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Empty cans for the cab of your truck

I’ve been working on a Ford C-600 truck that will ultimately be part of an urban diorama. The cab interior is littered with all sorts of junk, including what are supposed to be scale aluminum cans. These faux cans are .100" styrene rod, wrapped with printed paper labels.  

The trouble is, the labels look like printed paper, not printed aluminum.  

Faithful reader and T&T workshop friend Bill Gill spotted this deficiency right away when in-progress pictures of the truck was posted on the Scale Auto Truck/Commercial Vehicle Forum, and offered these constructive comments that we all can use.

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