Author Topic: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse - VW of the Zombie Apocalypse  (Read 3675 times)

Offline Kerick

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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse
« Reply #25 on: August 28, 2021, 10:43:09 AM »
Anyone have any thoughts on what PA would look like after the fuel runs out?...

I think Port Angeles will be fine  ;D

 ;D ;D
Yep, we’ll just head over to Ft. Worden.  ;)

The world might go back to hanging horse thieves and cattle rustlers.

Offline Old Wombat

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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse
« Reply #26 on: August 30, 2021, 08:43:23 PM »
Only two bits to go! :D
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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse
« Reply #27 on: August 31, 2021, 08:43:05 PM »
The bike is done! :D

Final matt coat is drying as I type.

Should get pic's done tomorrow. :smiley:
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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse
« Reply #28 on: September 01, 2021, 07:08:37 AM »
 :smiley:

Looking forward to the images

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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse
« Reply #29 on: September 01, 2021, 04:13:40 PM »
OK, so here are the pic's;













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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse
« Reply #30 on: September 01, 2021, 04:20:33 PM »
And where is the axe you mentioned? I hear you ask;











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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse - MOTORBIKE DONE
« Reply #31 on: September 01, 2021, 07:17:31 PM »
Nobody's gonna mess with this guy !

Beautiful build.

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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse - MOTORBIKE DONE
« Reply #32 on: September 01, 2021, 07:26:09 PM »
Thanks, 'Mog! :smiley:

The axe isn't a permanent fixture but, I figure, it gives him a weapon he can use to keep the zombies beyond grabbing distance, if he can wield it well enough.
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Offline Frank3k

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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse - MOTORBIKE DONE
« Reply #33 on: September 02, 2021, 12:55:43 AM »
Looks great! The axe reminds me of the "Lord of the Rings" quote from Gimli : "And my axe!"

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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse - MOTORBIKE DONE
« Reply #34 on: September 02, 2021, 06:42:15 AM »
Great work. Really looks the part. :smiley:

Best I create a finished builds thread then ;)

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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse - MOTORBIKE DONE
« Reply #35 on: September 02, 2021, 09:13:27 PM »
Build #2 has commenced.

In the process of making it RH drive, like all good vehicles should be. ;)
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Offline Gingie

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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse - MOTORBIKE DONE
« Reply #36 on: September 03, 2021, 12:17:00 AM »
I love it! But that axe... that looks 1:1 scale. The ash wood grain is magnificent, as it the patina on the cutty part.

That bike is gonna be a wheelie machine when that Jerry is full  :smiley:

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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse - MOTORBIKE DONE
« Reply #37 on: September 06, 2021, 12:02:53 AM »
Volkswagen of the Zombie Apocalypse:

OK, I'm going to be trying a few weathering & rusting techniques on this build (Hopefully I won't get too carried away! :-\), including the method posted by Frank3k (because it looks interesting & the results look awesome).

The first is a combination of blending/feathering & salt technique but first I need a primer & sub-coat of ... rust.



Sure, not much but it's a start! ;)
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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse - MOTORBIKE DONE
« Reply #38 on: September 06, 2021, 01:08:53 AM »
This is going to be good! Is this the Takom VW T3?

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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse - VW of the ZA
« Reply #39 on: September 06, 2021, 09:35:15 AM »
This is going to be good! Is this the Takom VW T3?

Thanks, Frank, I hope so! :smiley:

And, yup! :smiley:
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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse - VW of the Zombie Apocalypse
« Reply #40 on: September 06, 2021, 03:26:11 PM »
Stage 2: Tamiya white primer 2nd base (slightly out of focus :-\)

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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse - VW of the Zombie Apocalypse
« Reply #41 on: September 10, 2021, 08:58:04 PM »
Stage 3: Results of salt & a light film of thinned Tamiya XF-2 Flat White.





The doors read;

DAVE JONES
BUILDER


Only a little bit worn.
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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse - VW of the Zombie Apocalypse
« Reply #42 on: September 10, 2021, 09:31:32 PM »
It's.... Davy Jones' Transporter!  :icon_surprised:
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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse - VW of the Zombie Apocalypse
« Reply #43 on: September 10, 2021, 09:56:16 PM »
David Jones is the most common name I could think of; I have known three David Jones' personally, several more peripherally & there is a department store with that name. ;)
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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse - VW of the Zombie Apocalypse
« Reply #44 on: September 11, 2021, 12:07:05 AM »
Is Dave Jones Welsh? The rust looks good, especially the feathering/fading paint around the rust on the roof.

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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse - VW of the Zombie Apocalypse
« Reply #45 on: September 11, 2021, 07:32:19 AM »
What ? Has Bob the Builder been taken  ;D

Looking in with much interest here, if you nail this I am having a crack as well.

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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse - VW of the Zombie Apocalypse
« Reply #46 on: September 27, 2021, 02:02:24 PM »
Slow going with RWS still getting in the way, & looks like doing so for another week or so. :icon_crap:

Still, there is stuff happening, even if the fit of this kit leaves a bit to be desired & I've been having to trim & fettle bits into where they should just fit. ::)

May manage to get some photo's up of progress in about a week but there's nothing happening for the next few days as, you guessed it, RWS gets in the way! :-X
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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse - VW of the Zombie Apocalypse
« Reply #47 on: October 22, 2021, 08:04:41 AM »
Could a friendly Moderator please move this to the Land forum? ???
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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse - VW of the Zombie Apocalypse
« Reply #48 on: October 22, 2021, 09:20:02 AM »
Could a friendly Moderator please move this to the Land forum? ???


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Re: Vehicles of the Zombie Apocalypse - VW of the Zombie Apocalypse
« Reply #49 on: October 22, 2021, 09:46:59 AM »
Thanks, Jeff! :icon_alabanza:


I'll try to get some pic's of the (extremely) minimal progress posted soon(-ish)! ;)
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