View Full Version : 1937 Fire Truck model finished

01-09-2012, 11:34 PM
A while back I posted in stove huggers that I was building a model of a 1937 fire truck. Here it is, done. :cool:

01-09-2012, 11:40 PM
Still figuring out how to blow up pictures...

01-10-2012, 12:07 AM
Very nice, there is alot of imagination there.
Is that a 1/18th scale die cast?
Someday I might try something like that when I get time.

01-10-2012, 12:14 AM
Yes, it's a 1/18 scale truck. All I really did to it was take it apart, remove the original bed, make a new bed, and go from there. The bed is all Oak with an aluminum skin and polished aluminum corners and the step. The suction hoses were just rubber hose that I had and the soft line hoses are actually boot laces that I put nozzles that I made on. It took a little thinking to make, but it turned out OK.

Dads Baby
01-10-2012, 12:15 AM
Looks great Chris!!! Well done! :cool:

Bob Andrews
01-10-2012, 04:09 AM
Very nice work, Chris!

01-10-2012, 06:23 AM
Very nice Chris.
Send pictures and a write up to Joe for the next Toy StudebakerCollectors Club Newsletter.

01-10-2012, 08:30 AM
I think it looks great! Nice work.