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Hello all hope everyone’s well. I have a weird attraction to attempting to build the AMT White Freightliner. This will be my 5th one I am starting. Got the cab from a friend of mine recently and will buy the 75th Anniversary kit at Hobby Lobby. Am planning on painting below the doors either Dark Blue, or Black. Color is Rustoleum Sunset Yellow (Revell Pete 359, KW W900 Cat Yellow I call it). We’ll see how she turns out.

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Like the finish. You must have ironed out all of the flaws in this kit by now. It's years since I touched one of these but I recall the finished result was worth the trauma. You'll boss it mate. 

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4 hours ago, Rockford said:

Like the finish. You must have ironed out all of the flaws in this kit by now. It's years since I touched one of these but I recall the finished result was worth the trauma. You'll boss it mate. 

Thanks

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Looks like you're altering the steps to the later type...? Any other mods you plan? I know some people move the headlights but if you haven't it's too late, mind you, I've never really seen that they were THAT wrong.  

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2 hours ago, Rockford said:

Looks like you're altering the steps to the later type...? Any other mods you plan? I know some people move the headlights but if you haven't it's too late, mind you, I've never really seen that they were THAT wrong.  

Not sure yet. 

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Also want to do a SD Daycab. Unsure of a few things:

  • Livery. Want to do a fleet unit but the kit precludes this on a number of levels. Most fleets ran the single headlights, and no 10 hole wheels on steer, or drive. Don't want to splurge on resin wheel sets.
  • So if I go the O/O or small fleet route I guess I could use the chrome wheels/
  • Could use others thoughts on colors.

Thanks

Jerry

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Looks good from here  !  

Going 0/0 opens up several unique options . Estes has that yellow orange color w black, very cool combo..and the chrome  wheels could be toned down w 0000 steel wool lightly to create a dull aluminum sheen ! Who's gonna critique ya for creating a model that the fleet may have picked up at auction ...

Carry On. ! 

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8 hours ago, gotnitro? said:

Looks good from here  !  

Going 0/0 opens up several unique options . Estes has that yellow orange color w black, very cool combo..and the chrome  wheels could be toned down w 0000 steel wool lightly to create a dull aluminum sheen ! Who's gonna critique ya for creating a model that the fleet may have picked up at auction ...

Carry On. ! 

Just laid down the Gloss Black. Came out pretty good.

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Looks great, can't go wrong with the no nonsense "fleet look". I would reconsider your wheel choices,  aftermarket  2 or 5 hole  resin wheels are worth every penny!

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2 hours ago, Dutzie said:

I like the color combination. Nice job

Thanks. Always a fan of the AMT Pabst White Freightliner issued model back in the day. Liked the different colored panels. Frame will most likely be semi gloss Black. Tanks maybe painted Aluminum with Black straps, and a Black visor. Will dull up the wheels.

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