1/16 scale Pete tri axel

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Project by hookfoot posted 04-07-2013 12:59 AM 2088 views 2 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I thought I would take on this electronic monster again and try another project. This 379 model Pete tri axel I designed and built around 2000. The tarp rolls up, tag axel lifts and I drilled the lift cylinder so the bed will stay up. I used Walnut, Syacamore and 1/8 inch Baltic Birch plywood for this project. The wheels I bought and then put my design on them. The model measures 6 1/2×9 x 23 inches. Enjoy

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#1 posted 04-07-2013 01:06 AM


-- Clint Searl....Ya can no more do what ya don't know how than ya can git back from where ya ain't been

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#2 posted 04-07-2013 01:06 AM

awesome job,great detail work.thanks for sharing.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#4 posted 04-07-2013 01:14 AM

All ya need is the keys to drive off. Great werk.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#5 posted 04-07-2013 01:58 AM

Is it overweight?

Looks real enough to be!

Not a toy! A MODEL!

Absolutely fantastic work.

-- just rjR

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#6 posted 04-07-2013 03:46 AM


-- Mark, Minnesota

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#7 posted 04-07-2013 09:58 AM

This project is neat you done a great job. Thank you for sharing this project.

-- Todd

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#8 posted 04-07-2013 10:03 AM


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

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#9 posted 04-07-2013 10:24 AM

Great looking build. Love the wood choices.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#10 posted 04-07-2013 10:27 AM

Wow, this is amazing. Alltheminute -detail. Great!+


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#11 posted 04-07-2013 11:38 AM

Fantastic work! A real joy to see.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#13 posted 04-07-2013 01:16 PM

There are beautiful details in this miniature. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#14 posted 04-07-2013 02:02 PM

Wow that is great. There are so many details that I notice each time I scroll through your pictures, like the tarp to cover the load that I spotted this time round.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#15 posted 04-07-2013 02:27 PM

Awesome Truck!

-- Ryan

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