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    1. Kit: , by (VIP/Sponsor) semijoe is offline
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      Started: 05-09-11 Build Revisions: Never  
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      1st i want to say thnx for letting me join this kool lookin forum.everybodys builds look awesome
      tthis is an 1/12 scale oshkosh t1500 airport fire and rescue truck.i started this truck 5 months ago.it will have a working roof mounted water cannon,lower doors will open and slide, engine compartment will open, with lights and sounds. hold about a gallon of water and so on
      heres the truck i want to do
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  1. BrassBuilder's Avatar Yearly Subscriber
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    Hey Joe,
    Welcome to the forum. You really need to post pics of it as you build it. This looks like a cool project!
    Mike
    My website:
    http://www.firesteelhobbies.com/index.html

    Feel free to look around. I have all of my projects on the website.
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  2. semijoe's Avatar VIP/Sponsor
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    lets start with the mechanical parts

    i received in some parts to get started on this awesome truck
    this is an oshkosh t1500 airport fire and rescue truck
    it will have a working roof mounted water cannon
    rc4wd rockwell axles
    rc4wd modded budd rims
    rc4wd two face tires
    rc4wd hangers and shackles




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    started on the side bottom boxes



    next alum lift doors



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    next the rear full fenders






    next the shocks
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    theres 3 top boxes.i will make each one seperate




    made alower engine compartment
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    painted lower box and rear fenders



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    time to cut out the cab



    add some window detail


    handles now
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    start on the engine cover






    added some handles
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    started on the front box and middle floor






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    both fender on and outer lip too is on
    tomorrow i should beable to sand oshkosh t1500 fire rescue ARFF 1/12 scale and put a 1st coat of primer oshkosh t1500 fire rescue ARFF 1/12 scale on it

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    its not much a update, but i did get a chance to paint the rims.
    tomorrow, i have a full day to work on her ;D

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    i had to cut an open for bumper brackets and wiring



    did alot work on the front bumper. light buckets are place, brackets made, sanded and primed





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    im still working on the front bumper. theres a lot of stuff thats involve in making this function
    ive decided to make a working bumper mounted water cannon. it will turn l/r but not up/down
    i needed to make a compartment that was accessible
    also install pull ring and fog lights



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    ive added the compartment behind the panel, along with a reel and hose

    for now the face plate and bumper is done
    still alot more to do but the basics is all done
    tomorrow i will get started on the sides of the cab
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