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Thermo-Transit DAF XF Twinsteer - By Gerhard Mulder

The model in this picture is a DAF XF Twinsteer. DAF is a Dutch company and member of the Paccar Group (which also builds Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks). The cab and wheels are from Herpa, the twinsteer chassis is from Paul Dirkzwager, a Dutch manufacturer of cabs, chassis, cranes and all kinds of spare parts. The 13.6 meter reefer trailer is from Herpa with a Thermoking reefer unit also from Herpa. The decals on the DAF are selfmade with Supercal decal paper, the decals on the trailer are also selfmade, printed on adhesive paper and then covered with tranparent foil. The model was built Gerhard Mulder and his 14 year old son Wessel. Also shown in Photo Gallery 299.

Posted January 17, 2007