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Old Work Truck
cb1000f
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Posted: Thursday, March 01, 2007 - 10:20 AM UTC
I like these kinda old workin trucks.
this is AMT's 57 chevy stepside.
plan is a faded red pantjob, white bumbers, some weathering some junk in the back etc..

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Posted: Thursday, March 01, 2007 - 10:59 AM UTC
Now this is a sharp looking truck the weathering of the rims look real convincing. How did you achieve in rusting them so…this would also look like a sweet street rod or even a tow truck.

Joe
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Posted: Thursday, March 01, 2007 - 12:35 PM UTC

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Now this is a sharp looking truck the weathering of the rims look real convincing. How did you achieve in rusting them so…

Joe



for the rims, i paint them flat black, then using chalk pastels, scrape off some of a rust color one so you have a pile of chalk dust, then just brush it on, i also add some white pastel on there to.
cb1000f
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Posted: Thursday, March 01, 2007 - 03:43 PM UTC
I got the bed put together and painted



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Posted: Thursday, March 01, 2007 - 04:22 PM UTC
I love this style truck too. I echo what Joe said about the weathering - put a dirt road or farm field under it and you've got the real thing.

Personally, I see a chrome/rusty bumper on it.
cb1000f
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Posted: Thursday, March 01, 2007 - 06:54 PM UTC
starting to weather up the bed, and added a bit of junk. I got lots more junk to add in there still lol



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Posted: Thursday, March 01, 2007 - 08:11 PM UTC
Wow - what a difference weathering makes. Really nice

Don't forget the "empties" in the bed
cb1000f
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Posted: Friday, March 02, 2007 - 10:26 AM UTC
heres the bench seat



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Posted: Saturday, March 03, 2007 - 06:01 AM UTC
Very nice work James the seat looks amazing, i really like the rips with the stuffing coming out.
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Posted: Sunday, March 04, 2007 - 12:45 PM UTC
I love what you have done so far James.

Do you seal the weathering of the wheels, after you have added the pastels?
cb1000f
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Posted: Monday, March 05, 2007 - 04:28 AM UTC
just a small update, installed the rear bumber




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Do you seal the weathering of the wheels, after you have added the pastels?



no, I dull coat the tires first, that seems to make the pastel stick very good and it doesnt rub off unless you use a wet cloth
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Posted: Monday, March 05, 2007 - 04:54 AM UTC
This is great James, The front seat looks incredible or maybe i mean really credible anyway I'm really enjoying this thread.
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Posted: Monday, March 05, 2007 - 05:15 AM UTC
Looks great so far James, I love the little subdued touches you add.
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Posted: Monday, March 05, 2007 - 05:46 PM UTC
Very cool bed. Nice touches as Grump. mentioned.
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Posted: Saturday, March 10, 2007 - 08:09 PM UTC
I like the wheels the weathering the seat and all the knicknacks u added wait......... ithink im trying to say that is one cool truck

Tim