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Offline ArcsS

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Bus modification
« on: April 02, 2018, 21:41:07 »
I am a schoolbusdriver/handyman in a school.
Yesterday I found a bus in the trash.
He isn't complete, but I want to buy the missing items.
Also I am modding him to look a bit like my bus :)


This is the bus I'm driving



I found him like this in the trash




Removing the prints


Disassemblied and fresh out of the dishwasher


Prepared the new decals


How it looks at the moment.


Now I am waiting for the missing items (door, rooftops, tyre, mirrors, ...) also the other vinyl colors.

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Re: Bus modification
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2018, 22:15:28 »
Great to see your project! Wonderful you have recovered a set from the trash and are able to use it to move forward for your collection

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Re: Bus modification
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2018, 04:29:08 »
Great project! When it's done take a picture of it next to the big one and put it in the Things in little thread: http://www.playmofriends.com/forum/index.php?topic=14523
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Re: Bus modification
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2018, 06:41:04 »
An excellent piece of custom work.  I look forward to seeing the end result.
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Re: Bus modification
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2018, 08:00:11 »
Wow, wonderful work :)
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Re: Bus modification
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2018, 09:01:47 »
A great find! (Tahra had some success with trash PM recently!) And the transformation is amazing! Do you need the mirrors? I think I have some spares.
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Re: Bus modification
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2018, 20:35:40 »
Thanks for te positive reactions.

I need the mirrors, rooftops, engine, side doors, tyre, ... :)
I found all the part numbers and in contact with the playmobil directservice

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Re: Bus modification
« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2018, 21:10:45 »
This is a great custom project  :love:

Cannot wait to see how the miniature will compare to the real one  :)
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