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My entry for this group build is ICM's Model T 1917 Ambulance with US Medical Personnel.

 

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A review of this kit can be found on this site here.

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Made a start, not too many parts and going together quickly. Looks like the best way to build and paint as a series of sub assemblies, avoiding any complicated masking.

 

Chassis assembled and painted.

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This one is back on the bench, having been put to one side to complete by Airfix Golden Years entry.

 

Constructed the body, painted the internals white using a Halfords rattle can. Then given a light wash to tone down the white.

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Mounted to the chassis and the driver cab built up. I took the decision to remove the canvas windscreen, as I thought it spoilt the look.43663692915_03d60307dd_c.jpg

 

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Made a start on painting the figures.

 

Diorama base made from a spreading some filler on a spare plastic bass. These painted with various shades of brown.

Need to look at getting some scenic grass.

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The postman bought a few scenic supplies in the last week.

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Spent the morning working on the display bases, I'm happy with the way it has turned out.

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Finished the ambulance and placed on display. A few touch ups  to be made and it will be ready for the gallery.

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Hi JB. Just been checking out your Gallery photos. What a great result. Nice to see something a bit different too. Very well done. :clap2::clap2:

Kind regards,

Stix

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Hi JB, You’re very welcome. This has been a pleasure to watch come together and the final result rewards all the effort. Smashing job; looks brilliant!!:clap:

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Lovely.

The spare tyre on the side reminds me of a story my grandfather told me. He was a driver in East Africa, and got hold of one of the first US ambulances. Apparently he forgot the spare wheel hung out from the offside. He turned into a hospital a little too close to the gate and the spare wheel took it down!

 

Ian

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