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BIGTRUCK

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  1. I dont have many...but I do like the odd ones.
  2. Resin SaltFlats ,all the hard stuff has been done by J/F so all I have to do is fit in a chassis and somewhat of an interior with a driver. Chassis choices are 62 Chevy or Revell 57 Ford , the fit is pretty good on both. Hopefully this one will be straight forward with out problems ,yeah right😆
  3. This one was a tough one for these old eyes. There was a few times this thing almost launched but I held my cool. Alot of stretching and cutting and fitting again and again. Most of the interior cannot be seen once the body is on. I wanted to do a hearse and now its out of my system.
  4. I feel the same DJ . DJ is a fair square trader and has a lot of knowledge about the same era of cars I like. I spoke with him on the phone for over an hour..1st class guy.
  5. Interior and chassis completed. You can see the difference in the stock interior tub vs. the stretched interior tub.
  6. Not sure, thats how I got it, it was built with original decals on but not painted.
  7. When I was deciding on the color I knew I didnt want basic black, so with some research I found out back in the day (especially the 30s) there was many colors ,even 2 tone. I went with maroon and the side carved scroll work in hull red to offset the maroon. You can see the passenger side is done in hull red, the drivers side is yet to be done. When all the side chrome is on it should set it off , hopefully. Alot more to go, about 1/2 done, but atleast the cutting and fitting is done.
  8. Rebuilt this original AWB , nothing fancy . Even has the old hood clip. Kit was never painted so rebuild was rather easy. Parts box decals. Chrome looks choppy in photos but its not. Im just not a photographer.😄
  9. I got the frame stretched out where it needs to be and even tho' you cant see much of the rear area with the body on, I still put a full floor in back. The donor was an Aero Sedan builder so everything gets cut down to fit. The donor did not have tires or wheels so I tried my hand and cast a set. Long way to go on this one.
  10. Rusty(bisc63)thanks for the trade, a real pleasure.
  11. Started life as a Monogram PaddyWagon , a cut here a cut there flip a few things around add a J/F resin tank and wala ...... I wanted a something that was a little different than the LiL' Gasser showrod. With the resin tank this build weighs in at .0.7.5 ounces. The normal PaddyWagon weighs in at just under 0.4 ounces. Decals were parts box ,everything else except the tank is Monogram PaddyWagon. The tank ribs are done in gold foil to contiue the bright trim . Red lights are faux jewels.
  12. Resin tank came in today , its bigger than I thought but its a pretty good fit. Now to get this one done.
  13. Just a thank you to Duane Garner for sending me a part I needed and did not ask nor would take any thing in return. Thats a stand up guy. Thanks Duane Ken
  14. While waiting for parts on another build I decided to start one that Ive been wanting to do for awhile, a resin 46 or 47 ambulance or hearse conversion. The J/F hearse was easy cleanup and good fit, the ambulance is an unknown (to me) cast, also good fit and easy cleanup. I decided on the hearse. The chassis is going to need a big stretch , the interior wont matter as I only need the seating area. The back will have a partition and new floor behind the seat. I have to check 3inches under for resin hearse items for the back. Of course a 46/47 Chevy by Galaxie will be the donor. This model is a long one , 10 inches bumper to bumper.
  15. Without the rear resin tank unit from J/F thos is about as far asI can go. I can put all the flashy pieces on but I would rather not have to pull them back off.. if problems arise. I also want to BMF the bed in gold but again I would rather have the resin tank first.
  16. The amount of hard work to make this good looking model absolutely shines through.
  17. That has to be the best looking stock early 60s pickup Ive seen. Very nice looking build.
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