Some projects I started

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Hi all. Here are a few of my Pick up Projects.

This started with a Revell 65 Chevy Shortbox stepside kit.

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I had to stretch the chassis to Longbox length in order to mount the body

The Open Road Mini-Motor Home is from the recent M-K re-issue.

Tires are OLD AMT Rubber "Firestone Darlington-Gum Dipped"

Turnpike pieces. I believe Only the original 1962 issue of their

Opening door 58 Impala had them. I have not seen them in any other kit.

Yes the front suspension was cut apart for steering

The Mini-Motor Home's Little Twin;

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This one sports MPC G-70's. I have cut the one piece bed apart to yield a more

correct Fleetside out of it

as molded it represents more of a Cameo than a Fleetside

Steering is also pose-able on this one

Next is a Ramp back hauler

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This is a bash. Hauler is the M-K Racer's Wedge re-issue.

Chassis is from the MPC Heavy Pedal version 72 Longbox Stepside pickup.

Cab is from the parts box

Here is an Original 67 Annual

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I got this built Years ago. I did paint detail the chassis & engine, but the body & interior are still unpainted

The cap is from AMT offered in the 68 Hunter's Special version of their 63 F-100

And also in their 69 Fleetside

I got it in a Box lot at an auction With a complete built 69 Fleetside!

(Only Model kits.parts I Ever found that way!)

I also have a second 67 that is a Resin conversion

The 67-72 Era Chevy/GMC Pickup is my Favorite.

I have Several including 4 more Built's I got with the Resin conversion 67!

I did have to replace the rims/tires with Stock pieces, but all are Nice!!

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This is the 69 I got with the Cap on the 67.

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I stripped the frosted Green paint, and have it in Flat White Primer

Luckily the plastic did not take up the frosted effect too badly.

Here is my Oldest Pickup kit,

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An AMT 60 F-100 Annual.

This one needed a little more body work to smooth it out. Sanding & File marks/gouges.

I got all but the Box!

I also have a 63 F-100 That I Finally found a Hood for, but the hood is from a 62 with that ones badges

I need to take some pic's of that 63, and the other 67-72 Chevy/GMC's I have.

FOUND Pic's of the 63 F-100.

Now in my Photobucket

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A friend in Ohio got the tail lights for me. 62 Hood is not in the pictures.

Look here for more pic's of these In-Progress Projects;

http://s145.photobucket.com/albums/r229/EdselDan/Models/Projects/Pick%20Up%20trucks/

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This 71 Cheyenne was one of the 5 Built's I got

It needs an Engine, but display's fine without.

Tires are AMT Firestone Supreme White-stripe wall.

The toneau cover is from one of the recent re-issue 72's

Wish they would re-issue it again!!

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Wish this was a 70 instead though.

Our 70 Impala was this color. And 10 or so years ago a 70 Cheyenne in this color was for sale here.

If i had had the $3000.oo they were asking for it, I would be driving that instead of

the Dodge Dynasty that is falling apart just sitting in my driveway!!

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Some very nice trucks there.

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