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Western Star and Detachable Neck Lowboy Trailer


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#1 allen ruble

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 05:56 AM

I just picked up this kit. Cheap at the local hobby shop for $59.00. It has been over 15 years since I built a model kit. This will my first tractor and trailer.
Going to make it a day cab truck with a lowboy trailer. Here is some photos of the ki




All the photos got deleted . Here is a link to the photos. http://www.facebook....53529133&type=3

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#2 Mark R

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 07:09 AM

It looks like it should be fun...will keep a look out.

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 08:56 AM

Way cooler than whats on the box! I hope all goes well.

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 09:49 AM

Its mutch beter than the box, And i am watching you because i love big rigs, and i am builing some richt now. and i am a driver on a rig too.

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 02:42 PM

Some updates

Hood hole filled and sanded down
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Rear of cab
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Rear of filled with styrene. ( this is my first time using styrene)
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rear filled with putty and ready for sanding
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Posted 10 November 2009 - 02:28 PM

Here is little update

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Some primer
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Cab with putty work done
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starting too sand down
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Posted 10 November 2009 - 02:28 PM

Here is little update

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Some primer
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Cab with putty work done
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starting too sand down
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Posted 14 November 2009 - 04:44 AM

Here is the trailer that I am going to build.

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Posted 14 November 2009 - 06:04 AM

Looks to be a very interesting project..

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Posted 14 November 2009 - 07:50 AM

Drawing of lowboy trailer 1/24 scale
It is going to be 25.6" Long.
Need to draw the top view and wait for the styrene.
Need to find more tires and rims

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Posted 15 November 2009 - 06:20 AM

Coming along nicely.Any ideas for what will go on that lowboy ?

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Posted 15 November 2009 - 06:52 AM

I like get a CAT Bulldozer to but on the trailer.

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Posted 15 November 2009 - 06:58 AM

Still working trailer blue print


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Posted 16 November 2009 - 12:26 PM

Got some supplies in the mail today

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Also got a Peterbilt 378 today

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Posted 22 November 2009 - 12:17 PM

Some updates

Hood hole filled and sanded down
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Rear of cab
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Rear of filled with styrene. ( this is my first time using styrene)
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rear filled with putty and ready for sanding
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hey dude what kind of cutting mat u sue i never seen that one before

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Posted 22 November 2009 - 12:42 PM

Here is a link to
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Posted 22 November 2009 - 01:25 PM

This will be nice when its done. I love a Western Star.

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Posted 22 November 2009 - 05:32 PM

Here is a little up date.

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Posted 23 November 2009 - 04:27 PM

Here is the frame of the trailer.



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Posted 23 November 2009 - 05:46 PM

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