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Project by bj383ss posted 958 days ago 2719 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 958 days ago

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 958 days ago

detail is amazing, well done..

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MasterSergeant

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#3 posted 958 days ago

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 958 days ago

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 958 days ago

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 958 days ago

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

98 posts in 958 days


#7 posted 958 days ago

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 958 days ago

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 958 days ago

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 958 days ago

Very nice, I love the engine!

-- Ryan

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Raymond

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#11 posted 957 days ago

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

-- Ray

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bj383ss

98 posts in 958 days


#12 posted 957 days ago

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 930 days ago

Wow love the detail

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crowie

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#14 posted 507 days ago

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 239 days ago

What a great truck. Outstanding work.

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

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