1. Carl Sowell

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    Here are my latest productions...............................

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    Here is a propane rig. Showcase Miniatures tractor, DIY trailer...........................

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    Final one is a truck and trailer unit, or as we called them in the '70's, when I drove one, a body load and pup. 3D printed tractor, bashed tank and trailer.................................

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    May need to upgrade the last one.

    Thanks for looking,
    Carl
     
  2. Kurt Moose

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    Nice job Carl, those look great!!(y)
     
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  3. DCESharkman

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    Just amazing Carl, love your work!
     
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  4. vicsmodels

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    Hi Carl,
    Nice work love those Pete's, are they 3d prints?

    best regards
    Vic Fitzpatrick
    vicsmodels - Australia
     
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  5. Carl Sowell

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    Thanks all for the nice comments, very much appreciated.

    Yes Vic, the two purple Pete's are 3D prints from Shapeways and were created by "N Scale Addict", I think his name is John. Actually the blue one is his too. I have also mentioned that the two dry bulk trailers are 3D prints done at home by Mark Watson. He is very top notch with the prints.

    When I was a lot younger back in the 1970's I drove a truck/trailer unit out of Albuquerque, New Mexico for Chevron. We had a Kenworth cab over day cab with tank and then the pup. Total capacity of mo-gas was 10K gallons and 8.4K of diesel. I really enjoyed the work and trucks just got into my blood. Also my back and kidneys, ouch. Sort of like steam engines did when I was a kid.

    Carl
     
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  6. Onizukachan

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    Really top notch work Carl!
     
  7. Carl Sowell

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    Well OK the trucks look pretty, but do they work or are the drivers afraid of getting them dirty. Here they both are leaving Ewing Oil & Refining Co. after unloading cat cracker catalyst. Hope you enjoy and thanks for looking.................

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