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Posted 21 July 2013 - 03:20 PM

While the forum was down a lot has changed on this build.first the bare metal sleeper had a book accidently dropped on it, so I went with a smaller box.bad paint reaction. So.....on to a different route. Heavy haul, as normal the razor knife came out and went to work . enjoy...john

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Posted 22 July 2013 - 12:34 PM

Big hood, big frame, big bumper, big exhausts, big tires... Approved!



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Posted 22 July 2013 - 11:56 PM

Yeah- what BigBad said !

 

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Posted 23 July 2013 - 08:18 AM

x3 what Robert said!

 

In the last pic, are you building a Zacklift removable tow boom for it?



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Posted 25 July 2013 - 03:47 PM

since im in the towing industry and we have a full fleet ranging from a 1 ton up to a 50 ton rotator including 3 different quick swaps I figured I would mix match and create my own.



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Posted 25 July 2013 - 04:06 PM

I'm really diggin' the purple, Man....Really diggin' it....Awesome work....



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Posted 27 July 2013 - 12:11 PM

Help! I can stop building this, a small idea has turned into a whole new project. It gonna be worth it though. Every thing you see is scratch built except the cable shives. Enjoy and thanks for looking......john

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 03:45 AM

Waht do you mean, you need help? You're doing fine! Thsi is looking better every time you post it! I guess you're like a sculptor who's chipping away at his piece and deciding what it's going to look like as he goes along... That is valid, isn't it? :)  Keep going!



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Posted 28 July 2013 - 06:02 AM

i  like the towing route. this will be awsome. really good work there. ;)



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Posted 28 July 2013 - 02:57 PM

Thanks for all the great comments. Started on the body this morning and this is what I have so far. Just making it up as I go. What I'm after is a towing and winch machine, not a full wrecker cause I didn't build a boom. Thanks.......Q!

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 03:42 PM

Lookin good, looks like a tough tugger.

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 04:05 PM

that'd  look awesome as a logging truck  too :)  ;) hint



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Posted 02 August 2013 - 05:43 PM

WOW, I liked the big sleeper at first, but the small sleeper is also cool

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Posted 03 August 2013 - 02:56 PM

sad to say the sleeper isn't going to happen. BUT , went to the hobby shop today to get more supplies,( and take my wife garage saleing, just happened to end up near the shop , I think she was on to me ) anyway back to work and I will post new pics in the morning........thanks john

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Posted 04 August 2013 - 09:45 AM

Here is the latest update on this Project. As everyone has seen this truck has taken turns from road tractor to heavy hauler to winch truck to now a full wrecker. I have added a extendable boom and a side pull unit loosely based on a SP 850. I've got a ways to go yet. More winches,D-rings ect. Hope you like were this is going. As always comments and suggestions are more than welcome! ........john

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Posted 04 August 2013 - 02:46 PM

Scratch built stabilizers... Neet! This is going to be even better than I thought!

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Posted 05 August 2013 - 01:17 PM

still have a lot of work to do . all the large pins sticking out will be gone after painting. i'll need to dis-assemble everything to really get good coverage and work in different color. white and alcad 2.stay tuned, took some more reference photos today at the shop so there may be more changes yet to come..thanks for the positive feed back......john

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Posted 05 August 2013 - 02:21 PM

Awesome, A+ on the scratch building.

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Posted 05 August 2013 - 05:08 PM

great job..she's looking good..



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Posted 06 August 2013 - 08:43 AM

Wow, this is going to be a great  model. Excellent scratch building. I really enjoy looking at the pictures. Impressive progress, indeed. Top marks from me.