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Hey I know I said I was going to do some of my stalled builds but this has been calling me since I bought it, probably as I've not built a truck before (you get a lot of plastic for your money) 

I know a lot of people don't like it but I'm doing it as an old and tired truck, in the past I've got a lot of flack for doing this type of stuff, well it's my model and I like doing old. (I've ordered some inkjet decal paper so hopefully I can make my own decals)

I may get another truck or bus for it to be towing.

Made a start on weathering it.

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Thanks mate, weathering has to be redone as I've been informed the hood is fiberglass and the cab is aluminium so back to the drawing board 

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Hi all well I've redone the bodywork so no rust but staining and sun bleaching (Still more to do but that will have to wait till I've made and added my decals)

Done some to the chassis (boy are they complicated) and started on the engine.

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Hi all well I've corrected the instructions callout and stared weathering the engine, added another colour to the rear boxes still lots of chipping and washes to ad yet.

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Hi Ken, I have always enjoyed following your builds, so what if some other people don't "like" what you do, as long as you enjoy it that is the most important thing. Too many modelling "snobs" that think everything has to be done "their" way, anything else is wrong. Oh by the way it's looking good,

Cheers Andy

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Hi all finished the engine (Still got the ancillary devices and what not to add)did some more weathering on the chassis.

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Hi all here's another update, loads more to do in the interior. I tried to get the steam from the hot cup of coffee on the windscreen (not particularly sucessfull but I tried) I feel I need to add a lot more rubbish in the cab I also need to dirty up the side windows as well, I'm getting there slowly.

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