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BIGTRUCK

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  1. In the early 90's I worked as a driver for an electrical contractor for the power company, they had a few Husky 8's and some bigger tracked vehicles to bring in float flat beds on those wooden crane mats.
  2. Nice fab work on everything you've done so far. Should be a beauty.
  3. This idea uses 3 kits. The base is a 1:32 amphibious tank. The body needed to be spun so the taper is in the back along with the drive cogs. Then fill in the big void left over from the turret. Built a tail roller and added tread plate over the repair. I found the easiest part ( and it was all luck) when I cut the cab so it would mount up, it fit exactly like I needed it , interior and all associated parts too. Started mounting the Peerless logging equipment on board today, and so far no glitches.🤞😃
  4. Only slight progress on this old White, the bed is close to being done just need to make some sort of sides and bulk head. Interior just needs final sanding to smooth it out then add some door detail. I also need a double seat for the passenger side.
  5. Polar lights Batman and Robin plus “Batcycle and go kart” . Had some fit issues with the cycle coverings fitting correctly , but once that was resolved the rest was just the paint and detailing .
  6. With just a little white paint work left on the main frame covering and a light mist of clear on the other pieces this ones almost done.
  7. Robin and his kart are done, I dont understand why the windscreen .....but thats me. 🙃 On with the cycles 2 tone black and white paint , fit issues on the front and side fairings have slight problems that need to be repaired before final paint.
  8. 👍 The work done was spray all things black in semi-gloss, then hand paint everything else.
  9. Started this PolarLights Batman Bat bike with Robin and go-kart last week, getting all the seams cleaned and lined up took some time. Now the fun starts, spray the bike and side car black and white, and hand paint the figures. Good thing the scale is on the 1:24 side.
  10. MPC must have done this kit during the Zingers craze with this 2 'n 1 stock and wild drag kit. This 1905 Rolls Royce is called Rolls Runner and licensed by Airfix. The drivers are better than the drivers in the old Gowland kits. This one is an odd one for sure, built using only kit parts. Body had warp making it hard to mate the left and right body and get rid of the body seam.
  11. Got this old White up on the tires . The cab needs to come down a little which is no problem. The interior is where I spent the most time but now I can do the final sanding and refit into the cab. I also noticed the windshield may need to be mounted from the outside which means making some window trim. The bed will be a farm style stake bed.
  12. Giant Tarantula crushes power station , not much to say about it but it was fun detailing it out. Had it about 20 years and decided to give it a whirl. Mounted the back drop on plastic sheets. It measures out at 9.5x6x6.
  13. MPC put them in the the BedBuggy and MailTruck show rod kits
  14. Door handles came in today from Fireball and all I can say is "Quality". Packaging , careful shipping , price and the product are all top notch. Then add in I was notified my order was received , notified when it would go out and when it shipped.
  15. As long as the world stays on track, the 1st swaps start in September.....I can hardly wait, I need build-ups and see whats new from the resin guys.
  16. I saw Hobby Lobby had 40% off and free shipping for orders over $50, so I figured good deal. So I went on the site and my first few choices were out of stock, so I hit on a AMT DM800 Mack an R series Mack and the 67 Chevy 4 door "Supernatural" . My order came in today and when I opened the box.....not one kit was right. I got the AMT 007 Ford, AMT Autocar and Tyrone Malones drag truck. The pick order was in the box with my original kit choices and a card that said "Picked and Packed with pride by Huong". At least it was 2 trucks and 1 four door.🙃. Still was worth the price.
  17. Put the interior shell back together after narrowing and changed the Ford dash to look closer to the White 3000 dash and narrow to fit interior. Changed the tire wheel combo to a resin older style tire/wheel . I also decided on a flat bed style straight truck instead of a tractor. The flat bed base will be covered with wood planks and maybe make sides, this one will take awhile, plus I need to get 2 steer tires to match the rears, and since the chassis was from a glue bomb build I still have plenty of clean up..🙃
  18. I pin a lot of items when building resin or if I modify something, so pins on the handles are something I would applaud, but take what I can get.
  19. They do look super, speaking of super that 64 looks super. Nice work.
  20. I was on his website before I posted , but I do remember awhile back someone had entry handles in pewter. Fireball has the early GM style I'm after tho'.
  21. I sent an email to Fireball, just have not heard back yet . I know I need to buy at least 5 sets.
  22. Is there a source for 1:25th exterior door handles in pewter or resin?
  23. Completed this one with many boom mods and a little light weathering. Pretty much out of the box build ,very few parts box items.
  24. Starting this build today of J/F resin 50s or early 60s White cabover. I'm using a Ford C series cut down chassis and the closest interior is from the C series also. Had to narrow it some but I'm liking the fit. Engine looks like the problem now because of motor height , but I also said that about finding an interior
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