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    A small save and rebuild

    That’s a beautiful little rig. Nice save! Great details in the bed. The tool box contents are awesome. The boom looks to be fully functional with that level of detail.
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    Greenhorn

    Welcome to the forum! All it takes is a love for trucks, the rest you learn as you go.
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    1971 Autocar A64B & Haulaway Trailer

    Nice-lookin’ hot rod style hauler. I’d imagine it would have quite the sound with that straight-piped v12. Funny about those tires, now we know Revell essentially got the design from themselves for their “floats”. A great build overall, and I especially like the 23 1/2 hour road service, just don’t call during that 30 minute break - whenever that is!
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    Almost there

    Nice work so far. I like how the engine is a little dirty. I also like the addition of the visor and the headache rack. These are good kits. Highly versatile. You can really dress them up.
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    BJ and the Bear

    Beautiful work on this one. Such an attractive paint scheme.
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    Blue Devil

    I like it when the tank straps are painted to match the frame. Good color choices.
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    Blue Devil

    Welcome to the forum. Sounds like you bring a lot of experience here when it comes to real trucks. That kind of knowledge can be really helpful to the modeling community. For the Classic XL, I wish it was easier to find in 1/24 or 1/25 scale. There’s been a very limited number of resin conversion kits made over the years. There’s also been a few guys to make them using parts (and ingenuity) from both Italeri’s FLC and FLD kits. Either way, not easy, unfortunately. Though, I’ve seen them in 1/32 scale here and there, but that doesn’t help much when you’re into 1/24 and 1/25.
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    Earl Miller air lines

    Yeah, they do look nice. I have a few sets, myself.
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    Pintle hooks

    Forgot about Jamie having them. Yeah, he has a lot of great stuff.
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    1/32 snap kit aftermarket parts

    The only source I know of is a guy on eBay - blackjack_mod - he makes a lot of 1/32 aftermarket parts, and if he doesn’t list what you’re looking for, send him a message. He has a lot more than what’s on there now, and he is willing to design and make other parts.
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    Pintle hooks

    It’s possible they had some on here, but I know there’s a few other sources, if MTB doesn’t have them. I haven’t purchased these parts in particular, but the other things I’ve received from Kootenay have been awesome. https://www.kootenay3dmodelparts.com/product-page/1-24-1-25-pintle-hitch-style-2
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    3D printing

    I’m no expert on 3d printing whatsoever, but it does sound interesting, and I’ve purchased some printed parts and they’ve been great. I think it’s a huge part of the future of the hobby. Anyway, I was looking for random truck parts last night and stumbled upon this site which seems to have a few offerings of files in 1/25 scale. Not sure if this is what you are looking for, but I thought of your post when I saw it, and thought I’d reply. Maybe it’s a start. https://cults3d.com/en/3d-model/various/big-rig-front-grill-for-peterbilt-359-1-25
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    Frame stretch part MTB SP48

    Great to hear. That’ll be a big time saver.
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    Frame stretch part MTB SP48

    Yeah that should make it much easier to stretch the Revell snap 359 chassis. I’ve stretched a couple Italeri 378 frames, myself. I bet a series of Italeri chassis stretch parts would sell well, too.
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    CF Pusher Freightliner

    Awesome outdoor shots. Makes the “snow” look more realistic with the real sun on it. Just the right look all around, great weathering, nice display base. I like the rusty chipped finish on the exhaust outlet pipe coming off the engine. For its uniqueness, I’d have to say this is one of my favorite builds of yours.
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