Vehicles

Vehicles are not my main focus but I do like building them now and then as a change of pace. When I first got back into the hobby I would build a vehicle that would compliment the aircraft kit I was building and it gave me something to do while waiting for paint or glue to dry. This only lasted a short while as it wasn't long before I was building multiple aircraft at one time. That said I do build one now and again as the mood strikes. I recently built five as sort of a mini group build for a charity benefit on Modelers Alliance. I will not be doing either kit reviews or build logs for these and show only completed images of them. All the vehicles I do are in 1/48 scale. In some cases the only photo I have are with the aircraft I built them with.

First up is the GAZ-67 that I built along with the YaK-3, It is a Tamiya kit.

Next is this Horst command car. It's a resin kit from Gasoline and it was built as a stand alone vehicle.

 

This is a Krupp Boxer that I built along with a Hs 129B, another Tamiya kit.


A Japanese Kurogane that I built along with a N1k1 Rex , another Tamiya kit.




The next group of five vehicles are all based on the Tamiya Steyr kit. The first one is a stock kit with Blackdog stowage and wheels with chains.






The remaining four kits were modified using four different resin sets from CMK.
The second vehicle has a wood cab and body and was used as a radio truck. To added some interest I added a Luftwaffe starter cart as generator set for the radios.






The third vehicle is a wood cab low bed truck that I added some resin drums and a couple of 250 Kg bomb crates for a load.







Vehicle four is an ambulance which has a more streamlined wood cab.









And vehicle five is a high side bed truck with a similar streamlined cab. It got a couple of resin 500 Kg bomb crates and a couple of rolled up tarps for a load.









A fun little project that satisfied my urge to build vehicles for a while.

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Updated 5/11/15