Hi fellow model builders - well, I have not finished my recent blade runner project - honestly, i got sick of wiring. So, as I will eventually finish, I'm not that worried about it.
However - I really did want to actually build something, so here we go!
Some of you might remember, I built an armored JCB backhoe some time ago - and I have a Bronco Buffalo in the stash, and I recently saw a photo of the two together - so, that's what I'm building - eventually into a recon dio
The bronco Buffalo is a pretty intense kit - not as painful as my favorite Panda MATV (of which there will be one here too), but pretty tedious - adding to the this, I'm adding all sorts of PE - regular stuff and slat armor. It's been a lot of work so far, but, what the heck? another fun project - please take a look:
So, first up - I'm not using the green glass tint, or sheets of green film for the windows - I don't like the results from either approach - so, I'll keep the glass clear and soldiers painted - too bad you'll barely see these guys or the interior, but they both look pretty good:
They don't look bad
Now - on to buffalo-brass-arama:
And there you have it! in addition to brass, you'll see some scratch work too - and assorted bits and so on. Not easy - but I'm feeling pretty good so far! I'm using a book and on-line pics for references - but -I am doing some mixing and matching -we'll see how it turns out
Below - a couple of pics of the scratch-o-rama backhoe to be used too:
above - the backhoe per me - below, the real deal:
So, we'll see where this takes us - thanks very much for taking a look -