Post apocalyptic.

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  1. sipari

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    Hey all! It has been ages since my last post. Currently i'm hooked on post apocalyptic vehicles. I use toy cars that i buy from flea markets. Plastic or diecast, does not matter as long as i feel that i can work with them. Some take a lot of work, some not so much. I also use what ever materials i can with them. What ever works, goes. Here is one example of my early work.

    https://plus.google.com/photos/103077063313041825061/albums/5884148520828741393?banner=pwa

    u2.JPG u3.JPG
  2. Cforrest900

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    These look AWESOME! I love the gritty feel to the design. I'd love to see pics of how you make these!
  3. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

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    Welcome back. I hope you like what we have done with the place since you were last here.
    What a MOST INTERESTING model.
    The weathering looks AMAZING!!!
    I would like to see a build thread on something like this. Would you be willing to post one?
  4. sipari

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    Thanks! Yes i like the new forum, so much easier to put pictures. When i make these things i take a lot of pictures and then i put the tutorials at the Picasa albums.
    That is where the link goes. This one was made from diecast toy. Choices are more limited when working with metal but it is also faster to work be cause one does not have to think so much which way to go.

    https://plus.google.com/photos/103077063313041825061/albums/5988448709995457473?banner=pwa R7.JPG R5.JPG R6.JPG
  5. zathros

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    Interesting, the SUV would have to have a 3/4 plate steel from just over the bottom of the front wheels to a bit above the top of the mind device to shield the vehicle from any damage. Looks like fun though, making this things. I am hoping for the present pre-apocalyptic reality to last for maybe.............ever? :)
  6. Rhaven Blaack

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    I have to say that this is quite interesting indeed!!!
    I am glad that you like the new forum. We are trying to make it both interesting and user friendly.
  7. Cybergrinder

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    Wow, move over Mad Max! They look great, I love the biohazard symbol on the back windows!
  8. sipari

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    These do not look like they were kit bashed. They look like they were regular kits that you bought that way.
    The craftsmanship is SUPERB!!!
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    They look like they came from a T.V series, or something similar. Probably because of the theme. :)
  11. sipari

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    In the movie, "The Fountain", spices, under great magnification are used for many of the special effects (Curry Powder and Cinnamon, among others). If you have not seen "The Fountain", you have missed one of the best movies ever made and one of the most misunderstood that I have ever seen! It should be watched 3 or 6 times, and high quality surround sound is absolutely necessary, to hear the last words, which I rarely hear people mention.


    (These aren't the last words, but anyone who saw it knows what I am writing.)

    "Finish it!", "I can't". Please, stay with me..............................................who would ever want to live forever if everyone else couldn't?

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  14. sipari

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    Interesting looking car. You did a GREAT JOB on it!!!
    I do have to say that the report of that gun going off would deafen the driver (after a couple shots).
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    Oh , nein Du hast einen SLK geschlachtet? Ich fahre einen, den k├Ânnte man noch umbauen.:D
    Oh , no, you have slaughtered an SLK ? I drive one that could still be converted .
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    I own a 1973 Mercedes 450 SL. It will be the last car I restore. :)
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    @zathros : With or without armour plating? ;)
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    I suppose that depends on when the Apocolypse happens! :)
  20. zathros

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    This is a German built 450SL, of course it came with German armor! I used to drive over Toyotas to clean the dog poop off of my tires!! :)