NASG Dispatch Articles: Scenery - Vehicles

Complete Listing of All Hartoy AHL 1:64-scale Trucks

Issue:
1999 #1 February
Page:
18
Author:
Mac McGrath
Description:

All known Hartoy American Highway Legends trucks are listed.

Jeff's Junction

Issue:
1998 #6 December
Page:
5
Author:
Jeff Madden
Description:

The author shares his thoughts about the past and current state of S-scale automobiles availability.

Jeff's Junction

Issue:
2007 #3 June
Page:
5
Author:
Jeff Madden
Description:

Are 1:64 vehicles truly to scale, and why don't manufacturers simply make them exactly 1:64 scale?

Module Corner

Issue:
1999 #2 April
Page:
22
Author:
Ted Larson
Description:

The author is gradually shifting the modules column over to his new "Tired Wheels" column, covering 1:64 vehicles. This issue's column starts with covering the 1962-1969 GMC Double Bottom semi, which is labeled "Matchbox King Size No. K4 Fruehauf Hopper, Made in England by Lesney".

Painting and Detailing a Rio Grande Motor Way Truck

Issue:
1998 #3 June
Page:
8
Author:
Wayne D. Hills
Description:

The author takes a Mack BM truck with a 22-foot trailer, manufactured by Hartoy, and super-details and repaints them for the Rio Grande Motor Way. Includes several finished-model photos.

Racing Champions Mint Edition Cars And Light Trucks

Issue:
1999 #1 February
Page:
11
Author:
Will Holt
Description:

The author provides a listing of the Racing Champions collection of 1:64 vehicles released as of December 1999. What is special about this listing is that the author provides an approximate scale of the individual models.

S Lore

Issue:
1991 #5 October
Page:
7
Author:
various authors
Description:

This column lists various farm and construction equipment that is available for or usable in S-scale, scale detailing parts at Walmart, and automobiles by Racing Champions.

Short & Easy

Issue:
1986 #2 Spring
Page:
8
Author:
Kent Singer
Description:

This article covers the construction of a scratchbuilt motorized cart, such as found on freight stations. Includes a model photo, and construction diagrams for the individual parts.

Short and Easy

Issue:
1991 #2 April
Page:
10
Author:
Kent Singer
Description:

Converting a Hot Wheels Rescue Ranger truck, item #5145, into a modernday utility truck for the railroad. Includes one model photo.

Short and Easy

Issue:
1997 #5 October
Page:
23
Author:
Kent Singer
Description:

Bob Werre shares the idea of cutting a model vehicle in half lengthwise to make two cars when attached to a backdrop.

Short and Easy

Issue:
1998 #1 February
Page:
12
Author:
Dick Karnes
Description:

How to make license plates for S-scale vehicles.

Tired Iron

Issue:
2001 #2 April
Page:
8
Author:
Ted Larson
Description:

The author delves into the question, which of the available 1:64 pickup models are actually 1:64? He specifically covers the 1956 Ford and the 1950 Chevy. Dimensions and photos are included. This also contains an addendum to the Hartoy AHL listing of February 1999 issue's article.

Tired Iron

Issue:
2001 #3 June
Page:
8
Author:
Ted Larson
Description:

The author delves into the question, which of the available 1:64 pickup models are actually 1:64? He specifically covers the 1956 Ford and the 1950 Chevy. Dimensions and photos are included. This also contains an addendum to the Hartoy AHL listing of February 1999 issue's article.

Tired Wheels

Issue:
2000 #6 December
Page:
10
Author:
Ted Larson
Description:

A review of the Matchbox Kings K-4, K-12, K-16, and K18 trucks.

Tired Wheels

Issue:
2001 #1 February
Page:
20
Author:
Ted Larson
Description:

The author covers the 1950s Aurora tractor trailers. Includes photos of these rare models.

Weathering Ertl Construction Equipment

Issue:
1994 #2 April
Page:
17
Author:
Denis Fortier
Description:

The author describes (and shares a photo of each) how he weathered Ertl's grader, tractor, and backhoe.

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