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Old 04-01-2013, 09:01 PM   #11 (permalink)
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A few more pics to provide the illusion of progress on this project:

Above: ghetto frame mostly completed. In this pic it's very firmly strapped to the car. Five... count 'em! 5 ratchet straps, 2 bungee cords (to be replaced by straps). Still some triangulation to be done.

I've extended a very light 1x1 frame out from the main frame to act as a skeleton. This one won't be a stressed skin structure like the Firefly tail.


Starting on the "hip bustles".

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