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1:20 Kenworth T908 twin trailer road-train I built for a local transport business

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Project by AussieWoodenModels posted 08-14-2016 05:16 AM 3590 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built this 1:20 scale model of a Kenworth twin trailer road train for a local transport business, who have it on display in their office. It is complete with mini-loaded pallets, and even has tarps too, ( not shown ) to cover the loaded trailers.

  • A real twin-trailer road train measures over 100ft in length, – each trailer is 45ft plus 10ft. for the A-frame on the dolly, plus another 25ft. for the reminder of the prime-mover,( Tractor ), in front of the lead trailer. and travels at round 50mph on the open road.

-- Roger.





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Dutchy

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#1 posted 08-14-2016 07:23 AM

You can call this a GREAT truck.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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crowie

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#2 posted 08-14-2016 10:25 AM

Another beaut rig Roger, just like you see traveling across this vast country….Well done sir.

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

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recycle1943

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#3 posted 08-14-2016 11:34 AM

Talent, talent (and patience) and more talent
great looking rigs, you and the new owners should be proud

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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Bob Collins

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#4 posted 08-14-2016 12:40 PM

That sure is a great rig. Would create a lot of interest on display.
In my last comment (previous project) patient should have read patience.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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PaulDoug

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#5 posted 08-14-2016 02:52 PM

Some very fine craftsmanship.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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ralbuck

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#6 posted 08-14-2016 05:12 PM

Some truckers will spend an hour drooling over it!

GREAT!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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GR8HUNTER

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#7 posted 08-14-2016 05:15 PM

very cool looking ….... love the little pallets …........makes it look real LOL…....GREAT JOB

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 08-14-2016 06:58 PM

Wow! This is a fabulous model and it has beautiful details and craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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AussieWoodenModels

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#9 posted 08-14-2016 11:18 PM

Thank everyone for their compliments. Aussie Truckies, ( Truckers in your country ), seem to enjoy calling in and visiting me in person, then some weeks later return with their mates, & friends who are also truck drivers. most of my Australian Model Buyers are on their second or third, custom built Big Rig Model order from me, which I think says heaps about my work.

I sell the plans too,- one Aussie hobby woodworker wants to buy every Big Rig woodworking Plan I design over the coming years,- Interested simply message me.

  • Looking into getting some promo in several of the USA Woodworking Magazines in the New Year.

-- Roger.

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bushmaster

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#10 posted 08-15-2016 04:27 AM

very nice build. looks first class which it is

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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hunter71

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#11 posted 08-16-2016 10:53 AM

I like the big rig a lot.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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JPJ

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#12 posted 08-17-2016 02:40 AM

Nice job!

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majuvla

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#13 posted 08-24-2016 08:51 AM

Very impresive truck, trailers. Load is pretty impressive too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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