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    Post  Dottore on Sun Feb 24, 2013 6:55 pm

    This is Tamiyas LRDG Chevy with Breda...

    Will be using a resicat resin update which includes wheels and an Eduard PE set...

    Chassis went together well...The wheels and front bumper were obious improvements thanks to the resin and PE...

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    The Tamiya bumper and vinyl wheels that were replaced...

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    Next up the cabin and truck bed.

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    Post  bcauchi on Sun Feb 24, 2013 7:54 pm

    nice work as usual dottore. Keep it up!
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    Post  alexbb on Mon Feb 25, 2013 7:47 am

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    Post  in nannu pec on Mon Feb 25, 2013 7:49 am

    Nice change from the ol shermans Dott Smile
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    Post  iCocker on Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:25 am

    Which scheme you are planning Mat? Did you consider resicast resin updtaes so far those are the best and accurate ones ... this is one of my wish list project someday ...
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    Post  Ray on Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:39 am

    Nice change Doc Roe Twisted Evil
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    Post  Dottore on Mon Feb 25, 2013 1:20 pm

    I said I AM using a resicast update...like the bumper and the wheels so far...

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    Post  iCocker on Mon Feb 25, 2013 6:04 pm

    Dottore wrote:I said I AM using a resicast update...like the bumper and the wheels so far...

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    Ooops misread resin upgrade ... which version the one with the Breda on, they have 2 new more ... rajthom?
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    Post  Dottore on Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:04 pm

    Looks like a damn complex assembly there...have a pretty resin one from the resicast set ill be using though...more pics to
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    Post  Noel Petroni on Sun Mar 03, 2013 7:58 am

    Nice one!

    I had nearly started to build this last year and it's still on my mind!!!

    Look forward to see what you're going to do with this one.

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    Post  Dottore on Thu Mar 07, 2013 1:44 pm

    There's a missing rivet on the truck bed bulk head ftting I will be adding shortly...

    Unfortunately the lovely Armorscale cans dont fit the Eduard etched holders as it seems Eduard based the holders on the Tamiya plastic parts so I guess I have to scratch sme plastic ones or bite te bullet and build some etched holders from scratch...

    Detailed truck bed and cab up shortly...

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    Post  Ray on Thu Mar 07, 2013 4:27 pm

    Make sure you LOG the duration of this "presumed scratch building" please so one can analayze for future projects cheers
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    Post  Guest on Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:30 pm

    Interesting subject!
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    Post  Dottore on Fri Mar 08, 2013 7:10 pm

    The Breda 20mm cannon will be placed in the rear bed...
    Still undecided whether to keep the rear bed door down or up...
    Spare tire is blu tacked on only for now...
    Next up the driver cab and the Breda 20mm ...

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    Post  Tancred on Sat Mar 09, 2013 2:14 pm


    Hey nice work Doc. Thought you weren't going to do this one scratch

    And what about the politics on the paper? Laughing


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    Post  bcauchi on Sat Mar 09, 2013 2:41 pm

    Looking really good Doc, i love that mess with all the stuff, should be a blast to paint.
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    Post  Dottore on Sun Mar 17, 2013 12:19 am

    Scratched the holders for the oil cans or flimsies as they were called, using plastic card and spare etched workable hinges...the flimsies are from Armorscale....

    Guess cousin Alex will be proud of me now huh Twisted Evil

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    Post  Ray on Sun Mar 17, 2013 12:41 am

    Looks precise & surgical Doc cheers

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    Post  skyhigh on Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:35 am

    Very nice work Dottore... cheers
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    Post  skyhigh on Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:44 am

    This will be an interesting scheme.....

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    Post  alexbb on Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:06 am

    Dottore wrote:Scratched the holders for the oil cans or flimsies as they were called, using plastic card and spare etched workable hinges...the flimsies are from Armorscale....

    Guess cousin Alex will be proud of me now huh Twisted Evil

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    Post  Dottore on Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:42 am

    Thats EXACTLY the scheme I had in mind...

    Kugin Alex says the shade is too blue though if i understood him correctly....should be slate grey....

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    Post  skyhigh on Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:56 am

    If you don't have alraedy the info or Alex about the scheme , will check for you ..... cheers
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    Post  alexbb on Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:24 am

    Dottore wrote:Thats EXACTLY the scheme I had in mind...

    Kugin Alex says the shade is too blue though if i understood him correctly....should be slate grey....

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    le silver grey or close will check and get back to you
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    Post  bcauchi on Sun Mar 17, 2013 7:24 pm

    Imma kemm jirnexxielek tahdem pulit man!! i really love your clean work, it looks fantastic, well done!

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