Note: This feature is in the June TT&C 2017 issue.
Detail of Dan Nethercott’s scratch-built deck-over trailer. The trailer is styrene with hand-cut balsa wood for the deck. The tractor is a T-880 dump truck from First Gear that Dan converted to a tractor.
Dan Nethercott kitbashed this Komatsu service truck from a First Gear Durastar service truck on a TWH Oshkosh 4x4 platform. The Komatsu PC 350LL log loader is transformed from a John Deere log loader. The OEM Komatsu yellow paint and decals were custom made by Buffalo Road Imports.
A collection of Dan Nethercott’s trailers that he scratch built out of styrene. From left to right, they include a green flatbed trailer, a blue drop-deck trailer, a yellow deck-over trailer and a blue beam trailer, all in 1/50 scale.
Scratch-built box plow made out of styrene and painted with factory Caterpillar paint. The loader is a Caterpillar 950k by Tonkin.