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Nooteboom MCOS Semi Low Loader - Red Line

Maker:  MarGe
Model No:  1813-01
Scale:  1:32
Review Date:  December 2018

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Detail   (max 30) 24
Features   (max 20) 16
Quality   (max 25) 20
Price   (max 15) 12
Overall   (max 100) 80%


Volvo FH16 + Nooteboom MCOS Semi Low Loader Video - Red Line.  [Youku Video]
Nooteboom branded box.
Underside is detailed.
Nice deck textures.
Detailed ramps.
Hooked up to a matching Volvo FH16.
Ramps have see through mesh.
Loading a machine.

The Nooteboom Multitrailer MCOS Semi Low Loader has hydraulic steering and a hydraulically-adjustable load bed. 

This version of the model is one of the Nooteboom Red Line series.


The model comes in a Nooteboom branded box and it is held between plastic formers. 

The review model had no defects or missing pieces.

Assembly is limited to attaching side boards on the gooseneck if required, and chains to the ramps. 

Included with the model is a Nooteboom Collector Card, although it is not uniquely numbered.  A small manual describes the real trailer with photos included, and it also describes features and assembly of the model.


The MCOS semi low loader is three axle unit and the tyres are mounted on small plastic hubs which look reasonable.  There idetailing underneath including tanks and front and rear landing legs.  The central storage boxes are plastic.

The gooseneck has a spare wheel at the front, and the sideboards are plain.  Nice graphics around the edge include the Nooteboom name.  The deck has replica timber inlays which have bolt hole positions detailed.

The main deck has a nice metal textured surfaces, and the edges have tie-down loops highlighted by paint..

The two ramps at the rear are excellent with see-through mesh.   The securing chains are nice.   The detailing at the back is very good with lights and graphics.


The rear two axles on the trailer steer and achieve a decent angle. 

The axles have fully sprung suspension. 

The front landing legs are pinned and can be lowered.  The rear landing legs look like they should be able to be rotated down, but they could not be moved on the review model.

The model features the hydraulically adjustable load floor of the real trailer, and this has been implemented very well. 

The side of the gooseneck box are removable to facilitate the loading of longer loads.

The ramps fold down easily.


This is a high quality trailer with a high metal content. 

The paintwork and graphics are very good.


The model is good value considering the size.


It is interesting to see a 1:32 trailer and it will please collectors of agricultural models particularly.  It goes really well with a tractor in the same colours.  Perhaps more detail could have been provided given the size, and it is a little surprising that no markers boards are included.


The model was announced at the Nuremberg Toy Fair in 2018 and became available in October of that year.
 It was also produced in other colours.
The parts in the box.
Landing legs are pinned to support the trailer.
Storage box on the gooseneck. 
The trailer.
Rear steering, and the tyres have branding.
Good rear steering.
Ramps lower very well.