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  1. Thread: Project Retro

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    [emoji23] yes letís hope it works, I canít...

    [emoji23] yes letís hope it works, I canít justify buying another bodyshell just now!


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    Nice work - looks really neat, bet it was scary...

    Nice work - looks really neat, bet it was scary making the first cut! Any excuse to get the proper tools out! [emoji16][emoji106]


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    It did! Not sure how well it would hold up on a...

    It did! Not sure how well it would hold up on a basher but using Tamiya PS-55 Flat Clear seems to have given a good base for genuine Land Rover aerosol paint. Seems very resilient to flaking and...
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    Just a couple of Ďin progressí shots. Still...

    Just a couple of Ďin progressí shots. Still waiting for more paint to arrive before I can make much more progress. Looking forward to removing the overspray film (my favourite step!!) and adding all...
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    Haha he would still love one of those Iím sure!...

    Haha he would still love one of those Iím sure! Iím actually building him a 1:2 scale electric Land Rover at the moment! Heís very happy that his Rustler fits in the back of it for all his planned...
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    [emoji23] Haha, Iím just trying to keep up with...

    [emoji23] Haha, Iím just trying to keep up with you when it comes to the numbers of projects on the go!... [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]

    Youíre right, getting agreement to buy two TRX-4s in the...
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    Thanks, yeah I am pondering what to do with the...

    Thanks, yeah I am pondering what to do with the silver body. Iím tempted to make a low CG Defender shell for more extreme crawling - taking it to the extreme maybe even a full open top and screen...
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    Thanks Squeegie! [emoji4] Sarthetrx4 - thank...

    Thanks Squeegie! [emoji4]

    Sarthetrx4 - thank you, thatís useful information about the mudflaps. Didnít realise there were two types. May have to try those plastic bracket versions - the metal ones...
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    Just a few daylight pics (awful artificial light...

    Just a few daylight pics (awful artificial light in the last pics!).

    Gives a better idea of the ride height difference. Liking the bumpers, mudflaps etc. Canít wait to get the clear body...
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    Very impressive! Looks great and is a really...

    Very impressive! Looks great and is a really clever idea. [emoji106]Canít wait to see how the matching trailer build progresses...


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    Thanks all. Yes, know what you mean - thereís...

    Thanks all. Yes, know what you mean - thereís something great about a brand new Traxxas! Oh so shiny and that new plastic / rubber smell! [emoji1787][emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]

    Had a bit of time...
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    Well the big box arrived today! Not had much...

    Well the big box arrived today!

    Not had much time with it yet, but hereís the first parts swap. Wheels & tyres & wider hexes.

    Already a big step towards what Iím aiming to achieve...
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    Bikini?! Now thereís an idea......

    Bikini?! Now thereís an idea... [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]

    Glad you like the Fiesta - I must build my Slash 4x4 back into that config soon. Was loads of fun on gravel... [emoji16]
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    [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23] Perfect!! [emoji106]...

    [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23] Perfect!! [emoji106]


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    Thanks very much! [emoji106] Still waiting for...

    Thanks very much! [emoji106] Still waiting for some paddle tyres to arrive, but itís already a load of fun!


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    Haha, I must admit it felt weird not masking up...

    Haha, I must admit it felt weird not masking up all these stripes for a change! [emoji1787]


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    Project Retro

    Thanks, thatís very kind of you. Much appreciated! Iíll see if I can find something closer to home first, but may end up running out of ideas... [emoji16]

    Great pic by the way. [emoji106]

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    Incredible amount of detail - wow! Will be a...

    Incredible amount of detail - wow! Will be a shame to get it muddy, thatís for sure! Great work. [emoji106]


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    [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23] Still laughing at...

    [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]

    Still laughing at that one! Definitely not my thing! [emoji16]

    Thanks for all the links guys. Looks like thereís a few options. I really like that 3D printed one if...
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    Thanks Bach, yes itís a good point, I will...

    Thanks Bach, yes itís a good point, I will probably do one step at a time - especially as it would be good to learn what each change does in isolation.

    The softer springs may be a bit too far with...
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    Thanks for the info regarding the pen spring mod....

    Thanks for the info regarding the pen spring mod. Iím sure it works well for people but Iím personally not too sure about fitting these when thereís no proper spring seat inside the shock. I have...
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    Well I finally hit the order button for my...

    Well I finally hit the order button for my TRX-4... Reckon I can hide it away until after my son gets his and work on it in the meantime when heís in bed!

    Clear bodyshell should be here tomorrow...
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    Absolutely stunning! Loving the attention to...

    Absolutely stunning! Loving the attention to detail (as always!!) and 10/10 for originality. I love it Squeegie...

    Keen to know how it performs when you get a chance to run it. Top job yet again!...
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    Thanks both! Yes this truck has been great -...

    Thanks both! Yes this truck has been great - built for a very specific purpose and itís been great family fun on the beach. Highly recommended! [emoji16]


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    Just a few recent beach bashing pics with my son...

    Just a few recent beach bashing pics with my son driving!

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