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Bessie The Road Paver

Post by Tejanovader » Sat Apr 23, 2011 9:13 pm

I am building the road paver "Bessie" from Pixar's CARS. I thought I had already posted a topic on this subject, but could not find it...

Here is the album link.

http://tejanovader.carsthetoys.yuku.com ... /aid/92517
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Post by DaveVan » Sat Apr 23, 2011 9:14 pm

I don't see any pics??????

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Post by Rogviler » Sun Apr 24, 2011 12:05 am

Topics get auto deleted pretty quickly. The moral of the story is to not spend a lot of effort on your build posts so you don't get too annoyed to keep posting. :)

I certainly want to see how it turns out!

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Post by Joseph C. Brown » Sun Apr 24, 2011 8:06 am

It varies - as a rough average, two weeks with no new messages means the auto-prune will zap a topic.
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Making the Furnace Effect

Post by Tejanovader » Sun Apr 24, 2011 10:06 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxTNVLSp4W4url

Here is a video of the furnace test result.
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Post by DennisH » Mon Apr 25, 2011 6:17 am

I can't get the yuku thing to work for me. Do you have pics posted anywhere else? I remember when you had the first thread about Bessie and I wanted to show my daughter your project because she LOVES Cars.

Have you thought about writing an article on scratchbuilding Bessie for one of the hobby magazines?



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Post by Tejanovader » Mon Apr 25, 2011 6:46 am

Interesting about Yuku.

www.carsthetoys.com is the web site. Select "Ramone's House of Body Art" forum. The article on Bessie is near the top of the thread just after the sticky note topics.

Yes, I have thought about writing an article on Bessie for FINE SCALE MODELER and have at least posted over on their site.

The latest clip is at YOUTUBE. Type in "Bessie Fire Test" and it should come up first.

Good Luck.
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Post by Tejanovader » Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:45 pm

I have been busy since posting about Bessie on this thread. For the full deal, go to:

http://carsthetoys.yuku.com/topic/3541/ ... NKJHOTFLKg

I have a video on the Integrated Circuits that make up the furnace effect and show some progress photos......

Thanks for looking!
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Post by Rogviler » Thu Dec 20, 2012 3:00 am

Glad to see this progressing and it looks great. It's cool to see a video of the lights as well.

I can't believe it's been so long... :shock:

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Post by DennisH » Sat Dec 22, 2012 7:50 pm

A feat of engineering and a work of art all rolled into one. :8) I have to image someone at PIXAR has your thread bookmarked in their favorites folder.

I finally did get yuku to work for me, thank goodness. Your Bessie build was worth the effort! :wink:
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Post by Tejanovader » Mon Dec 24, 2012 3:45 pm

Thanks for the compliments. More progress pics have been posted.

http://carsthetoys.yuku.com/topic/3541/ ... Ni-LeTFLKg

If the direct link doesn't work, visit: www.carsthetoys.com, find "Ramone's House of Body Art", select "Building Bessie" and find the last few entries. Feedback is always appreciated.

Blessings and Merry Christmas!!!!!

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Post by Tejanovader » Tue Jan 22, 2013 9:41 pm

I hope to have some more pics soon.
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Post by Tejanovader » Tue Jan 22, 2013 9:48 pm

I hope to have some more pics soon.
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Post by sbaxter » Wed Feb 20, 2013 9:05 am

Would really like to see more as things progress -- I'm trying to accurize some Lightning McQueen toys (and possibly others, depending on how successful I am with the ones I have).

I love Cars and don't really understand why some do not, although I know that nothing appeals to everyone, of course. And since no one has seen fit to release any model kits, it's toys or scratchbuilding, I suppose. I think there were some simple kits released in Japan, but what I saw didn't make me want to buy them.

Frankly, Mater seems a more challenging project than McQueen, but neither is nearly so ambitious as your attempt to recreate "the finest road-paving machine ever built."

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Post by Tejanovader » Wed Feb 20, 2013 4:16 pm

Thank you. I see you speak KLINGON! I am also building the 1/350 scale refit. WHOABOY!!

I have been letting Bessie simmer for a few weeks. Do you know about the www.carsthetoys.com web site?

If not, Go to RAMONE'S HOUSE OF BODY ART and look for the Bessie Building Thread. Please join the CARS web site and feel free to join the discussion. Right now, I seem to be the only one who is really passionate about Bessie..LOL!

Nice to meet you. Tj
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Post by sbaxter » Thu Feb 21, 2013 7:42 am

Tejanovader wrote:Thank you. I see you speak KLINGON! I am also building the 1/350 scale refit. WHOABOY!!

I have been letting Bessie simmer for a few weeks. Do you know about the www.carsthetoys.com web site?

If not, Go to RAMONE'S HOUSE OF BODY ART and look for the Bessie Building Thread. Please join the CARS web site and feel free to join the discussion. Right now, I seem to be the only one who is really passionate about Bessie..LOL!
I've read through that site many times, but just now I finally joined up. You'll see me there as "Experiment 626." Haven't posted as of this writing, but I soon will. Will see if I can draw another larger-scale toy modifier out of the woodwork there …

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FIRE FORM

Post by Tejanovader » Sat Mar 30, 2013 2:29 pm

Using modeling cement, I let various pieces dry and attached them to the front of the LED effect for fire.

Here is the result:
http://s374.photobucket.com/user/tejano ... 4.mp4.html
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