Italeri Western Star

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Here is a Western Star I built. Box stock and an enjoyable build100_0270.jpg100_0271.jpg100_0274.jpg

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Nice build. I think I heard somewhere they are going to reissue this kit.

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Nice build. If they bring it back I hope they retool and put it on a WS frame instead of a Freightliner frame. Either way nice clean build.

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I would settle for the battery boxes from the 5964 as opposed to a correct frame, I could deal with the frame easier

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Nice looking Western Stars. Both of them.

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Very nice clean build,color suits it nicely.

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I hope they reissue this kit as well, I'd love to have one, I used to have the sortimo version and it was awesome. I wish someone would make the newer style truck, like the Lomax or something like that, that would be great!!!

NICE BUILD THOUGH! as said before I love the color.

Chad

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Can the Italeri Western Star Australia be converted into a left hand drive?

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Yep, good re-issue subject. It builds up into a nice replica as we see here. Good job, both of you. i'm not very fond of brown usually, but it suits this truck nicely Jeff.

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I've said this before, it wouldn't be a major investment on Italeri's part. Pretty much a new hood, they already have the cab from the 5900. Use the 60 Series from the Pete, rear suspension from the FLD Freightliner. Pretty much kit bash a "new" kit, they did it with the Fords. They only companies I see making anything modern are Italeri and Moebius

They only companies I see making anything modern are Italeri and Moebius

Moebius definitely, Italeri, for some reason lately they seem to be having problems issuing new kits. Revell just reconstituted both their US and German operations. Technically they are in a position to offer some new tools.

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Thanks everyone. Anthony...I really like that rig you built

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Thanks Jeff, it's no longer hauling rocks, it's been re-assigned to Logger Duty :)

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Multi-tasking!

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Superb!

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Thanks Jeff, it's no longer hauling rocks, it's been re-assigned to Logger Duty :)

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Anthony,That is really nice...now I may have to start on one of the trailers I have stashed

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how do you guys attach the hoses and power to the trailer? Just Glue? Nice rigs.

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Anthony...Thanks for the reference ideas....lol now if I can just find the patience to work "outside the box"

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this makes me wanna start a new truck build nice work

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