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2 1/2-ton 6X6 Cargo Truck | Tamiya 1:35

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  • Member since
    October 2013
2 1/2-ton 6X6 Cargo Truck | Tamiya 1:35
Posted by chops1sc on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 10:40 AM

Is this considered armor?? Confused

I really enjoyed this quick build! I might have went a little overboard on the dust effects but it is what it is!

Thanks for looking!

 

  • Member since
    July 2015
Posted by MR TOM SCHRY on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 11:23 AM

Excellent build!  Everything that you've done is stunning.  Your painting and figure work looks great.  I think that the weathering is just right from your dust effects to the dusty windshield  and to the rusty exhaust pipe.  Is there a plan for a diorama?

TJS

TJS

  • Member since
    November 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 11:40 PM

Well it is a 'softskin' but as it says up top Jeeps are welcome here so trucks fit right in! 

Looks fantastic to me! Great job on the constuction, the weathering, and the figure looks good too! Yes

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

  • Member since
    October 2013
Posted by chops1sc on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 6:01 AM

Thank you for the kind words!

I have not done any dioramas before. I hope to start soon!

  • Member since
    November 2020
  • From: Brunswick, Ohio
Posted by Buckeye2 on Thursday, January 6, 2022 11:14 AM

That looks awesome!  Even the driver looks great.  I wish I could get a build to look like that.

Mike

 

  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Thursday, January 6, 2022 11:36 AM

The mighty duece and a half.  I live in a small town outside of San Diego and from there's a guy that brings his out for cruise night.  Impressive.  As is your build.  Great expression on that figure - is that Tamiya?

Thanks,

John

  • Member since
    July 2008
  • From: Vancouver, the "wet coast"
Posted by castelnuovo on Friday, January 7, 2022 5:11 PM

Looks great. Love the smiling driver Smile

  • Member since
    August 2021
Posted by lurch on Friday, January 7, 2022 6:20 PM

Looks great. love the figure. Almost looks like Klinger from MASH.

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