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Re: Pairings

Postby Tito » Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:58 pm

Many thanks. A real inspiration.

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Re: Pairings

Postby zBret » Sun Sep 03, 2017 4:14 pm

Well this one isn't really a pairing, but more like a half-ing
#56a trolley bus, with it's upper deck removed. In addition windows were added and for a bit extra play-value, the pole arms
were hinged so that they can be raised and lowered and also pivot.
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Re: Pairings

Postby Malibu » Sun Sep 03, 2017 6:33 pm

That looks good too.
How did you make the roof?
The original one is too short isn´t it?

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Re: Pairings

Postby zBret » Sun Sep 03, 2017 7:26 pm

Yes you are correct Stephan, the original roof is indeed too short. I cut the roof at the front, approximately where the rear pillar of the first window, on the left hand side is. The front section of the roof was then epoxied in place and then the rear roof section, and then I made a patch to take up the space, using a bit of scrap metal and smoothing it over with epoxy.

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Re: Pairings

Postby Tinman » Mon Oct 09, 2017 4:46 am

I've come back to look at this custom camper/mini-motorhome many times now. It is one of the most creative things I have seen in a while. It's a really good copy of the prototype too. Really super nice work!

zBret wrote:This pairing brings together a 21c Commer milk float and a 35a Marshal horsebox, to create a small motorhome, for some summer fun. A similar type vehicle actually existed back in the day. For a bit of play value, I hinged the back door so that it opens and closes.
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Re: Pairings

Postby zBret » Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:39 am

Thanks Joe :)
Things have been a bit slow on the hobby bench as of late, but with the colder weather arriving hope to be spending a bit more time there and perhaps will come up with yet another pairing.

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Re: Pairings

Postby Idris » Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:26 am

zBret wrote:This pairing brings together a 21c Commer milk float and a 35a Marshal horsebox, to create a small motorhome, for some summer fun. A similar type vehicle actually existed back in the day. For a bit of play value, I hinged the back door so that it opens and closes.


This is absolutely superb and it would not have looked out of place in the Series.
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Re: Pairings

Postby motorman » Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:28 pm

it really is great work, expertly done mate! :D
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Re: Pairings

Postby daz28 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:30 pm

:shock: I like it a lot. if I ever get my ass in gear I am nicking the idea :P
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