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Progress Report: 670

Postby Lemon » Sat Nov 27, 2010 7:54 pm

Over the weekend the bus was painted into a hybrid ACTION livery, here are the pictures I took on Saturday. Between the two of us (at times three) I think it was a pretty good effort to get this much done.

After we finished painting on Sunday we took it for a drive, pictures later, you may have seen it around.... anyway, onto the pictures.

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Blue on, ready for the Orange
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The rear all masked up, black on, ready for the orange.
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Black wheels
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Onside after the first coat of Orange
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From the front
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The rear with the orange applied
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Offside receiving a spray
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The front all masked up

Sunday Afternoon Outing
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First up seen at Fraser West Terminus
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Belconnen Community Bus Station
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Offside
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Re: Progress Report: 670

Postby vernbale » Sat Nov 27, 2010 8:05 pm

Looks good, a good job done. :wink:
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Re: Progress Report: 670

Postby metro_tas » Sun Nov 28, 2010 10:28 am

really good vern maybe we could do that with 134 down here?
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Re: Progress Report: 670

Postby stevegj52 » Sat Jan 01, 2011 6:42 pm

metro_tas wrote:really good vern maybe we could do that with 134 down here?

Nah,leave 134 as she is, as that is her original livery
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Re: Progress Report: 670

Postby OLYMPIAN » Sun Jan 02, 2011 5:38 pm

Is farebox going to be retro fitted?
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Re: Progress Report: 670

Postby Lemon » Mon Jan 03, 2011 1:05 pm

As far as I know we are not in possession of a fare box....so no, not at this stage.
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Re: Progress Report: 670

Postby Sir Pompously » Mon Jan 03, 2011 6:09 pm

The Ex-ACTION Fare Boxes are really hard to find. Every now and then one will come up on Ebay, but that is from experience where one or two have popped up in the last 7-8 years. We could probably fashion a replica, of crap quality, but better than nothing.
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Re: Progress Report: 670

Postby metro_tas » Mon Jan 03, 2011 7:53 pm

Did this bus get re-skinned or just rubbed back, primed and painted again? Just on a curious note, we the Tasmanian Bus and Coach Society are looking to give #134 a respray back to original livery wich is basically what is at now minus the green skirt I was wondering what it would approximately cost to respray a bus?
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Re: Progress Report: 670

Postby stevegj52 » Mon Jan 03, 2011 8:13 pm

metro_tas wrote:Did this bus get re-skinned or just rubbed back, primed and painted again? Just on a curious note, we the Tasmanian Bus and Coach Society are looking to give #134 a respray back to original livery wich is basically what is at now minus the green skirt I was wondering what it would approximately cost to respray a bus?

Shouldnt be much work to spray the bottom white and bring the green stripes down going by the photos of original livery I have.
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Re: Progress Report: 670

Postby Cordes Express » Tue Mar 08, 2011 12:45 pm

Looking good... What's the latest update on this Mighty Merc???
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Re: Progress Report: 670

Postby Lemon » Tue Mar 08, 2011 10:18 pm

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It is getting a respray in the next week or two with some better quality orange paint.

And after a slight....incident whilst visiting an ACTION depot the white panel where the corner window should be has being replaced with a corner window.
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Re: Progress Report: 670

Postby Ryan » Wed Mar 09, 2011 7:58 pm

Cordes Express wrote:Looking good... What's the latest update on this Mighty Merc???


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Re: Progress Report: 670

Postby Cordes Express » Wed Mar 16, 2011 1:32 pm

Lookin good. I've saved your ACT Bus page to my favourites so i can have a look see.
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Re: Progress Report: 670

Postby ajw373 » Fri Mar 18, 2011 5:47 am

Saw it parked up out at Parkwood the other day. Does look good indeed.
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Re: Progress Report: 670

Postby Cordes Express » Sun Jul 24, 2011 12:54 pm

Hi there, whats the latest update for 670? We haven't had anything for a few months ;)
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Re: Progress Report: 670

Postby Lemon » Wed Jul 27, 2011 10:59 pm

All the threads with photos of it can be found here:
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