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Project by EHovan posted 03-17-2018 01:41 PM 1022 views 1 time favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Peterbilt 389 tractor and Rogers 60 ton trailer is built against a real unit driven by my best friend who is the fleet manager for Sanitary Construction in Rockaway, NJ. It is made from Cherry and Walnut has over 300 pieces and took a hundred and twenty two hours to build it has been a really fun project. now I am on to another truck and trailer going to Texas which the trailer alone should be nine and a half feet long with all the pieces.





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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 03-17-2018 02:06 PM

Welcome 2 LJ’s ….this is a very nice looking truck and low boy …..how long is this model ? ......good wood combinations ….... GREAT JOB :<))

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

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#2 posted 03-17-2018 02:30 PM

Great looking truck like the detail. Any chance of pictures of the suspension front and rear.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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majuvla

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#3 posted 03-17-2018 02:40 PM

Incredible and detailed job! This looks realy awesome- good work.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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EHovan

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#4 posted 03-17-2018 03:03 PM

Thank you for the compliments. The model is 70 inches long. The trailer I did more suspension wise. With the fenders etc on the tractor and a lot of fragile details on it, I put less underneath to prevent people from wanting to pick it up and turn it over.

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#5 posted 03-17-2018 03:11 PM

Extremely nice ….I hope you will blog a bit about how you made the various parts.

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Joe

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#6 posted 03-17-2018 03:45 PM

Wow, thats a great looking build. I would sure like to know more how you do that. Such detail and craftsmanship. Thanks

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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domin

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#7 posted 03-17-2018 03:49 PM

A Beauty!!! Thanks.

-- Josip,Calgary AB

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ralbuck

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#8 posted 03-17-2018 04:27 PM

Looking extremely real!

Great work.

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

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woodshaver Tony C

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#9 posted 03-17-2018 06:16 PM

Wow! Super looking build!

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

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67flh

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#10 posted 03-17-2018 08:27 PM

Very Nice!

-- Brad

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 03-17-2018 09:05 PM

This is a wonderful model and it is an outstanding piece which displays lots of nice details and craftsmanship.

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

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

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crowie

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#12 posted 03-17-2018 11:14 PM

Got to love a Peterbilt truck and WOW sir what a beautiful model you’ve built…top marks!!

May I be so bold as to encourage you to send a photo to the Peterbilt sales team as they’d also love it!!

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

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htl

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#13 posted 03-17-2018 11:42 PM

That is one beautiful project and WOW! at the details!!!
What is the trailer planing on toting, pray tell ???

-- Learn More About Making Wooden Models. An Index Of My Model making Blogs. http://lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/116729

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ralbuck

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#14 posted 03-18-2018 12:24 AM



Got to love a Peterbilt truck and WOW sir what a beautiful model you ve built…top marks!!

May I be so bold as to encourage you to send a photo to the Peterbilt sales team as they d also love it!!

- crowie


EXTREME!

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

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Dutchy

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#15 posted 03-18-2018 08:02 AM

Great to see this fantastic build build from you on LJ. Well done!

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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