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@tiking Charles King

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I have been interested in the building aspect of model making. I love building dirty trucks that look used. Show trucks are great to look at but built-to-look used is what does it for me. I’ve been building trucks since 2011. Before that I’ve been building modern military vehicles since 2002. Must say that truck building is fun and nicer on the eyes, if you old chaps know what I mean.

Technical

Just another technical. This one is 1/24 and the base kit is a Fujimi pickup brand. I just added the extra details I had on hand, like the gun, scratch built/kitbashed the gun mount and modified the interior just a little.

Barricade

This is a result of down sizing a diorama. The older version of this vignette, was called 'Fire Fight', which was slightly bigger. I am still adding small details to it but it is pretty much done.

Heavy Construction Container Transport Diorama

Ok guys! Here are photos of the diorama I had been working on. I am still trying to add a detail here and there. I am also trying to order some better looking figures than the ones I have on hand, whose details are not the best. But the ones I h[...]

Hitachi Vibratory Combined Roller ZC50C-5

So far, so good. This is the 1/35 Hitachi Vibratory Combined Roller ZC50C-5 from Hasegawa. Almost done with it. I still have to add the side amber lights to the unit. As I mentioned before, this is he second vehicle that will be on my current d[...]

Forklift

This is a forklift I made for my present diorama I am working on at the moment. I used, the sponge technique, as well as, a sharp X-to knife for the scuffed and scratches areas. I then used light dust, and dark brown colors from Citadel. This wi[...]

“Take’em Down… NOW! ” version 2

Although, I’m still working on this diorama, it is 99% complete. Adding a little more details and weathering to certain parts and areas, will bring it to a close. The previous diorama, version one, is no more.

Junk Yard Details

Been testing out more weathering techniques in combination with diorama placements. Trying to make smaller diorama compositions but still trying to maintain, an overall cohesive look. Will be grinding the threads of the tyres to add more wear an[...]

Tight Squeeze

This build is still being worked on. I still have to add insignia to the 144L front grill and a little more wash and one or two details. The title 'tight squeeze' relates to the awesomeness of how the driver managed to back in his trailer into [...]

Picture Frame Diorama – Loading Bay

First things, first. I'd like to thank Andreas Rousounelis for inspiring me with his many awesome Picture frame dioramas. He is a master with these kinds of dioramas. Giving this is my first try, I decided to go with another loading bay theme f[...]

Fuel/Maintenance Anti-Gravity Barge

The thought process behind this build was simple. This is what the subject title entails. An old soon-to-be retired anti-gravity fuel/maintenance anti-gravity barge that service large spaceships that enters within an atmosphere.