Keep On Truckin'
#1
Hello,

just purchased:

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Brekina has now released some of their 2021 news. There are some classic trucks of the 70's and early 80's too.




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Peterbilt 359 with extended sleeper.




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There is a headache rack too. The opening in the fifth wheel is intended for the thick kingpins of Herpa origin.




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Kenworth K100 Aerodyne.




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These models will give some fine fodder for conversions.


Lutz
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#2
Hello,

this truck was built badly with many askew mounted parts and use of lots of glue:

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So i decided to disasselble it.




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And investigate it's possible potential for kitbashing.




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So i ordered another model which was fairly straight assembled. Here the big tanks were cut off the frame by the means of a mini circular sawblade in my Proxxon.





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But for the other model i started more disassembling.




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The brake reservoirs have also to be gone.


My idea is to convert this highway truck into a logging truck with a pusher axle.



Lutz
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#3
Interesting project going on here.
Tom
Silence is golden but Duct tape is silver
Ridley Keystone & Mountain Railroad
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#4
Hello,

to continue the story:

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Without much words, this series of pictures shows how i converted Brekina's new Peterbilt 359 from highway long haul configuration to day cab hd with a fourth liftable pusher axle.
My pattern were the logging trucks of the Pacific Northwest. The door window was opened and a driver figurine was placed inside.


Lutz
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#5
You don't need many words Lutz, the photos speak for themselves. I am taken back with what you do with these trucks, and the details that are there and the one's you add. Worship Worship Worship Worship
Don (ezdays) Day
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founder of the CANYON STATE RAILROAD
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#6
I can't say it any better than Days.  

"You don't need many words Lutz, the photos speak for themselves. I am taken back with what you do with these trucks, and the details that are there and the one's you add. Applause Applause Applause  "
Charlie
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#7
Nice work, Lutz, as usual, of course. Applause Applause Applause 

Wayne
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#8
Awesome job!
Tom
Silence is golden but Duct tape is silver
Ridley Keystone & Mountain Railroad
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#9
That looks great!!! Nice work!
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