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About redneckrigger

  • Rank
    MCM Ohana
  • Birthday 09/18/1954

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  • Scale I Build
    1/25, 1/35

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  • Location
    Readsboro, VT, USA
  • Full Name
    Tom Decker

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    Tom Decker
  1. Class 325 is Complete

    Absolutely awesome work, and as with all of your builds, they just keep getting better! The only question is, what is next to top this???!!!
  2. Class 325 Chevy/Maxim fire truck

    Incredible work, sir!!!!
  3. News of Revell molding preparing in US

    Yes there are other hobbies where people whine LOUDLY about prices......................I own a gun shop. Listening to people whine about "you want WHAT for that gun??!! The last one of those I bought cost me 79 bucks!!! When was that? Well, I bought three of them for that in 1967, and you want $229 for them now???!!!" And it's even worse when the guy who bought a new Super Blaster 45 from you a year ago comes back in to sell it back to you and demands to make money on it.................and complains when you won't pay him $100 more than he paid for it, even when you still sell new ones for the same price he bought his for. They think guns have markups like jewelry...................ain't so! Not even close!!! It isn't a hobby problem...................................it's a PEOPLE problem!
  4. Class 325 Chevy/Maxim fire truck

    Wonderful work, Charlie!
  5. Too many pictures?

    Perhaps if the Quote function was changed to just quote the text?? Just a suggestion.
  6. 1960's GMC V6 engine dimensions?

    Get in touch with "landman", also known as Pat St-Martin, who is a builder here. He does tremendous truck builds, and is a superb scratch builder of engines. He did a complete build up post of a GMC V-12 engine a while back, which is two of the V-6's joined together in one block. He should have most of the info you need. Check it out on this link:
  7. Class 325 Chevy/Maxim fire truck

    As always, Charlie, your builds are not only off the top of the scale, but they are very inspirational. You inspired me to try that old Galion roller I did, though nowhere near what you do, it sure was WAY out of my comfort zone. Can't wait to see more on this awesome build. keep it comin'!
  8. GMC 9500 Tandem Tractor

    Brings back memories of a very similar truck I used to have, only difference is mine had the flip nose and a 24 foot roll back equipment body. BEAUTIFUL build!
  9. Mack DM800

    Classic old workhorse......................NICE!
  10. 1980 Ford LNT 9000

    Absolutely beautiful build.......................................even if it ain't a green leaker!!

    Very nice build!
  12. Auslowe Model Truck Parts Under Attack!!

    Exactly as so many of us hoped it would! Well Done!
  13. Auslowe Model Truck Parts Under Attack!!

    Thanks Warren, they truly do make great stuff. And, it is indicative of a great businessman to be concerned when he receives criticism, but I hope he discounts the sources it is coming from. In this day and age when it almost seems a sport to attack people from the annonymity of a computer, way too many good businesses get attacked, and unjustly so.
  14. One of the best makers of resin parts for all of our builds, be they American, European, or Australian, has been being attacked on social media pages for the times it has been taking to get their items delivered. As they are in Australia, they are subject to all of the slowness and other problems from Australia Post, problems that are beyond imaginable. Shipping, as with ANY aftermarket supplier, or internet seller, is out of the control of the vendor, but there are always those keyboard commandos who attack vendors over things they cannot control. They are considering closing their shop, and that is going to be a huge loss for the entire hobby of truck building. Please take a moment to contact them through their website, https://www.auslowe.com.au/ or message them through Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/auslowe/ and give them a word of encouragement. As we all know, doing resin bits is an art, and is not one that can be done in a minute and have the item, which was made to order, on it's way within the hour, though there are those who think that way, believing that they are the ONLY customer, and therefore should have their order shipped within seconds of receipt. I use resin parts from many suppliers, KFS, AITM, Auslowe, Double Take, Moluminum, Gary Wallace, and several others, and all of them are superb. Losing just ONE will make a a huge hole in our hobby. Sure, there are those who sell resin bits who take your money and then do not deliver in a timely manner, but those are the fly by nighters, and they rank in the same low place as those customers who use social media as a weapon to attack those GOOD companies such as Auslowe. Auslowe has been in business for 25 years and needs our support. Please lend a hand!!!
  15. Last B Model Mack

    THAT is VERY cool! Thanks for the pictures, though you do know, you just whetted our appetites! Any more info or photos?