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Hawk Woodie on Surfari

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  • Member since
    December, 2008
  • From: UK
Hawk Woodie on Surfari
Posted by PatW on Wednesday, February 08, 2017 1:47 PM

I doing a reasonably quick build indoors waiting for printer supplies to come..........

rear light.......

floor in.........

and rear door............

Remember , common sense is not common.

  • Member since
    November, 2003
  • From: State of Mississippi. State motto: Virtute et armis (By valor and arms)
Posted by mississippivol on Wednesday, February 08, 2017 9:32 PM
Looks fun. Does it come with a figure?
  • Member since
    December, 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Thursday, February 09, 2017 2:40 AM

Yes mississippivol you get the loony driving it in about 6 pieces! But I now have to learn how to paint a figure however crazy he looks! I have tried a dark brown for the body but I thought it too dark, my wife says it's about right! I also have to learn how to paint the one eye you see!

Photo supplied by a previous builder.

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  • Member since
    January, 2010
Posted by CrashTestDummy on Thursday, February 09, 2017 3:56 PM

Those things are fun, aren't they?  And quick builds, too, unless you start adding details.  Nice work on the tanned and buff surfer dude!

Gene Beaird,
Pearland, Texas

  • Member since
    December, 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Friday, February 10, 2017 4:45 PM

Thanks Gene I asked another builder to supply that photo as I don't paint bodies! But you can judge for yourself later!

Update..........Well.........because the chassis and everything else is askew, not square, I've had to shave off and bend the floor to fit. Then you have the problem of the tailgate not fitting, but guess what...............it did!

 

and a tattoo and copper wire earing for our surfer dude...........

and afew flames and ally tube to finish the exhaust..........

 and the horn and rear light................

Hopefully some more tomorrow.

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  • Member since
    December, 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Saturday, February 11, 2017 2:09 PM

The final pics...............

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  • Member since
    December, 2007
  • From: Eagle River, WI
Posted by PANZERJAGER on Wednesday, March 01, 2017 1:43 PM

Kool rendition of an old kit!!!!!

  • Member since
    December, 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Friday, March 03, 2017 6:07 AM

Thanks PANZERJAGER, yes a really super fun build. I've kept the box top and put it on the wall in my workspace/cabin.

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