right - heres my 1st WIP on these forums
posting here cos reception of the Hasbro Phase I lid has .... mixed (?) response on 'official' clone sites; and people here seem a little more receptive.
Although for the moment - the aim isnt 501 acceptance; if the lid is eventually deemed worthy; all the better.
I used a clone6 lid to try and aim for; not an exact replica of
I wanted to cut down the flair of the ear posts, and change 1 or 2 things. So out came the dremel
out came the bondo and milliput
the aim was to try and get the angles to meet to form a triangle here:
still needs some work -
side to side comparisons:
obviously needs soem more work building up the rim still
so far GBP30 on the lid; GBP6 for the bondo and GBP4 for the milliput (which I have from other projects anyways).
cutting and bondoing so far has been abt 4 hrs work.
I do work slow though - 3 kids and busy job makes for little time for hobbies - so bear with me
Thanks for watching!