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Frenchy
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Rhone, France
Joined: December 02, 2002
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Posted: Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 01:07 AM GMT+7
It's up to you

The diameter of the pictured coin is 18mm :



H.P.
Pave-Hawk
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Western Australia, Australia
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Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 04:25 PM GMT+7
Appreciate the picture, I have started on something that will look a bit better than the kit part.
Of course as soon as I did that I found the missing part. Turns out Tamiya numbered a part in the instructions wrong...



... and I had installed the sun compass where the fuel filler pipe should have gone. That,s fixed, but I will use my new compass.

Pave-Hawk
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Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 11:43 AM GMT+7
Chevy is being loaded up with equipment


as are the jeeps


Replacing the kit jerry cans, with mostly German ones from Academy


and ready to roll, but not quite


The bonnet mounted jerry cans are missing the straps that came moulded on the kit cans, so I made some buckles


Made a lot of them since I figured it wouldn't be perfect. Will make the straps out of paper or foil.
Brigandine
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Joined: July 12, 2006
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Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 07:04 PM GMT+7
It's been a long time since I last posted anything in Armorama.
That aside, it's good to see your WIP on the LRDG Jeeps and Chevy Pave-Hawk.
It's been a couple of years since I completed my last LRDG Chevrolet 1533x2, which is based on a photo of a fitter's truck "COCK O' THE NORTH" of Y2 (or Yeomanry) Patrol:



And this is the model:











Unfortunately, THE COCK O'THE NORTH sign is a bit too big on the model, because I couldn't find letters that were small enough.

The weapons are a combination of Ultracast resin SMLE Mk III Lee-Enfields, one of which has been converted to the EY Grenade Launcher rifle, a Thompson M1928 from Master Box Models MB3598 LRDG in North Africa ( Armorama LRDG review) while the .50 cal is Acadamy's version, with scratch-built sights and magazine rack.
Pave-Hawk
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Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 08:39 PM GMT+7
That is a nice looking chevy.