Red Neck Motor Home

Discussion in 'The Academy' started by TrainClown, Mar 28, 2006.

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  1. babydot94513

    babydot94513 Member in training

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    You must be a redneck if you model this stuff<g>

    JD

    BTW - really cool stuff and I am going to pass this along to my model club to see if any of the guys want to try their hand at the same. As for me - I am not this good.
  2. Clerk

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    :wave: :wave: Looking good.:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
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    Very nice! :thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb:

    I especially like the banjo...how in the world do you make something that small?
  4. Doc Holliday

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    Simply fabulous!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Yeeehaw - that's amazing Chris!! :thumb: :thumb:

    After all that work it must be time to set a spell.

    Val
  6. TrainClown

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    Hi, it's me again. Lets see if we can wrap this up.

    On went the roof and it looked like this.

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    The chimney and part of the tar paper roof. Still needs some powders to add tone.

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    I put the exhaust on and I found out that it is not a good idea to put CA glue on wood as it bleeds uncontrollably. Still needs weathering.

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    I made an antenna out of some fine brass wire and a styrene rod.

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    One to show how things are shaping up over all. You will notice the chair and banjo is on the back porch.

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    Now you may have noticed that I haven't posted for a while. I still have been getting things done a bit at a time. Perhaps I'm not completely done on this build, but I am saying that's enough for now. There are a few more things to add once this gets a home on a new diorama I am planning, but in the meantime, I have a few surprizes for you followers of this thread.

    Here's the mobile real estate.

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    Out front there is a patch on the edge of the roof, rust on the grill and bolts to hold everything in place.

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    Here is the whole passenger side. Everybody needs a ladder, you know.

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    I never did get flowers for the window box.

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    The back porch has a few things added. That's a corn liquor jug beside the chair. My printer is such a piece of junk that this is the best licence plate I could print.

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    I made the lamp. Turned it out of styrene. The shade is tin foil.

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    A joke I made for you guys.

    Every modern motorhome has a Biffy, well so does this one!

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    Of course, a trailer like this needs the correct coupling to the main rig. :rolleyes:

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    I was having so much fun turning things out of styrene. I also made the following, except for the milk can for the sour mash.

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    I had fun making jugs.

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    The whole shootin' match ready for the diorama.

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    So there you have it. This goes in the "Done" pile for now. I hope you enjoyed my little surprizes.

    One more obligitory "With a penny for scale" pic.

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    Thanks fer lookin' Happy Easter

    TrainClown :wave:
  7. nachoman

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    holy cow! this stuff is cool! I once saw the untimate hippy wagon - a schoolbus with a VW bus chopped and welded to the top. I always thought that would make an interesting model.

    kevin
  8. doctorwayne

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    Great work, Chris. Now that's what I'd call a real honey-wagon on the end of that long towbar. I really like the details that you've made, too. How'dya do them thar likker jugs?

    Wayne
  9. RailRon

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    Hey Chris, with this one you simply outdid yourself! :thumb::thumb::thumb:

    Finding a crazy prototype is one thing - but what you made out of it is just hilarious! I like every little detail of this redneck motorhome - fantastic modelling!

    Ron
  10. yellowlynn

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    Hey TC, I guess I'm going to have to join the group of little green persons. The modeling job you have done on this turned me into a putrid shade of envy green. That is absolutely beautiful.:D :D

    Lynn
  11. Clerk

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    :wave: :wave: Oh My Gosh.sign1 sign1 sign1 That outhouse outdid everything.. It All looks good Ron.:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  12. davidstrains

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    I'm with Dick on this one.sign1 sign1 The whole project is great - but the rolling out house just sets it apart from anything else that I've seen. Very nice work, Chris.
  13. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    I gotta say somthing, but words escape me and there isn't much that hasn't been said already. Fantastic, hillarious, totally original are a few that come to mind, but don't seem to be enough. :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  14. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Chris...

    Absolutely marvelous! Great modelling, and a fantastic sense of humour too...! :thumb: :thumb:

    Andrew
  15. TrainClown

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    Thank you all for your kind words. That makes it all worthwhile. I think I know how I will use this model. Just wait and see. ;)

    :D
    TrainClown

  16. 2slim

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    Chris,
    That's the best 'Hillbilly Hilton' I most ever seen!!!!

    2slim
  17. Drew Toner

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    Small stuff!!

    Simple,

    Just hold your breath, and exhale off to the side!!:D :D :D
  18. b28_82

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    I love the pic axe and shovel on the mobile outhouse!!!
  19. MadModeler

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    :thumb: TrainClown, I tip my hat to you.:thumb:

    VERY WELL DONE!:thumb: :thumb:
  20. cnw1961

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    WOW, outstanding piece of art. But best of all is your outhouse. I nearly toppled over from laughing when I saw it. sign1 sign1 sign1 sign1 sign1 sign1
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