It’s time to give sense to the hatch opened on top of the Meng Pickup i’m working on.
Although it is a bit too heavy, with it’s 12.7 Caliber, the DShK 1938 “Dushka” looks good to me as main weapon for this vehicle.
I’ve also added an internal rack, to hold a pair of M4 Carbines for the crew and the backpanel for the HUD Display:
Now it’s time to lift the suspensions of the Meng Pick Up kit, to fit a set of aggressive pattern/fat tires.
The tires are a (unknown origin) gift from a member of my club and are a set of 8 resin armored tires, probably designed for a Humvee.
To make room for this set i’ve to lift the suspensions:
Now the Pick Up has its new set of swampy tires:
Hello, back working on the Meng Pickup, this time starting to customize it.
First work i want to do is opening the doors, and i choose to transform the front door lambo style and the rear door sliding style. For the front door i’ve used as reference the images from http://www.verticaldoors.com/ like this http://www.verticaldoors.com/cart/view_product_info.php?ItemID=1090.
I’m not still 100% sure about the front door, but there’s still time to choose…
First i cut out the doors using the Trumpeter Scriber:
Then, using some Plasticard Styrene Sheets i’ve build the doors interiors and simulate the armour:
I’ve insert and masked the glasses:
Ready for a fast mockup of the possible setup:
Next time the work on the suspensions!
Produced by AC Models, sculpted by Andy Cairns. I asked for them to SK Miniatures (http://www.skminiatures.co.uk/) they should be available on 01/2012… just in time for the work on the Meng Pick-Up
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