Your collections, show them off

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Id like to see some of the collections out there. I know there are some beautiful fleet collections and ways displaying them

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Im in the process of building my display area. I have one shelf completed. I covered the shelf with old instruction sheets and resin coated them. I capped the shelves off with 1x4 with the sides of truck model boxes glued to them and also resin coated. I put the faces of the boxes on the back wall.The shelf is backlit with LED ropelights. There will be three shelves in all, the top one being plexiglass to view from underneath.

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Thats gonna be an incredible display. Looks good so far

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Awesome!

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That is fantastic , not just the shelf & backlite but the models ! I'm speechles , incredible talent & vision !

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Wow Terry, that's awesome...very nice!

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Thanks guys

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Very nice Terry.... I like it a lot. :)

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Hey Superpeterbilt, nice display. Have you posted all of your builds, I have seen some of them on the other site.

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Hey Superpeterbilt, nice display. Have you posted all of your builds, I have seen some of them on the other site.

There are a few that I havent. I havent gone back and posted anything from the other forum. With all the moving them around building the display, a bunch of them need a little TLC. Plus it seems that they either never get finished, or get rebuilt 4 times. Its a sickness.

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That's one sweet looking display case. Looking forward to seeing it done.

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that is too cool, awesome idea!

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I figured I would throw my display case in with some of my built models up to the time when I got the display case. By the way got the display case was free on Craigs List.

Everything here is plastic except for the last photo, top left three are die-cast

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Looks good, looks like you have a few missing, project 350 and your yellow truck

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Terry - Wow, what a eye appealing display. I am impressed at such a great way to utilize the kit boxes and directions. B)B)

Lucas - Very nice , my favorite is the logging truck and load. It looks so realistic , you must of had some good reference's to duplicate that one ! ;)

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Those look great guys,

Terry a lot of effort to make that and it shows awsome work and builds

Lucas sweet builds and it looks great

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Great looking builds Lucas!

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Lucas,That's some very nice looking builds.

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well, my room is too small for a good pic, but here is my almost full display case [trailers take up a lot of room....]

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Your prostar deserves a display to itself.

Your collection very nice tom, awesome trucks and cars.

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well, my room is too small for a good pic, but here is my almost full display case [trailers take up a lot of room....]

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Nice Collection, Tom. And that's why I don't make dedicated trailers. I have some trailers, but they're generic & used for photo shoots. "All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up". :)

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Well here's mine:

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thank you for all the great comments. I have more to post but have to figure out way to take pictures of them in the show case. I have mirrored backs and sides and base so the flash reflects. Will give it a shot. There is some nice built up truck models on here. As you can tell I am in love with trucks. Always remember " Without trucks America stops "

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Thats quite the collection, it kinda looks like a warehouse, thats way cool. Im with Lucas, as im a truck driver too.....

If it werent for trucks we would all be naked hungry and homeless.

If you bought it, a truck brought it

Hammer down good buddy

Hopefully here soon ill post what i have, not much at the moment, ill show it off proudly

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Greg, is that a storage unit filled with models? WOW!!! :blink:

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