Kenworth W900: Revell

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  1. Trekkie_John

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    Very much appreciated guys, starting to realy get into this build.

    Well Gavin, there is no turning back now matey lol.

    I did have a re-think on the grill, so i made up the radiator and fitted the bonnet (oops!). Glad Snowman said something about it, it could be it paint THEN found the problem :mad:. But as you can see i've cut it all out so now i can make a new grill up and still fit it to the truck.

    Have fun, John

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    Just caught up on your build john.
    Looking good mate
     
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    Snowman We come in peace, so shoot to kill!

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    Awesome work John!! You are bringing this monster to life!!:confused::eek::cool::cool::cool:
     
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    Hi all, not much work done (or should that be, a lot of work but it doesn't show lol). The grill is now custom and i found some mesh, so now you'll be able to see the radiator for that 3D look, WOOP!!

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    Next up: Think i'll tackle the interior. That'll be a bulkhead i need to make and seeing if i can put the bed in the right place (why do i do this to myself :confused:, oh, because it's fun ;))

    And as always,

    Have fun, John
     
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    Snowman We come in peace, so shoot to kill!

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    I'm enjoying your enthusiasm and skill!!:cool::cool:

    Just keep on truckin'!!;):):cool:
     
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    Some very nice work going into this John
     
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    Well, after a good long look on the interweb i think i've found the colour. The photo is of the low roof but, boy do i like it. And the best part, i have the white stripe.

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    Time to get some more work done.

    Have fun, John
     
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    Great colour choice John , are you going to airbrush it or rattle can?
     
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    Think i'll give the airbrush a go this time Tony, see how i get on doing a clean build.

    Have fun, John
     
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    Hi all, i done a little more on the Kenny. Not done anything on the interior as i have a few idea's rolling around, don't think i'll go overboard because you'll not see much in there. So, where am i at. The chassis, added some plates for that custom look and is nearly ready for paint. And i'm thinking it'll be the same colour as the body. The rad has been played with too, it had the fan molded in and had a big open void behind it. I cut the fan out so that can now go onto the engine, the rad got a disc glued in to make it look thicker, and i still had some mesh left over from the grill so that was use for the rad fins.

    Just had to make the wheels up hehehe, they got a black wash to take the brightness away. Still alot of work to do but i'm happy how it's going. If this build goes slow, dont panic, i'm waiting for stuff (like paint) to turn up or i've had another idea for the "custom look". Talking of paint, seen a very nice blue and it's a candy blue, so if i get the paint then the truck will have silver stripes and not white.

    Have fun, John

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    Looks a real beast :eek:
    :)
     
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    Nice work so far John, I also like the colour you've chosen.
     
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    So a bit of an update on this project;

    I think i was trying to run before i could walk with the paint, because i'm building a "clean build" i did some practicing on an old bodyshell for the candy blue. After three goes i still need practice :confused:, so i'm not going to ruin the work i've done so far. I have some Vauxhall Arden Blue (de-canned) which is very close to the photo.

    Now then, the chassis is painted and the wheels are on. Didn't go over the top on the interior like i was going too, can't see much but what you can see i've made it look good. Started working on the body, with just a little cleaning up to do. And thats about it for now.

    Have fun, John

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    That interior is looking a treat!! The wash and shading on the leather and trim are a nice touch.:cool:

    And the motor is outstanding!:eek::cool:
     
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    ...all round top work. John.

    Quite special.

    Ron
     
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