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Offline Rick Lowe

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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3750 on: February 15, 2021, 02:14:00 am »

WAG (Wild A$$ Guess)

Blenheim made into a Bv-141 -alike?  ;)

All i'll say is its more subtle than that Rick.


Hmmm... intriguing...

Ah well, time will tell and we'll all be able to 'Ooh' and 'Ahh'  at the appropriate juncture.


THAT'S a good idea! Maybe even better using a Hampden to start off with...............  ;)

Oh, don't worry - I'm full of Good Ideas... sometimes I even take my own advice... after the usual 'teething troubles'...
Sadly, execution or lack of time usually lets me down. ;D

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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3751 on: February 15, 2021, 06:04:42 am »

Happy wife, happy life mate.


Oh so true  ;D Even works for girl friends as well  ;)
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3752 on: February 17, 2021, 12:52:12 am »

Happy wife, happy life mate.


Oh so true  ;D Even works for girl friends as well  ;)

However, it's less expensive to say "Ta-tah!" to the girlfriend than it is the wife. ;)
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3753 on: February 17, 2021, 02:50:32 am »
Another uninvited attic guest found dead today.  Plus we can smell another body rotting in the back yard but can't find it yet.
The poison they used apparently causes them to leave where they are living to find water.  Thus avoiding death smell in the roof (or in the walls or in the heating ducts in previous cases).

Not much modelling time (took the dog to the vet - check up and chat with behaviouralist) but I did get some paint on the SVD flower.
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3754 on: February 20, 2021, 02:24:38 am »
Latest '60 Chevy completed today.  I had to remove and remount the rear suspension as I had managed to attach it wonky.  This in turn meant that I had to remove and reattach one of the front wheels in order to get all four on the floor.
I'll take some beauty pics tomorrow.
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3755 on: February 21, 2021, 02:15:12 am »
Photo day.

This is Mrs z's Valentine's Day flower.  Scratchbuilt.

Valentine's Flower 2021 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr

This is the completed 60 Chevy Ute.  AMT kit with small block Chevy engine from one of my engines boxes replacing the usual inline six.  Stepside pickup tub from AMT '50 Chevy Pickup.  Resin wheels and tyres from thepartsbox.com.  Lowered suspension.  Extended and smoothed bonnet nose.  RHD conversion.
60 Chevy Ute  - SBC Mint & Gold  - 4 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr
60 Chevy Ute  - SBC Mint & Gold  - 9 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr
60 Chevy Ute  - SBC Mint & Gold  - 16 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr
60 Chevy Ute  - SBC Mint & Gold  - 3 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr
60 Chevy Ute  - SBC Mint & Gold  - 24 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3756 on: February 21, 2021, 02:19:20 am »
Photo day.

This is Mrs z's Valentine's Day flower.  Scratchbuilt.

Valentine's Flower 2021 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr

As a horticulturist in my dim and distant past I am really impressed by this  ;D :thumbsup:
Oh to be whiffing again :-(

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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3757 on: February 21, 2021, 02:40:24 am »
Thanks.  It's sort of vaguely lily inspired.
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3758 on: February 21, 2021, 03:50:04 am »
Thanks.  It's sort of vaguely lily inspired.

LOL, I was just about to reply in horticultural JMN mode, but I won't  ;D

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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3759 on: February 21, 2021, 05:51:27 am »
That flower is truly impressive mate  :bow: must have got you loads of brownie points  :thumbsup:

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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3760 on: February 21, 2021, 07:23:00 am »
nice Lilly a like  :thumbsup:  and  the ute looks nice and natural as well
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3761 on: February 21, 2021, 11:37:26 am »
Madame R (a retired research botanist) asks me to pass on my  congratulations on the lily, to which I add my own plaudits!
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3762 on: February 21, 2021, 01:06:35 pm »
Thirded, or Fourthed, or Whatever - both look really good!

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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3763 on: February 21, 2021, 01:14:20 pm »
Lilly is cool!!! How 'bout that???   

the '60 is fantastic. I love the styling of those models....  however many years they were around.... The work you did in the bed is kickass! Fancy mirrors....   ;)   

I remember switching out a transmission in one..... it was... so EASY!  ;D    The hilarious part, though? My buddy didn't realize that it was the rear end that was actually out... so.... we more than likely took out a perfectly good transmission, put in a rebuilt one, and arrived exactly back at zero and then had to do the rear-end.  ;D 
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3764 on: February 21, 2021, 01:36:14 pm »
Sounds like the professional mechanics where I live!
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