Dump Truck

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Project by htl posted 03-11-2018 12:15 AM 2462 views 1 time favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I really don’t know what you would call this truck it’s an all wheel drive.
When I first started it was based on Toys and joys Power Wagon but the more I got close to the finish it looks more like a kenworth to me.
It has suspension both front and back and the drive shaft follows the movement.

I’ve wanted to make this dump box for a long time just love the way it looks

The wheels were a test set I made when I first built my new wheel making jig and just had to find a place for them.

Here's the blog.

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#1 posted 03-11-2018 12:24 AM

WOW ! now thats one cool truck! A very big well done.

-- Bud Baker , Ojibwa, WI.

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#2 posted 03-11-2018 12:45 AM

Really like this one especially the under side.

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#3 posted 03-11-2018 02:01 AM

Great looking truck, I like the drive train. Job well done.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#4 posted 03-11-2018 02:12 AM

Now you didn’t waste any time finishing off the tipper Bruce…Very well done sir!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#5 posted 03-11-2018 02:32 AM

Excellent work! I love all the detail.

-- We should take the time to woodwork. After all it is our time.

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#6 posted 03-11-2018 02:42 AM

Wow good job Somebody is going to like that.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#7 posted 03-11-2018 03:43 AM

Super looking truck! I can’t decide if I like the top or bottom better. Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#8 posted 03-11-2018 03:57 AM

Tony I would guess if I was to ever really display this truck a mirror under it would be interesting.

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#9 posted 03-11-2018 04:02 AM

I would really like to know how numbers work when we’re talking tire pull, as in a 4×4 jeep would be all four wheels.
Would this make my Toyota Prerunner a 2×4.

So does that make this truck a 10×10 or does it just work with the pickups?

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#10 posted 03-11-2018 04:08 AM

i love it to me it looks like an older dump truck ….and everyone is right ….the under carriage looks better then the top …LOL …..GREAT JOB :<))

Speaking of mirrors …i let the duck comment

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#11 posted 03-11-2018 04:15 AM

If I was ever to have a model show I guess This would be the one to use for showing off some under the model details.
And thanks all for your comments it makes for a fun evening sitting at home recuperating.

And gr8 your right it looks older but still has the lines of this to me.

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#12 posted 03-11-2018 07:56 AM

You have made a great looking truck Following the blog was also enjoying. I call this truck a “htl 10 wheeler”


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#13 posted 03-11-2018 07:57 AM

So beautiful truck model! I’m always impressed with undercarriage, wheels and exhaust system.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 03-11-2018 08:26 AM

Nice job.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#15 posted 03-11-2018 11:30 AM

Pretty nice, pretty NICE!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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