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#1 Wonderbread Kustomz

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Posted 06 June 2013 - 12:31 PM

Got this at hobby lobby with a 40 off coupon.

Gonna build this as a mild custom rig.
This is my first big rig, so go easy on me.
Scratch building the visor and gonna scratch build a headache rack as well as a Texas front bumper for it.
The metal axles are MIA so I made some....
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#2 Gimlet6

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Posted 06 June 2013 - 01:49 PM

Good luck James. I am about done with the AMT Freightliner COE. I also purchased mine at HL. I think that Diamond Rio would look cool with the logging trailer.



#3 Wonderbread Kustomz

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Posted 06 June 2013 - 02:50 PM

Thanks...thanks William ... The Freightliner is next on my list of kits to buy.

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Posted 06 June 2013 - 03:03 PM

Looking forward to your build James. l bought one also. l was glad to see it reissued...



#5 Wonderbread Kustomz

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Posted 06 June 2013 - 03:32 PM

Thanks Carl! So was I!

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Posted 08 June 2013 - 01:05 PM

Thats looking good I realy like the visor I'm watchin this keep up the awsome job



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Posted 08 June 2013 - 02:05 PM

Off to a good start James.



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Posted 08 June 2013 - 04:51 PM

Looking pretty good for your first time, Man....Great work, so far....Can't wait to see more...



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Posted 09 June 2013 - 05:49 AM

Cool visor!...Nice to see another DR kit built before my eyes!...I have one to myself...extending the frame for a tractor w/ sleeper! :wub:  :wub:  :wub:



#10 Wonderbread Kustomz

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 10:09 AM

Thanks a lot guys... I've decided a light blue with a white stripe will be the color scheme...

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 12:27 PM

Diamond Reo? Good. Customized Diamond Reo? Better. Customized DR by James Evans? Should be awesome!



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Posted 09 June 2013 - 02:18 PM

Cool. Looks good so far mate.

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 03:58 PM

Diamond Reo? Good. Customized Diamond Reo? Better. Customized DR by James Evans? Should be awesome!

Thanks Chuck! I'm hoping to do good with this....  

Cool. Looks good so far mate.
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Thanks bro!

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Posted 03 August 2013 - 06:20 PM

Like what you have done so far.

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Posted 04 August 2013 - 04:36 PM

nice start bought mine the same way as my first semi too  last month  was red now its green  one question though  does your hobby lobby sell semi trailers mine doesn't  seems a little weird to me  having trucks but no trailer :wacko:  :unsure: 



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Posted 04 August 2013 - 07:29 PM

James, I have seen the trailer question before, so......... I asked. My daughter works at our Hobby Lobby and I know the managers real well. They have a corporate list of what they can order. It is the same for every single store in the nation and unfortunately, that list does not contain trailers. They are not able to explain the reasoning because those order sheets just show up on a 1:1 semi trailer with the latest shipment as they are updated.



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Posted 05 August 2013 - 06:24 AM

A custom Diamond Reo, can't wait to see how that will result!