Building a Module; CAT Equipment Rental Building

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  1. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Bridge Update

    here is the bridge that crosses the creek, it is very narrow but still works. I built the bridge but had to scratch build the abuntments for the bridge out of .10 styrene.

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  2. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Creek Banks and Vegitation

    Here is the creek with some vegitation added in and without the water yet

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  3. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    The Waters Flowing!

    First time ive ever used the WS Realistic Water stuff and i liked it and how it easy it wss. it took me 2 coats because the first coat seeped into the rocks but the 2nd coat stayed and really came out good i think

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    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Second Coat

    (first 2 pics look cloudy in the water, thats because they were taken just after 2nd coat was appliyed, dried clear)

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  5. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Roads Update

    I connected the road to the bridge on both side and i also made the parking lot for the Great West Pre-Stress Building

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    Whoops, forgot to move the fone, i was txting right before i took this shot lol. thats my baby girl in the pic btw :mrgreen:

    and here is one last shot showing just how narrow the bridge is

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    green_elite_cab Keep It Moving!

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    Nice work with the creek! just need to paint and weather that bridge.
  7. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    More Guard Rails

    Thanks G.E.C. :mrgreen:

    Heres some updates

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    green_elite_cab Keep It Moving!

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    Where did you get the guard rails?
  9. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Parking Lot for Great West Pre-Stress

    Added some car stops in from BLMA for the parking lot for Great West Pre-Stress

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  10. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    The guard rails are Pikestuff and the Barriers are BLMA :thumb: :mrgreen:
  11. green_elite_cab

    green_elite_cab Keep It Moving!

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    yeah, i have some of the barriers from BLMA coming in, but they are with my C32-8 order, and thats taking ages. its almost two months now.

    Hey, you're in california! Go kick PPW/A-line's butt for taking ages to build my chassis!
  12. jbaakko

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    What chassis do they have?
  13. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    The BLMA barriers are nice but they are on the expensive side

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    That Mack truck is really dirt, you should wash it...sign1
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    Your work..

    I model N scale, but you are making me jealous!

    I think your attention to detail is what makes your stuff so nice to look at!
  16. green_elite_cab

    green_elite_cab Keep It Moving!

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    Nevermind, it all came in today (you know, almost two months later), lol. I can't wait to get to work.... just as soon as i figure out a few things.
  17. Tomytuna

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    Just to let you know...I found lots of CAT vehicles at WALMART for 4.78 ea.....a lot cheaper then hoby shop prices of 16-18 dollars ea...all 1/87..regards Tom ( i still love my hoby shop )
  18. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Richard, sign1sign1 I dont have a truck wash :eek:

    CSX, thanks buddy :mrgreen:

    G.E.C. Glad to hear it came finally :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

    Tom, I used to be able to get them at WalMart but none of them around me have them anymore
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    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    I added some roof top equipment to the CAT building. Some air conditioners and some roof vents scattered out accross the roof followed with a coat of gravel

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    Josh...
    Where do find the time and energy to do all the things you get done? That doesn't even include taking time to post the progress on here!

    Remembering your work when you started in this hobby and where you are now.......The progress is truly amazing. You just get better and better and better!

    You river looks awesome as well as everything else:thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb:
    great great work....keep it up!:winker: