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Timpte reefer trailer

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Here is a scratch built 40ft Timpte reefer trailer that I have been working on. I got a little cross-eyed gluing all of the ribs on the side walls, but it worked out in the end.

 

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Beautiful work! 

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outstanding!

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You do get them right KJ...it's sooo nice and realistic.

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Looks awesome!!!!!  Great work!!

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You have a way with the vintage trailer! Excellent work as always!!

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45 minutes ago, DRIPTROIT 71 said:

You have a way with the vintage trailer! Excellent work as always!!

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Awesome!!

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Amazing work.  Mine would not be straight, even with a jig.

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On 10.6.2018 at 11:07 PM, Force said:

You do get them right KJ...it's sooo nice and realistic.

x 2 - it looks very 70's to me - excellent (but I never had the patience for those side ribs...)

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Magnificent job, outstanding work, I love it!

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You Da Man....This thing looks awesome....You did a great job with the ribs....It would be just my luck....I'd be affixing the last rib, and I'd, somehow, get it crooked....Yours are spot on....Excellent job....

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Thanks guys! I almost smashed this thing near the end. I was putting the final details on the rear doors and I banged the front top corner against my table and broke it off. I then tried to peel the roof off to make a new one, but it was glued on so well I started to destroy more and more in the process. I may have said a few bad words, but I eventually got it straightened out.

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You are the master of the vintage reefers KJ, this one is dead on.

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Wow! That is some amazing scratch building. I can't wait to see it hooked up. What color blue is that you have used on the reefer? It does closely match the light blue I've seen in pix of Thermo Kings from the 1970s.

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Thanks! For the reefer I just mixed a few drops of Tamiya clear-blue with some white and just eyeballed it. Most of those reefers faded a lot, so I figured any shade of light blue would look realistic with a little weathering.

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Great looking build

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You have the Patience of Job and really steady hands and good eyes. Well done !

 

 

Be Well

  Gator

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