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Peterbilt 359 & Freuhauf trailer
The_Snowman
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Posted: Saturday, June 06, 2020 - 06:14 AM UTC
Hi Gang!

It's been a while....

We are having a truck build off at the club I'm a member of and I have decided to do as the title says, a cheap Revell Peterbilt 359 with an AMT Freuhauf trailer in 1/25 scale.

IMG-20190921-WA0097 by Gavin Snowdon, on Flickr

I started off with the trailer and decided it will be used, rusty and grimy as you'd expect from a trailer that has been dragged across the US's motorways.

Here are some pics of the completed trailer.

From above by Gavin Snowdon, on Flickr

Frt Qtr by Gavin Snowdon, on Flickr

Re Qtr by Gavin Snowdon, on Flickr

Thanks for looking
rv1963
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Posted: Saturday, June 06, 2020 - 06:53 AM UTC
Well done your weathering looks very realistic.
Dixon66
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Posted: Saturday, June 06, 2020 - 09:44 AM UTC
That looks great Gavin, very nice weathering.

If you are interested we will be having a big rig group build here in the near future. That trailer needs a rig to pull it. LOL
The_Snowman
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Posted: Saturday, June 06, 2020 - 10:38 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Well done your weathering looks very realistic.



Cheers matey, I was sweating it a bit. Nice to hear that I got close to what I was intending to achieve.
The_Snowman
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Posted: Saturday, June 06, 2020 - 10:41 AM UTC

Quoted Text

That looks great Gavin, very nice weathering.

If you are interested we will be having a big rig group build here in the near future. That trailer needs a rig to pull it. LOL



Thanks, I'll keep that in mind. I have a cheap Revell Peterbilt 359. Kit 1506. This I hope to mate it up with the trailer.
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Posted: Saturday, June 06, 2020 - 11:24 AM UTC
I think you have hit the target the Gavin, really nice weathering for a workhorse trailer.

Looking forward to the next stage hitting the bench now.

Cheers, D
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Posted: Sunday, June 07, 2020 - 01:18 AM UTC
Gavin, that trailer looks awesome. Looking forward to seeing your Peterbilt.

Jim
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Posted: Sunday, June 07, 2020 - 04:36 AM UTC
Thanks Damian, much appreciated!
The_Snowman
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Posted: Sunday, June 07, 2020 - 04:37 AM UTC
Thanks Jim!