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Project by madts posted 11-20-2015 12:01 AM 1154 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I have just finished this for my 3 year old. Great Grand Son. He is nuts about Dinos. I built this with help from John Hutchinson. Thanks John. I did leave the the wiring exposed just to show the kid how it works
A 16 RPM motor drives the thing and an old look-a-like Edison bulb for light.. The riverbed is 220 grit sandpaper. Body and tree are air-brushed, my first try.
All in all a long project as this was my first time to make a panorama like this, and also figure out the transmission.

Lights on

Lights off



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#1 posted 11-20-2015 12:35 AM

Wow that turned out really cute!!!

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#2 posted 11-20-2015 09:00 AM

It’s nice project and I’m sure must be wonderful to a 3 year old grandson. Way to go, Graddad.

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#3 posted 11-20-2015 10:41 AM

Way cool Madts. What kid wouldn’t love it?

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#4 posted 11-20-2015 03:56 PM

What a fascinating gift for the little one .
Great idea and it should give him lots of excitement


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