Promoting Excellence in HO Scale Vehicle Modeling

Ford LTL-9000s, Mack CH, & Flatbed Trailers With Komatsu Loader - By Jamie Groeneweg

2003 National Convention Winner - Specialty Truck Category & Youth Award

17 year old Jamie Groeneweg took this award with this set of vehicles depicting a move of a giant Komatsu wheel loader. The Ford truck tractor in the upper left is a Jacobs Models Ford LTL-9000 resin cab on an Athearn frame pulling a GHQ Eager Beaver 50 ton lowboy loaded with the main loader superstructure. The center truck is a Jacobs Models Ford LTL-9000 resin cab with a Herpa Aeromax sleeper pulling a scratchbuilt trailer with Herpa suspension and wheels. The Mack in the lower right is a CH613 from Herpa with a Jacobs Models upgrade kit (bumper and fuel tank fairings) installed, spread tandem on the tractor, and frame deck plate behind the sleeper pulling a Trucks N' Stuff 53' flatbed trailer.The truck tractors feature a variety of added details such as scratchbuilt mirrors quarter and half fenders, suspension parts, mirrors, wipers, and roof mounted light bars. The escort truck in the foreground is a Trident Chevrolet pickup.

Posted June 18, 2003