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#1 OFFLINE   mackniac

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 11:40 AM

Hi !

I would like to know if any one can help me find information about the Mack model "N" with the Budd-cab .

information needed

1- is there ever been a 10 wheels version ?
2- were they all coming with dual headlight ?
3- what is the size of the chrome logo on the front of the truck where it is written MACK ?
4- were they always the chrome lining between the two headlights holder ?

If any one has pictures it would be appreciated .

I will use these info for customising 1/50 scale model of the truck

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#2 OFFLINE   Jocko

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 03:24 PM

you could look on google images

#3 OFFLINE   ThaddeusW

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 06:07 PM

1- is there ever been a 10 wheels version ?
2- were they all coming with dual headlight ?
3- what is the size of the chrome logo on the front of the truck where it is written MACK ?
4- were they always the chrome lining between the two headlights holder ?


1&2 YES there were 6x4 10 wheelers produced with 2 head lamps per side. check my gallery link
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#4 OFFLINE   Steve S.

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 06:14 PM

Mackniac,

Look in the gallery, pietrer78 has a bunch of photos you may be interested in, from the Netherlands.

#5 OFFLINE   mackniac

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 08:13 PM

Hi !

Thank's for the help guy's !!!!

any more help comments and or pictures are very welcome , when I'm done with the model i'll post pictures .
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#6 OFFLINE   Doug Maney

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 08:14 PM

The N was built as a tandem.
All N's were built with dual headlights and the trim panel between them.
The Mack emblem on the front is the same emblem that was used on C, G and W models. They are considerably different than the B/H emblem.
The Mack scripts on the side were amaller than standard. These Mack scripts were only used on N's.

Good Luck with the model. Doug
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#7 OFFLINE   mackniac

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 08:33 PM

Mackniac,

Look in the gallery, pietrer78 has a bunch of photos you may be interested in, from the Netherlands.



I'm a rookie here and I cannot find the pietrer78 gallery pictures .

And Doug thank you for the reply , I saw your pictures of the N series pamphlet !! very helpfull
Makniac , collector and customizer of die-cast model in 1/50th scale


#8 OFFLINE   Steve S.

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Posted 13 February 2009 - 06:21 PM

Mackniac,

I misspelled the name,it is Pieter78, and this is the address : http://www.bigmacktrucks.com/index.php?
autocom=gallery&req=user&user=794&op=view_album&album=610 if it helps. The title is : Mack trucks from Haukes
Kekerdom The Netherlands. Good luck

#9 OFFLINE   mackniac

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Posted 13 February 2009 - 09:59 PM

Hi !

Thank you very much Steve , Pieter78 , sent me a message and I went to see the pics of the Model N , this will be very helpfull .

regards
Makniac , collector and customizer of die-cast model in 1/50th scale


#10 OFFLINE   Bumblebee090458

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Posted 14 February 2009 - 08:50 AM

Look for the guy on ebay that sells Mack truck sales literature. It is mostly spec sheets that have a picture of the truck represented in the upper right corner. They are for sale for about 10-15 dollars a piece. :thumb:

#11 OFFLINE   Bumblebee090458

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Posted 14 February 2009 - 09:05 AM

Look for the guy on ebay that sells Mack truck sales literature. It is mostly spec sheets that have a picture of the truck represented in the upper right corner. They are for sale for about 10-15 dollars a piece. :thumb:


He is on ebay as Penn Dutchman antiques and collectibles :SMOKIE-RT:

#12 OFFLINE   mackniac

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Posted 16 February 2009 - 07:58 AM

Hi !

Thank you Bumblebee !!!
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#13 OFFLINE   Bumblebee090458

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Posted 16 February 2009 - 12:38 PM

Hi !

Thank you Bumblebee !!!


You are welcome. Glad to help! :SMOKIE-RT:

#14 OFFLINE   mackniac

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 12:16 PM

Hi !

Here is the project in progress :

Hi !

Here it is ,

I started from an Athearn Ford C series and transformed it
to a 6x4 Mack N Series ( rare sight ) .

1- Ford has one sealed beam each side Mack has 2
2- Mack has a cap for a tank on the helper side
3- Mack has a front grill between the sealed beam

Without any doubt there is other differences but now known to me,
with all the pictures and research I've done it will be as close as I can do it .

enjoy


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