Hi guys,well this is my progress so far, I have built up and painted the chassis, the box section and the cab, I have decided to try and add a bit of interest to this tiny and poorly detailed kit by painting the cab interior ,the underneath of the body and the chassis in a European theatre dark green, I will carefully mask the cab interior off before spraying up the exterior of the vehicle in Tamiya dessert yellow , I will allow the paint to overspray the wheel arches and the chassis to try and give the impression of a vehicle hurriedly shipped over to North Africa and maybe sprayed up enroute, that’s the plan anyway…..this kit is about the size of two Humbrol enamel tins so with my limited skills I need to add whatever I can, Oh! I added a windscreen made from clear plastic as well.
As you can see in the last picture Airfix in there infinite wisdom decided to mould the driver without legs,if you have seen the movie “Ice cold in Alex” you may remember that John Mills’s character was a chronic alcoholic so I suppose he was legless for a lot of the time but not this literally, anyhow I intend to perform some pretty drastic surgery in the form of a double leg transplant from a donor out of my unused pilot figure box, wish me luck guys this is groundbreaking surgery…….
5 attached images. Click to enlarge.