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  • Birthday 05/08/1982

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  1. Cornbinder

    Mashpee 354 International R190

    Shaping up to be one beautiful brute already!
  2. Cornbinder

    1965 Ford F100 Utility truck.

    I must confess I bought way too many of these when they came out
  3. Cornbinder

    AMT Autocar A64B

    Nice! Is that the stock wheelbase?
  4. Cornbinder

    International 4200 built in 1989

    Very nice! Even as-is. Even though it doesn't look like it would take an awful lot to bring it back up to 100%
  5. Cornbinder

    1983 IH F-2674 Tri-axle Dump

    Lovely! The local gravel pit once had a similar unit to this.
  6. Cornbinder

    1980 Volvo N10

    This was a quick and relatively pleasant buildup of the old Ertl Precision Series kit. You know, the one with that diecast frame that seems to scare off many a modeler. I didn't have too much trouble with that, but the diecast front spindles sucked, so I made new ones from plastic strip. Other than the roof top A/C unit and the decals it's totally box stock and finished in Tamiya flat yellow. I also cut away the exhaust stack and replaced it with aluminum tubing.
  7. Cornbinder

    Volvo N10

    I have not, but I have a few military kits I want to get around to sometime. This one is a done deal, Showroom pics coming soon.
  8. Cornbinder

    Volvo N10

    The engine is in. Not much will be visible once the cab is on but I have it some weathering. I tried Vallejo pigments for the first time and I'm reasonably happy.
  9. Cornbinder

    Volvo N10

    This is a kit I've wanted for a while. I recently was able to nab one at a not-too-terrible price. The diecast frame gave me pause, but it turns out to be a minor matter. The diecast front spindles were useless and replaced with new ones fabricated from styrene. The tractor will be weathered to resemble a semi-retired rig, no pun intended. Much of the hit chrome has been stripped. The metal frame has eight pins, meant to protrude through corresponding holes in the bumper to simulate bolt heads. Things didn't quite line up, so the pins were filed off and replaced by heads cut from straight pins. More building and detailing to come....
  10. Cornbinder

    DAKAR Diamond REO

    Love it.
  11. Cornbinder

    Diamond REO Dump Truck

    Love it! Just the right amount of dirt and schmutz.
  12. Cornbinder

    1967 Diamond T DAKAR Rally Truck

    I've wanted to build this for years, so I'll definitely be keeping a close eye on this project.
  13. Cornbinder

    1982 Peterbilt 359 Custom

    I really need to get back on this thing. 😒
  14. Cornbinder

    Road Boss Custom

    I love it. Some very simple changes on an uncommon rig add up to an unmistakable design.