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Project by stmiller posted 03-06-2014 02:09 AM 2239 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

WOW, What a chore….but it was fun. I decided to paint it because it just looks so realistic.





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jacob34

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#1 posted 03-06-2014 02:27 AM

very cool, I used to drive haul trucks for years. Brings back memories. Good job.

-- so a bear and a rabbit are sitting on a log

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woodcut

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#2 posted 03-06-2014 02:39 AM

Great build!! Some youngster(s) are going to love playing with that!!
c

-- Carl, Iowa

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Ocelot

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#3 posted 03-06-2014 02:46 AM

Very nice!

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PaulDoug

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#4 posted 03-06-2014 02:58 AM

Nice job!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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robscastle

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#5 posted 03-06-2014 05:47 AM

Just returned from a mine project you project is very representative of the real McCoy, and something to keep well clear of !!

Nice work, I can relate to the work reference you made, the detail is very well done.

-- Regards Robert

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 03-06-2014 09:08 AM

What a great truck

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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bobman58

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#7 posted 03-06-2014 09:38 AM

Very nice job on the truck

-- robert dignam

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hunter71

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#8 posted 03-06-2014 11:45 AM

Ready to go to work, just need something to load it.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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steve_in_ohio

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#9 posted 03-06-2014 12:21 PM

very cool, looks great

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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Richard Miller

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#10 posted 03-06-2014 01:05 PM

Very good job. toys are fun.

-- Dick F,Burg Iowa

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Barksavage

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#11 posted 03-06-2014 04:27 PM

I retired after many hours in the California Rock and Sand industry.
Rock trucks like this are used on Catalina Island in the Connolly Rock quarry.
You did a very nice job. Caterpillar would be proud.

-- Barksavage

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majuvla

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#12 posted 03-06-2014 05:59 PM

Always amaized with wooden vehicles.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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mcoyfrog

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#13 posted 03-06-2014 07:32 PM

You toy builders always amaze me, such detail

And welcome to LJ’s i’m sure you will love it here

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Woodbridge

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#14 posted 03-06-2014 10:09 PM

great job. It does look so very realistic.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Ryan Haasen

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#15 posted 03-07-2014 06:15 PM

That looks awesome, and the paint job looks especially great!

-- Ryan

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