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Project by hunter71 posted 02-15-2015 12:54 PM 2370 views 1 time favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been here nearly 8 months and still hadn’t built myself a work truck. I started back many years ago with Perkins Electric. Then when I started overseas work, I just kept the same simple design “C” truck for every post and country I have worked. Modifying each one and adding signage as to where I was. Pictures 1-4 are of the latest here in Moscow, Russia Picture #5 is of the other 4. Some were previously posted. This one has red Diplomatic tags on it. Never thought of that before. Now I can start work….......

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woodshaver Tony C

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#1 posted 02-15-2015 01:26 PM

They look great Doug. Plenty of detail on the Embassy truck, I love those raised white letter tires!
Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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Roger

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#2 posted 02-15-2015 01:33 PM

You are a master of these types of builds. Always enjoy them. This is way cool. I have always wanted an old panel truck. One of these days I may wind up with one.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#3 posted 02-15-2015 01:36 PM

I put treads on the tires too Tony.

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woodshaver Tony C

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#4 posted 02-15-2015 01:59 PM

It’s the detail that makes it nice and you put plenty of detail in your work. I also like the radiator grill. All that detail makes me smile.

Thanks for sharing!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#5 posted 02-15-2015 02:03 PM

Great work Doug. You have quite a fleet there. I like this one best, but they are all very nice. A cool way to document your stays in the various parts of the world. Let me know when you get sent to Norway!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 02-15-2015 02:29 PM

Beautifully crafted vehicles!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#7 posted 02-15-2015 03:21 PM

Another one for your collection! Nicely done Doug…..as usual.

Prez

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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#8 posted 02-15-2015 03:54 PM

Beautiful car/trucks with very nice details.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 02-15-2015 03:56 PM

Very nice!

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#10 posted 02-15-2015 04:02 PM

very nice truck

-- robert dignam

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#11 posted 02-15-2015 04:04 PM

Love your work Hunter,outstanding!!!!

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#12 posted 02-15-2015 04:18 PM

I Like this very much Doug, so keep on going.

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#13 posted 02-15-2015 07:36 PM

Very cool!

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#14 posted 02-15-2015 07:46 PM

I am sure it is your own design and a very neat one to!

Nice job!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#15 posted 02-15-2015 09:13 PM

A whole fleet of trucks in Moscow, well done Doug….

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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