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GuyM
Posted: Tuesday, November 05, 2019 8:37:20 AM
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Renault truck, nicknamed "Fainéant" ("Lazy person"), mainly because of its low power engine (generating poor performances) installed in "lying" position under the chassis:









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Posted: Saturday, November 09, 2019 5:46:33 AM
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Unic ZU 42 tractor:





Delivery by Dany Transports of the traditional "Christmas log cake":



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Posted: Saturday, November 09, 2019 5:51:39 AM
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In the celebration day of the end of the Berlin Wall, a Volvo F88 tractor in the livery of the East-German Deutrans company:







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GuyM
Posted: Saturday, November 09, 2019 6:01:30 AM
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Ex-WW2 "Fiche 75" semi-trailer, here behind a Ford Cargo tractor:





The same ex-US Army semi-trailer being towed by Bernard and Renault tractors, 2 other Altaya products:





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GuyM
Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:41:51 AM
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GuyM
Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:46:44 AM
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Russian KamAz 5410 logging truck:





Spanish Pegaso 2011-50 tractor:





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modelmaniac
Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 11:25:23 AM

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Wow.I have only ever seen black and white photos of that Pegaso truck,in a very old truck book.!They had an eight wheel version,i think.Never thought I would see a 1/50 model.Always liked the look of those Pegaso types.They look very similar to a Scammell.
GuyM
Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:57:23 PM
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modelmaniac,

The Pegaso with that type of cab was nicknamed "Cabezon" in Spain, which could be translated by "Stubborn".
Spain had, at that time, very specific GVW rules for trucks, allowing up to 38 tonnes for a 8x2/4 (with dual tires on rear tandem), hence the large number of muliwheeled units like the ones below:







By the way, the model above is not 1/50, but 1/43.

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modelmaniac
Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 1:23:22 PM

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Remember seeing that 'Chinese six' truck,with twin wheel steer,with the one axle supporting the load.Always thought the frame would have some stress points.The eight wheel truck looks like it could cope with the load.I'm sure the weight is better on two axles.I simply put 1/50.d'oh! EVERYTHING on here is 1/43!LOL!
GuyM
Posted: Monday, November 18, 2019 4:34:30 AM
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The Pegaso Cabezon at work, followed by a tanker combination with a late model of the other Spanish truck manufacturing company, Barreiros:









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Posted: Monday, November 18, 2019 4:37:12 AM
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modelmaniac
Posted: Monday, November 18, 2019 12:28:53 PM

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With that Hales cakes trailer,that must be a Bedford.What is the other tractor?Looks like a Berliet,or Saviem.
GuyM
Posted: Monday, November 18, 2019 12:35:50 PM
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modelmaniac,

You're right: the bottom tractor is a Bedford, while the top one is a Berliet.

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Guy
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Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2019 5:07:59 AM
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Exkvate3140
Posted: Friday, November 22, 2019 12:48:57 AM
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Guy those campers look great, thanks for posting those.
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GuyM
Posted: Monday, November 25, 2019 5:31:44 AM
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A short trip to Spain with those 2 Pegaso tractors, a 2030 Comet carrying milk in a tanker and a reefer trailer being towed by a more recent 1231T:









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GuyM
Posted: Monday, November 25, 2019 5:50:57 AM
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In South-East of France, delivery of cement bags by a Bonifay combination(*):









Note (*): Bonifay is a construction equipment delivery company located in the Var region - like me. A. Bonifay, the boss, is famous in the vintage trucks restoration business for meticulously taking back to life all sorts of old trucks his company used in the past.
It is a pity that this nicely-made Magirus-Deutz tractor ended coupled to a so long semi-trailer, as in those days in France, semis were much shorter.

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Exkvate3140
Posted: Monday, November 25, 2019 10:49:56 PM
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Guy that Magirus Deutz is another nice looking tractor and heavy duty looking.
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GuyM
Posted: Friday, November 29, 2019 5:04:40 AM
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Renault 1.4 tonnes van chassis fitted with Heuliez body and American furniture transport combination towed by a 1947 International K7 tractor:









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