70's Great Dane Reefer

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I think I'm finally finished with my 70's style Great Dane Reefer. I started with an AMT Great Dane dry van, added some 2 hole steel wheels, scratch built carrier reefer unit and fuel tank, then took a stab at weathering. Here is the end result. I hope to get some shots outside in the daylight eventually.

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Thanks for looking!

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great job on the wheathering, underside looks terrific as well.

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Nice build and very realistic weathering...

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Looking awesome....I really like the weathering you've done....To me, it looks spot on....I don't know why I don't have one of these....

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Nice job on the weathering and detail is GREAT :unsure:

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Great job!!!

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OUTSTANDING build KJ, weathering looks very realistic, great job!!! :D

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Super job the weathering looks great. So what are you going to use to tow it?

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nice weathering

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Great job also good weathering looks realistic i could hook up right now n truck on

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very nice detail

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Very nice. Great work KJ! Pavel.

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Great build..very realistic detailing and weathering.

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Obviously a single exhaust stacked truck has towed that trailer for the bulk of its` life. Very nice job!!

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Thanks guys, I have started working on a white freightliner COE to pull it. I am updating it to an early 80's model right after freightliner branched off from white. I am also working on a late 80's freightliner FLA with square headlights and different grille.

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Nice!

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KJ This trailer came out great and the weathering really brings it to life. It will great with 49 pulling it. Please bring it to Fulton.

Edited by Trailking120

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Nice one!

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This is awesome ! Great weathering

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Nice weathering, just one nit pick,...the tires need some sanding of the tread. Great work though, just needs a tractor hooked up now.

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I agree with Joe

very nice build

greg

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This is very nice! My father was a truck driver when I was growing up...mid 70s to late 80s, I remember when he would park his truck in front of the house with one of these reefers attached... Made a few neighbors upset and the cops made him move the truck to a nearby shopping center ... Lol

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Looks great

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Great work KJ...the weathering is very convincing

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Looking pretty cool to me. Very nice job.

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