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Marty K
Posted: Wednesday, December 25, 2019 2:13:09 AM
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Merry Xmas to all , hope everyone is kicking back relaxing and enjoying the break .
Time for a new project and something a bit different from the Oz style trucks , so having a go at an 'Oilfield truck' i believe they are called .
It was almost a shame to start chopping up a C500 , they are a nice detailed model , but it had to be done ..
Got the new rear tyres printed , filling in the hole in the back of the cab is next .
Lots of cutting n shutting to do , this one is going to be interesting....
IMG_2249 by Marty Khull, on Flickr
IMG_2251 by Marty Khull, on Flickr
modelmaniac
Posted: Wednesday, December 25, 2019 11:41:47 AM

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Loving the look of those tyres.They look like they can handle off road terrain,easily.Loaded,or unloaded.
Claus
Posted: Wednesday, December 25, 2019 1:51:08 PM

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Nice! Manure spreader truck?

Marty K
Posted: Wednesday, December 25, 2019 10:46:57 PM
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No Claus , thats a bit boring , along these lines if it all works out...Smile
kenworth-c500 by Marty Khull, on Flickr
Exkvate3140
Posted: Thursday, December 26, 2019 12:30:09 AM
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Marty after what I have seen you build already that red Kenworth oil field truck will be a walk in the park. Keep the pictures coming as you progress on it. Love those tires.
Steve
Marty K
Posted: Saturday, December 28, 2019 4:53:02 AM
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Sort of progress . No going back now i guess d'oh! Very quick n rough mock up .
IMG_2259 by Marty Khull, on Flickr
IMG_2258 by Marty Khull, on Flickr
modelmaniac
Posted: Saturday, December 28, 2019 1:22:55 PM

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Looking good.Are you going to paint it red,like the one in the pic?Love those type of trucks,off road?No problem!
Marty K
Posted: Tuesday, December 31, 2019 4:57:13 AM
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Bit of brass , bit of styrene and a good dose of 5 minute epoxy and we have a stretched chassis .
Pure dumb luck but std off the shelf brass and styrene were spot on size wise .
Modelmaniac...going yellow I think to match the other 2 .
IMG_2264 by Marty Khull, on Flickr
Exkvate3140
Posted: Wednesday, January 01, 2020 1:56:54 AM
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Marty nice stretch job on the frame.
Steve
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