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#21 Madd Trucker

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Posted 08 November 2010 - 04:27 PM

Count me in with two Mercedes and possably two Scanias

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Posted 08 November 2010 - 06:20 PM

You can put my name on the list Matthew
A Pete car hauler and a KW car hauler I'll try to get some photos of them this week.
They are new kits.
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Posted 08 November 2010 - 06:45 PM

You can put my name on the list Matthew
A Pete car hauler and a KW car hauler I'll try to get some photos of them this week.
They are new kits.
Thanks Earl
God Bless

I had a feeling these would be coming soon! I hope you still plan on doing the custom hoods you mentioned in the other thread!


By the way, everyone, concerning the pics of the kits or rebuilders, etc., if you are planning on customizing the kit like I did with my Ford LTL 9000 custom, you only have to post the pic of the base kit, not all the scratchbuilding stuff, too.

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Posted 08 November 2010 - 07:12 PM

I just wanted to thank everyone else that I didn't quote a post from for the interest and welcome to the build! I look forward to seeing the pics of everyone's starting kits soon!


i'll get one tomorrow...i glued the chassis together and de-seamed the suspension parts on my ups truck tonight.

this will hopefully be a non-overcomplicationitis build that i'll finish quickly

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Posted 08 November 2010 - 10:29 PM

Count me in with this car hauling hot shot rig.

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 04:03 AM

Here we go..
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I'm sorry I didn't read the rules fully about glueing the chassis together before pics were taken, but trust me this was all done last night, I just got the kit home on sunday. I bought the DD kit and I swapped the SD parts with a friend...who hadn't started on his either, please let me know if this is ok with you guys...as you can see in the box, there is nothing else started on...

Anyway this will be my version of a UPS truck, I'm also going to do a single headlight conversion and I've gotten in touch with Jamie to get some of his really nice 5 hole wheels. I'll either find a brown thats close to UPS brown or i'll take the easy route and order some from Scale Finishes.

Like I said, this will be a quickie build with detail...trying to keep the mods to a minimum since this is also being entered in my local club group build which ends in January

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 04:38 AM

I was wondering if you had room for me with something European.
I’m thinking of something from the past like one of these two.

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And if I have the time something from the present.

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What do you think ?
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Posted 09 November 2010 - 05:39 AM

And if I have the time something from the present.

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What do you think ?
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Oh yeah def. go with the Renault, I love some modern European cabovers

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 06:34 AM

I think I'll do something with the Lindberg Dodge L-700. I keep getting them with the Lindberg trailer kits, so I should probably see how they build up. I have 3 weeks of leave to burn up in December so I will be getting a head start.

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 06:44 AM

I might as well join this one, too! I'm already signed up for a couple other community builds, but this one allows enough time for even me!! LOL.

I'll do two:

Pete 359 tractor with Lowboy trailer.

ALF Eagle pumper.

Pix to follow.


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Posted 09 November 2010 - 06:52 AM

OK, I will be building an AMT Diamond Reo & AMT`s Livestock trailer. Picked them up from Ebay. Both open , complete & unstarted.

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Both will be built basiclly box stock as I`m new to this.
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Posted 09 November 2010 - 07:18 AM

I have a ?, How can I imbed pics in my post instead of links to the pics ? Could someone send me a pm on this ?
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Posted 09 November 2010 - 12:49 PM

Matt, if I commit to doing this, it means that I have to finish my Mustang convert for my CBP AND the 1983 Levin for the Japanese car CBP first. I also need to get to work on my KW W900A and trailer.



IF, and that is a BIG IF, I do this........I have some Pete 359s that will collide to form one, and a 48' dropdeck airride that will tage along behind it (I will not mention the tarped load yet).

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 01:06 PM

I'm sorry I didn't read the rules fully about glueing the chassis together before pics were taken, but trust me this was all done last night, I just got the kit home on sunday. I bought the DD kit and I swapped the SD parts with a friend...who hadn't started on his either, please let me know if this is ok with you guys...as you can see in the box, there is nothing else started on...

You're fine, Gray! :rolleyes: It's a fine example of the "partially started" builds that are allowed! :lol:

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 01:09 PM

I was wondering if you had room for me with something European.
I’m thinking of something from the past like one of these two.

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And if I have the time something from the present.

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What do you think ?
Davey.

Wonderful, Davey! Right now I have you in the list as a go for all three, if you don't want to do all three, just let me know which you aren't going build so I can edit the entry list. :lol:

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 01:12 PM

I might as well join this one, too! I'm already signed up for a couple other community builds, but this one allows enough time for even me!! LOL.

I'll do two:

Pete 359 tractor with Lowboy trailer.

ALF Eagle pumper.

Pix to follow.


:rolleyes:

Great to have you, Dan. I just have one question, will the pumper be a load on the lowboy or a separate entry? No problem either way, I'm just trying to mark things as a load if that's what they will be built as. :lol:

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 01:30 PM

Matt I posted the pics on my first post.

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 01:35 PM

Matt I posted the pics on my first post.

Ok, Chris, I have the list updated. :)

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 02:32 PM

OK, I will be building an AMT Diamond Reo & AMT`s Livestock trailer. Picked them up from Ebay. Both open , complete & unstarted.

Both will be built basiclly box stock as I`m new to this.
Chris Downs

Chris, just a word of advice here, have some small clamps and super glue on hand for the trailer. I'm not saying you will have the same problem, but my trailer that I'm building for another project had a slight warp in the roof. I used clamps to hold it down while the super glue set up.

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If you do happen to have the same issue, clamp the roof down in position, and at the back of the trailer where the roof and meet, there will (or at least should) be a small square at the end of the joint between the wall and roof. Put a few drops of thin super glue in that square area and hold the trailer at about a 45 degree angle, with the rear facing up. This will allow the super glue to run the entire length of the trailer side to roof joint. If you want, I'll take a pic of the area I'm talking about for you.

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 04:09 PM

You can throw my name down, But I do not have a truck to enter yet. I am going to go to the hobby shop this weekend to pick one up!!

What is the deadline on this?