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Airfix MG Magnette
« on: June 08, 2015, 03:34:23 pm »
I'm in !

As stated previously, I wasn't willing to chop up that Promodel B-17, looks to nice. And the other one I thought I had was partially built by the boy and then the vertical tail was donated to my Super Stirling.

So I dug this out. I had always wanted to do it as an inter-war gun car, so that's the plan ! Not really sure how in depth it will be, going to look on t'web and see what ideas I can come up wit.

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Re: Airfix MG Magnette
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2015, 01:14:57 am »
Ooh good.  Not many people going Civ to Mil.
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Re: Airfix MG Magnette
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2015, 02:31:17 am »
I'm in !

'Bout time! ;)

Good to see a car, lovely little thing too. :wub:
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Re: Airfix MG Magnette
« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2015, 03:10:22 am »
Fantastic, a pre-war "Technical".  :thumbsup:
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Re: Airfix MG Magnette
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2015, 04:55:16 am »
Thanks guys !

I've made my first mistake already....I wanted to raise the suspension a wee bit but I was mindlessly follow the instructions while watching the game last eve. Oh well, maybe I can do somat. I have most of the majot bits together, cut a few bits from the back end of the car body to add my own parts. I'' snap a few pics tonite.

I've decided to scratch a twin Vickers for the main gun with a Lewis for the driver.

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Re: Airfix MG Magnette
« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2015, 11:55:18 am »

I've decided to scratch a twin Vickers for the main gun with a Lewis for the driver.


Sounds like it should be painted Desert Pink, as a pre-WWII SAS patrol car.  ;D
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Re: Airfix MG Magnette
« Reply #6 on: June 09, 2015, 02:32:18 pm »
Yes maybe ! I was thinking of a sand colour..... :thumbsup:
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Re: Airfix MG Magnette
« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2015, 12:43:17 am »
For your idea-forming pleasure:


(fom Armour Modelling magazine, august 2007)

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Re: Airfix MG Magnette
« Reply #8 on: June 10, 2015, 01:56:32 am »
Wow, desert Bentley. I like the engine mods (oil cooler, filters, various louvres).

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Re: Airfix MG Magnette
« Reply #9 on: June 10, 2015, 03:57:02 am »
Wow is that ever nicely done ! I can only aspire to do somat anywhere near that ! Great inspiration thanks !

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Re: Airfix MG Magnette
« Reply #10 on: June 10, 2015, 04:00:55 am »
WOW!
1/32 car with 1/35 accessories?

Saved for future grokking.
Fred

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Re: Airfix MG Magnette
« Reply #11 on: June 10, 2015, 04:32:09 am »
Master Box do a weapons set with both the Vickers and the Lewis, only one of each.  The Lee-Enfields and helmets might prove useful too?
http://models.primeportal.net/?p=1898
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Re: Airfix MG Magnette
« Reply #12 on: June 11, 2015, 02:35:14 pm »
Yes that's a very nice set !

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Re: Airfix MG Magnette
« Reply #13 on: June 13, 2015, 06:21:22 pm »
Overthinking as usual....I was going to add tracks, or half track, and was looking and googleing....enough ! So tonite I decided to chop up bits and styrene and let the pieces fall where they may !

Overturned the cover and glues it on, added strips that will replicate wood



Seats cut down, one reversed, cut down the hood and dash.

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Re: Airfix MG Magnette
« Reply #14 on: June 13, 2015, 09:11:35 pm »
Here she sits at bedtime....couple of gun mounts sorted and a few kit bits in place.\

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