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#21 mysterj1

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Posted 26 July 2012 - 07:39 PM

Looking good,

Karak .I'm building that kit too Like the paint, I think the front wheels look a lot better silver.



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Posted 27 July 2012 - 01:55 AM

Looks Great... Love the colors & scheme

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Posted 27 July 2012 - 06:46 AM

karak he is coming to be a nice truck
what about the fuel tank,s a take the sqare one fits match better on a other truck i have make
the brackets of the round one is not quit right as we can say so,last time a left the midle one away and its fits better
i dont no why ? but it works for my
and i follow this one
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Posted 27 July 2012 - 06:49 AM

mike on the right side you see 2 little flags 1 austria and 1 from the uk klick on the uk and everything is in your language
hope its helps
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Posted 04 August 2012 - 03:39 AM

So, how's this big Chevy doing? Something you might want to check is the front grill's thickness, if you install the bumper really close to the cab (so it looks right), that thick grill will prevent you from tilting the cab properly. One thing I saw on another build, the grill seemed to be mounted very flush to the cab front surface. As if you'd put a thin photoetch grill like the guys were talking about earlier in your topic. I just don't know how it was done though because the mounting holes for the cab hinges are right behind the grill frame.

By the way, I have bought both photoetch kits for the GMC Astro, while I haven't built my Titans yet, I can say that the details on these parts are really good and if you want to build the latest version of the GMC Astro, that big grill kit is the way to go. On the photoetch tree you get all the GMC logos, a multi part grill assembly (grill and frame), the WIPERS, (you know how thick the ones in the truck kit are...) the rearview mirror mounts, the exhaust heat shields and straps (nice and accurate) and the fuel tank steps. The grill is from white metal and most of the other parts are brass, nothing a little chrome paint can't fix. But I'm not so sure about that "Modelmakershop" website anymore.

Edited by BigBad, 04 August 2012 - 03:50 AM.


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Posted 04 August 2012 - 03:54 AM

here is the webside www.modelmakershop.com
look at additional parts czech truckmodel
you find the upgrade,s even for kenworth- peterbilt-white freightliner and other stuff in photoetch
hope its something for you and other people,glad i can help
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Jac, this website has been modified from the time I ordered parts from these guys, I just don't know how to access it anymore. Unless you have to be a member?

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 12:16 AM

hey is back on line
when i orderd parts and pay the send you a email whit the list of what you ordered and date of shipping
otherwise send him a email
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Posted 13 August 2012 - 07:25 PM

All finished! I got a bit delayed on it due to some family issues, but here she is in her final form next to an older build, my Ford LTL9000 (long story behind the sleeper, tanks, and bullbar as to why they're there lol) Posted Image
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Posted 13 August 2012 - 09:27 PM

I love the Titan/Astros, and yours is an excellent representation. The stripes look perfect. I really wish that Chevy/GMC had left off the little side lights. I always forget to detail them.

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 02:19 AM

Nice job on the Chevrolet.

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 05:00 AM

Very nice Titan! I love the paint scheme. :)

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 06:27 AM

Cool paint scheme! Suits that Chevy just right. I'm lucky to see a real one regularly in my area!

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 04:41 AM

nice colours
nice chevrolet

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 08:40 AM

Sharp truck. Is it me or are the emblems on the doors a little thick?

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 11:44 AM

I think they're a bit thick, but I also did paint the background black to make the letters stand out, could be an optical illusion or something of the sort.

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 05:00 PM

Awesome! Fixing to start one just to pull a Great Dane Extendable trailer.... Will probably hit you up for some help.



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Posted 04 October 2012 - 07:43 AM

Well, for this not being your favoritekind of truck, you most certainly did it justice! You built a VERY good looking Titan!

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 03:03 PM

That's a great looking truck

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 08:32 PM

Thanks everyone :D

USMC4810, I can offer some advice right off the bat, the round fuel tanks are a total pain to get on there, I'd go for the square saddle tanks if I was doing it over. Also, the cab is mighty hard to attach to the mounts at the end, It took me a long time to get them on there and get it lined up decently. The rest of the truck went together really well though, I've always had good luck with AMT kits fitting nicely. Save the White Freightliner cabover cab, because of it's odd two piece design :P

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 04:18 PM

Nice kit, glad to see the finished pics. Mine is in the works (finally)...amazing what starting a business will do to your schedule. I looked at a few of the Titan's here, I decided to go with the square fuel tanks, too. I have the dayton's on it for now but might swap them out for some 2 hole budds if I get the urge.

Again, nice job!