Saturday, 24 March 2018

Going Out For A Spin! Light Car Patrol 3.

Taking the RPM 1/48 1917 Model T Ford Ambulance kit, cutting a few bits off and adding a new rear end resulted in this little run-about for the Light Car Patrol in Palestine. Not a perfect  representation of a 1917 Model T Ford Utility,  but it will do for me.

Here is a real one.

I also scratch built something that looks like a stripped down 1913 Model T, this time carrying a Vickers in the back. 

Here are both together.

This means my Light Car Patrol now has three vehicles at its disposal along with some heavy weight back up from a Rolls Royce Armoured Car. Here endeth the Light Car Patrol Project. Poop! Poop!

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Going out for a spin! Light Car Patrol 2.

I have made a second scrachbuilt  Model T for the Light Car Patrol. I need to paint a driver and his mate. These two scratchbuilt models are "1912 Model Ts" as were used in Egypt and the Southern Palestine campaign in 1917. Today this arrived in the post box:

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I am going to use it to make this! The 1917 Ford Model T Utility used by the Light Car Patrols in Palestine in 1918.
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Poop! Poop!

I like it when people send me pictures of things I have painted for them.

A little while ago I completed some Perry WW2 Italians for Adrian. He has very kindly sent me these images of the chaps based up an in context. The big self propelled gun is painted by Shaun Bryant (and what a splendid job he has done on it).

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

I have always wanted to own a Rolls Royce....

... and now I do. Here is the HLBS (ex-Copplestone) RR 1914 Admiralty model RR AC painted up for service with 12th Light Armoured Motor Battery in Palestine. A 28mm Tommy is alongside for size. As Toad would say "Poop! Poop!"