Bronco M1114

Hi again, here’s another one that’s on my bench for sometime.
I tried this kit some years ago, but when it was almost finished it fell and was beyond recovery… so I managed to get another one, I also got a lot of AM items (engine, antennas,wheels,3D printed decals, weapons, mine-roller, ammo,etc…)
Been working on it for a few months now, Today I worked on the seats.




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These are the sets I’ve used so far :
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The engine is quite nice, so are the wheels, but to be honest the kit’s wheels are perfect
the resin ones look good but there isn’t such a huge improvement .


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Anyway, still a ton of work on this one…

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The deflectors under the seats should be black. the correct suspension looks like this. If you want to make corrections in line with the original, I’m here to help.


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You’re off to a good start.The resin wheels also have a different bolt pattern than the kit wheels.

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I built the other M1114 and I have your kit in the stash. My build was a dog, but I made it look good.

It’s the second one on the right; next to the Tamiya M1025 (left) and the Academy M1151 (middle) and a really old Tamiya Hummer with the Bushmaster cannon (right).

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Yup; the M1114 Uparmored Humvees had the 12-bolt pattern wheels, while the newer ECV Humvees have the 24-bolt pattern rims. The older M998s had 8-bolt pattern wheels for further annoyance. Doesn’t matter much, since both rims fit all the vsariants of the Humvee.

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Cool subject matter and choice of model. I have couple off these in my collection waiting to build. I think the resin wheels give that bulge look which fully loaded hmmwv needs but I have seen OOTB builds that look pretty awesome. Too bad, there isn’t a 1/16 kit of this of this. Perhaps, things might change in future since we are starting to see all new 1/16 kits.

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I worked a little today, a lot of details to work on.
Also some Primer on the seats,


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Thanks Makinen !! I’m pretty sure I will need some help during the building …

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Some great work with your Hummvee’s.
Congrats !
I think Bronco’s M1114 are very,very detailed .

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The seats of the kit have a bit strange shape. Why 2 recessed areas with a peak in the middle ?

They should be flat.

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Meat-eaters won’t fit anyway. Just remove the cushions and scratch build the frames:


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Finishing up the seats

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