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I've been working on this project fro quite a few months now and since it is snowing here in Sparks, NV (Reno)I decided to build something. I finished the GHQ Peterbilt tractor along with the first edition 3 axle flat. Then GHQ came out with re-released products (which ripped the floor out of the value of all the first edition products- BAD BAD MOVE- GHQ) Although the re-released versions are alot cheaper, it allowed me to kitbash the 3 axle flat into the 'jeep' section in between the tractor and trailer. I was really reluctant to kitbash a 50 dollar product but niow it sells for 9 bucks:<.
Today I made the GHQ 631 Scraper to fit on my Heavy Hauler. Now all I have to do is wait for warmer weather so I can fire up the air-brush !
I forgot to mention that this is N-SCALE !
WOW thats cool!...N scale...wow again!!..I know a guy from here in Pa. that moved to Reno to drum for a band out there...plays the clubs..I didnt know it snowed in Reno!...Guess its a "dry snow" like the heat we hear about!..Thats cool work..I'd like to see a pic when you finish the paint.
Man Gotta love those GHQ vehicles! I wish they'd put more effort into HO stuff.
Yes it does require at LEAST this amount of axles. I use to heavy haul down in Las Vegas,NV and this is a rig that I use to drive. In fact technically it does not have enough axles. There should be another axle on the ass end.
Nice model KevO, very impressive truck and load
Thank you for all the comments ! I plan on painting the model today since the Sun is out and the birds are singing ! The scraper will be CAT colrs and the flatbed will be white, tractor some variation of blue/baby blue.
I am currently creating a 'low brow' visor out of brass sheet for the cab. I removed the stock exsaust stacks and have added 10" straight pipes (floral wire) to 12' tall. I have also added a cool looking 'Texas Bumper' on the front end.
Paint shop was delayed due to a computer system crash that has basically taken up all day to fix.......
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