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    • 1/8 Scale Talbot Lago t26c Project Begins

      It is no longer a surprise ...
      A purely French car, a Talbot Lago T26C.
      A superb exemplary of the Museum of Mulhouse (France):

      This article was originally published in forum thread: 1/8 talbot lago t26c started by PROPELLER View original post
      Comments 358 Comments
      1. Dougritt's Avatar
        Dougritt -
        Fabulous work on the body. I am hoping to use your techniques on my Alfa Romeo 8C Monza body. Does the body buck have to be built from wood? Could a buck be cast from Eurethane and used for hammering copper or aluminum?
      1. PROPELLER's Avatar
        PROPELLER -
        Hi genlemen!

        Ken, I do agree... And about the "real" question, I enjoy that!

        Daniel, I'm sorry but I forgot to give you where I took this wonderful idea.
        Take a look at (another "master"...):
        http://www.wettringer-modellbauforum.de/forum/index.php?page=Thread&threadID=35661&pageNo=1

        Dougritt, yes, it's a wooden buck. About the Eurethane one, sorry, I don't know...
        I never try!

        Well, chassis, more:












        Another "game" on the chassis.
        Froggies, you know...




        Dan.
      1. PROPELLER's Avatar
        PROPELLER -
        Chassis, more...









        Dan
      1. PROPELLER's Avatar
        PROPELLER -
        Chassis, more and more...





















        Dan.
      1. kmeaders@q.com's Avatar
        kmeaders@q.com -
        Excellent work, as always, Dan. I love it, that you're building a vintage race car!
      1. PROPELLER's Avatar
        PROPELLER -
        Hi all,
        Thanks Kmeaders, I' am vintage man too...

        Today, front axel.
        The real thing:



        Mine:

















        Dan.
      1. 3.Star's Avatar
        3.Star -
        Dan, it is always said: "It takes moments to fail, but a lifetime to gain experience."

        Cheers
        Michael
      1. ScaleMotorcars's Avatar
        ScaleMotorcars -
        You guys make this look so easy.
      1. PROPELLER's Avatar
        PROPELLER -
        Thanks guys...

        Small things on:





















        Dan.
      1. PROPELLER's Avatar
        PROPELLER -


        Tchernobyl?
        Of course not!
        Only all the elements of the chassis before soldering:







        And it's not complete!
        Wait and see...

        Dan.
      1. PROPELLER's Avatar
        PROPELLER -
        Hi gentlemen!

        Today, stamping...


















        In situ, welded:













        Dan.
      1. sydeem's Avatar
        sydeem -
        Now that was informative!
      1. sampsond's Avatar
        sampsond -
        The stamping is a great technique! I'm getting so many new ideas from following this build. Makes me want to start building!
      1. PROPELLER's Avatar
        PROPELLER -
        Go ahead Sampsond!

        Well, today, no stamping, forming! and more...


















        Dan.
      1. ScaleMotorcars's Avatar
        ScaleMotorcars -
        Dan, little more info on that stamping. I can see its annealed but how the heck did you get such a clean result?

        This is one of those, WOW!!! I can do that posts...
      1. PROPELLER's Avatar
        PROPELLER -
        Hi all!
        Daniel, nothing special, just the pressure...

        Today, Mickey ears, and telescopic shocks bracket:












        Dan.
      1. Ton's Avatar
        Ton -
        Amazing job Dan!
      1. modelmaker's Avatar
        modelmaker -
        Quote Originally Posted by Ton View Post
        Amazing job Dan!
        I second that ! This is true scratchbuilding ....very inspiring stuff , well done !

        Sean
      1. BrassBuilder's Avatar
        BrassBuilder -
        This is great! I'm learning a bunch of stuff here. Keep up the excellent work Dan!
        Mike
      1. PROPELLER's Avatar
        PROPELLER -
        Thank you guys!

        Next game:



        Forming, another way... Mine!










        And now, the result:
















        Dan
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