1920's Vehicles

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by choffman41, Mar 12, 2006.

  1. choffman41

    choffman41 Certified Grump

    Is there someone other than Jordan making teens or '20's vehicles that are realistic and somewhat affordable? I'd like to build some log trucks from mid '20's up to maybe a '29 Model AA Ford.
  2. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    Sorry to say there's not near as many as there were in the late 60s/early70s. Scale Structures Ltd. was another big one next to Jordan then but they went under in the early 80s. You can still find their kits---some at quite a premium, others more affordable---from time to time on Ebay. Woodland Scenics has a log truck as well as several other 20s vehicles you might want to look into. Not to toot my horn but you can see some of the modified fire truck and hearse kits I've used from Model Power on my webpage. Maybe that'll help your log truck---I can see the fire truck kit making a great base to work from.
  3. cidchase

    cidchase Active Member

  4. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

    Try getting some modern vehicles. I'm talking cars made in the 90's and today.
    Unless I want a town populated by Atlas Ford Taurus and F-150, or make a European based model railroad, its almost impossible.
    Though, Boley does make some nice HO scale modern trucks. A little toy like, but with some detailing and a little weathering they look pretty good.
  5. Old Smokeblower

    Old Smokeblower New Member

    I have all the SSLtd Kleiber kits. At least 5-10 of each. Also some "On Trak" and "Lee Town".
  6. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

    Not really... :( But Jordan does make a wide variety, which is good. WS has a few white metal vehicles that are good, but other than that, the pickings are pretty slim...

  7. Skammer

    Skammer Member

    Thank you, Choffman, I've been meaning to ask this. The Jordan kits are fine - they can come out quite nice - but they are rather difficult to fit together and quite fragile. I would love to find a source for vehicles from the 20's and early 30's.
  8. Some of the early Mack trucks from Lee Town might do, Not sure if they're 20s or 30s.

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