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Just finished up my latest in the crusty old GM truck line... yep, it's green also. Well at one time it was. Tamiya Red primer base, then a green (that I can't remember the name) and weather master. The toolbox is from a friend on instagram.
 

Went a little extra on this one. If you know anything about the beautiful square body... They were hard to put gas into and the rusted out like crazy. This one has the bed with holes, rust around the corners of everything(especially under the doors), added dents, a fuel stain, and a crooked front bumper. I had a lot of fun with this one.

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As always, thanks for looking... on to the next...

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Good looking truck. Nice job on the weathering and rust. The dents look very realistic, especially on the tailgate. I've enjoyed looking at all of your truck fleet. 

Jeff 

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Looks great and reminds me of one here in town. Rust would never sleep with these trucks and the lower corner of the cabs are bad also. You really captured the look of a used up old truck with this. 

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Great weathering, very realistic.

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Yup!  That sure says "farm truck".  Very well done.

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Thank ya much guys! I do appreciate the kind words.

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What is your process for creating those excellent-looking body dents? Really like this build and want to steal your dent-making methods for some of my in-progress builds!

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On 7/31/2020 at 9:27 PM, '70 Grande said:

What is your process for creating those excellent-looking body dents? Really like this build and want to steal your dent-making methods for some of my in-progress builds!

Get you one of these

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or a candle works, too.

Hold it to the spot... BUT KEEP IT MOVING... until it "changes" the looks of the plastic. And that's hard to describe until you see it. After that you push something hard into it and let it cool....  Practice.. practice... practice on junk before you do anything on an important body.

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3 hours ago, KWT said:

Hold it to the spot... BUT KEEP IT MOVING... until it "changes" the looks of the plastic. And that's hard to describe until you see it. After that you push something hard into it and let it cool....  Practice.. practice... practice on junk before you do anything on an important body.

Agreed. I use a birthday candle standing on end for heat.  I use an old Matchbox car with square edges to push the dents into the plastic.

It’s good to have a lot of reference photos of dents!  I get a lot of them from eBay Motors truck ads

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Thank ya much! I do appreciate it.

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Thanks Carl and Jonathan

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You did a very good and realistic rust job on this pickup truck Jeremy!   We had one of these old GMC truck behind the house and it was even more rusted than that but a real work horse.  Well done sir!

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