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Building and Painting Model Trucks

By George Dent

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ISBN: 9781785009181
PUBLISHED: 03/08/2021
PAGES: 160
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 260x215 mm
INSIDE: 687 colour photos

This richly illustrated book offers a complete guide to building model truck kits, across all of the popular scales. Concentrating on civilian vehicles, renowned modeller George Dent describes the fundamental processes involved in kit-building, including preparation and assembly of components, detailing and modification work including custom fittings, plus an in-depth look at painting and weathering techniques.

Featuring a range of popular, readily available kits and materials, and suitable for modellers of all abilities, each project is clearly explained in an illustrated, step-by-step format.

With over 650 colour images this book includes:

  • Core kit-building practices: preparation, assembly, painting, tools and adhesives
  • Making the most of the kit's components: simple and innovative ways to maximize realism
  • Adding extra details: fabricating your own parts and off-the-shelf upgrade kits
  • Modifying and improving cab interiors: adding figures and ephemera
  • Essential painting techniques to produce a showroom-quality paint finish and a comprehensive guide to weathering
  • Featuring kits in all of the popular scales: 1:72, 1:48, 1:35, 1:32 and 1:24

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