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I saw great color photos from 1966 posted by Tony F. on tardisbuilders.com that look like Dead Planet behind the scenes to my untrained eyes. I didn't find them in the Dead Planet gallery here, so I am probably wrong about them, but am happy about it anyway.
A good couple of hours...
Chamfered the edges of panels 6, 5, 4 and they fit snugly.
Drilled loads of holes in the fender 'wall' to lighten it.
Built guards around the rear wheels to save any baby toes getting trapped under them.
Marked out the top for cutting out for the seat (much to my wife's dismay, taken from a free-standing baby jumper type thing).
- finish off chamfering the skirt panels.
- cut out top hole for seat.
- cut out base for feet.
- maybe glue all together.... we'll see...
Hi fellow Dalek fans last night i came up with a solution as to how to braze the rods on my gun .Anyway i came up with this idea whether someone else used the same method i don,t know so in my mind its my idea ha.I used threaded 10mm bar 4 nuts & 4 washers ,because the bars are bent at rightangles i just hooked them into my predrilled holes and tightened the nuts to apply pressure and it seems to be very sturdy i could carry it into the house to show my long suffering wife my invention .tonight i brazed it using my propane gas torch ,not ideal as its a run of the mill plumbers one .I managed to get the thing hot enough and its holding solid so a lot of dressing up because of the sloppy flux etc but its my first attempt so quite pleased till i do a better one here,s a couple of pics cheers ...Brian
Thanks Aaron, It's quite a rush, but luckily a Davros is much less work than a full Dalek, so I may be able to get it done in time!
Hi John, understood - This may be the last build done to the old plans!
Last skirt panels cut today, so hopefully tonight will be spent chamfering the edges of the panels to correct angles to maximise my wood-glueing areas and cut down on gaps to fill.
Plan also to cut out the base and console top to allow feet and body respectively through, then it'll be skirt assembly time!
Can't believe it's Wednesday afternoon already and I hope to have it done for Monday!