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  1. Thread: Rc rv

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    Had to pay homage to where it began...

    Had to pay homage to where it began [emoji16]https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210303/ad4797a3c457f3a736556b78dfa43b97.jpg

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  2. Thread: Rc rv

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    The metal mesh window screens I ordered that fit...

    The metal mesh window screens I ordered that fit the TRX Defender arrived today...
    Worked out way better then I expected..I don't have a need for any of the exposed hardware..I knew the measurements...
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    The V hull was a little more time to build...

    The V hull was a little more time to build because I wanted my boat to sit as low as possible..I opted for using the Traxxas boat stand parts because the V hull was staggered on the bottom and not a...
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    I say give it a shot...just look around at RC...

    I say give it a shot...just look around at RC trailers you see for sale or online to give yourself some ideas..several different aspects of each trailer can be designed into yours...for some reason...
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    Yes, it was also a Snap-on edition Stampede but I...

    Yes, it was also a Snap-on edition Stampede but I had original body and Red wheels on shelf in storage..

    I used the original boat stand pieces to design the trailer..here you can see the boat...
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    Sorry for the late reply.. This explains the...

    Sorry for the late reply..

    This explains the whole process..

    https://youtu.be/gQ2bhVQAWms


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    Hand-made Spartan boat trailer back in 2012..I...

    Hand-made Spartan boat trailer back in 2012..I think that was one of my first posts on this forum..It is long gone now..the wheel covers were made from thin gauge aluminum diamond plate..

    Maybe...
  8. Thread: Rc rv

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    Thank you GTS.. The finished product finally got...

    Thank you GTS..
    The finished product finally got here..��

    I wanted to fabricate my own roof rack as mentioned earlier but the the material cost and weight made it a much simpler choice to use a...
  9. Thread: Rc rv

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    Final grille decal arrived today.. Applied that...

    Final grille decal arrived today..
    Applied that and dressed up windshield area with highlighted wiper blades that were molded in the windshield plastic and a color matching header strip at top of...
  10. Thread: Rc rv

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    ^^ Thank you guys.. Waiting on a single decal...

    ^^ Thank you guys..

    Waiting on a single decal for the front grille area and she is completely finished.
    Finally got all lights installed and had an extra amber light so I installed it up in the...
  11. Thread: Rc rv

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    Many thanks to those of you who followed...

    Many thanks to those of you who followed along..the Overland Expedition project has been taken about as far as I wanted it to go..only thing left for me to do is finish wiring lights in the front...
  12. Thread: Rc rv

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    Thanks Steve! [emoji106] Since it was a metal...

    Thanks Steve! [emoji106]

    Since it was a metal body I actually used GM automotive paint colors..

    It actually handles surprisingly well, not near as top heavy as I thought it would be..
    In the...
  13. Thread: Rc rv

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    Here is how simplistic the design was..these are...

    Here is how simplistic the design was..these are the 2 'L' brackets I mentioned earlier in the thread contoured from heavy gauge sheet metal..
    4 screws to remove them and the Slash can go right back...
  14. Thread: Rc rv

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    Few more details and decals and the finish line...

    Few more details and decals and the finish line will be here..

    Found an 8" shorty antenna and made a custom bracket for that..
    Got front bumper installed.
    Found button head covers for the screw...
  15. Thread: Rc rv

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    Side...

    Side view..https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210219/b8cee9c8405307ff41346945485b5cbd.jpg

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    Well, I got home from work and a rear bumper from...

    Well, I got home from work and a rear bumper from another RC was in the mail..just spent the last 1.5 hr cutting, molding and melting plastic to shape, shorten and make the bumper a wrap around for...
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    Much appreciated Willy! [emoji123] Sent from...

    Much appreciated Willy! [emoji123]

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    LOL..Thanks Nitro! Just wanted to do something...

    LOL..Thanks Nitro!

    Just wanted to do something else..after looking into it keeping the original green and white paint scheme has been played out..

    My color choices were actually based off of...
  19. Thread: Rc rv

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    Recycle, re-use, repurpose...lol Had some MAXX...

    Recycle, re-use, repurpose...lol

    Had some MAXX rear bumpers collecting dust that were removed to install light kits on my other rigs so original bumpers no longer in use.
    So after careful...
  20. Thread: Rc rv

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    Thank you gentlemen! Still have quite a few...

    Thank you gentlemen!

    Still have quite a few finishing items to tackle but all-in-all it came out very close to what I had envisioned in my mind..

    Still waiting on certain items such as the one...
  21. Thread: Rc rv

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    Still have a ways to go but here is the paint...

    Still have a ways to go but here is the paint scheme..have to put windows back in, finish final paint on inside of RV and now I'm still undecided if I want to just black out the windows or use the...
  22. Thread: Rc rv

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    Sacrificed a drill bit to get brush guard lights...

    Sacrificed a drill bit to get brush guard lights in..spun it on a piece of porcelain tile to dull it up some so it wouldn't make a mess of the plastic guard..
    I will have to black out behind all...
  23. Thread: Rc rv

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    Some scale accessories finally made it thru snail...

    Some scale accessories finally made it thru snail mail [emoji400]

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    It's official..front lights are going to clear...

    It's official..front lights are going to clear bumper/brush guard..lights are 3mm so it appears I can use the 2 'fake' lights on the brush guard and install real lights! That will be a couple days...
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    Got shocks set from side to side..assuming bumper...

    Got shocks set from side to side..assuming bumper is straight and using that as point of reference she is sitting squarehttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210217/98a64ad265b2ea9f5323f2bbfcc8575c.jpg...
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