High wheel mower w/ 24' cut...

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by shaygetz, Jul 10, 2004.

  1. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    No DC, my HO scale cats keep them N scale critters at bay.

    Freelancer...cute?...cute?...CUTE?...think outstanding...think one of a kind...think, on par with the Wizard of Monterey himself, John Allen...b-b-b-but CUTE! (sob)...oh, the pain, the pain:p

    Thank you, guys, I really do appreciate all the kind words.

    ...cute he says...CUTE!....

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  2. rksstl

    rksstl Member

    Too bad they don't make a decoder that small a few hundered of them on dcc and they could help in the 1 to 1 yard :D :rolleyes:
  3. philip

    philip Guest

    Those are great! I see those and my mind says " build a mower repair shop"!:p
    Is the high wheel one is a yazoo or roof?

  4. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    Thanks, Philip. I actually do have a welding/small engine repair shop on my module. Three mowers and it still looks kinda nekkid soze there's at least 2-3 more coming, hoping for maybe 12-15 total. As for the make, I worked at a retail department store for 8 years that sold Murrays. They are actually red but I kinda liked the green so I went with that. Trouble with mowers is I've only seen them in 4 color schemes; red (Murray, Toro, Snapper), green (John Deere), orange (Kubota, Ahrens) and yellow (Cub Cadet). Any prototype justification for other colors would be greatly appreciated as I'd like not to repeat colors too often.
  5. Fred_M

    Fred_M Guest

    Lawnboys are green. Jacobsons were light blue from memory. Ford riders were blue, and Allis were orange. A Case rider that was tan/orange. Build a few tillers too. Toro were red. Fred
  6. Chessie1973

    Chessie1973 Member

    There ya go. Have a few Troy Built tillers or similar in that shop as well.

    Also, at least in my area the current Murray Lawn Mowers being sold are black now instead of red.

    Yet again an amazing bit of scratchbuilding.
  7. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    Thanks for the colors, guys. Hey...love the tiller idea...guess that means my Hudson stays unassembled for another week :rolleyes:
  8. Chessie1973

    Chessie1973 Member

    Don't forget weed whackers as well. Those should actually be pretty easy to make, all you would need is the shape for the motor (certain brake detail parts come to mind) and a bit of wire for the long shaft with some styrene for the string guard and of course some small fishing line for the string glued to a small round bead or something.

    And then there are Chainsaws, Go Karts, Small outboard motors for boats,
    Gasoline powered emergency generators.....

    There are quite a few small engine powered do dads out there that could be found in such a shop.
  9. Jon Grant

    Jon Grant Member

    Talk about attention to detail.

    Well done.

  10. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    Wow that sure is tiny stuff shaygetz. Looks very real . You have mentioned snowmobiles but during the summer we have to have a seadoo too.
  11. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    Thanks, Robin and Jon. Seadoos...but you can only use those for like two weeks outta the year, right?:p

    Go-carts...now that's got me peaked. Maybe someday soon I'll get back to building trains :D
  12. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    I don't know about you southeners , some of us diehards up here just wait for the ice to melt then it's a go. Gives us 4 months then before we think of putting the seadoos away and start tweaking the snowmobiles again. It also means 4 months of those dang lawn mowers you make Shaygets before the snowblowers eventually come back into the picture
  13. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    SNOWBLOWERS!!!!!...now I'll never get any trains done :eek:
  14. Fred_M

    Fred_M Guest

    Chainsaws. :D:
  15. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    Shaygetz , you must have good eyesight!!

    Very well done :thumb:
  16. CN1

    CN1 Active Member

    shaygetz you're a genius :D :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  17. CN1

    CN1 Active Member

    HILARIOUS!! :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D

    But a grrrrreat idea :thumb: That would be so cool, wouldn't it :confused: :eek:
  18. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    At 44, magnifiers annoy me, at 55, I'll probably feel differently ;)
  19. Freelancer

    Freelancer Member

    :D Sorry shaygetz, didn't mean to insult you! My friends say that guys can't use the word "cute" so I try to use it as much as I can just to annoy them. LOL Outstanding and incredibly awsome would probably be a much better thing to say.

    I think we should add your brick hitting smily to the list of smilies.

  20. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    SSSssSsssssssshhhhhhh....don't let the moderators know that I've used an unauthorized gif file. They'll send me to Horizon Hobbies for my penence and turn me over to Union Pacific lawyers who'll pillage me for my unauthorized logos :eek:

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