WMIK Land Rover
Last quick build before I go on holiday! This is the British Army special forces version of the Land Rover, as used in Afghanistan. WMIK standing for Weapons Mounted Installation Kit, it features a 12.7mm top mounted Browning heavy machine gun and a GPMG next to the passenger seat.
It’s an Airfix kit in 1/48 and came with another standard version of the Land Rover in the box for whenever I get round to it, I might throw away the instructions and do something completely different with that one. It was actually really fiddly to assemble but went together in the end ok using tweezers!
Everything is standard out of the box except the aerials which were made from guitar strings. I added the chevron to the roof as well just to stop any friendly airstrikes! I painted it using Tamiya acrylics and used a bit of Mig pigment for the weathering.
Thanks for looking.
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