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Author Topic: Hubley School Bus  (Read 3965 times)
Jerry Barnes
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« on: January 03, 2010, 11:48:44 AM »

I got a metal Hubley school bus at an antique show. Left it out all summer and the paint finished peeling pretty good. So I sanded it down good and sprayed it with Krylon Primer, then Caution Yellow my XO Rust brand paint. It had no interior so I made some crude seats out of wood and put plastic in the windows. Some wheels from a semi that came with a crane set I am bashing worked out well to replace the Hubleys and gave me duals in the back. Wife is cutting lettering for it. Plastic got a bit messed up with the glue but should look fine 10' into my layout and the windows will soon be covered with hard water deposits anyway.


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« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2010, 10:59:28 AM »

I didnt realize Hubley was still around. i remember the metal and plastic kits from the 60's.
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« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2010, 08:22:26 PM »

The windows seem pretty good, considering how difficult it usually is to fit "glass" into those toy vehicles. Looks like the front windshield got the worst of it though.
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