Sunday, March 11, 2012

Revell Peterbilt 352 COE -- 1/32 scale

Happened by the local Hobby-Lobby just at the right time, they were having a 50% off sale on models. I picked this new offering from Revell up just before Christmas. This is actually a fairly decent snap-tight kit that requires very little effort to make it look good. Some care must be taken to file out the wheels before attaching to the axles, and you may have to melt the axle ends to hold the wheels on. Of course there is some painting required to make your rig special -- I chose to build up and paint the chassis flat black. The interior tub and dash recieved the same treatment. I liked the sky blue cab color, but did not like the decals enclosed so I borrowed some decals from an AMT kit. So here it is ----

Now, if only Revell would make a nice 1/32 Fruehauf or Great Dane trailer to hook up to this kit --

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