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#21 Tony T

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 10:51 AM

I've been following this one and you have done a fantastic job of replicating this awesome truck and trailer! You put your heart into this one, John and it shows! Just flat out awesome! I hope it makes it cross-country to your Dad without incident!! Congrats!!

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 11:00 AM

I've been following along too and am still totally AMAZED at your fantastic skills, John. Unreal build.

How do you get so many pics in 1 post? I thought we're limited to just 5?

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 11:41 AM

BEAUTIFUL WORK JOHN!!!

I can't tell the real truck from your model...Amazing!

Thanks so much for sharing this Wonderful Project with us... :)

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 12:01 PM

Just awesome, always been a big fan of your work!

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 12:22 PM

Absolutely stellar job John. Any time you can create a model that can be confused for the real thing you have accomplished a great feat. And not only the level of the build but what it represents makes this your best accomplishment to date, IMHO.

#26 MichaelJ

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 01:33 PM

WOOOOWWWW!!!! I'm trying out a truck build... NOT ANY MORE. Thst is out there in fatastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!

#27 DanielG

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 01:41 PM

Yeah, so tell me again which pics are the 1:1 truck? Carumba! B) Thing is so bright, gotta wear shades!

#28 Helix

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 03:41 PM

Mate, I was scratching my head, is this the real thing I thought to myself :blink: Then I saw the bike ;) !!
Brilliant job, take my hat off to you ;)

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 05:23 PM

What an outstanding build should be put in a museum.

#30 Dragline

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 05:59 PM

I truly cannot find a word to convey my admiration for this creation John.



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Posted 17 June 2012 - 06:12 PM

That is just incredible John! It really turned out great. I always like checking out your models and this one is over the top. The whole thing is fantastic but I've got to say the paint job and decals are superb. Keep 'em coming!

#32 Art Laski

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 06:36 PM

Simply incredible, my friend. Incredible... You are an artist!

#33 Sixx

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 06:55 PM

The master artist!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Geez, all I can say is WOW!!! Outstanding art John!!!

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 07:12 PM

I vote real !!!!!!!!!!! oh wait that is another thread but this could sure pass for the real thing if we didnt know it was a model. Great build John, whats next????????

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 11:29 PM

Incredible work as usual with you John! You have the best eye for detail,scale and realism. Your talents are just over the top!

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Posted 18 June 2012 - 12:41 AM

Incredible work as usual with you John! You have the best eye for detail,scale and realism. Your talents are just over the top!


I think that says it very well. I have to admit that I'm still not quite to the point where I understand exactly what I'm seeing, despite following along on the build threads. There's some sort of conceptual leap happening here. The remarkable thing is that when you see them in-scale, as it were, as I do each year at the NNL West, they look just as convincing. This can only indicate that there's a faithfullness of detail and crispness that carries you as far as the eye can see (or the lense can focus). The large size of this particular model only emphasizes the depth of realism even more, making these particular pictures even more shockingly "real" than, say, the small rods or drag cars.

Bravo, John. So many beautiful textures, finishes and details to enjoy on this one. Thanx again for the pleasure you give us.

Edited by Bernard Kron, 18 June 2012 - 02:22 AM.


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Posted 18 June 2012 - 01:03 AM

John, what a great fathers day gift, I am sure your dad will be proud to display this amazing piece of work!, looks like you cleaned out all of the styrene racks in a 50 mile radius! this my friend is why you are the man!! outstanding work!!!!

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Posted 18 June 2012 - 01:07 AM

I'm sittin' here trying to think of an adequate reply ??? I've seen John's work personally and words don't apply to the detail level he brings to the table!... but this is just magnificant B) B)

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Posted 18 June 2012 - 02:17 AM

John, One day I walked in to a Hobby Shop after almost 12 years to be out of the hobby.
I walked out with a couple of magazines and in one of them I saw your work and I was hooked
and You still kikking A's , This Truck in tribite to your father, #1, Teresi you have lots of fans
Thanks for sharing.

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Posted 18 June 2012 - 02:56 AM

Great work!!!