June 2012 Editorial

The June 2012 online issue of LargeCarMag.com is now available. We hope you are enjoying the new layout! Please don’t forget to stop by and visit our advertisers and tell them where you saw them! Our 2012 shirts, mousepads, new hats and LCM Southern Classic DVD’s are available in our online store for purchase. Also, if you have not heard, the LargeCarMag Southern Classic truck show will be held at LEE HI Travel Plaza in Lexington, VA this year INSTEAD of Doswell, VA. The date for the show is October 20th…so please mark your calendars.

Rick Kerns

If you’ve been into trucks for a long time like we have, the name Kerns will instantly pop the image of a large ride into your head.

June 2012 Riding Around

I got sent down to Doswell Va. Last week and stopped by the truckstops off exit 104 to check things out. That’s where I found this large Peterbilt 362, sorry I didn’t stick around to talk, but I had to go!

June 2012 Model of the Month

Russell Spawn Jr. sent us this issue’s model, it’s a perfect tie in with this issue’s Days Gone By. Russell started out with a 1/25th scale AMT W925 kit and the trailer is an AMT 40 foot Fruehauf reefer.

June 2012 Reader’s Rides

Stephen Large (what a fitting name!) owns this 1980 Kenworth W900A extended hood and 1980 Otam 55 16 wheel lowboy.

Clyde Green

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June 2012 Flashback

I caught this very cool old Peterbilt at Servicetown in Fredericksburg Va. Back in 1991.

2012 Make a Wish Mothers Day Convoy

This year’s Make a Wish Convoy was held on May 13th In Lancaster County, PA and drew
over 300 trucks and many wish kids that got to ride in various truck in the convoy.

2012 Diesel Doodles

This diesel doodle was sent to us by Collen Ferrell of Narvon Pennsylvania. Collen is 13 years old and loves to draw trucks and of course loves riding in trucks.

June 2012 Truckin’ Tattoo

Andre Bellemare of Berthierville Quebec Canada stopped by the booth in Louisville this year and showed me his new tattoo of his beautiful Freightliner cabover.