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Project by bj383ss posted 12-08-2011 04:57 PM 3584 views 3 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this truck using plans from one of Richard Blizzard’s toy books. It measures 26”L x 10.25”W x 14” T. I designed the wheels, tires, engine, trans, drivetrain, fuel tanks, exhaust system, and bull bar.

-- http://public.fotki.com/bj383ss/





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diggerdelaney

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#1 posted 12-08-2011 05:27 PM

Well what can I say that has I have not said already. Fantastic truck look forward to your other builds

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

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stevebuk

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#2 posted 12-08-2011 05:34 PM

detail is amazing, well done..

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MasterSergeant

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#3 posted 12-08-2011 05:42 PM

That is NICE! I thoroughly enjoyed looking at your pictures!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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Dan Lyke

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#4 posted 12-08-2011 05:56 PM

Thank you! I’m currently bogged down in the endless process of running drywall screws in my new shop, and this is a great reminder of why I’m doing this, because once I get it done I aspire to make things even half this cool.

Well done!

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/User:DanLyke

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marter1229

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#5 posted 12-08-2011 05:59 PM

Way Kool!

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho https://www.facebook.com/SillyLillyBowsAndMore

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jbschutz

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#6 posted 12-08-2011 06:50 PM

Beautiful work, wonderful detail….but why is the steering wheel on the right side? Foreign model, I guess. I gotta make my grandson one of these.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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bj383ss

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#7 posted 12-08-2011 06:54 PM

jbschutz, This is a European truck. The author of the book is from the UK. These trucks are made in Sweden I believe.

-- http://public.fotki.com/bj383ss/

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dorielwooden

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#8 posted 12-08-2011 07:35 PM

Wow , congratulation this project is very nice. I like details. The details is amazing.

-- What I can do with a piece of wood and mine or your imagination. http://dorielwoodenscollections.blogspot.com

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Dennisgrosen

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#9 posted 12-08-2011 09:23 PM

looking realy good …. reminds me of the Scania´s I drove Europe thinn in
you just have to make the sleighhole for the kingsboltscrew
and add the closets with the fridge and stoveroom on the leftside
and make a fullsize fuel tank on the right side after moving the sparetire
to the back of the house ….... then you pretty much have a Euro truck :-)

thank´s for sharing this buty

Dennis

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Ryan Haasen

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#10 posted 12-09-2011 05:55 AM

Very nice, I love the engine!

-- Ryan

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Raymond

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#11 posted 12-10-2011 07:02 AM

Outstanding job, I have a couple of his books the plans are great.

-- Ray

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bj383ss

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#12 posted 12-10-2011 02:23 PM

Thank you guys for all the kind words and comments. Glad I could share my work with everyone.

Bret

-- http://public.fotki.com/bj383ss/

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meaded

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#13 posted 01-05-2012 09:37 PM

Wow love the detail

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crowie

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#14 posted 03-04-2013 10:15 AM

G’day Bret, It’s really good to see how excellent this truck build was again.
All the extra parts personalizing the truck to look like the real deal, so much time & effort brought a reward.
A masterpiece indeed, top marks and first prize in any show.
Cheers from On Top DownUnder, crowie

PS – Love the right hand drive, straight off the English plans book…...Looks Aussie!!!!

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

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Dutchy

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#15 posted 11-26-2013 09:06 PM

What a great truck. Outstanding work.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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