JeroenS Posted May 29, 2022 Share Posted May 29, 2022 Hi all, this is Aoshima's Hino HH tractor unit in 1/32 scale. I just finished this for Japanese GB. I have to say, it's one of the best truck kits I've ever built, with great fit and detail, especially in this scale! I really like this scale, in fact I wouldn't have minded at all if this had been the default truck scale. The kit went together really well, it's detailed OOB but there's lots more room for detailing. In this case, since most of the chassis is covered with checker plate I only did a little bit of wiring. Build log is here: I'm currently in a "nice and shiny" phase, apparently. Paint is Tamiya X-18 Semi Gloss Black for the chassis and other major parts, Tamiya X-8 Lemon Yellow for the cab. Interior is Tamiya's Flat Brown. All chrome is Greenstuffworld, either sprayed or brushed. I made my own license plates using my Silhouette cutter, it's a little bit inaccurate in this scale but it's fine with me, it looks like a Dutch plate. No weathering as this is a very recent addition to the Van Dordt fleet, we haven't been able to put a dent in it yet! Some build pics first because nothing of this is actually visible. Plumbing of the air tanks. There were 8 air connectors on the tank but I deemed 4 enough. You can just make out the front and rear break wiring as well. Only detailing I did on the engine was the fuel lines. You can see there are lots of stubs left to add more wires and hoses. Now, for the truck itself. I recently did the Scammell in yellow and I liked it so I thought I'd do one more. The Hino is yellow with black chassis on the box art as well so for once I followed that. I like the cab's shape which is a little unusual. The mud flaps came from a supplied rubber sheet, very nice. The guys in Van Dordt's shop will have to do something about that yellow hose though, it's not as springy as it used to be! Thanks for watching! 16 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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