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Bob Letterman 04-11-2012 12:25 PM

My Newest Diorama: "Logistics", 4 X 8 feet in size, 50 vehicles & 340 figures.
 
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My newest diorama, "Logistics" will be 4 feet X 8 feet in size, 1/35th scale.
It will have 50 vehicles and 340 figures.
Most of the buildings are well underway.
I have the figures built and posed.
All but 8 of the vehicles built and base coated and about half completely finished.

Here are some of the vehicle builds; Kits, Conversions & Scratch-Builds.

click on photos for larger views

A scratch-built motor grader.

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A Trakz kit resin bull dozer.
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A Roy resin kit Diamond T wrecker with
much of scratch building in this one.

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A partially scratch built Deuce and a half gasoline tanker,
not quite finished.

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A conversion combining the Tasca M4 A2 (Early) and
the Testor's ARV, M-32 B1.

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A couple of Motorcycle escorts.
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An old VP resin conversion Jumbo, upgunned and outfitted to the 37th Tank Regiment,
4th Armored division.

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A couple of Military Police jeeps.
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Gen. Walter Bedell Smith's staff 1941 Plymouth.
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TO BE CONTINUED...

alexwencho 04-11-2012 04:08 PM

***moved to vBench***

AWD

Bob Letterman 04-11-2012 04:31 PM

Thanks
 
Thanks for moving it Alex.



I'll post more of the diorama as it moves along.

Bob

alexwencho 04-11-2012 05:40 PM

Bob,

You are welcome.

This is pretty much an "one man outfit" and can be tedious at times.

Much patience must be used here on planetarmor to keep the wheels rolling.

Love the 'line-up' of awesome looking vehicles for your "Logistics" super diorama.

Looking forward to updates on your "EPIC" project.

Take care my brother.

AWD

Pvt Mutt 04-12-2012 10:29 AM

Show-off:thumb:

Ain't we all?:D
Tony the Mutt

Bob Letterman 04-12-2012 11:43 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Pvt Mutt (Post 101026)
Show-off:thumb:

Ain't we all?:D
Tony the Mutt

Hey Tony,

Seems like most of the gang are here too!

Bob

Bob Letterman 04-12-2012 11:55 AM

Oh, I forgot a few. There will be 3 German vehicles destroyed and left behind in this dio. A Mercedes truck towing a searchlight, a 2cm flak and a Panzer IV H that I am currently working on. Here is the Mercedes truck.

http://i726.photobucket.com/albums/w...an/merc3-1.jpg

http://i726.photobucket.com/albums/w...an/merc4-1.jpg

http://i726.photobucket.com/albums/w...an/merc5-1.jpg

http://i726.photobucket.com/albums/w...an/merc6-1.jpg

http://i726.photobucket.com/albums/w...an/merc7-1.jpg

And here is the 2 cm flak.


http://i726.photobucket.com/albums/w...n/Flak03-1.jpg

When affixed to the diorama, I will add rubble underneath and around it, plus ashes from the burned road wheels, blown off parts and so on.

http://i726.photobucket.com/albums/w...n/Flak05-1.jpg

http://i726.photobucket.com/albums/w...n/Flak06-1.jpg

I believe these destroyed vehicles in an urban area that has just been occupied, will create some added drama. I used the entire Griffon set for this vehicle. Very glad I did, that super detail set makes the wreckage more realistic!

http://i726.photobucket.com/albums/w...n/Flak07-1.jpg

http://i726.photobucket.com/albums/w...n/Flak08-1.jpg

http://i726.photobucket.com/albums/w...n/Flak09-1.jpg

More later.

Bob

KuKŁiNsKi 04-12-2012 12:16 PM

wow! nice :thumb:

panzer 04-12-2012 01:34 PM

Look'N Good there Billy Bob!
Keep us updated.
Mrosko

Bob Letterman 04-12-2012 01:48 PM

Hey Chris,

Good to hear from you, been awhile!

Bob


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