How about a scale vehicle thread

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by Catt, Oct 22, 2006.

  1. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    No Target here...Yet...gotta wait til October. The one here is still under construction.
    But the Wal-Mart here had the nine pack, with the military services. They had a special display with all the teams that ran Military Logos on their cars Memorial Day Weekend. I did pick up a 1/24th Dale Jr.(but you're a Dale Jarrett fan!!) Camo car, with the Bud on the hood.
  2. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    Picked up these beauties at Wal-Mart yesterday real cheap.
    Nicely detailed, Ho scale...But one thing was missing.....
    No people in them!

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    Ah...Thats better.....

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  4. eightyeightfan1

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    The best one is the pick-up truck.
    I dulled the paint, after taking it apart, with a couple coats of Krylon Krystal Koat (Satin, not gloss), added a driver and a dog, some Prieser crates in the back, and bingo...

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  5. TruckLover

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    WOW sweet little pick-up 88!!

    I like the crates in the back
  6. COMBAT

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    Some new trucks I got....

    They were marked down.





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  7. chessie4155

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    88fan: Cool looking pickemup truck. Wally World was out of them but I did get the Trans Am, Belvadere, and GTO. I'm hoping they get some more in, I definetly want a couple of those trucks.
    How hard is it to take them apart?

    Combat: Nice looking trucks, who makes them?

    I saw where Walthers has two of the latest releases from
    Fresh Cherries, 1974 AMC Hornet and a 1971 Mustang, anyone bought them yet?
  8. COMBAT

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    Athearn makes them both.
  9. eightyeightfan1

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    Couple more Wally-World cheapies.
    2000+ T-Bird, '74 AMC Hornet, '71 Mustang.
    Someones gotta make some of these cheapies for cars made today. Hate to populate a layout in todays time era, with cars from the '70's.
    Of course..I added drivers.

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    Put a man and a woman in the T-Bird. The lady is combing her hair.
    "Gee honey..You realize that this is a convertable?"

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    Scraped the paint, applied Scalecoat "Aged Concrete" in spots for Bondo, Coat of "Rustall", before I added the driver.

    Seventeen year old Billy's first car. Only paid $300 for it......
    ...Well...At least it runs good.....

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    Nice cars 88.:thumb: I'll have to get out to Wally World and see if ours has
    them in yet. I was having the opposite problem, needed cars for the 70s and there just wasn't any,wall1 now theres a whole bunch of em.:thumb:
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    Another "Party Girl" in the classic Mustang.

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    Sweeeet! I had a 73 Mach 1 the same color....wish I still had that ol car.
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    What scale are these? I know HO but how big are they really. Like Matchbox or?

    Thanks!

    BTW, they look great! :)
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    Looks like the HO Fresh Cherries to me...
  17. eightyeightfan1

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    Josh is right. They are HO scale(1/87). Matchbox are a little bigger at 1/64th scale. In fact,here's a comaprison of scales. Sorry, there NASCAR, but you get the pic.

    Dale Jr's car is HO(1/87) next is 1/64th(or Matchbox), 1/24th, and 1/18th

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  18. Kevinkrey

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    WOW, long time no see everybody!
    No posts in a long time but I have had many questions answerd here and I will try again. I want to build a 5 axle dump truck (one steer, two rear, two hydraulicly operated drop axles). I want to base it on a Peterbilt 357, does anybody have an idea for a base model? I can do the dumper work and try the framework. I hope some of ya'all will come back and check this page! I can post a picture if need be.
  19. eightyeightfan1

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    Ten days and no one's answered????
    Had to go look up what a Peterbuilt 357 looked like.
    You could try Con-Cor, Lone Star for good place to get the basics needed.
    Good luck and can't wait to see the results.
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    hey eightyeightfan1, I thought this thread had been long forgotten, but glad to see I was wrong:thumb:. I took another go at the MOW vehicle I asked about a few pages ago, and Ihad better results. It is all done and for the first big vehicle project of mine. I also reworked a boley fire truck to match a saint fire truck. I will try to post some pics soon. But enough about me, what has everybody else done lately?