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 SS LTD. HO Kleiber Tank Truck Open Cab.
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Ensign
Fireman

Canada
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Posted - 04/09/2020 :  8:28:01 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi everyone, this is another truck kit from SS Ltd. and their "Miniature Rapid Motor Co." line of vintage trucks.
Once again designed by J.B.Herrmann for this HO scale Kleiber tank truck kit.
Here's how my tank truck came out looking.
















Greg Shinnie

Orionvp17
Fireman

USA
7265 Posts

Posted - 04/09/2020 :  8:37:47 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Again, nicely done, Greg!

Another Chester tribute!

Pete
in Michigan
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TRAINS1941
Engineer

USA
12486 Posts

Posted - 04/09/2020 :  8:47:47 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
A real beauty!

Jerry

"And in the end, itís not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." A. Lincoln
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Ensign
Fireman

Canada
8784 Posts

Posted - 04/09/2020 :  9:50:29 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Pete & Jerry, thanks for your kind remarks!

Greg
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bandman
Section Hand

USA
77 Posts

Posted - 04/09/2020 :  11:16:18 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Great looking tank truck, Greg. Have you talked about how you did the whitewalls, or have I missed that in an earlier post?

Thanks for sharing all these vehicles builds.

Horton M.
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Ensign
Fireman

Canada
8784 Posts

Posted - 04/10/2020 :  09:45:36 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Horton, thanks for your nice comments & question.
These may look like whitewall tires in my photos, but are actually the rims of the wheels painted silver as shown better in the photo below.
They are just carefully painted on with a small pointed brush and a steady hand.




Greg
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George D
Moderator

USA
16057 Posts

Posted - 04/10/2020 :  10:21:50 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Another nice addition to your vintage truck fleet, Greg.[:-thumbu]

George
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k9wrangler
Engineer

USA
11245 Posts

Posted - 04/10/2020 :  10:59:51 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Those have some extreme roof lines....nice looking model

Karl Scribner
Sunfield Twp. Michigan
H.M.F.I.C
Kentucky Southern Railway
The Spartan Line
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Ensign
Fireman

Canada
8784 Posts

Posted - 04/10/2020 :  12:24:54 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
George & Karl, thanks for your interest in this, and for your nice posts!

George, way back in 1975 when these kits first came out I loved the looks of them right away!
I was only 13 years old in 75 and could not afford to buy any of them.
They are little gems, when it comes to HO scale truck & vehicle models.
Now that I can afford them, the new issue now is trying to find the time to build them.
So this COVID-19 self isolation time has finally given me the opportunity to do just that, and build them.

Karl, your right they do have a very distinctive curved roof line.

Greg
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