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Post by Byron Bamboo » Mon Nov 19, 2007 8:31 am

:? Wierd.... serious case of Deja Vu?.... those pics look remarkably like Bergy's :D

Good work, great to see you back on the BD..
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Post by Bergy » Mon Nov 19, 2007 8:46 am

Wierd.... serious case of Deja Vu?.... those pics look remarkably like Bergy's
thats what I was thinking too Deano! :lol:

I agree ... good to see you back on it :D

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Post by bigbulli » Thu Dec 06, 2007 8:12 pm

Got a text from Dad to say he's started working on the BD, both front beam hangers are tacked in and the front beam has been blasted so he can test fit. Pics to follow in a week or so :roll: :wink: :D

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Post by 23A » Thu Dec 06, 2007 9:07 pm

..Good news, Rich; hope all is going well.. :D 8)
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Post by Scotty » Fri Dec 07, 2007 2:12 pm

Bloody hell rich, you go steady now! :lol:

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Post by bigbulli » Fri Dec 07, 2007 8:19 pm

Scotty wrote:Bloody hell rich, you go steady now! :lol:
:D :D :D

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Post by bigbulli » Tue Dec 18, 2007 9:54 am

bigbulli wrote:Got a text from Dad to say he's started working on the BD, both front beam hangers are tacked in and the front beam has been blasted so he can test fit. Pics to follow in a week or so


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Post by 23A » Tue Dec 18, 2007 3:01 pm

..SLOW DOWN there, boy! 8O :lol: - you'll have it finished & on the road, next thing! :wink: :twisted: :lol: :lol: 8)
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Post by 52panelvan » Wed Dec 19, 2007 12:50 pm

Hi Rich,

Just been looking through the pics on the samba, very nice - its so very close 8) , the beam looks very good condition.
Did your Dad blast that beam at home, if so what did he use or may be i got the wrong end of the stick.

Did you ever get a wiring loom made up? - if you did, who did it?

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Post by bigbulli » Wed Dec 19, 2007 7:43 pm

52panelvan wrote:Hi Rich,

Just been looking through the pics on the samba, very nice - its so very close 8) , the beam looks very good condition.
Did your Dad blast that beam at home, if so what did he use or may be i got the wrong end of the stick.

Did you ever get a wiring loom made up? - if you did, who did it?

Cheers

Mark
Hey Mark,

Yep Dad blasted it in the garage using a pressure blaster from http://www.frost.co.uk

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Ron is going to make my loom, he did one for my westy and truck, excellent product, he posts on here as Rocket. Just gotta decide on what I want, OG or updated! He's done a few BD looms already I know he did a 51/52 as OG which I think was all the same colour from memory!

Rich

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Post by 52panelvan » Fri Jan 11, 2008 6:48 pm

Thanks for that Rich,

How is the van going?

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Post by bigbulli » Fri Jan 11, 2008 8:45 pm

52panelvan wrote:Thanks for that Rich,

How is the van going?

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Slowly.... :lol:

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Post by bigbulli » Sat Jan 26, 2008 9:27 am

Digging thru some disks and found these old pics of the work we did from the original bigbulli.com site...

Passenger b-post and dog leg, pre didgital pics 8O

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Top hat, metal replacement and wooden one found in bus

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Top hat going in

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Rear top hat

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New Inner sills

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b-post repair

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Cab Divider

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Repair panel made by Rick @ Schofields, all pre-Gerson :wink:

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Brazilian Dog legs and front skins made by Rick.

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Well thats it from the history books for now till I upload some more old pics....

I'm spending all next weekend on the BD so should be able to show some new pics soon!!![/img]

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Post by bigbulli » Sun Jan 27, 2008 3:36 pm

Cab floor...

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Bottom front panel...

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C-posts...

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Long sill...

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