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COE '56 Ford; made my own
Topic Started: Nov 8 2013, 10:55 PM (406 Views)
GeorgeT
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TomkatGeorge
Been hunting everywhere for a 1/43 scale '50S COE Ford, couldn't locate one so made my own. A donor '56 pickup cab, some cutting and filing and here it is. This is the first, I have a few more spare cabs, so more to come.
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GeorgeT
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Job done, paint work is intentional, the chassis is one of those pull back things. Will change that out when I get a suitable replacement.

Not quite authentic, trouble with the doors on this one. Another on the bench as we speak, will address the door problem with that one.

Good to be back on the garage.
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gunn
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Station Wagon
nice job.
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Hosspower98
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Forever Blue Oval
George! Nice to see you back. That is a fine looking wrecker. A lot of patience and hard work has gone into that project I'll bet.
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Emptywallet
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Nice Job,lookin awesome from where Im sittin!!!!!
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69Stang
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Station Wagon
That's pretty darn sweet! Nice work.
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TheLostCleric
That's amazing work! Excellent job!
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Stangfreak
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SUV
A wonderful job... That is really a cool tow truck !
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gregac124
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Looks like a lot of work went into this George, and the result is just brilliant.
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HUMMER
Awesome work! Looks stock!
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GeorgeT
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This was the inspiration, hopefully I pulled it off. Then there are the next ones I want to do. Have a few cabs and noses left over in the scrap box.

Watch this space...........
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