Western Star and Detachable Neck Lowboy Trailer

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I just picked up this kit. Cheap at the local hobby shop for $59.00. It has been over 15 years since I built a model kit. This will my first tractor and trailer.

Going to make it a day cab truck with a lowboy trailer. Here is some photos of the ki

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It looks like it should be fun...will keep a look out.

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Way cooler than whats on the box! I hope all goes well.

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Its mutch beter than the box, And i am watching you because i love big rigs, and i am builing some richt now. and i am a driver on a rig too.

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Some updates

Hood hole filled and sanded down

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Rear of cab

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Rear of filled with styrene. ( this is my first time using styrene)

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rear filled with putty and ready for sanding

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Here is little update

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Some primer

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Cab with putty work done

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starting too sand down

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Here is little update

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Some primer

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Cab with putty work done

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starting too sand down

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Here is the trailer that I am going to build.

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Looks to be a very interesting project..

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Drawing of lowboy trailer 1/24 scale

It is going to be 25.6" Long.

Need to draw the top view and wait for the styrene.

Need to find more tires and rims

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Coming along nicely.Any ideas for what will go on that lowboy ?

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I like get a CAT Bulldozer to but on the trailer.

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Still working trailer blue print

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Got some supplies in the mail today

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Also got a Peterbilt 378 today

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Some updates

Hood hole filled and sanded down

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Rear of cab

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Rear of filled with styrene. ( this is my first time using styrene)

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rear filled with putty and ready for sanding

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hey dude what kind of cutting mat u sue i never seen that one before

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Here is a link to

Cutting Mat

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This will be nice when its done. I love a Western Star.

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Here is a little up date.

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Here is the frame of the trailer.

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That is going to look so cool when it's done

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little update more to come

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Installed some cross bracing

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Just made this homemade cutter

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NICE START.

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