Turbo Derby Big Rig Build

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Turbo Derby Big Rig Build

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Here's my latest big rig build using Turbo Derby products.
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To see the big rig build in action Check out..
https://www.turboderby.com/post/buildin ... by-big-rig
What type of automobile can be spelled the same forwards & backwards?
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That's quite the build. Good job!
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Thank you Randy!
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Beautiful build! Love seeing the plans!
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Thanks VK.
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whodathunkit wrote: Wed May 15, 2024 4:52 pmHere's my latest big rig build using Turbo Derby products.
Whoa!

The silvered wheel spokes are a really nice touch, and the Sharpie approach looks like a tidy way to detail a wheel... we'll want to try that idea at some point. :thanks:
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Thanks FS,
Back in the day I used to paint them with a brush and testers silver model paint.
The sharpie pen just makes quick work of it.
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