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Trixy the Trundle Manor Hauler

Here are some photos of Trixy my steampunk/ratrod/circus themed truck. I have had her since I was 17 and this is her 3rd redesign. She will be used to haul our traveling show around.

I would like your ideas on how to make her more circus like or more steampunk. Remember; the creepier the better so bring out your strange!

As Mr Arm I do not often ask for others ideas but I find that when I give you viewers something to do you take to it like, well like a duckling to bat wings!

5 comments:

  1. wood side panels. Or better yet, brass look paint job on the truck with faux rivets.

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  2. Faux anything would seem to be an insult to the creation itself. Brass bodywork would be a different story altogether... how about calliope 'flutes' for the horns? Better yet, for the stacks! Love the headliner... more brass lines on the motor as well. Maybe a glass fuel filter setup like a distilling rig?

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  3. A brass-effect blower would be an awesome design choice - or, in my personal opinion it would be.

    Big old brass crooked air-scoop on top of the carburettor in place of the cylindrical air-filter, with pointed teeth around the edge on the inside to make it look like a snarling set of jaws.

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  4. steam operated minigun up top

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  5. First thing would be to get rid of the steelies, replace them with a rim with thick spokes á la wooden wagon wheels, maybe with a hammered brass rattle can job.

    It's kinda a job, but switching those rubber hoses to hard copper lines would look sick! At least the fuel line, with an old glass bowl sediment catch for the fuel filter....

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