usariemen
6 years ago
The rear one is grooved on top.
The other one is flat.

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Hebster52
6 years ago
Perfect! Thanks Carsten! Just as I expected. The width is basically the same on them. Just slightly different curves.
Hebster52
6 years ago
I wonder if the wood is somehow made rotproof or just painted?
Any of the cloth or stuffing glued to the wood or is everything stapled to the wooden parts?
Hebster52
6 years ago
Sitting on the livingroom floor on my knees scetching on dimensions for the wooden rear bow and also trying my best in imagening how the bows and frame will fit when folded down....... Not easy to imagine when I dont have an original to look at and compare with....

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Hebster52
6 years ago
Also cut parts for the rear bow.

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Hebster52
6 years ago
Second bow in the raw, ready to be cut to final shape!

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usariemen
6 years ago
Originally Posted by: Hebster52 

... and also trying my best in imagening how the bows and frame will fit when folded down....... Not easy to imagine when I dont have an original to look at and compare with....



I was at my frame yesterday.
What do you need?
That is one freaking complicated hell of bows and levers.
So glad that I do not have to "make" one.
I made some pics.

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Hebster52
6 years ago
Thanks! That does give me some guidelines. Just trying to think ahead so there is less issues later. ๐Ÿ™‚
Hebster52
6 years ago
Now ready to be cut to final shape!

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Hebster52
6 years ago
And now the bows are cut and middlebow prefitted. Need some minor work before done.

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Hebster52
6 years ago
Today I got these from my co-worker from the workshop. Need to machine some of them with hex head etc... :)

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6 years ago
This is going to be So nice.



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zelensis61
6 years ago
Serious Business here going on in hebster werks ๐Ÿ˜‰ seems it's going on full speed ahead. .. I better go back in the barn, to catch you up in hessisch. :beer:
ZELENSIS, coachbuilt body from the 50's on a vw platform made in Belgium. Peter the heb detective
Hebster52
6 years ago
Today my cab handles arrived! Thanks Bengt! :)

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Hebster52
6 years ago
I's all in the details.. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Even the ones that will not be visible... :D

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6 years ago
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6 years ago
Originally Posted by: Hebster52 

Hinges done! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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Originally Posted by: Hebster52 

Now I have finished the main parts and tested to mock them up. Next is making all small detail parts so I can finally assemble the frame... ๐Ÿ™‚

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As I felt that the hinges were too tall I decided today to cut off about 10mm off the base of them to drop the frame some at the hinge areaโ€ฆ. :)
So I lined the halves up with the bolts and nuts until I get them welded on the frame.

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Hebster52
6 years ago
Also started working on the parts for the rear decklidโ€ฆ. Needs some rust repair in the tip. Better do this while I have the inner part drilled outโ€ฆ. :)

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Hebster52
6 years ago
Challenge is set! Premiere June 23rd 2017! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
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