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    Mar 21, 2012, 3:54 PM - Studio Scale Shadomobile build #1

    This is what I'm working on at the moment, Fully RC'ed with doner bits from a Tamyia Pershing Tank (Gearboxes, DMD and the Multifunction unit) I've used as many of the original Kit parts (Greeblies) and where not available, cast parts. The Metal swing arms are of my own design and all are now sprung with 1/10 scale RC Car shocks. When its done I'll be out in a forest somewhere with a video Camera and all going on Youtube
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    Mar 22, 2012, 4:28 AM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #2

    Wow, looks fantastic !!! can't wait to see the vid..



    Phil
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    Mar 22, 2012, 8:30 AM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #3

    Always loved this design, like it was meant to be in the real world.
    Your build looks better than the originals & your skill with the running gear is a credit to you.
    Can't wait for the vid too
    Stu
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    Mar 22, 2012, 3:11 PM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #4

    Thanks for the compliments guys, but lets be real here, those guys back then were under so much pressure they didnt have the luxuary of time that we have. Lets hope the Vid will be half or at least a quarter as good as they did
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    Mar 24, 2012, 2:36 PM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #5

    Ok, question, How did the get in and out of the bloody things?

    My solution........
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    Mar 24, 2012, 11:29 PM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #6

    I wondered that too. There's some kind of half doors at the rear, but not very 'realistic'.
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    Mar 25, 2012, 12:48 PM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #7

    If you look at the studioshots of the original models there is an indication around the side windows and the main hull but they were never really clear. Anyways I'll go with the side doors and leave the hinged cab as a display aid.
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    Mar 27, 2012, 12:13 AM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #8

    Very nice!!! Detailed well!! Can't wait to see video!

    Dan
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    Mar 27, 2012, 1:25 AM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #9

    I've been getting back into my UFO dvds lately. It's great to see your Shado Mobile build.
    I'll be looking forward to seeing it running!
    Which Shado mobile are you building, Shado 1 or 2 or Shado control?
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    Mar 27, 2012, 2:10 AM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #10

    Wow and wow. Great build.
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    Mar 27, 2012, 8:19 AM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #11

    Cheers guys, I'm doing the one with just Shado on the side. Its a little more generic and less prone to people saying things like.... theres too many rivits on that part lol.
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    Mar 28, 2012, 7:23 AM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #12

    Great looking model.
    Always thought the Moby was one of the best Anderson models.
    Looking forward to seeing the paint job.
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    Apr 2, 2012, 2:44 PM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #13

    Been tweaking the cabin a bit and after reviewing a few screen grabs I came up with this. Sorry about the quality of the pics (Phone cam).
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    Apr 3, 2012, 2:16 PM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #14

    Brilliant.
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    Apr 3, 2012, 7:35 PM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #15

    Cool!

    FB
  17. RPF Premium Member
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    Apr 6, 2012, 12:04 AM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #16

    Was watching some Episodes today.

    Looking forward on your progress on this one!!
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    Apr 8, 2012, 6:23 AM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #17

    That looks fantastic!

    Forgive my RC ignorance but what's the loudspeaker for? Are you planning to play engine noise through it?

    Harry
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    Apr 8, 2012, 1:03 PM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #18

    Yep Its a Tamiya Multifunction unit from a pershing tank so the sound is just right.
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    May 31, 2013, 5:14 PM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #19

    Back on this now to get it done and dusted, Not happy with the red line so I will redo it tomorrow.
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    May 31, 2013, 5:41 PM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #20

    Always enjoy your threads more good stuff!!
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    May 31, 2013, 6:41 PM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #21

    oh yeah,one of my fav's.this is lookin great.colour looks very good.
    hope to start building one of these myself in the near future.
    very inspirational.
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    Jun 1, 2013, 1:41 PM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #22

    What I did today. Still need the "Glass on the headlights, Wipers and the inevitable dirty work.
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    Jun 6, 2013, 11:52 AM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #23

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    Jun 6, 2013, 5:21 PM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #24

    That's bloody great !!, love the sound effects from the tamiya tank, it makes it sound really meaty..

    Fantastic...I want one !!

    Cheers, Phil
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    Jun 7, 2013, 12:54 PM - Re: Studio Scale Shadomobile build #25

    Did one today with Music

    UFO Shadomobile in the Forest. - YouTube

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