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Latest Restoration in Progress: Dinky 904 - Foden Tanker
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In poor state with missing end cap on the tank. Otherwise complete but badly overpainted. I shall be creating an end cap with 3D printer. Decals are being recreated. I have 3d printed an end plate. The tank has dents in it so paint strip and panel beat before securing the end plate and painting. I created a template from the end plate to insert into the tank so I could use it to hammer against to remove the dents. Notes-Stripe is 5mm../content/J4/Foden Tanker (J499)/images/1.jpg ../content/J4/Foden Tanker (J499)/images/2.jpg ../content/J4/Foden Tanker (J499)/images/3.jpg ../content/J4/Foden Tanker (J499)/images/4.jpg ../content/J4/Foden Tanker (J499)/images/5.jpg ../content/J4/Foden Tanker (J499)/images/6.jpg ../content/J4/Foden Tanker (J499)/images/7.jpg ../content/J4/Foden Tanker (J499)/images/8.jpg ../content/J4/Foden Tanker (J499)/images/9.jpg

noimage noimage Remember those toys cars from your childhood, or perhaps your fathers or grandfathers toys. They are very collectable now even in poor condition. I have been restoring them to give them a new lease of life using basic tools. I am sharing some of my best tips and showing some of the restorations to help you do the same. The collections includes Dinky, Corgi and rare makes such as Toby Toys, Gilco, Gaity, Kemlow, Londontoy etc. Browse the Collection, view the catalogues, see the box and decal templates box reproductions Compare models in the extensive catalogue research page. Models from 1934-1970 are listed (and more being added). The most recent restoration is shown below

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