Mod­els with Dan Mur­phy

Bling'd Up Trucks - - News -

From a young age Ben McWhin­nie has been build­ing mod­els from kits and has a huge col­lec­tion of trucks from 1:87th, 1:64th, 1:43rd, 1:32nd to 1:24th/1:25th, but his main fo­cus is on the 1:24th/1:25th scaled plas­tic model kits.

Since his fa­ther got him into model build­ing, build­ing army ve­hi­cles and planes, his love of model build­ing be­came a pas­sion more than just a hobby. His first model truck, the Western Star Aus­tralian Truck kit by Ita­leri, he painted black up un­til re­cently.

For his latest pro­ject Ben bought two reefer kits to cus­tom build a B-dou­ble us­ing parts from his spares box to add more de­tails to his mod­els for a more re­al­is­tic look. This re­quired his first truck to be painted white to match the trail­ers.

Cur­rently Ben is work­ing on a car trans­porter with star cars from the Gen­eral-Lee, Ecto-1 and the Ban­dits Trans-am, he isn’t sure on what movie truck to use as the prime mover as of yet.

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