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#1 BOSWELL891

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Posted 04 July 2012 - 03:01 PM

Hello everybody, this is my first ever semi truck, i got this kit a couple months ago after some of you all recommended it and then put it to the side after a couple of failed painting attempts so i brought the kit back out last week and got the body painted finally and then got everything else painted and put together, I really enjoyed building the kit and can't wait to do another semi, its box stock and painted with duplicolor blue metallic, all comments and criticism welcome.
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Posted 04 July 2012 - 04:08 PM

Lookin good!

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Posted 04 July 2012 - 05:12 PM

Looks nice. I like your interior details.

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Posted 04 July 2012 - 06:55 PM

nice job

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Posted 04 July 2012 - 11:22 PM

nice clean build. you did a nice job on the interior too.

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Posted 04 July 2012 - 11:23 PM

Looks great!

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Posted 04 July 2012 - 11:26 PM

Looks good!

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Posted 05 July 2012 - 12:45 AM

Cole, that is a nice looking KW aerodyne conventional :) On a side note, does anyone make the standard KW visor for this kit? Not the big bow tie visor, but the stock KW visor?

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Posted 05 July 2012 - 01:46 AM

Hi, NIce, clean build of the Kenworth!

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Posted 05 July 2012 - 04:34 AM

Rich, the only visor that I know of that fits this cab is made be Gary Wallace of GW Trucks. It's actually for a W900B, so it's a little different.

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Posted 05 July 2012 - 04:53 AM

Rich, I had an old AMT scrap visor laying around. I took some small scrap pcs and just glued them flat onto the ends. I then used a little bit of rotary file/Dremel finesse and reshaped the corners to fit the cab. Not a lot of work. End results were pretty good in my opinion. The cool thing is the center still fits the cab with the angles. Here it is:
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Posted 05 July 2012 - 05:15 AM

Rich, the only visor that I know of that fits this cab is made be Gary Wallace of GW Trucks. It's actually for a W900B, so it's a little different.


JIm, do you have a link for GW Trucks? I tried doing a search and all I got was a link for 1:1 scale parts :blink:

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Posted 05 July 2012 - 05:17 AM

Rich, I had an old AMT scrap visor laying around. I took some small scrap pcs and just glued them flat onto the ends. I then used a little bit of rotary file/Dremel finesse and reshaped the corners to fit the cab. Not a lot of work. End results were pretty good in my opinion. The cool thing is the center still fits the cab with the angles. Here it is:
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Hi Barry, That visor and truck looks great, unfortunately for me, my spare parts went by the wayside 35 years ago :unsure:

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Posted 05 July 2012 - 08:00 AM

Rich, Gary doen't have a Website, but you can contact him at gwtrucks@yahoo.com

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Posted 05 July 2012 - 09:24 AM

Thanks Jim for the email address :)

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Posted 05 July 2012 - 11:37 AM

Very nice truck what part of ky r u in

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Posted 05 July 2012 - 12:13 PM

Thanks I am from the Owensboro area

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Posted 05 July 2012 - 12:34 PM

Cool im in Scottsville about 15 miles from Bowling Green nice to see someone else from KY :D

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Posted 05 July 2012 - 12:40 PM

Very nice rigs. Love the interior

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 03:29 PM

First semi?.. you'd never now it...very nice job!!!
those snap kits are really nice...I have about 10 Pete's in stock...figure if I buy enough..maybe the Michaels will start to carry the KW's (hope).

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