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#21 jphanna

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Posted 17 August 2014 - 05:14 PM

thanks for the pics guys. you know how you watch commercials on tv or even in movies when there is people walking down an isle, and every item on the shelves is perfectly stacked. I have never seen a shopping centre isle staked to perfection in my life.

whats the point of this.......well those last few pics look too clean and tidy!!! maybe your cars go so well you don't need to get the area messed up. my area is untidy with plastic/allow/rubber shavings scattered. I do clean it but its still messy.
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Posted 17 August 2014 - 05:23 PM

Interested on your thoughts on the ScaleAuto cases Jimmi?

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Posted 17 August 2014 - 06:40 PM

Had a bit of a shuffle around recently trying to sort things out a bit and separate the car tuning from the building, painting and scenic area. This is the tuning station.

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Need to put a light under the bottom shelf. Still got to come up with a satisfactory way to store wood and metal stocks. The white plastic drawers at the right have scenic supplies in them. The smaller ones on the top have decals and other things that need to be stored flat. Paint stripping station at the left end under the window.
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Posted 17 August 2014 - 06:56 PM

Embs - you appear to have a Citroen addiction??????

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Posted 17 August 2014 - 06:58 PM

G'day Ember, Some have a corner of a shed, you've got a shed in your corner .Well done.

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Posted 17 August 2014 - 07:57 PM

They were sourced for this year's WRP but I managed to find a Lancer. 2 of them are to be returned to the UK and held for potential use in WRP2015 if the class remains unchanged.

Never quite thought of it that way Digby.
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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:40 PM

Hey Mark,
I have had the scale auto box a few years now & it has been great, the locks have just started to loosen up a bit but it has copped a flogging though.
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Posted 18 August 2014 - 07:01 PM

Is there a chance you could post up some pictures of the unit? The insides and stuff?

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Posted 19 August 2014 - 08:44 PM

The cleaner went AWOL

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Posted 19 August 2014 - 08:50 PM

Still looks tidy compared to my main bench Wobble.
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Posted 19 August 2014 - 09:11 PM

And I didn't think it looked too bad until I saw the photo. Now I see how I loose stuff. If I tidied it would my cars go better?

Edited by Wobble, 19 August 2014 - 09:27 PM.

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:29 AM

View PostWobble, on 19 August 2014 - 09:11 PM, said:

And I didn't think it looked too bad until I saw the photo. Now I see how I loose stuff. If I tidied it would my cars go better?

Don't believe it Wobble , all you get is time lost to cleaning

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 08:41 PM

Can we get some more pics / specs on your tyre truer Wobble?

ps. jealous of how much space you guys have...
I'll have to get a photo of my workbench one day, but it's about 1m x 300mm...
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Posted 21 August 2014 - 06:09 AM

Shadow_Rusty, you might be better off with less room. Can't store so much stuff (junk).
Sander drive is from one of those teeny 12v compressors that fell off the shelf during the earthquakes and the wife backed over it so I had to use it for something. Not sure of the gear ratio but it's quite low and I run it on a 11v power pack. It could do with a variable voltage control to run it even slower at times but it does the trick. Base is just MDF and belt is from the O-ring store. To test if the tyres are trued the same I roll the axle down a board and if they go in a straight line I know I got it right.

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 08:28 AM

Thanks Wobble...

Nicely done there...
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Posted 01 September 2014 - 09:25 PM

I scored a shelf unit off Trademe for $20 so upgraded my work bench to version 2. Have to eat some ice-cream now to get the pottles to fill the shelves.

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Posted 03 September 2014 - 09:14 AM

View PostWobble, on 01 September 2014 - 09:25 PM, said:

I scored a shelf unit off Trademe for $20 so upgraded my work bench to version 2. Have to eat some ice-cream now to get the pottles to fill the shelves.
Good score - and what a difference too. My go-to containers are the Thai takeaways ones, see through, and stackable. B)
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Posted 03 September 2014 - 12:02 PM

Mine is a Sea Container .... it doubles for more than slot cars.

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Posted 03 September 2014 - 12:19 PM

Drool.....

Damn that is a nice setup there...
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Posted 04 September 2014 - 07:56 PM

View PostCapri-corn7, on 03 September 2014 - 09:14 AM, said:

View PostWobble, on 01 September 2014 - 09:25 PM, said:

I scored a shelf unit off Trademe for $20 so upgraded my work bench to version 2. Have to eat some ice-cream now to get the pottles to fill the shelves.
Good score - and what a difference too. My go-to containers are the Thai takeaways ones, see through, and stackable. B)

and for tea tonight we had Chinese in see through stackable containers so thanks for the tip
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