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W71 Mack

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Well, after finally finishing up my H61 Cherrypicker I swore to myself I wasn't going to scratchbuild another truck again.....that lasted a week until I started on this one. I had some sales brochures and spec sheets from the Mack museum so that plus boredom and some evergreen sheets floating around was all i needed to get started. I still have a lot of work left to do but progress is happening pretty quickly with this one. Apart from the wheels, tyres,engine/gearbox and diesel tanks everything has been made by myself.The bullnose hood will open once I make up some little hinges,as will the doors. Colour will be the same emerald green as my H61. Here are a few pics of where I'm at with it now.post-5297-0-97899200-1358584948_thumb.jppost-5297-0-44148900-1358584982_thumb.jppost-5297-0-08269600-1358585006_thumb.jppost-5297-0-13183300-1358585035_thumb.jppost-5297-0-88253300-1358585055_thumb.jp

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Very nice work!

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This is going to be cool !

Tim

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Very cool truck. Excellent work.

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Great looking W71. You do really nice work.

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Thanks for the kind words guys.

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Great scratch building, you sure know how to put a cab together,

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Very nice scratch building,its looking real good man.

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Superb Scratch building skills! this will be great when its done.

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That looks very nice I love those bull nose cabs .Very accurate looking codie

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