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My father bought some old models both finished and unfinished. I wonder if anyone knows how this would look? The front seems strange but suits. 

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I built that truck a long, long time ago. As I recall, it looked pretty decent, at least to the teenage kid I was when I built it. :)

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2 hours ago, restoman said:

I built that truck a long, long time ago. As I recall, it looked pretty decent, at least to the teenage kid I was when I built it. :)

I did too! ? I thought it was a cool kit.

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Built up on box art. There was a tow truck version and people made fire rigs out of them too. 
Fair fit but with effort looks ok. 

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8 hours ago, restoman said:

I built that truck a long, long time ago. As I recall, it looked pretty decent, at least to the teenage kid I was when I built it. :)

 

6 hours ago, BlackSheep214 said:

I did too! ? I thought it was a cool kit.

Yup, same here. 

Really, wouldn't mind having another one to do up with current techniques. 

Mike, I bet you're around 55, give or take? ? 

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37 minutes ago, Can-Con said:

 

Yup, same here. 

Really, wouldn't mind having another one to do up with current techniques. 

Mike, I bet you're around 55, give or take? ? 

Who, me?

Yup, 57 this March.

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Basically a mid 1970s Chevy pickup stepside, but with the custom front end. Never saw if this was based on a 1:1 custom truck. My one gripe with the kit is that if it was supposed to mimic a Peterbilt truck, it should have had the headlights in pods coming off the radiator shell. I wonder if the 32nd scale headlights from a Monogram Freightliner might be size-appropriate for this kit to get that Peterbilt look. I'd think the lights from the 25th scale AMT Peterbilt would be too large.

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On 1/5/2021 at 12:01 AM, Russell C said:

Basically a mid 1970s Chevy pickup stepside, but with the custom front end. Never saw if this was based on a 1:1 custom truck. My one gripe with the kit is that if it was supposed to mimic a Peterbilt truck, it should have had the headlights in pods coming off the radiator shell. I wonder if the 32nd scale headlights from a Monogram Freightliner might be size-appropriate for this kit to get that Peterbilt look. I'd think the lights from the 25th scale AMT Peterbilt would be too large.

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Ha! I remember building those snap rig kits too! Fond memories...

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this was one of the first kits I got when I was a kid (4-5 years old).   I don't think my dad and I ever completed it.  at some point I'll buy one and build it just to say I did.  

 

I agree about the headlights.  Seems more like KW lights in the fender.  

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Yes I had that kit when I was young wow that brings back some memories!

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