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GuyM
Posted: Sunday, April 04, 2021 5:03:32 AM
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Vitesse - Portuguese model producer - realized in the 80s various Saurer trucks (the famous Swiss truck manufacturer). Some of these models were later taken-over by Corgi (S4C trucks) and Tek Hoby (S4C trucks, 1CR1D coaches and 3CT1D box vans or fire-engine trucks...).
Two of their products, sold as 1/43 units by Vitesse, while they are... exact 1/50 models!





- left: coach with Seitz Typ Wallis II open-top body on a Saurer 1CR1D 4x2/2 chassis,
- right: Tüscher & Co double cabbed fire-engine pumper body on a Saurer 3CT1D 4x2/2 chassis.

To be continued.
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The Swiss Post coach in its open-roof version:







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The Basel Fire Department pumper:







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GuyM
Posted: Thursday, April 08, 2021 4:06:27 AM
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GuyM wrote:
Vitesse - Portuguese model producer - realized in the 80s various Saurer trucks (the famous Swiss truck manufacturer). [...] Two of their products, sold as 1/43 units by Vitesse, while they are... exact 1/50 models!


Two other Saurer trucks of the Portuguese model producer:





- left: Saurer 3CT1D 4x2/2 box truck with sheeted integral body,
- right: S4C-45 4x2/2 sheeted dropside truck.

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Difficult to travel through Switzerland without seeing any chocolate transport truck:







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Difficult as well in those days to find a local Army truck that was not produced by Saurer:







Note: in a foreseeable future, the Swiss Army truck should tow a JuWo FK 58 1-axle field kitchen trailer (Austrian origin) made from a modified Solido model.

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GuyM
Posted: Monday, April 12, 2021 4:22:02 AM
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GuyM wrote:
"Charge Utile" (THE French magazine dedicated to vintage trucks) has recently embarked in articles related to products of the Spanish truck manufacturer Pegaso. That resulted in me revisiting 2 old Joal Pegasos, which I thought were undersized for 1/50 scale models:

[...]


The trailer behind the Pegaso Comet tractor has since found a new assignment (modifications in progress):





Fordson/Roadless Super Major 4WD 4x4/2 tractor (modified Matchbox model) and Smith (Horley) Morewear Goose 1-axle heavy duty tipping trailer (modified Joal model)





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We cross the Atlantic Ocean to meet an American contractor dealing with landscape maintenance:







Ford F250-Lariat 4x4/2 pick-up truck equipped with 2 portable access ramps (modified Sword model), loaded with a Vermeer CTX 100 skid-steer tracked mini-loader (SpecCast model) and towing a Vermeer BC 1000 XL brush chipper 1-axle trailer unit (modified SpecCast model)



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Posted: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 3:23:47 AM
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GuyM wrote:
Vitesse - Portuguese model producer - realized in the 80s various Saurer trucks (the famous Swiss truck manufacturer). Some of these models were later taken-over by Corgi (S4C trucks) and Tek Hoby [...]


One of the Saurer S4C produced by Corgi, in the livery of a well-known French tires manufacturer:







Saurer S4C-45 4x2/2 dropside truck (Corgi model) loaded with an Alligator Ventilfabrik tires valves wooden crate (modified Corgi load) and 18 Michelin 335/80 R 20 farm tractor tires (Gescha/Conrad elements)



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Fendt 942 Vario ProfiPlus 4x4/2 tractor equipped with a Fendt Slicer 310 FQ front-mounted disk mower (Siku models)







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