Norm’s niece Super Sara poses with
the rig for size reference.
A work in progress
Out of control … seriously!
There she is, ready for the season! When the cold
Michigan winters kick in, Norm’s rig can ditch the
hitch for a plow and salt spreader.
Since he started on his project, the setup has
gone through numerous permutations. Norm
is constantly upgrading the mechanical setup
and adding new, functional details to the truck
and trailer. In fact, by the time this hits the
newsstands, do not be surprised if the concept
includes something new and mind-blowing.
Norm constantly updates his discussion
thread on Scale4X4RC, so stay tuned for more
Norm even built a 1/10-scale driveway — kidding, but seriously … can you come to Connecticut?
Most scale builders put so much time and effort into their setup that they are shelf queens for life. While
Norm has put countless hours into his project, the most gratifying part for him is driving it and showing it off
around the neighborhood, campsite, and posting on his favorite forums: scale4x4rc.org and tamiyaclub.com.
Although there can only be one Readers’
Ride of the year, we wanted to thank
every reader who submitted his or her
vehicle in 2012. Every month, our email
boxes are deluged with excellent entries,
and sorting through and picking the
“best” of the month is not an easy task.
One trait that distinguishes vehicles
apart is uniqueness, and Norm’s scale
build is a perfect example of a one-of-a-kind vehicle. It is one thing to create a
new concept, but actually bringing it to
fruition, in killer fashion, is a remarkable
achievement, and that is why Norm will
carry the banner through all of 2013.