27th April - 1st May

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  • Image 01

    PATTERN MAKING - DARREN

    This is the new ROD 23.

    Well, it WILL be.

    It's the old Rover P5, Darren has had to do quite a lot of work on this.

  • Image 02

    PATTERN MAKING - DARREN

    The huge licence plate from the original model had to be filled in.

  • Image 03

    PATTERN MAKING - DARREN

    This is what will be sticking out through the bonnet/hood.

  • Image 04

    PATTERN MAKING - Mr. P

    The Pink one is using a gas flame to 'Sweat' on some etching.

    This process heats the solder and the car body rather than the etching itself, if heat was applied directly to the etching it would melt.

  • Image 05

    SMALL PARTS CASTING - IAN

    See, we are happy in our work...........

  • Image 06

    SMALL PARTS CASTING - IAN

    These are headlight surrounds for the new BRK 152.

    They will be left on the spru for spraying and carefully removed after they are dry.

  • Image 07

    FETTLING - RICH

    These are the BRK 152 bodies.

  • Image 08

    FETTLING - RICH

    The clean-up boys get through a lot of sanding blocks each week.

  • Image 11

    CASTING ROOM

    These are support rods for our new US Lowboy trailer.

    It's sooooo long that the white metal could bend under the weight so these rods will be part of the assembly to add strength.

  • Image 09

    PLATING CASTING - ANDY

    Axles for the BC 007.

    Our moulds can take quite a lot of punishment and it's the only way to get some pieces out.

  • Image 10

    PLATING CASTING - DAVE

    Mr. Heath is helping to sand the bodies at the moment,

    and very busy he is too.

  • Image 12

    FETTLING - LITTLE ANDY

    Andy is working on IPV 33 and a few left overs from last schedule.

  • Image 13

    FINAL ASSEMBLY - MARTYN

    Everyone is working on the new Mustang.

    We have spent all week putting these stripe decals on.

    They are VERY difficult to get right and lots of naughty, sweary, un-printable words were uttered.....

    .....even from the ladies !!!!!!!!!!

  • Image 14

    PAINT ROOM - TIM

    The grills for the Mustang are ready.

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    PAINT ROOM - TIM

    It's not a very good picture of Tim.....

    .....

    ....I just put it in for giggles

    :o)

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    PAINT ROOM - BIG ANDY

    Andy is performing the body stripping operation again today.

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    MOULD MAKING - NEIL

    This is the roll of steel that will be one of the loads for the US Lowboy trailer.