Post 1938 Mercedes 6500 & Trailer 1-87 Scale

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This is a recent completion for a heavy supply column. Took 3 kits to bash this up. For comparison I've included a shot of pre and post '38 cab styles. I left it unweathered as that will take place when I position it in a to be determined diorama.
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Steve O

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Very nice work Rick, these really appeal to me as a truck builder, well done.

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Hi Paul,
The post '38 is the most complicated as it requires the hood fenders and chassis from the Wiking M.B. L 10000 (084303). The rest of the chassis and cargo bed come from the Wiking Krupp Titan model (048003). The cab is from a Post war M.B. L 325 by Brekina (44312). Wheels and tires are from Herpa (5474) as the originals are too small. The pre '38 is identical except the "hood and cab" are utilized from the M.B. L 10000. Nice thing about the leftovers is they can be made into some really cool trailers. Hope this helps.
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Rick.
Neat looking, ....thought when I saw the scale that Paul would be interested, and there he was !
The amount of detail you guys manage in that scale is superb.
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John,
Thank you, I have built large scale kits years ago but they never seemed to give me the same degree of achievement as 1-87 scale does.
Added bonus: much in a small space!
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Rick H.
 
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Steve,
Thanks, I've been on a truck binge of late and will be posting more...stay tuned.
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Rick H.
 

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Hi Rick,

Nice pair of trucks...some neat work especially in the scale:thumb2:
Hope you share some pictures when you get to dio stage:hugging-face:
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Hi Si,
Thank You, I will indeed be doing a dio in the future...more buildings arrived today.
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Rick H.
 
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