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How about another "Keep On Truckin'!" gig?
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Posted: Friday, November 24, 2017 - 05:58 PM GMT+7
i am in. A chevy pickup okay.
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Posted: Friday, November 24, 2017 - 04:45 PM GMT+7
Okay, I'm in. The first campaign I've enlisted in in a LONG time. I have two trucks that are just barely started...way less than 25% complete...an AMT White Road Boss that has the frame glued together and the engine assembled. And a Revell Ford AeroMax 120 with the engine block and assorted tanks and airbags glued together. Haven't decided which one to go for yet.
If I go for the Ford, I want to make a day cab out of it. If I go for the Road Boss, I'll build it as a day cab also since I don't like the Mercury sleeper that comes with it.
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Posted: Friday, November 24, 2017 - 06:16 AM GMT+7
And I have AMT's Kenworth W-925 re-issue in mail. The original is quite old (1971), so I'm not sure what to expect. But as a kid Movin' On was my favorite TV series so had to choose this
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Posted: Friday, November 24, 2017 - 01:59 AM GMT+7
OK, I'm in!
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Posted: Friday, November 24, 2017 - 01:50 AM GMT+7

Quoted Text

Went to page indicated above to enlist. No button to push. How?



Check that you are logged in on the new page. It is like going to the Gallery, sometimes you need to log in again.
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Posted: Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 07:49 PM GMT+7
Went to page indicated above to enlist. No button to push. How?
md72
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Posted: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 08:34 AM GMT+7
I'm In!
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Posted: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 01:53 AM GMT+7
The Group Build has been approved!!

Sign up HERE!

Mike
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Posted: Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 03:04 AM GMT+7

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I like the Mack DM600. Are you planning on doing it as a tractor or something else?

Here is a P/E set the you might like: Mack Photo Etch Parts

Jim



Jim, Thank you for heads-up. I love the "Mack" signs on photo-etched fret but the grille really stands out!

I'm going for the cab only, for this build. I haven't decided on the color scheme yet... but I feel like lemon yellow or carrot orange will be the "right" choice. And - oh boy! - this kit has loads of chrome that need to be removed. I've bought also a flatbed trailer but... I just don't feel starting it right now. Let's see what's going to happen after I finish the cab.

Cheers!
Gabriel
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Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 02:26 PM GMT+7
I like that Kenworth K123 Grill from Double Take. I may get that.

So, I have the basic AMT kit. I have a stretched frame. I have a set of full rear "fenders" (one fender covers both duals on a side). I'll be getting a roof visor shortly.

I'll probably also get/make a cab guard for behind the sleeper. I'm thinking new pipes too. So, yeah, customized for sure.

Yellow and metallic black for main colors.

Mike
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Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 06:32 AM GMT+7
Should be an interesting build. Are you going for a custom look?

Check out Double Take Replicas. Kurt has some really nice resin pieces for the K100.

Mo'luminum is another good site.

Jim
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Posted: Monday, November 13, 2017 - 05:14 PM GMT+7
This is the kit I'll be building.



I have an extended frame from American Industrial Truck Models AITM.

Some slick stuff in there!

Mike
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Posted: Monday, November 13, 2017 - 07:16 AM GMT+7
I like the Mack DM600. Are you planning on doing it as a tractor or something else?

Here is a P/E set the you might like: Mack Photo Etch Parts

Jim
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Posted: Monday, November 13, 2017 - 04:32 AM GMT+7
I forgot to post my kit's cover. Right here:


Mike, I like the ribbon!

Gabriel
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Posted: Monday, November 13, 2017 - 04:22 AM GMT+7
Mike, that sounds "heavy"!

I'm clearing my bench right now for I have couple campaigns starting in January and February. But I don't think I can keep it empty if, let say, I finish my current build in a week time...

Gabriel
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Posted: Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 01:15 PM GMT+7
Not hearing anything back.........

Mike
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Posted: Wednesday, November 08, 2017 - 02:36 PM GMT+7
Works for me! I like the ribbon, too. Kenworth T600B.

Jim
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Posted: Wednesday, November 08, 2017 - 12:23 PM GMT+7
OK, I'm ready! Like the ribbon too.
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Posted: Wednesday, November 08, 2017 - 11:38 AM GMT+7
Idea for Ribbon if approved:



Larger version:



Thoughts or other ideas?

Mike
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Posted: Wednesday, November 08, 2017 - 11:27 AM GMT+7
Group Build - Keep On Truckin' II - submitted today.

Submitted Rules:

1. Civilian TRUCKS only. No military trucks unless they are clearly in "every day" civilian use.
2. Must have two or more axles.
3. Trucks may be OOB, highly modified, or tricked out.
4. All makes & models of trucks are allowed.
5. Trailers & loads are optional.
6. Scales from 1/76 up to 1/6 allowed.
7. Trucks can be no more that 25% completed.
8. Build pictures have to be posted showing progress - minimum of four pictures of the build and two for the gallery.

Submitted Time Line:

01/01/2018 to 12/31/2018

Mike
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Posted: Wednesday, November 08, 2017 - 07:05 AM GMT+7
I'm in!

Cheers Rob.
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Posted: Wednesday, November 08, 2017 - 03:09 AM GMT+7
I will be building my AMT Kenworth K-123 Cabover. I've just ordered a set of polished aluminum fenders and an extended resin frame for this beastie.

Looking forward to this - no more new builds on the bench until this Group Build.

Mike
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Posted: Wednesday, November 08, 2017 - 01:53 AM GMT+7
Mark, I think that Testor's kit would be fine.

No updates yet Gabriel. Trying to find out who is the campaign admin. However, I'll submit the request this weekend - I'm sure "someone" will respond.

Mike
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Posted: Monday, November 06, 2017 - 04:31 AM GMT+7
Oh, I have missed this thread!

Count me in with a 1/25 18 wheeler (nor sure if I'm gonna make the trailer, but the tractor is ear-marked for build in 2018).

Any update on the time frame?

Gabriel
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Posted: Friday, November 03, 2017 - 05:15 AM GMT+7
Hey, I snagged this on a recent visit to a thrift store. Might it work for this build??

It's mostly metal, pre-finished and a bit started, mostly the engine?