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Building Model Trucks and Photo history White Trucks books

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Building Model Trucks

This richly illustrated book offers a complete guide to building model truck kits, across all of the popular scales.

Concentrating on civilian vehicles, renowned modeller George Dent describes the fundamental processes involved in kit-building, including preparation and assembly of components, detailing and modification work, including custom fittings, plus an in-depth look at painting and weathering techniques. Featuring a range of popular, readily available kits and materials, and suitable for modellers of all abilities, each project is clearly explained in an illustrated, step-by-step format.

With over 650 colour images, this book includes:

  • Core kit-building practices: preparation, assembly, painting, tools and adhesives
  • Making the most of the kit’s components: simple and innovative ways to maximize realism
  • Adding extra details: fabricating your own parts and off-the-shelf upgrade kits
  • Modifying and improving cab interiors: adding figures and ephemera
  • Essential painting techniques to produce a showroom-quality paint finish
  • A comprehensive guide to weathering. 

Kits are featured in all of the popular scales: 1:72, 1:48, 1:35, 1:32 and 1:24.

White Trucks Of The 1960S At Work

White Motor Company was a major producer of American trucks between 1919 and 1980 with its primary manufacturing facilities in Cleveland, Ohio. The company began as a sewing machine manufacturing concern founded in 1876 by Thomas H. White and expanded by his sons into steam and gasoline-powered automobiles; however, it was in the trucking field that White made its mark. During its production years, White offered a broad array of light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks before concentrating on the latter from the 1960s on. In addition to its brand name, White purchased and/or marketed a number of other trucking manufacturers, including Reo, Diamond T, Diamond Reo, Autocar, Whitehorse, PDQ, Western Star, and White Freightliner trucks. White fell on hard financial times and declared bankruptcy in 1980. The named lived on for awhile in the 1980s under the parentage of corporate giant Volvo. This book reviews White medium and heavy-duty truck models in roughly the decade of the 1960s, including the 1500, 4000, 5000, 7400, and 9000 series.

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