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Oxford Diecast 1/76th scale Recovery Truck
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No: 2821   Contributor: Graham Willey   Scale: 1/76   Year: 2012   Manufacturer: Oxford Diecast   Country: United Kingdom
Oxford Diecast 1/76th scale Recovery Truck

This was the 1/76th scale Oxford Diecast DAF/Boniface recovery truck in Kardos Recovery livery. The original livery on the cab was removed with nail varnish remover. The bodywork is made from plastic so I over painted it with 2 coats of matt white and 2 coats of white gloss to cover the original livery. The locker detail was highlighted with a pencil, the new lettering, logos and the locker handles are water-slide decals.
Picture added on 17 January 2012 at 13:26
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Cracking model Graham.

Added by Paul Warnock on 17 January 2012.
That really is some mean beast of a truck Graham, real smart.Fantastic conversion mate, the tranfers really setting it off real nice.


Added by Pete Matten on 17 January 2012.
Thanks Paul & Pete, I’ve photographed a lot of these recovery trucks over the years at Peterborough Truckfest, but never got round to having a go at one, so when Oxford brought the model out I thought here’s my chance to have a go. The transfers are a mix taken from about 6 different recovery trucks I’ve photographed. I’ve also done a Transit Van Roadside Response Unit in the same livery to go with this model, will upload photo of it.

Added by Graham Willey on 18 January 2012.
Do you know where I can buy a die cast recovery truck that can be personalised to a company name.

Added by Tina Louise Lay on 28 November 2015.
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