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Mashpee 354 is finished.
This is on the workbench and will eventually be a model of Mashpee 354, a brush truck for the Town of Mashpee Fire Department. The cab is an Illini Replicas casting. Frame is from an Ertl kit and was extended. Tires are resin castings made from a 3D printed master. The engine is re-worked from a 1941 Chevy kit engine.
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My kenworth w900 and reefer trailer
Kenworth W900 and Reefer
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1932 Mack AP
A scratch built 1932 Mack AP used in constructing Boulder Dam.  Chassis is a stretched AC frame and modified wheels for hard rubber in the rear and pneumatic tires in front.  The radiator was stretched also.  Body is constructed of sheet plastic stock.  Chains and sprockets at the rear wheels are from MicroMark.  
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Peterbilt 378-119
Check out the detail on this beautiful Pete by Mark 1.
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Overnight Done Right!
Driptroit 71's restored Overnight fleet truck. Its a combination of the DM 600 kit and the R-Model kit with rear tires, wheels and suspension are from A.I.T.M.



 

 

IMG_4446 by Brian Smith, on Flickr

 

IMG_4462 by Brian Smith, on Flickr

 

IMG_4475 by Brian Smith, on Flickr

 

IMG_4482 by Brian Smith, on Flickr

 

Here is the Inspiration truck:

IMG_8545 by Brian Smith, on Flickr
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Poor old AutoCar
Paul built this one as a a picked over junk yard dog.

 

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37 Chevrolet Road Tractor
Driptroit71 built this one from the AMT Orange Blossom Special kit. It is meant to represent an old barn find. I think he nailed it!



 

IMG_1510 by Brian Smith, on Flickr

 

IMG_1525 by Brian Smith, on Flickr

 

IMG_1527 by Brian Smith, on Flickr

 

IMG_1530 by Brian Smith, on Flickr

 

IMG_1534 by Brian Smith, on Flickr

 

IMG_1386 by Brian Smith, on Flickr

IMG_1390 by Brian Smith, on Flickr

 
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GMC 9500 Tandem Tractor
Another Cornbinder beauty!! AITM cab conversion perched atop an AMT GMC Astro 95 chassis.
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C-F Freightliner COE
Lee from Classic Trick Modeler Magazine built this beauty from the the AMT Freightliner SD kit. It's easy to see why its his "favorite truck build so far."
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1969 Diamond Reo Dump Truck
Check out this awesome 69 Diamond Reo Dump Truck by 41Chevy.

 

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New Items -- Revell Snap Pete Visor & Two Sleeper Spoiler Choices
Now available in the MTB Parts Store:

Revell Snap Pete Drop Visor

2.75" Flat Bottom Dove Tail Spoiler

3.25" Flat Bottom Dove Tail Spoiler

http://www.modeltruckbuilder.com/index.php?/store/
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New Item -- ROG Pete Fat Front Fenders
Now available in the MTB Parts Store: ROG Pete Fat Front Fenders

http://www.modeltruckbuilder.com/index.php?/store/
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1977 International Fleetstar 2070A and Loadcraft Lowboy
A high level of detail and expert weathering make it no surprise that this build by Chuck Most made it onto the pages of Classic Truck Modeler magazine.
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Cat C-15
WOW! Now that's how you detail an engine!

 
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Autocar Sleeper Cab
With its multitude of scratch built parts and resin parts, and high level of detail Heavy Hauler's Autocar is certainly a show-stopper!
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1955 IH RDTC Highbinder
Driptroit71 has completed a beautiful rendition of a 1955 IH RDTC Highbinder. With it's bright red paint and awesome attention to detail, Brian has hit this one out of the park! Nice job!!
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