Overdrive Magazine

April 2018

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60 | Overdrive | April 2018 Custom Rigs T wenty-truck tanker eet owner Anthony ox of ome eorgia is the proud owner and caretaker of a piece of ollywood history one of the original acks used in the classic "Conoy trucking lm of the s. ox's "ubber uck ack S also still has the original trailer used in the lm a gallon railmobile tank trailer with the battle scars to proe it. he duck hood or- nament ox explains originally was supposed to be chrome but because of the glare it was causing for the cameras lming the moie it was sanded down painted and gien a ohawk. he rig and trailer were used in seeral scenes. he trailer ox says was one of of its kind built and ac- tually is ust the skeleton of a tanker that doesn't hae a barrel in it to hold any product. 'Rubber Duck' Mack still quacking BY TODD DILLS The 1970 Mack RS700 and 1960 Trailmobile tank trailer are both originals from the "Convoy" movie. Fleet owner Anthony Fox of Rome, Georgia, has been the owner and caretaker of the "Rubber Duck" Mack since January 2015. Fox says the Mohawk and black paint on the duck's bill on this hood ornament were added to give the figure more "attitude." At youtube.com/ OverdriveMag, visit the Custom Rigs playlist to see more on the classic "Convoy" Mack.

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