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2017 Engineering Vehicle Group Build (EngGB17)

The last GB of the year from 1st October to 31st December 2017

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Road of Bones13/10/2017 22:09:38
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Nice choice there Mr Ward! nerd I have fancied one of those AAVTs for a while (waiting for one with the add-on armour to pop up on eBay at a good price).

The Earth is not quite moving yet, but it trembles in anticipation...



The cab is almost enclosed nownerd

Carry on chaps,

Alistair kulou

Steve Jones 1219/10/2017 18:50:31
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9187 photos

Hi Everyone

One side of the Lorraine is now finished. A few adjustments here and there and I will then start the other side


Some cracking builds going on. Another great GB buildyes


jimbo20/10/2017 12:42:58
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2711 photos

As usual with GBs now there is some great stuff going on. Steve your virtual rebuild is a real labour of love and Alistair that is one beautiful cabin.

Me? Well have got this far thinking


I think my report will read "must try harder" face 20


Dave Ward20/10/2017 13:11:45
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My AAVR-7 is progressing, I've finished the running gear - tedious and boring 2 part track links

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More details on my separate blog


jimbo20/10/2017 15:20:54
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Your monster is coming on a treat. Looks imposing already.


Road of Bones21/10/2017 09:33:07
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Good to see some updates! smile d

Steve- up to your usual high standards of detailingnerd

Jim- nice and neat, as usualthumbs up

Dave- got the dull bit done early then! All fun from here...wink 2

Had a week of no bench time, as I had an audit & technical review with an American customer, but I managed an evening at the bench tonight, working on the PE folding platforms that surround the cab:




Will try and do a fuller update on my blog later.

Carry on chaps!

Alistair kulou

jimbo21/10/2017 11:37:04
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That is eye wateringly good stuff Mr Bones smile p


Paul Eberle21/10/2017 17:15:35
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Some outstanding choices taken and good progress made by the group, props.

This test fit is config1. Config2 would be if rock crusher is completed in time. I will attempt only the 1st stage rock crusher as the 2nd stage crusher/screener is too complex to execute the w/poor ref material available to me. The other vehicles are mostly complete, just some decals & paint touchup to do on most of them. The crusher & base will be worked in tandem going forward w/other vehicle work being completed as they are added to the base. That's the Plan anyhow.

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I'll do a config2 test fit when the crusher frame, suspension, & wheels are completed. C&Cs welcomed. PaulE

Edited By Paul Eberle on 21/10/2017 17:20:20

Graeme C.21/10/2017 17:45:47
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Jim, if your report reads must try harder, then I'm in real trouble!disgust

The lower hull is built with a couple of the winch parts, I've been busy with normal life things, leaving very little time for modelling.sad


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jimbo22/10/2017 16:35:17
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Paul - love watching your complex dios come together. Even at the small scale they must be pretty big.

Graeme - even being retired I find there are not enough hours in the day. Looks a nice neat build and always good to get some major parts behind you.


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