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  1. Hi, Here`s the finished Lonestar, There are some build pics in wip section. Airbrushed red enamel, black frame, revell headache rack, Kit chrome & with alclad chrome & some bare metal foil. Decals are homemade. Ali tubing for the stacks. These are nice kits to build. Thanks for having a look.
  2. I like Diamond Reo`s & this is no exception, Great job.
  3. Hi, Made a while ago , I relocated the hood hinges & opened the doors, now the hood sits flush with the cab, The frame was shortened & fitted a headache rack from revell, It is airbrushed in red signwriters enamel. The decals on the window & heatshield are homemade, With the stacks made from aluminium tubing, Mudflap logo are also homemade. Some of the chrome is from alclad The maxxforce engine decal also by me. Thanks for having a look.
  4. Hi, Some build pics of the trailer, made from AMT parts for the frame & axles etc. the box was made from perspex & plastic card covered in thin aluminium pressed on a side panel from the 27ft trailer kit, the rivets then added with a dress makers pounce wheel & a compass pin, these ali panels are stuck on with double sided tape, washed & weathered then finished in satin clear, Mud flaps are thin rubber sheet, Also a picture of the decals i printed on white decal paper. Fleet numbers are on clear decal paper.
  5. Hi heres some build pics of the International, I air brushed it flat red, then gave it a coat of satin clear,applied the home made decals, After it was washed & weathered It was finished with another thin coat of satin clear. Lights are acrylic gems from a craft store. Bumper steps & front handles are staples. Thanks for looking Graham.
  6. Hi, thanks for interest shown in this build & the positive comments, it`s very much appreciated. I have found some build pics, I will put them in a WIP thread.
  7. Hi. Here`s another older build of mine. I bought this Ertl transtar II off an auction site stripped it down & rebuilt it as a 4070 with weedburner exhausts, The trailer is made from perspex covered in thin aluminium sheet with an AMT bogie. The decals are all homemade.
  8. Hi, Some great models on this thread, I built this Monogram snaptite Kenworth some years ago . I extended the sleeper & used italeri hard plastic tyres, This is now on my rebuild list with a new set of wheels & tyres Just noticed this thread is about PB 359 my mistake.
  9. Thanks for your comment. The color i used was HUMBROL 120 Matt Light Green. REVELL 32365 Matt Patina Green is also a good match. Thanks graham
  10. Hi here`s the finished Mack LT a few years old now, after these pics were taken i added airlines & a scratch built fruehauf lowboy trailer. Maybe i can dig it out of storage & take a pic of them both. Thanks for looking. Graham
  11. This looks great, the fans are a nice touch.
  12. Thank you for the kind comments they are much appreciated. Graham.
  13. Hi, I scratch built this way back in 2002 from plastic, wood, aluminium & cast resin parts + bits from the spares tin. dump body rams are made from car aerials Sorry about the pics but they all all i have. Thanks for looking Graham.
  14. Hi, This is a AITM cab, on a scratch built frame, with a cummins engine & firewall from AMT. I cut the hood & cab doors open I made a new interior & used the resin dash & seats, The hood sides are plastic card, hinges are the sort used on dolls houses the radiator is plastic card with the resin top.Wheels & tyres are from AITM. This was made about 2015. Pictures of it finished uploaded soon. Thanks for looking.
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