International 4300 Eagle short log logging truck

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post-10896-0-16872500-1354993223_thumb.j Hello builders heres a pic of the cab gaurd that i scratch built for short log logging truck.

Terry

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post-10896-0-73293800-1354993421_thumb.j better pic of scratch built cab gaurd,found pic of it at whitt log trailers.com . I used sqaure stock instead of tubing for frame. I will post more pics of build as i get more done.Cometts wellcomed.Thank you.

Terry

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looks good Terry...havent seen one of them in a while..

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thats gona look great...

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Cool.

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Looks good. Start of a nice build.

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Thank you .I grew up in Washington State on the West Coast,there these typ of log trucks are used alot.

Terry

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Thank you .I grew up in Washington State on the West Coast,there these typ of log trucks are used alot.

Terry

YEA I WAS UP IN FERNDALE ON A SHUT DOWN IN APRIL..LOVE IT UP THEIR...

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Hello Dave, I grew up out by Summit Lake witch is off the 101 likeyour going to Aberdeen from Olympia.Got remaired moved to Olympia closer to work and few years later we (wife and I) ound out she has MS so we moved to Arizona.The dryer wheather here is better for her,we are about 35 miles East of Phoenix. Have other builds I built about 10 or so years ago I've thought about posten pics of.

Terry

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Terry; I'm from Washington State as well and live in Apache Junction, AZ. Was in your area a week ago at Cochran, a ghost town and the Ripsey Mine. Been building trucks since I retired from trucking.

Mike at Tuff Tin

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Hello Dave, I grew up out by Summit Lake witch is off the 101 likeyour going to Aberdeen from Olympia.Got remaired moved to Olympia closer to work and few years later we (wife and I) ound out she has MS so we moved to Arizona.The dryer wheather here is better for her,we are about 35 miles East of Phoenix. Have other builds I built about 10 or so years ago I've thought about posten pics of.

Terry

YES THE WEATHER SURE IS WET UP THEIR...THE ONLY THING I DIDN'T LIKE ....YES TERRY POST THE PICTURED OF YOUR TRUCKS ...I JUST GOT BACK TO BUILDING AFTER A 15 YR ON THE SIDE LINE..GOT ONE I WILL POST SOON..JUST ABOUT FINISHED IT...

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The 4300 is a great kit to build. Watch out for the position of the front axle it sits too far back. I think I moved mine forward by about 2 or 3mm.

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Hello MIke, we (famaily) live off Hunt HWY,only like a mile from the new hospitail off Hunt HWY,east of Copper Basin.The only draw back from Washington State is it rains so mutch.................... I drove OTR -Over The Road for 4 yrs,last 7 months got day job where im home every nite and weekends off ,its feels great to be back home with family.

Terry

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Hello Dave Bates,I all ready got frame completely built,if i build it again I will keep that in mind.Thank you for the heads up...

Terry

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Nice work...Very precise measurements, it looks like...Very nice....

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Looking good so far

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Nice job on the cab guard.

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Hello JT yes i'm very presice on my mesurements and Thank you for your compliment, you are a very good builder as well .Could you pleas PM me about the sheets of s`tyreen.Thank you.

Terry

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Thank you Gorden...

Terry

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I to am building a 4300 kit!....I need to check a few things and get it in paint soon!....OH SO MUCH ORANGE!... :lol::lol::lol:

I think i got a thread started here somewhere if not ill definitly get one up?... :blink:

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Hello MIke, we (famaily) live off Hunt HWY,only like a mile from the new hospitail off Hunt HWY,east of Copper Basin.The only draw back from Washington State is it rains so mutch.................... I drove OTR -Over The Road for 4 yrs,last 7 months got day job where im home every nite and weekends off ,its feels great to be back home with family.

Terry

Hello MIke, we (famaily) live off Hunt HWY,only like a mile from the new hospitail off Hunt HWY,east of Copper Basin.The only draw back from Washington State is it rains so mutch.................... I drove OTR -Over The Road for 4 yrs,last 7 months got day job where im home every nite and weekends off ,its feels great to be back home with family.

Terry

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So that is where youare hiding Terry. I met you once at the Perfromance modeling Club Model Show in MT. Vernon, Wa. You were livivng in Centralia or Chehalis at the time. Nice job on cab gaurd

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Trick my Mixer. I have relatives in Darrington as well. Been there once in the '90's to find my cousin had passed in a logging accident. Hadn't been there prior to that in thre '50's.

Mike

Terry, We'll have to get together some day. I have been retired over 16 years.

Mike

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Hello Lucas, Yes I scratch built that 3,4, low boy trailer that was red 3axle jeep,4 axle trailer and 3 axle booter.How have you been?I drove OTR (Over The Road for 4 years and last 7 months day job back into underground uetillities.

Terry

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post-10896-0-66017600-1355540200_thumb.j Scratch built mud flap hangers for truck and step.

Terry

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