1/16 Scale Pete Wrecker

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Built this one in about a month and a half....It's 98% done....Just got to finish the light bars, but it's done enough to post a few pics, though...

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Great looking rig, JT. Fantastic details.

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Thats one gorgeous truck... great color combo!

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This one looks MASSIVE! I used to have this 1:16 Pete as a teen. Nothing to do with this one. You have done an impressive job, nice detailing, nice new parts, love the paint!

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Vary nice work ,I like it .

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AWESOME! Do the lights work!?

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Hay JT thats B) dude I take it you built the wrecker from scratch very well done good paint too .It would be good if you made an R/C one he he very very very pricey tho :)

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Good stuff!

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Thanks, Guys for your kind comments about my truck...I appreciate them....I wish I could build an RC model of this one, but like you said, Dave, that would just break me...And, no, Charles, the lights do not work.....As it was my first attempt at a 1/16 scale model, I kinda wanted to see it completed quickly, so my ambitions were not that high....But, once again, I appreciate all of you...

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A couple more shots...

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Very sharp!

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Very nice work JT. How long did it take you to build the whole project wrecker bed and all. It looks great.

Doug

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Very nice work JT. How long did it take you to build the whole project wrecker bed and all. It looks great.

Doug

It was about a month and a half....It helps when you have a lot of styrene plastic around....Not afraid to make mistakes....

Went to a plastics supplier and picked up two 4' x 8' pieces of .060" styrene for like $20 a sheet and I've still got A LOT left....And I eyeball a lot of stuff...To me, if it looks right, it is right...Thanks for the interest, Doug...

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Gorgeous, Awsume paint,Amazing detail....

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WOW, cool, I like it as a wrecker but it also would look as a tractor.

Kostas.

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Outstanding!

B)

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A couple shots of the boom extended...A little bit, anyway...I didn't want to break anything...

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Beautiful biiiigggg wrecker!!!

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GREAT LOOKING WRECKER JT...

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You are the man J.T.. However you might have set the bar a little high for some of us..... Great Job!!!!!!!!!!

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Great build JT I like the color scheem........Did i read it rite that you got 4foot x 8foot sheet of styreen???If so could I get info cause I got a big scratch build tat will require alot of sheet styreen......Im just like you when it comes to scratch builden,if it dont look rite i"ll build it again , im not afraid to make mistakes........Thats a AWSAUME build........

Terry

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Superb build and great skill. I like the colour they look right.

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Great build JT I like the color scheem........Did i read it rite that you got 4foot x 8foot sheet of styreen???If so could I get info cause I got a big scratch build tat will require alot of sheet styreen......Im just like you when it comes to scratch builden,if it dont look rite i"ll build it again , im not afraid to make mistakes........Thats a AWSAUME build........

Terry

That is correct...With my latest 2 trailer builds, this wrecker, the Allied Vans truck, and one more Pete race rig I'm working on, I just finished off the first 4' x 8' piece...I love it..There's gotta be somewhere in AZ that sells plastic...I found this place, here in Houston pretty easily...Look for a place that makes signs and ask them where they get their plastic...I about lost my mind when they sold me that much plastic for only $20 a sheet.....I'm going to get some more, tomorrow, Lord willing....

And thank you guys...I appreciate the viewing and comments...

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Superb build and great skill. I like the colour they look right.

Thanks, Dave...Seen some of your work on Fotki...You've got some nice stuff....Can't say I'm a huge fan of Albion trucks, but your builds are superb...You guys should check him out... :) There's good stuff in there...

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Very nice tow truck JT

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