First project.

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Project by marek22 posted 08-21-2020 02:57 PM 1207 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Dear friends.
I present to you my very first project focused on the construction of a truck. It took a little longer because I worked with hardwood and hand tools (saw, file). I adjusted some details according to the photos on the internet.

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#1 posted 08-21-2020 03:04 PM

AMAZING!! That is ….. AMAZING!!!!

The more I looked at the pictures, the more details I saw….

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#2 posted 08-21-2020 04:10 PM

You did a Fantastic job. Amazing amount of detail, Love it.

-- Intarsia92

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#3 posted 08-21-2020 05:09 PM

MISTER – I am so taken aback with overall construction and detail that I am without the proper words befitting such a grand piece.

Also, when at Ft Dix ( 1960 ) I drove deuce & 1/2 for a couple months as an instructor. GREAT, Great job and thanks for the memories brought back

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#4 posted 08-21-2020 05:56 PM

Great Job Marek, I love all the detail, from the worn tires to the bent front fender, it looks like a well used military cargo truck. I drove many of them while I was in the service. Although they are now called 7-tons, the overall look has not changed much.

Again, Great job!

-- Matt - St.Louis, MO - Marine Corps Veteran - 1341 - aka Grumpy Guy

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#5 posted 08-21-2020 06:22 PM

Thank you all for your comments. I didn’t expect a response either. I am very pleased that you like the details I tried. The main thing is that it will be appreciated by those who know the truck and rode on it. It’s not like that with us. I didn’t even have a plan. I drew everything from the internet. And he only made hand tools. Therefore, many thanks for appreciating the effort.

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#6 posted 08-21-2020 06:42 PM

Beautiful work Marek. Great detail.

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#7 posted 08-21-2020 07:15 PM

Super job, and great attention to detail!

-- Most of my tools are older than I am

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#8 posted 08-21-2020 09:33 PM

nice job

-- rob ns

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#9 posted 08-21-2020 09:58 PM

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#10 posted 08-21-2020 10:01 PM

I am not a toy builder. Your Truck looks outstanding to me you did a Superb job!

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#11 posted 08-21-2020 10:37 PM

It’s so real I can hear the troops inside grumbling about the long bumpy ride, and where the hell did that driver get to. Truly nice truck, for a first it’s fabulous.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#12 posted 08-21-2020 10:46 PM

Beautiful job.

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#13 posted 08-21-2020 11:32 PM

First project? I am humbled…
Thank you for sharing!

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl,

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#14 posted 08-22-2020 01:33 AM

You sure brought back some memories, great job

-- Eric, building the dream

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#15 posted 08-24-2020 05:13 AM

Absolutely superb Mark and with only hand tools along with being scratch built WOW!..
This may be your first model but sir your craftsmanship and skills are great!

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

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