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I built this truck in the late 90's while out on workmens comp with a back injury. All told I think I built three or four tractors and maybe six trailers. I still have them but they are all in need of some sort of repairs or in need of a total rebuild. The model is basically box stock except for the headache rack from Rick Mark. And the model is lightly weathered.

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The Pick up is a modified Revell snap kit with the Utility body and top from Moelhaus !

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Comments and criticisms are welcome.

 

   Be  Well

   Gator

 

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Nice looking Transtar.

What grill is on the pickup?  It looks like a Buick!

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 Transtar! like the headache/toolbox rack.

Also like your RARE Revell BIG 6 Wheeler chevy  P/U snap kit, remember getting that kit back in 1980.

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Nice looking Transtar.

What grill is on the pickup?  It looks like a Buick!

      Jim,

          Not sure what that grill is out of. My understanding of that snap kits was that it was based on a custom show truck, or it was someone artistic rendering made into a model. I think it is most likely a custom truck. It was a fun quick build .And was meant to be a filler vehicle for photos of my semi's.

  To everyone ,

                Thanks for your interest and support. It is greatly apprciated.

 

    Be Well

    Gator

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Looks great, Man.....I don't know why I haven't built one of these, yet.....I've got one in the works.....I hope it comes out just as good....Nice work.....

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Looks great, Man.....I don't know why I haven't built one of these, yet.....I've got one in the works.....I hope it comes out just as good....Nice work.....

                Thanks JT. It was a great project. I really enjoyed building those ERTL kits! I really wish I had more of them in my stash!

Gator she still looks great. 

             Thanks Dan . I  am going to try to get some better pictures outdoors later this year.

 

 

              Be well

                Gator

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I blew my back out in 1990 and have had 8 operations on it, and found that building was a great therapy as well. I have only recently discovered the benefits of building as therapy for my arthritic hands. Great work!!!!

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You got you a couple more great looking trucks there Gator, I like them I would like like to see a couple pics of the pick up to don't recall seeing that one before.

Rich

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