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Another 1:15 scale Aussie Kenworth Aerodyne almost ready for its new owner

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Project by AussieWoodenModels posted 09-30-2016 01:46 AM 1425 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Custom built to order. Made from various thicknesses of high grade plywood. The Chrome work is simply good quality Aluminun House paint applied over white undercoat to enhance the color. The Checker plate is the USA Plastruct variety set to, 1:16 scale, and sprayed with several coats of automotive Chrome spray paint. The upper bunk windows are made from windscreen laminate, & a thin ply overlay.
Timber is finished with three coats of gloss lacquer.
Dimensions,- Imperial;- 20” long x almost 7 ” wide x 12” high.
( Metric;- 510mm.long x 165mm.wide x 300mm.high )
LED lights fitted after everything else is completed, and run off a battery pack mounted under the truck cabin, & between the chassis rails.

-- Roger.





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BobWemm

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#1 posted 09-30-2016 01:51 AM

Absolutely Awesome, love the detail and lights.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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GR8HUNTER

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#2 posted 09-30-2016 03:14 AM

kewl love the lights make it look real …........GREAT JOB

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

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AussieWoodenModels

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#3 posted 09-30-2016 04:21 AM

Probably not the correct site,- but for anyone interested I am designing the 1:15 scale woodworking plans which will be available for any woodworker worldwide to buy & build their very own Big Rig. – Simply message me for more information.

-- Roger.

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crowie

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#4 posted 09-30-2016 06:32 AM

WOW the lights really set the truck aglow…well done.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 09-30-2016 01:21 PM

WOW….............GREAT PROJECT

JIM

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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JoeinGa

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#6 posted 09-30-2016 01:23 PM

Super! Looks great

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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majuvla

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#7 posted 10-01-2016 08:01 AM

Incredibly good looking details and metal colouring is pretty realistic.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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nitewalker41

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#8 posted 10-01-2016 05:10 PM

There is no doubt that this is one super piece of work….”Did yourself Proud for-sure”

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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farmerdude

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#9 posted 10-01-2016 07:55 PM

I like the pictures of the trucks you built. I also like the pictures of the real trucks with the lights on. Wait a minute, HOLY CRAP!! There’s lights on the trucks you built!! I’ve seen a lot of wood trucks, but never any with lights on them. Awesome job!

-- Jeff in central Me.

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