Here's the ulimate in a beat up pickup truck.

First, I took a torch to the fenders to buckle the plastic and a hotknife to make jagged cuts.

After painting, I sanded down the corners to make it look worn.

To get the rusted look on the radiator and body, I smeared on spackle and painted over it.

The bullet hole decals came with the model, so I thought it appropriate to use them.

I glued in a thin metal rod under the running board to make it look like just the skeleton survived.

For the pickup bed I decided to use sheet plastic cut in strips to look like planking.

I really globbed on the spackle to the tool box to make it look used and rusted.

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