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i started this a few weeks back....it will be around 26" long with a wheel base of 408 ..i started by using the cab & hood from a Austrian Western Star (green cab ) i filled in the back sleeper door to make a day cab..the challenge was to cut the hood up so i would have a top and front part to go around radiator after add a little cut a little it all worked out.. frame is complete scratch built..  i used a Cat C15 for the engine..has a pulling front end with wide tractor tires. the rears are 1/32 bigfoot.. the 1st picture is the real truck ...







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10 hours ago, gotnitro? said:

Awesome build,  I really enjoyed building mine ! Nothing like huge tires on a massive chassis for a working truck ..


this is my 4th one ,but 1st one on the big tires...send me pictures i would like to see your truck. are is it on here ?

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a little update..got the cab lights and horns installed..breathers mounted and all plumbed in..what a pain in the butt..but with soft wire ties and flexible drinking straws i got it done , and if u dont have any u need to get u some for scratch building and kit bashing..good stuff..   and also check this tool out..i love it ..https://www.amazon.com/gp/slredirect/picassoRedirect.html/ref=sspa_dk_detail_0?ie=UTF8&adId=A042612536GELS6IEILRU&qualifier=1607466331&id=8620617950967180&widgetName=sp_detail_thematic&url=%2Fdp%2FB07SHBYDDP%2Fref%3Dsspa_dk_detail_0%3Fpsc%3D1%26pd_rd_i%3DB07SHBYDDP%26pd_rd_w%3Dcokdt%26pf_rd_p%3Df0355a48-7e73-489a-9590-564e12837b93%26pd_rd_wg%3DN1eGW%26pf_rd_r%3DWB8Q9QNBBC4D651N1Q2Z%26pd_rd_r%3D4713f0c2-f0ee-422f-af87-4113951bd939

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            That sure is a long truck . I love the idea. And it looks like you have done a bit of work already . I will be looking forward to further updates .


    Be Well



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On 12/8/2020 at 11:05 PM, Bills72sj said:

That is way cool!!! It is like a Monster truck that works for a living.

Oh man , watch a couple videos of oil field trucks sometime ...its shocking . Their massive working machines carrying insane loads across worse terrain than ice road truckers 

Really cool tool I'll have to add one to arsenal

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On 12/31/2020 at 1:27 PM, butter said:

The weathering on the frame and engine came out really nice.

thanks..i use pastels and weather as i build going back when build is finished and give it a good going over

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