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1/35 M1009 CUCV, WIP, 02/17/13, Completed

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Posted by disastermaster on Monday, February 18, 2013 11:53 PM

http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh305/randyt7/Emotions/grin.png  Mike, I been a watchin'......  

 Just the right amount of weathering for the moment in time... the dusting on the glass and windshield are right in line with the look.

                    Smoooohttp://i827.photobucket.com/albums/zz193/DiddlyPeePee/emoticons/thMichael_Jackson_dancing_smile.gifooooth.    

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Posted by redleg12 on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 6:10 AM

Steve - It is always a pleasure to see some of the site old timers stop in. There are a few of us left. Thank you my friend for stopping by and for leaving comments.

You and Mr Smiley be well.

Rounds Complete!!

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Posted by SprueOne on Sunday, July 23, 2017 3:56 PM

redleg12

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I had a buddy make me a copy of the rear tire, as the kit does not come with a spare, (thanks S.R.) which on the M1009 has a spare stored in the rear. The tire is painted with tire mix of 50/50 Flat and NATO black, the rim is NATO Green. The mount is made from .030 styrene angle painted flat black.

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Well that is it for the interior, now it is time to start working on the body.

As always feel free to leave a comment either positive or negative

Rounds Complete!!

 

 

Hi Redleg12, I'm currently building the M1008 from MmF and also mounting a spare wheel under the bed. What color would the steel wheel part be? Body color green or gloss black or ?

Thanks

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Posted by redleg12 on Sunday, July 23, 2017 7:44 PM

SprueOne

 

 
redleg12

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I had a buddy make me a copy of the rear tire, as the kit does not come with a spare, (thanks S.R.) which on the M1009 has a spare stored in the rear. The tire is painted with tire mix of 50/50 Flat and NATO black, the rim is NATO Green. The mount is made from .030 styrene angle painted flat black.

(image hosting FUBAR)

...

Well that is it for the interior, now it is time to start working on the body.

As always feel free to leave a comment either positive or negative

Rounds Complete!!

 

 

 

 

Hi Redleg12, I'm currently building the M1008 from MmF and also mounting a spare wheel under the bed. What color would the steel wheel part be? Body color green or gloss black or ?

Thanks

 

Hey Guy, the rim would be NATO Green, like the body.On the pick up version it would be under the cargo box and most likely quite dirty!! HTH

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"The Moral High Ground....A Great Place to Emplace Artillery."

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Posted by Rob Gronovius on Sunday, July 23, 2017 7:57 PM
I agree, originally the rims were NATO green or sand if the vehicle deployed to Desert Storm. Lots of later ones ended up being repainted flat black though.
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Posted by SprueOne on Monday, July 24, 2017 8:31 PM

redleg12

 Hey Guy, the rim would be NATO Green, like the body.On the pick up version it would be under the cargo box and most likely quite dirty!! HTH

Rounds Complete!!

 

Yes, very helpful, Thank you.

 

Rob Gronovius
I agree, originally the rims were NATO green or sand if the vehicle deployed to Desert Storm. Lots of later ones ended up being repainted flat black though.
 

 
Thanks, Rob. So some are black.
 
I went with MM FS-34127 Forest Green (Wow, that is some kind of green). I painted the whole truck this color. I'll just dirty up the underside along with the spare wheel to match.
 
Thanks again guys.

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Posted by Rob Gronovius on Monday, July 24, 2017 8:42 PM

just a photo of an old contact truck

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Posted by SprueOne on Monday, July 24, 2017 8:52 PM

Nice ref shot. What was the round plate that is in front of the grille on the left side used for? Were there any M1008s without this? Or do I have to include it on my M1008?

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Posted by redleg12 on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 5:35 AM

It looks like a bridge weight marker.

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Posted by Rob Gronovius on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 10:22 AM

SprueOne

Nice ref shot. What was the round plate that is in front of the grille on the left side used for? Were there any M1008s without this? Or do I have to include it on my M1008?

 

It is the bridge weight classification marker. On tanks and AFVs, it is normally painted on. Old school tanks will have a yellow circle with a black number. On wheeled vehicles, the weight could change (empty or full, heavy cargo vs. light cargo) so the plate had interchangeable numbers. They were standard equipment. In this scale, easy to use a hole punch to make a small disk and then two black number decals.

Here are a few photos I had of the markers.

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Posted by SprueOne on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 10:06 PM

Thanks for the info guys. Looks like I'll have to include it then.

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Posted by SprueOne on Sunday, August 6, 2017 11:39 AM

Thanks for the info. The kit supplies a PE one of these Bridge Weight plates.

Painted and ready for installation on the front bumper.

M1008 CUCV bridge weight plate

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