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Need some expertise which is why I love this site. Can anyone tell me if this kind of suspension (Hutchens) is available in 1/25 in any kit form? 

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From my research so far the only two kits that I can find that may be able to replicate this is the old AMT Wilson Livestock trailer kit;

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the AMT Tandem vans also looks to be accurate but being singles i would need to join two together and go from there;

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Would there be any more kits that would have this suspension or more appealing - any resin/printed ones available?

Thanks in advance;

Chris

 

 

 

 

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Take a look at the MPC gravel trailer, seems pretty close.  You'll have to cut it down from a triaxle but they actually have instructions to make a 2 axle dolly form the parts included in the kit.  Pic of the dolly in this thread: 

 

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12 hours ago, Warren D said:

Take a look at the MPC gravel trailer, seems pretty close.  You'll have to cut it down from a triaxle but they actually have instructions to make a 2 axle dolly form the parts included in the kit.  Pic of the dolly in this thread: 

 

thanks Warren, that's not it but I have confirmed the correct suspension I need is out of the AMT Livestock Trailer kit!

 

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I hauled a container chassis with that suspension last week. Not as rough as I was expecting once loaded!

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Looks like sam I am had what you seek , but was going to suggest kit form services in the UK , Harold has the suspension also

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4 hours ago, gotnitro? said:

Looks like sam I am had what you seek , but was going to suggest kit form services in the UK , Harold has the suspension also

Isn't most of the KFS stuff 1/24?   I wonder if Auslowe has it?  OP is down under, might be easier to get it in country.

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6 hours ago, Warren D said:

Isn't most of the KFS stuff 1/24?   I wonder if Auslowe has it?  OP is down under, might be easier to get it in country.

I did look on KFS/Auslowe but couldn't see that suspension anywhere.

 

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Check with Jamie Rahmoeller at moluminum.com.

I sent him masters of that exact suspension. Not sure if he’s casting them though?

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I believe the AMT Moving Van/Race Transporter has this suspension too.
But it doesn't look to be that hard to modify the AMT Fruehauf suspension to look more like this one.

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7 hours ago, Force said:

I believe the AMT Moving Van/Race Transporter has this suspension too.
But it doesn't look to be that hard to modify the AMT Fruehauf suspension to look more like this one.

This is what I love about this site, thanks for this info also.

Sam I Am has kindly found one in his stash he is happy to part with. the AMT Livestock Trailer is not too badly priced at the moment so that is also another option if I get stuck.

Just fyi for anyone interested - with small mods to this suspension it will make a very accurate representation of what is on the 'BJ and the Bear' Brown Co. reefer trailer.

Chris B.

 

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On 11/29/2019 at 12:52 AM, Ben said:

Check with Jamie Rahmoeller at moluminum.com.

I sent him masters of that exact suspension. Not sure if he’s casting them though?

Nice!! shall do.

Do you have any pics of the masters Ben?

 

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9 hours ago, CharlieBravo said:

Nice!! shall do.

Do you have any pics of the masters Ben?

 

No, I don’t. Sorry.

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