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Re: Adventures in soldering:The GT40 Project

Postby jmpsebring » Tue Dec 30, 2014 12:42 am

Soldering isn't what amazes me. That looks like the easy part. It's cutting out all of those shapes in brass and their patterns.
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Re: Adventures in soldering:The GT40 Project

Postby randy_ditton » Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:21 pm

Hi Folks,

Michael, Thank you and all the 1/2 rounds are soldered pieces.

JMP, Glad you like it ! and you are right, I have built this thing out of paper stimes :D :D

Thanks Adamg !

Hi Harvey, Thanks ..using .010 for the main floor piece that is curved up to form the fuel cells, dropping down to .050 for the piece that supports the dash.

Hi Jan, Appreciate the kind words.

Thank you Jordan.

Thanks Vince.

Thank you Jeff !

Small update....


Working on the perferated seat frames and mocking up the crossover fuel pipe.

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Nothing attached yet as I work on more little bits.

Should have more pics soon as I'm getting alot of bench time over the holidays :) :)


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Re: Adventures in soldering:The GT40 Project upate 12/30

Postby vontrips » Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:58 pm

Wow...fantastic craftsmanship! I'm enjoying this build already! :)
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Re: Adventures in soldering:The GT40 Project upate 12/30

Postby harveyb258 » Wed Dec 31, 2014 3:17 am

vontrips wrote:Wow...fantastic craftsmanship! I'm enjoying this build already!


+1 from me......superb!!! :shock:

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Re: Adventures in soldering:The GT40 Project upate 12/30

Postby DM » Wed Dec 31, 2014 4:17 am

Please give me some tips about cutting brass plate
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Re: Adventures in soldering:The GT40 Project upate 12/30

Postby randy_ditton » Fri Jan 02, 2015 6:48 pm

Hi Folks,

Thanks vontrip !!

Hello Harvey, glad you are liking the build so far :)

DM, I use a fine blade jewelers saw and a good pair of scissors.


Smal update...

Making a shifter.

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Just for fun a mockup with the kit seats that I will not be using...


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That is all for now,

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Re: Adventures in soldering:The GT40 Project upate 1/02

Postby miko3572 » Fri Jan 02, 2015 7:20 pm

Hi Randy

Once again great craftsmanship you are showing us here.
This Looks so fantastic that it is almost a shame to paint it later on. :lol: :lol: :lol:

Also very exited about the next updates.

best regards,
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Re: Adventures in soldering:The GT40 Project upate 1/02

Postby CK » Fri Jan 02, 2015 8:15 pm

Hi Randy,

Great scratch building work. Your gear shifter is amazingly detail! It is a master piece on its own.
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Re: Adventures in soldering:The GT40 Project upate 1/02

Postby Jeep » Fri Jan 02, 2015 9:10 pm

Ok. I'm going to need a bit to pick up my jaw off the floor... like, say, the rest of the year!!!!! :shock:

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Re: Adventures in soldering:The GT40 Project upate 1/02

Postby billgtp » Fri Jan 02, 2015 11:11 pm

Jeep wrote:Ok. I'm going to need a bit to pick up my jaw off the floor... like, say, the rest of the year!!!!! :shock:

Words fail me!

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