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#1 JARRNO88

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 01:59 PM

Attached File  IMG_0939.JPG   97.76KB   200 downloadsAttached File  IMG_0940.JPG   93.18KB   281 downloadsAttached File  IMG_0941.JPG   110.17KB   252 downloadsAttached File  IMG_0937.JPG   106.69KB   238 downloadsAttached File  IMG_0938.JPG   95.32KB   162 downloads          It took me about two years to build but I finally  completed it.  I used the AMT R685 MACK kit , The wrecker from the AMT 359 wrecker kit .  I extended the frame, narrowed the wrecker body a good bit  to make it the same width as the rear wheels.  I also collected alot of photos and other info off the web and did most of all the plumbing on the engine and chassis.  I am now starting to build the 359 from the wrecker kit and the REVELL PETERBUILT 359 snap kit  to build A 1980 PETE 359.  I  am going to try to complete the PETE 359  in less time than it took me to build the wrecker,  JARRNO88



#2 Modelbuilder Mark

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 02:13 PM

Showroom new! Looks real good. Now, just needs a bit oh dirt n grime!



#3 slusher

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 02:38 PM

Very impressive build, excellent work...



#4 rctruk

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 03:53 PM

That looks really nice



#5 '70 Grande

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 04:04 PM

That is a beautiful build.  Your paint and detail work are excellent!



#6 Jim B

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 04:05 PM

Nice looking wrecker.

#7 JARRNO88

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 04:42 PM

           Thanks everyone.  Glad you all like it.  JARRNO88



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Posted 02 April 2013 - 05:23 PM

very nice! the sunvisor looks good on there.


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Posted 02 April 2013 - 05:49 PM

awesome..i like the 2 tone paint..



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Posted 02 April 2013 - 06:49 PM

I always have loved those old Mack R models, yours looks great.



#11 Yahshu

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 11:24 PM

WOW, Very nice.



#12 lazlow

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 12:35 AM

That looks great, I love the added broom, shoval and oil drum, They give a real feel.



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Posted 03 April 2013 - 04:23 AM

Looks awesome. Nice job.



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Posted 03 April 2013 - 06:09 PM

That looks very nice Keith



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Posted 04 April 2013 - 12:32 AM

Very nice!



#16 pete3522

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 12:49 AM

nice



#17 scummy

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 12:51 AM

Never seen this conversion on a mack , looks brilliant .



#18 signguy2108

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 08:33 AM

Good looking old Mack!



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Posted 04 April 2013 - 05:10 PM

WoW!!!!!!!!!!! Very nice Mack. Great job

#20 Mopar - D

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 03:57 PM

WOW what a super looking Mack