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Another interesting project Henri.
 
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Tim Brien

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Henri,
this is one that I did many years ago using a starter set coach body as the base for the cab on a Stainz chassis.

 
Rhinochugger

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Started the front & rear. I hope the curved shape will stay after 24 hours of applied pressure.

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Paul M

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Not sure yet. Plasticard or wood.
Oops sorry I thought that was the roof you're shaping. I can never seem to get roofs to stay curved properly
 
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You can get very thin plywood from aircraft model shops. 1/32 and 1/64 inch. Great for roofing.
 
Henri

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Yes I've seen it! According to the blueprints I have it should be a wooden roof (small timber), but it would be easier to apply a plasticard roof (I have thinner sizes than 2mm).
 
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Front & rear. 2mm plasticard... Maybe use the oven...
I wrapped some around a bottle and put it in near boiling water - result was not too bad :nod::nod:
 
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Tim Brien

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To retain a curved roof then laminate several layers of thinner styrene, gluing together in the shape you want.
 
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To retain a curved roof then laminate several layers of thinner styrene, gluing together in the shape you want.
Something like this :nod::nod: (which is actually the inside of the whaleback tender)

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My biggest problem with doing this sort of thing is making the end and former profiles exact:shake:
 
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Just put them together and file as long until they’re exaxtly the same. Here you see the skirt being matched to each other, front and rear and both sides.

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