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jacobus

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so here is my project for this tat , i wil make also [ try ] a 32 reefer behind him , it wil be a single axle 

in that time era i have see some black-white picture,s in that configuration 

already clean the resin kit and now lookin for the wheels and material for the chassis , wil use a ertl great-dane for the reefer , but first the truck

give him a own color and i think yellow whit some black

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let the building begin,s

and have fun

jacobus

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I'm looking forward to this! Sounds like a great combination.

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   Cool project ! I have always like the integral sleeper cabs. They just look cool!

 

 

 

   Be Well

   Gator

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That is going to be really nice, Jacobus!  Your work is exceptional and I look forward to checking out your progress.

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i too look forward to seeing this take shape, should be a cool build.

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    Way too cool Jacobus, I will be watching!!

               David S.

         

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wel , i made a chassis [ must lookin for a right wb before i cut it ] and put some color on the seats [ and interior ]

here a picture how it wil come,s

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now make the spring,s for the front axle and lookin for a engine [ somewhere in a pile of boxes ]

jacobus

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 That is looking real good! Is it going to be a short wheel base truck ?

 

 

  Be Well

   Gator

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Gator , i found a brochure and there stood a wheelbase from 146 inch and 164 inch , mack diesel , 6 cil-138 hp/ 2400 rpm

so i am a little bit closer to some answers

and found 1 picture of a model A with tandem axles [ truck and trailer ]

the other i found was a dump ore mixer style chassis

and when i found something i like this more and more

jacobus

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have found info for the wheelbase so now i have put the size on the frame

here a picture how its must come

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and found a nice color whats look like the old green of that time [ just for the color , picture is not sharp ]

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tonight make verything on the chassis and also found info how the exhaust wil go

just a pipe thats go to the back of the chassis and before the last crosmember pointin to the ground 

if the temp go a little bit up i put the 3 mack,s in the primer , now its everytime round zero , and where i paint its to cold

the color i wil use is yellow whit black accents

jacobus

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Jacobus,

          it looks like you are moving right along on this project. I like the dash thus far .

 

 

Be Well

 Gator

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Nice project, this Mack. The challenge in making a more realistic with this resin.

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beside the other project,s make some airline to the brake,s and make a testfit with a old engine from a mack

i make it a curbside model but i wil that the look under correct is

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and now go on to put some primer on the frame and cab etc

jacobus

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