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Old 09-01-2010, 10:09 AM
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M6 37mm Gun Motor Carriage (WC-55 Dodge)

Here's my conversion of the Skybow/AFV Club WC-51/52 Beep Weapon Carrier, mated with the Trakz 37mm AT gun. Lots of backdating of the Beep and plenty of scratchbuilding. It'll be in the impending MMIR issue (#52). The M6 sports a mud camo seen in North Africa. The streaks were made using the Tamiya "make up" kit. Fabio Sacchi gave me the early directional tires from a master he made (Thank you again, Fabio!). They are available from Formations.









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Old 09-01-2010, 11:04 AM
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Sweeeet, Great job. Love everything about it.

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Wow, really nice, the Skybow kit is a gem......

Love all the scratch building you did!

Beautiful subject!

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Nice job, Roy.

Probably one of the best Mud Camo jobs I've seen - tough to get looking right in scale, but you pulled it off.

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Thanks for the comments guys. Rick, I was worried about the mud camo myself. A buddy showed me his Tamiya weathering powder camo scheme and I was convinced.
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so nice!! I really love your job on!!
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