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Old 08-10-2023, 11:53 AM
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I just finished up this custom Great Dane reefer trailer. Enjoy!





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Old 08-10-2023, 12:25 PM
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WOW that is sharp !!!!
is that polished aluminum ?? and did you polish it yourself... it looks fantastic...
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Old 08-10-2023, 01:15 PM
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WOW that is sharp !!!!
is that polished aluminum ?? and did you polish it yourself... it looks fantastic...
Thanks! Yes its aluminum and I did polish it my self! I was very tired afterwards, lol
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Old 08-10-2023, 06:16 PM
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That is really nice. I especially like the air brake system you put in. Some details you just don't see on most trailers.
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Old 08-11-2023, 07:50 AM
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How did you do the pattern on the sides and the rear doors? The sides look like they are ribbed? The quilted/diamond pattern is a great detail to match the 1:1s.
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Old 08-11-2023, 12:01 PM
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It looks like a similar technique to what Karl Fischer used on his interior panels. He used a a bead roller. He's got a video about it on YouTube, look for "Make It Kustom". Same idea, just a smaller scale?
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Old 08-22-2023, 01:36 PM
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the rear doors I tape off the lines and scored with a razor blade knife. The side are made with a bead roller.

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Old 09-07-2023, 12:52 PM
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the rear doors I tape off the lines and scored with a razor blade knife.
When you say scored, did you actually cut into the metal, or did you use a dull blade to emboss it from the back side?
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