The first half of the tank mold is done! So far so good.
Next step will be to create 'dams' for the second half.
Presidents Day 2020.
The final coat of slick sand primer is on the rack. Just needs to be wet sanded and it will be ready to be waxed in preparation for another mold!...
Meanwhile, back at the ranch...
The rear rack looked pretty sad at first glance, but no too bad under the layers of house paint and rust.
Waiting for one final layer of glass on the mold next week. Here's where it stands today.
The first layer of glass is on the mold!
I've been waiting to schedule time at the fiberglass shop at Unique Motorcars and finally got in this week!
The first step was to spray the plug...
Here are the tank halves mounted, wet sanded, waxed and ready to start the mold making process.
Next step was body work and primer.
I love that it is literally a pedal car. I hope that it is easy enough to pedal to keep it that way!
There is one thing that distracts me a...
So much cool.:cool2:
To work on the tank halves and keep everything properly aligned I made a work surface that allowed the internal bracing to extend through and out...
Sounds like the best solution.
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Been following along on your facebook posts. Cool to see it all in one thread.
Cool.:cool2: I like the sound of it!
My first thought was how do you plan to thread a belt through the frame?
I actually started some of the work a while back after the parts first arrived. Some of you on facebook have already seen the tank but here is...
This is a collaboration project between myself and Brant Mackley in New Mexico. Brant pieced together all of the parts necessary to build a 1938...
Turned out awesome! Perfect stance.
I liked both wheels but 20" it is. :)
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