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GuyM
Posted: Friday, March 25, 2022 4:36:33 AM
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GuyM
Posted: Tuesday, March 29, 2022 4:36:00 AM
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Plant equipment transport somewhere in the US:





Peterbilt 379 8x4/2 tractor (modified WSI model) and XL Specialized XL 120 HDG 3-axle lowboy (modified Diecast Masters model), carrying a 36.19 tonnes Caterpillar 621K 4x2 articulated scraper (modified Diecast Masters model),





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GuyM
Posted: Saturday, April 02, 2022 5:05:44 AM
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We're still in the US with a "STAA Double", combination defined as legal in the 1982 Surface Transportation Administration Act on the entire US road network:





Peterbilt 579 4x2/2 tractor and Wabash DuraPlate 28 1-axle box semi-trailer + Wabash 1-axle dolly and Wabash DuraPlate 28 1-axle box semi-trailer (Diecast Masters models),





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GuyM
Posted: Wednesday, April 06, 2022 4:17:49 AM
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Short trip to the US ending - temporarily - with a refined hydrocarbon products road transport, typical of that part of the world:





Volvo-USA VNR 64T 300 6X4/2 tractor (modified First Gear model) and Heil FD 9300/DT S4 2-axle tank semi-trailer (modified Diecast Masters modiel),





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Caterpillar D7 tracked tractor fitted with a rear double drum assembly and Caterpillar No 70 1+1-axle towed scraper (modified Diecast Masters models),







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GuyM
Posted: Thursday, April 14, 2022 4:21:53 AM
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Pretty rare in Jean-Jacques' 1/50 collection, 3 military vehicles, produced by Solido.
All these tanks were involved in various Second World War battles. From top to bottom, a Somua S35 French tank, the American Sherman M 4A3 and a German PzKpfw IV Ausf E:









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Posted: Monday, April 18, 2022 4:16:14 AM
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One of the last truck kit ever produced by Minitrucks, the FIAT tractor unit, built by Jean-Jacques (at front) and by Jean-Francois (at rear) in the manufacturer's original Coulier livery (Belgium):









As a bonus, the Minitrucks bulk tank semi-trailer kit, built by Jean-Jacques as per manufacturer's instructions (front) and upgraded by Jean-Francois to his usual modeling standards (rear):



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Guy
GuyM
Posted: Friday, April 22, 2022 5:11:06 AM
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GuyM wrote:
Most recent model produced by Jean-Francois, the 6x6 MAN - labelled SAVIEM, thanks to the commercial agreements between MAN and SAVIEM at that time - used during many years by Nicoletti for their heavy haulage transports [...]


Jean-Francois has, since, completed the matching 3-line ACTM lowloader, used in those days by Nicoletti to move their heavy plant equipment;









To be continued.
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Two vans in "La Poste" livery (Jean-Jacques' Solido/Verem models):









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Posted: Saturday, April 30, 2022 3:59:20 AM
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In Holland, transport to a local shipyard of a marine engine:







Volvo FH04-T750 8x4/4 tractor and Nooteboom MCO 109-07(V) extendable low bed 7-axle semi-trailer (IMC models) carrying a MaKMed 6 M 34 DF marine engine on its transport frame of 40.5 tonnes overall weight (modified IMC load),



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GuyM wrote:
Building in progress of the transport of an overhauled SNCF rail coach to a French railway museum [...]


The heavy haulage combination completed:







Mercedes-Benz Arocs 4163 SLT 2.3 8x6/4 tractor (Conrad model), fitted with a temporary ballast bed (modified Siku part) loaded with 2 concrete ballast blocks of 4.37 tonnes each (homemade), towing 2 Nicolas 3-line modular trailers (modified Corgi elements) carrying a De Dietrich UIC-Y VRU 2+2-axle self-service restaurant wagon of 48.5 tonnes (modified Lima model),



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Posted: Sunday, May 08, 2022 5:10:19 AM
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In their Heritage series - dedicated to vintage French haulage and circus - Corgi have produced various Berliet trucks, all named GLRs, whatever was their architecture.
Two such vehicles produced by Corgi in a 1/50 scale(*):



Both models completed:





- at front: Berliet TLR 10B 4x2/2 tractor and Titan France 1-axle flatbed semi-trailer (modified Corgi models) loaded with 46 Champagne wine barrels (modified Corgi load),
- at rear: Berliet TLM 10B 4x2/2 tractor (modified Corgi model) and 2-line rear dolly made from an ex-US Army Rogers M9 tank transport trailer rear part (Corgi model) carrying an approx. 30 tonnes SAFI autoclave drier used to treat wooden electrical poles (modified Corgi load),

Note (*): pictures issued from the French "Autoboite" website: http://www.autoboite.fr/index.htm

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Posted: Sunday, May 08, 2022 5:18:06 AM
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The Reims transport company combination:







As I couldn't find any decent picture of the real Walbaum unit, another Berliet TLR 10B, found in a J.F. Colombet book about Berliet vehicles:



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The 2-axle Berliet tractor, which was involved at that time in most "light" heavy haulage moves performed by the STAG company (Société de Transports Automobiles de Genevilliers):







The STAG convoy which triggered the model (no idea of who is the author of that picture, sorry!):



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Posted: Thursday, May 12, 2022 11:01:55 AM
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In California, last road trip of a tram donated by Los Angeles Authorities to the National San Francisco Railway Museum:







Freightliner FLT 8664 T 6x4/2 tractor and Talbert TSDW-140K-FG-TI 2-axle low bed semi-trailer (modified Conrad models) loaded with a 17.23 tonnes 600v DC Saint Louis Car Co PCC 1070 2+2-axle tramway car (Corgi model),



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Two German modern civil works transports:





- left: Mercedes-Benz Arocs 1845 LS 4x2/2 tractor and Schmitz Cargobull S.KI 24 SL 7,2 3-axle tipping semi-trailer (Conrad models),
- right: MAN TGS 18 470 4x2/2 tractor and Schwarzmüller KIS 3/E 3-axle half-pipe tipping semi-trailer (Conrad models).

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