My latest creation

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by 65GASSER, Dec 14, 2006.

  1. 65GASSER

    65GASSER Member

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    This is what you get when your home sick drinking nyquil.

    GP40 gets a new cab. Not sure of the make on the cab. Any one know? It has CN Replicas stamped inside of it. I'm thinking about using a different shell for it since this one has a few broken places.

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  2. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Hey that looks pretty cool so far:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

    I like that cab on there better than the original.
  3. 65GASSER

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    Some putty, a little styrene, then primer and it'll look tons better!
  4. LongIslandTom

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    That's a cool fantasy unit. :thumb: A GP60 with a Canadian comfort cab-- Neat!
  5. 65GASSER

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    Is that what it would be? I thought I had seen something like it before but wasn't sure. Whatever it is, its going to get a coat of Jenks Blue next week! :D If I could just find that dang front door now. :curse:
  6. LongIslandTom

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    Yep, there are indeed wide-cab GP60Ms-- They all belong to ATSF and they had been "Bunsuf"ed.

    The BNSF GP60Ms have a wide cab similar to the ones on the SD70MAC (appearance similar to that of the DDA40X).

    ATSF crews loved the spartan-cab GP60 but hated the GP60M.. The big wide-nose cab made the M front-heavy and the Blomberg trucks' suspension couldn't handle it, so the GP60Ms had a very rough ride.
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    Those were B trucked too huh? Man I gotta look that up! Thanks Tom! :thumb:
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    Nyquil, eh? Imagine the possibilties with Robotussin....

    Hope you don't start a cross boarder shootin' war with our Canadian brethren fer hackin' up one of their own:D :D

    Look forward to seein' it finished.:thumb:
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    Gasser "works in a scrap yard that accepts all UP's runaway units" like the 9 units that "got away from them" a few months ago.sign1 And there was a CN unit in that consist.:thumb:
  11. 65GASSER

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    I don't feel too bad about it. I got th ecab in a lot of parts off ebay. :D

    I hope I can find the door off the front or at least a replacment! :cry: It was on and I accidently popped it off.

    Thanks for the link Tom! I was just googling them. :D
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    sign1 Thats the best place to work!
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    Naw, we're just pleased to see the Safety Cab so widely accepted.:thumb:
    And as far as shootin' goes, nobody up here can afford to take any time off work to go shootin', as we're all too busy trying to pay for our government's 2 billion dollar "gun registry".:cry:
    Oh, Canada, we stand unarmed for thee...:rolleyes:

    Wayne
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    Heres a updated pic of what it looks like now. I couldn't find a door for the front but my LHS had a great 3 piece photo etched brass unit. That was pain to get put together but looks great now.

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  15. Thoroughbreed

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    Now thats a good looking unit:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  16. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    WOW, what a transformation, I have to say, that looks FANTASTIC and I would have never guessed that you didn't buy it like that!!

    Great Job:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
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    Fantastic fantasy unit! :D

    How about that.. A Mopac GP60LW. Cool!

    For your next assignment, you need to kitbash a MoPac DDAF90MACT-2. sign1sign1sign1
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    I wish I could post bigger pictures. I think it turned out well considering it came to be from a shell and a cab that was in my junk box. Handrails from a GP40-2 that were bent and ran differently on the front. It still lacks some detail work and the nose stripes need touching up. Thanks guys! :wave:
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    Show me a pic of one and I'll see what I can do! :D On vacation allll week! :thumb:
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    LOL, no photo exists, because that's a fantasy unit! :D

    DDA = 4-axle trucks A-unit (has control cab), like the DDA40X.
    F = full-width cowl carbody like on the F45.
    90 = EMD 90-series
    MAC = wide-nose cab, AC traction motors
    T = Tunnel-motor radiator section
    -2 = Dash-2 thrown in for yuks.

    sign1

    Put all that together, and you got a DDAF90MACT-2. bounce7