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What I've been working on over the last month..albiet very slowely, along with theNew Blight basher Mik sent me.
 
Probabaly the last model using Aristos drive bricks under the current fiscal restraints for the time being...
 


 



This is me using up some of those left over peices from all them other Mack bashes. It started as simply a double cab glued together with two radiators minus the hoods, it was going to go over a battery powered chassis, but after I got it together and painted I added the extra hood units and really liked the way it turned out so I built up the chassis, which is a thick sheet styrene w/ 1/4" basswood stiffeners, and 3/16 basswood stock built up end beams.
 
Drive bricks will be Aristo centercab bricks, likely taken from another less used model, as I'm trying to refocus on my most primary needs, I will likely be boxing and storing my larger items like the Superliner cars until I can focus on building the outdoor line, so I will take the bricks from the F40ph and use them on this model as this model is much more appropraite to the scale of my indoor line. I will replace the F40 bricks somewhere down the line when I can.
 

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Thanks guys, I'll be dissecting the F40 this weekend and storing away the body shell. I need to mount the bricks before I can add the couplers at correct height, this one will get knuckles, I hope to add a link-n-pin mount just above the knuckle.

I just realized I posted this in the wrong forum it should be in the model forum, oops! funny tho, I was in there when I posted, ehh getting older, anyway... Oh Dwight?...
 

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Oh, I cannot resist....Double Mac.... Is this supersized?, Do I want a gondola of fries with that? Does it run on fryer oil? Will it pull a "Club" Car Great model...
 

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Painted and decaled, note the double coupler up front, so I can pull everything









I'll be giving a light weathering later on, but it came out much better than I expected. maybe I should send this over to Phil at HLW, he'd get a kick out of it, actaully might give them an idea for a future release
 
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