Help identifying part?

Discussion in 'Studio Scale Models' started by steveo, Jan 31, 2005.

  1. steveo

    steveo Sr Member

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    Hey there parts experts,

    Can anyone identify these parts that belong on the Boushh costume. They are the same exact piece, only with different parts attached. I'm looking for the main body part, which to me looks like maybe the underside of a tank? Thanks for help in advance.

    Steveo

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  2. slave1pilot

    slave1pilot Sr Member

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    as I said on the TDH ,
    "Do you have any bigger pics?"
     
  3. steveo

    steveo Sr Member

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    Hey Slave1,

    Do those work any better?

    Steveo
     
  4. star-art

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    If I'm not mistaken, the part sitting on top of the box in your first pic is from the Airfix 1/24 Harrier jumpjet (GR1 is the original issue, current issue is GR3 which has the same part).
     
  5. Vinyl Guy

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    In the "boushh belt" photo the piece in the center looks like the Airfix 1/24 Harrier piece that's on the Y-Wing.

    Dan

    "Vinyl Guy"
     
  6. Treadwell

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    [​IMG] deja vu!

    He had a thread in the prop forum where I said the same thing, but as he said in his post (which I overlooked as well), he's looking to ID the main body of the piece--he did already know about the Harrier detail.

    I'm sure he appreciates the quick responses nevertheless!
     
  7. steveo

    steveo Sr Member

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    Thanks Treadwell,
    I do appreciate the quick responses and just plain responses. I've been searching for a long time on the main body of this piece. I've had no such luck identifying it, but have gotten a lot of responses from the forum which I really appreciate.

    Steveo
     
  8. MonCal

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    I can't believe I've never even been in this section of the forums..... and I thought I spotted something new [​IMG] .. geesh [​IMG]

    Anyway, Steveo I rearranged your pics to help a little visually:

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  9. steveo

    steveo Sr Member

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    Thanks MonCal,

    I hope it helps. It's one of the last pieces I need for accuracy.

    Steveo
     
  10. MonCal

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    Sure thing! I did another comparison for approximate measurements:

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    Incase there are others like me who don't read every section of the forums [​IMG]
     
  11. steveo

    steveo Sr Member

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    Great job MonCal,

    Hope this helps people. I'm having no luck with this part. I took some pics to a model shop and the guy said they looked like "half models" that they used to make back then. He also said they looked like poured metal and not a plastic kit part. Not sure about that one. He said they also look like something people used to use back then for belts and such and to check costume places. Not sure how accurate this info is.

    Steveo
     
  12. Ketzer.com

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    the large part on the right (1 1/[​IMG] looks like a cut off transmission housing. The other part attached to the left of it looks like two halves of a smaller scale transmission with a cound thing in between.

    Tim
     
  13. steveo

    steveo Sr Member

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    Any idea what transmission part? Scale? Thanks for the help.

    Steveo
     
  14. DK424

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    Call me crazy, but that large part that forms the base is an almost dead-on match to a transmission/engine housing part from an old Tamiya 1/12 Honda that I have from the early 80s. Trouble is, it's half the size of the part pictured. I'll go out on a limb and say it's probably from one of Tamiya's 1/6 Hondas, because I've always suspected that ILM used the big-scale bikes. Then again, didn't they pretty much use EVERYTHING that said "Tamiya" on the box!

    Anyone out there have any of these kits on hand to look through? I just haven't had the time or money to track one down yet.

    Dan
     
  15. steveo

    steveo Sr Member

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    Awesome...I will definitely check into this! Thanks a lot.

    Steveo
     
  16. MonCal

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    Cool beans [​IMG] At least it's a start.

    Here is another angle of that part:

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    On another note, I went to a model shop close by today and found one of the 1/12 Tamiya model ferrari 312T4 model kits. They want $80.00 for it. If I'm not mistaken, the parts used in that kit were:
    * the hood for the top of the helmet
    * the engine for the mouth
    * and a couple other parts on the sides of the helmet.... correct me if I'm wrong.

    Here is the mouth:
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    And a shot of the ear with the harrier piece again:
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  17. MonCal

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    Not to get sidetracked from that part [​IMG]

    How about these little parts?:

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    that is from this pic:

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  18. MonCal

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    I know .... too many parts at one time [​IMG]
    But maybe we can figure some of these out.

    Here is a shot of the bandolier box details:

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  19. MonCal

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    This part looks like a carburator / intake assembly ???

    [​IMG]
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  20. boatbuilder1

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    the part in question in the last post above mine is a turbo charer housing it is a spiral sort of shape the air goes in one end and there is an impeller inside the helps pull in more air and as we all know the fuel to air mixure is critical for speed the more air you can get in the faster you go

    tamiya has several 1/20 f 1 thand has the same part
     
  21. EchoLeader

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    May be known but this is the same part that's on the belly of the Studio Scale AT-AT and it comes from the Tamiya 1/35 Churchill Crocodile.

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  22. MonCal

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    Are there any other parts in that kit that are in this costume by chance?
    If not, does anyone have a mold / casting of that part?
     
  23. slave1pilot

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    </SPAN><TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=85%><TR><TD CLASS=$row_color>
    boatbuilder1 wrote:
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    the part in question in the last post above mine is a turbo charer housing it is a spiral sort of shape the air goes in one end and there is an impeller inside the helps pull in more air and as we all know the fuel to air mixure is critical for speed the more air you can get in the faster you go

    tamiya has several 1/20 f 1 thand has the same part
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    That part is known as a "volute' in the auto industry.
     
  24. MonCal

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    </SPAN><TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=85%><TR><TD CLASS=$row_color>
    slave1pilot wrote:
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    boatbuilder1 wrote:
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    the part in question in the last post above mine is a turbo charer housing it is a spiral sort of shape the air goes in one end and there is an impeller inside the helps pull in more air and as we all know the fuel to air mixure is critical for speed the more air you can get in the faster you go

    tamiya has several 1/20 f 1 thand has the same part
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    That part is known as a "volute' in the auto industry.

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    So, are we talking about a boat or a car model? ... I'm assuming car .... but which one?
     
  25. MonCal

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    here's another angle of the bandolier box.

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  26. MonCal

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    I found the vader model kit today so I have the boot piece. I missed out on the ferrari kit. I'll have to track down another one. I'm still looking at the churchill tank kits.

    Does anyone have parts from the tank kit they could copy?

    Any more ideas on the parts posted????? Turbo charger?? tranny housing?? [​IMG]
     
  27. MonCal

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    Just Made some boot pieces for a couple other boushh builders [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    I'm acquiring each model kit for all the known parts .... one by one [​IMG] should have the tank model kit soon.
     
  28. NEKROFANATIC

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    those boot bits are also used in the t-bits on the scout trooper upper arm piece...
     
  29. MonCal

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    Sweet!! That's good information [​IMG]
     
  30. CLWTUSKEN

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    So much knowledge here on the RPF... Love this kind of info,,,,

    CLWTUSKEN
     

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