Gift from Canada

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Project by BillGagnon posted 04-24-2012 09:41 PM 3718 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was commissioned to built this replicate of a 1955 Studabaker tractor and trailer as a gift from some Canadian
truckers for Dave Nemo ,from the truckers radio.

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#1 posted 04-24-2012 10:46 PM

That looks great. Dig the inlay in the grill. Very cool.


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#2 posted 04-24-2012 10:48 PM

Nice tractor & trailer Bill !! I love the inlay work you did on it . I have a tractor but no trailer as yet as i just finished my tractor!! I’ve got to start on the trailer soon but i don’t know what kind yet . .........looking good !!

-- wild bill, Stapleton, Al

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#3 posted 04-25-2012 12:42 AM

That’s really cool project – it reminds me the IRT.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 04-25-2012 12:56 AM

whats the IRT ?? woodworm

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#5 posted 04-25-2012 02:36 AM

great looking tractor trailer.Beautiful 50’s look and great inlay on the grill and the trailer.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#6 posted 04-25-2012 02:43 AM

Great job. I like the Maple leaf inlay

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#7 posted 04-27-2012 02:51 PM

Sorry Bill for not responding you instantly since I could not check my mailbox. IRT is Ice Road Trailer – my favorite TV programme.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#8 posted 05-20-2012 08:27 AM

Great looking Rig. Growing up in South Bend I saw a lot of Studebakers.

-- arnies

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#9 posted 02-17-2013 10:23 PM

G’Day Bill, That’s one very fine truck you’ve built for I’m sure a very happy “canuck”...
i love the finish & detail in the timber selection, top marks.
Cheers, crowie

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

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