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It’s been a while since I posted an update here... so I’ll compile the latest. For those who don’t know, I now have an Instagram account for this: @bignboostedcustomtrucks

GMC squarebody, with a 6.6l duramax scratch built by me

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‘18 Nissan Titan, not something I would normally get, but it came in a set with a gooseneck I got for cheap so it was kinda a freebie the way I look at it. The wheels are a bit small, but I built it into a SEMA truck. It will be for sale on my insta once I put in some working LED headlights. 
 

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‘69 F-100, this is a favorite for sure. A blast to photograph!

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As seen in the above pics, I’ve been busy making some displays and such. I got a static grass kit and it has been so much fun! It uses colored fibers and static electricity to create to-scale, amazingly realistic grass. So fun and so easy! This is a junkyard I built. It’s not done yet, but most of what you can see here was done in less then 2 days.

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In some of those pics you can see a little road I made for pictures, it’s about 7 inches wide by 2 feet long, with a shoulder on one side and ditch on the other. It’s modeled after any old backroad you drive along anywhere in practically any country. I was able to add some rough spots and pot holes to it as you can see in some of the pics of the trucks. When properly lined up with outdoor scenery, it makes for good photos. It’s plenty long enough for pics of goosenecks, roller shots/vids, lining up multiple trucks, pretty much anything.

Not that anybody cares, but I got everything I wanted from Dually Drivers series 6. I got another one of the stake beds, but I already took it apart. The two Chevys I bought for commission builds, just for the mirrors. Kind of a shame to junk a model just for the mirrors, but what can I say, I get paid to do it 😂 I expect before series 7 is stocked I’ll have gotten the other 2 in this series, but it’s unusual for me to have this much of a series together in the packages at one time, so I took some pics.

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I have 6 dually drivers on my overflowing pegs now, with the 2 series 5 flatbeds (it’s hard to tell, but the other one is behind the one you see on the same peg) I recently got my first 2 Autoworlds, both lifted step side squarebodys, one of which you can see hanging there. I had 3 of those vintage ads red GMC squarebodys (they popped up a few times in store), but 2 are out of the package and stripped for a new project. Btw, that ugly Tomica car is not for me, I’m gathering up some cars off someone’s list to send to them.

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Did someone say working headlights? 😂

Love seeing all the progress! Any plans on a fire department for your diecast crew?

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3 hours ago, Josh said:

Did someone say working headlights? 😂

Love seeing all the progress! Any plans on a fire department for your diecast crew?

At $100 a pop at least for Code 3s, no FD. GL is coming out with a fire series, but so far seems to be only trucks with skid units and recolored cars. I’ll get the brush trucks but that’s about it. That said, eventually I want to scratch build a skeeter brush truck body for a Ram.

Dude, I’m building the sweetest truck for this guy on IG. Cherry red chevy on forces, all color matched and black, with the complete lighting package of working headlights and 6 underglow LEDs, as well as a scratch built 6.6l duramax. It’s gonna be so fun to build, I can’t wait to see all the lights. 
 

I’m also building 2 trucks just to sell, although no ones commissioned me on them. One’s a Ram and the other is similar to the aforementioned cherry duramax, I like the idea so much I wanna make 2 lol. Both of those will be getting working headlights, so that’ll make 4 plus the one I already have. I’m super excited!

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13 minutes ago, Joshua B said:

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Awesome! if you ever need some help with custom light setups, don't hesitate to reach out! I am currently working on two more custom programmed/wired systems, one for Ambulance 1-4 and one for Rescue 115...they are gonna be *lit* 😂

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2 hours ago, Josh said:

Awesome! if you ever need some help with custom light setups, don't hesitate to reach out! I am currently working on two more custom programmed/wired systems, one for Ambulance 1-4 and one for Rescue 115...they are gonna be *lit* 😂

Lol, if I do emergency/flashing lights and such I may do that, thanks for the offer!

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