A bit of automobile work!

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Trevor Coburn
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A bit of automobile work!

Postby Trevor Coburn » Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:01 pm

For some thing different my GF(bless her) got me some 1:24/25 truck kits for my birthday..

Heres the start of the first one, constructed mainly as the instructions, but with some modifications here and there.

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Postby Trevor Coburn » Tue Jun 04, 2013 8:27 am

Seems a shame to hide all of this under the body work, doesn't it?

Much potential in this kit.

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Postby Trevor Coburn » Sun Jun 09, 2013 1:51 pm

Few more photos, I'm going to have to wait till I get back to the UK to do the final heavy weathering on this (and get rid of all those brush marks. But I only have a few pots of Humbrol Acrylic gloss paint!)

So heres the chassis:

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With the foot-plate (?) and cab floor & seat.

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Cab (which has interior details, but for some reason the kit does not include cab door windows!.

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Drivers side (dont forget this is LHD)

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And finally for now the other side.

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Still a lot of detail to add, and to find a suitable crew!
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Postby Gerry Bullock » Sun Jun 09, 2013 2:57 pm

[quote="Trevor Coburn"]

Cab (which has interior details, but for some reason the kit does not include cab door windows!.

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GF must have bought the Air Conditioned version Trevor. :twisted:
Build looks great. 8)
So little time, so many ideas!!!!! GerryB.
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Postby Trevor Coburn » Sun Jun 16, 2013 3:55 pm

Well done about as much as I can here, details & weathering will have to wait until my return to UK.

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It will strip down to basic component parts so that it will fit in my "carry-on" bag!
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Postby Tomo » Sun Jun 16, 2013 7:02 pm

It is a marvelous build! Always instructive to see someone build a project through to completion, thank you for documenting it and sharing with the community.


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