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Posted: Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:46 PM UTC
Thanks, Michael! I agree - it gives me the same feeling like a Soviet AFV: too ugly not to love it!

UPDATE

And this is the actual stage, with the fenders back on place and a mirror installed. I still need to scratch-build the rear bumper and the "bug eyes" but yes, I'm nearly there!













I'll try to find and prime all the remaining parts tonight for a last airbrush assault

Cheers!
Gabriel
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Posted: Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:07 PM UTC
Gabriel,
Good to see you getting close to the finish. Not the most handsome Mack every designed but your colour scheme certainly gives it an edge.

cheers
Michael
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Posted: Monday, November 12, 2018 - 10:49 AM UTC
Thank you, Rob. Some tedious work started eventually to pay off.

KSO - thank you for your appreciation! That was the whole meaning of the custom graphics. Some good friend of mine asked if I do only "machinas" and why so? I wanted to put some "soul" into this beast. If I get it right, I am happy; if not - I keep trying!

Cheers!
Gabriel
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Posted: Monday, November 12, 2018 - 06:35 AM UTC
Gabriel, The lines and colors make it look Mean and Tuff. Well done.




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Posted: Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 08:29 AM UTC
Does look good Gabriel!

Cheers Rob.
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Posted: Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 05:46 AM UTC
Hi, guys!

UPDATE:

Yet another step back into this build! One of my main reasons of discontent was the look of the tires - to black and way too glossy, very unrealistic looks. I removed them (with the additional damage, naturally!) and applied a very light wash of gray chalk and enamel thinner which I removed afterwards almost completely:


I was feeling that they weren't matte enough not even after the chalk treatment, and I applied further a light coat of satin coat:


I reinstalled the tires and started to apply the last bits and pieces, knocking down other bits and pieces in the process - it would have been straight comical if wasn't me the one involved :


The "MACK" sign is composed from individual letters and I glued them with Micro Kristal Klear to avoid visible residue:


Lateral badges, turn signals, and the mirror support installed - all very fiddly because crappy molding / engineering:


I have attached meanwhile the fenders back, just to discover that I forgot to paint the door handles and the supports for the right side mirror. So I'll be late again! (du-uh!)

Cheers!
Gabriel
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Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 10:56 AM UTC
Thanks guys!

Cheers Rob.
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Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 02:21 AM UTC
Richard, very nice wrecker! Yeah, Italeri! . Congrats for finishing the campaign!

Rob Well done, mate! Well deserved ribbon! I'm happy for you!

Cheers!
Gabriel
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Posted: Monday, October 08, 2018 - 01:15 PM UTC
Well deserved, Rob




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Posted: Monday, October 08, 2018 - 11:18 AM UTC
Indeed, congratulations Rob!
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Posted: Sunday, October 07, 2018 - 04:50 PM UTC
Thanks!

Cheers Rob.
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Posted: Sunday, October 07, 2018 - 04:11 PM UTC
Nice one Rob!
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Posted: Sunday, October 07, 2018 - 02:36 PM UTC
That ribbon looks great on my profile. Thanks for a great campaign. I may try another truck someday, but maybe not a metal one.
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Cheers Rob.
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Posted: Wednesday, October 03, 2018 - 04:48 PM UTC
Looks Great! Richard

Cheers Rob.
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Posted: Wednesday, October 03, 2018 - 01:33 PM UTC
Photo's posted in gallery.
Thank's for the group build.
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Posted: Wednesday, October 03, 2018 - 10:31 AM UTC
Here is my completed entry:-










Here is ITALERI's idea of what a wrecker looks like!!!



This build was a fight from start to finish!
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Posted: Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 12:11 PM UTC
The deadline is here.

Time to wrap it up, finish your builds, and get a couple pictures posted!

I do appreciate the participation. Yes indeed!

Mike
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Posted: Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 12:10 PM UTC
Thanks for posting that Rob.

Nice Ride KSO. I like the artwork on the sides. Hehehehe.

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Posted: Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 11:54 AM UTC
Thanks, Rob




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Posted: Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 11:23 AM UTC

https://gallery3.kitmaker.net/showgallery.php/cat/31248

Cheers Rob.
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Posted: Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 10:32 AM UTC
DEKOTORA delivery. Where's the campaign gallery? Fun build and fun campaign idea. Thanks, Mike








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Posted: Friday, September 28, 2018 - 12:11 PM UTC
Hi!
I have finished my build but have left for the north country and I will post my completed model photo on Thursday next week!
Have a great weekend all!
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Posted: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 11:15 AM UTC
TinB, Nice detail scratching.

Rob, That's a Boss looking Peterbilt





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Posted: Monday, September 24, 2018 - 12:37 PM UTC
Great build Rob

Here is my last bit of scratch building for the truck lift:-