches and sleepless nights.. the engine is going in when i get all the electronics in...
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Old 04-08-2007, 02:05 PM   #6
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Dang that is some nice tube work!
You did an awesome job of making duplicate the 1:1, which I know can make things a lot more complicated.
thanks wrecker for the kind words.. i still have more to do.. like engine,winch, and feul tank to put the electronics in..and theres much more to do..
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Old 04-10-2007, 01:03 PM   #7
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Wow looks great! I love the front end with all the cross bracing
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Old 04-11-2007, 02:20 PM   #8
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Wow looks great! I love the front end with all the cross bracing
thanks nluv... i've seen others try build the sniper but not a full tuber like this one. so i challenged myself and this it what i have so far. but theres is so much more to do.. they'll be more updates soon..
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Old 04-11-2007, 02:27 PM   #9
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Dang, what patience you must have. What is the weight of that bad boy
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Old 04-12-2007, 10:50 AM   #10
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Wow! Very very nice!
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Old 04-13-2007, 06:38 PM   #11
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Dang, what patience you must have. What is the weight of that bad boy
thanks. it wasnt as bad as it looks..as for the weight she's a healthy 9.5oz.. her final weight will be around 11 to 12 lbs...
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Old 04-13-2007, 08:58 PM   #12
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Great looking ride. One question though, What does 14r mean?
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Old 04-15-2007, 01:29 AM   #13
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Great looking ride. One question though, What does 14r mean?
With that they mean that its a 14 inch Wheelbase rig (14 incher )


This thing is looking great sydneysdad,
I like the link set up, its uuuh different
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Old 04-16-2007, 11:18 PM   #14
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That is ridiculous, I'm loving it. I've built quite a few tubers, and I can't even begin to think how you got some of those angles right.

Awesome work.
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Old 04-18-2007, 03:46 PM   #15
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That is ridiculous, I'm loving it. I've built quite a few tubers, and I can't even begin to think how you got some of those angles right.

Awesome work.
thanks cuban.. as for the angles, working in a full custom metal shop helps. (press brake op).. and ALL the joints are fishmouth.. there will be more pics after this sun... local clud holding a gtg.. club members will have first look...
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thanks cuban.. as for the angles, working in a full custom metal shop helps. (press brake op).. and ALL the joints are fishmouth.. there will be more pics after this sun... local clud holding a gtg.. club members will have first look...
sweet, can't wait to see it in person. will it be running by then or is that stage far far from being done?
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Old 04-22-2007, 07:38 PM   #17
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From todays crawl.
http://nercc.net/index.php?topic=716.msg13723#msg13723

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Old 04-22-2007, 07:46 PM   #18
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that thing looks incredible!! What scale is that motor? Looks smaller than the 1/6th ones i have seen...
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Old 04-22-2007, 09:45 PM   #19
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holy ****... that thing is awesome.
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Old 04-23-2007, 09:52 PM   #20
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thanks guys i really appreciate the kind words...but theres still plenty to do to her, Nluv the motor is the 1/10 parma hemi engine...you can find them on ebay... although i'm surprised that the some of the builders on this site hasn't seen it yet? o well guess they dont have time for this newbie...
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