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Death from Above

Discussion in 'Modding Worklogs' started by mad_mic3, Aug 29, 2015.

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    Thanx's Defyant;)
     
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    Love the attention to little details like this :thumbup:
     
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    Morning Woodddddddddd

    Hi Everyone

    Time to add the back-lit DFA Logo cutout pocket

    Yes i could pull out the router & cut a pocket in the stand base timber

    The good old hand chisels put to work


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    Do the small pocket 1st up


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    Than do the 2nd shallow recess


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    Than its time to sand both flats to see where any highs & lows are, than add some filler & re sand it all over


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    Initial sanding & shaping of the fibreglass i did last update, than start with the body filler smoothing out process


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    Bleeding in the whole rear piece as 1


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    Heat Ex-changer diffuser in the making


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    Jump a heap of steps eg: file to desired size
    this view is the marking out of the underside, i'll mill the recess for the mesh


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    a preview of it in situ


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    Till next update,

    Thanx's for looking;)

    mad_mic3:)
     
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    simply awesome mate, getting there!:thumbup:
     
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    Looking really good. :thumbup:
     
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    Nothing like a bit of morning wood to get your modding day started :thumbup:

    As always mate nice skills :D
     
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    Impressive :thumbup:
     
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    Thanx's Ma, you should be sleeping at that time;)
     
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    Hey, what's this??

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    Using a panel beaters hammer on a chisel?
    Naughty, naughty. Now go find your timber mallet.
     
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    Thanx's invariance:), I choose that for its lite weight, its far from a panel hammer:tongue:
     
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    Chisel chisel

    Hi Everyone

    As the Stone Mason would say, Still chiselling away

    Time to drill & tap the holes that hold the grill in place


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    Done & dusted


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    Easy access mod, this will allow the top hdd cage to be removed either while in situ or on the bench, i'll post up some pics when it goes together for the final assembly


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    back view


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    full frontal


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    I'm already part way thru the next update, i'll post that up on sunday arvo/nite

    Till than,enjoy your weekend

    Thanx's for looking;)

    mad_mic3:)
     
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    Looking very tidy, can't wait to see this completed. :thumbup:
     
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    Thanx's Ma, its not that far off all going good:)
     
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    Just like a good book or a fine wine ... you know the rest :thumbup:
     
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