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Re: Adventures in soldering:The GT40 Project upate 1/15

Postby GF-F1 » Thu Jan 15, 2015 4:35 pm

Hello,

Very impressive piece of art, I guess that the engine will works.
Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Adventures in soldering:The GT40 Project upate 1/15

Postby randy_ditton » Fri Jan 23, 2015 7:54 pm

Hi Folks,

Thanks Russell and Indy !!

Thank you Jeep, maybe some day a replica car :) :)

Harvey, Thank you for checking in !!!!

Hi Cedric, glad you like it !

Thank you Franck !!


Small progress.....


More work on the 'tub'.

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Starting to work on the front suspension, upper and lower A-arms with Koni coilovers..


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The shocks are rbmotion products that are functional.

Thanks for looking in !


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Re: Adventures in soldering:The GT40 Project upate 1/23

Postby billgtp » Fri Jan 23, 2015 9:32 pm

Awesome. It will almost be a shame to put a body on this chassis
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Re: Adventures in soldering:The GT40 Project upate 1/23

Postby harveyb258 » Sat Jan 24, 2015 4:47 am

Yet more impressive work Randy :D :D

billgtp wrote:It will almost be a shame to put a body on this chassis


It will, indeed, but that's the nature of the beast :wink:

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Re: Adventures in soldering:The GT40 Project upate 1/23

Postby gtziaf » Sat Jan 24, 2015 6:58 am

Awesome job! I never can do something similar. Impressive!
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Re: Adventures in soldering:The GT40 Project upate 1/23

Postby Dede » Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:53 am

WOW :shock:

This is just too much for me, why do you guys mock us with these unearthly skills :wink:
Seriously though, i have nothing more to say, other than I'm gonna keep watching this one :P
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Re: Adventures in soldering:The GT40 Project upate 1/23

Postby sky1911 » Sat Jan 24, 2015 9:33 am

This is amazing. And even more so considering it's "only" 1/24 and not 1/12 where, let's face it, I'd still be challenged to try the same. I'm awed. Kudos to you. What kind of equipemnt do you use to cut the brass and solder it? I'd think you would run into problems with the heat spreading to close-by solder joints potentially unsoldering them as you try to affix something else to the part.
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Re: Adventures in soldering:The GT40 Project upate 1/23

Postby miko3572 » Sat Jan 24, 2015 4:35 pm

Randy this is better looking than the original!! :lol: :lol:

But honestly as i said also earlier, this will be a shame to cover it later under the Body!!

Did you think about it to do a second one (i know it is a lot of work) and put it on Display next to the finished car,
or:
do a "Workshop set-up" and Show a "ripped-off" car during rebuild/restoration? to still be able to see all the Details and effort you put in this fantsastic scratchbuild Progress. Shold look great like this.

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Re: Adventures in soldering:The GT40 Project upate 1/23

Postby smbrm1 » Sat Jan 24, 2015 5:57 pm

Very cool! What solders and soldering equipment are you using?

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Re: Adventures in soldering:The GT40 Project upate 1/23

Postby mr68gts » Sun Jan 25, 2015 9:03 am

That is some impressive work! Will be sad to cover it with paint. Have you thought about leaving it bare brass with a clear coat over it to keep the tarnish to a minimum?
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