Building Takoms 1/16th Jeep

Well here goes another big one.





Here I go again.
Donald

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Looking forward to another great big scale build Donald! Will be watching.

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What he said :point_up:

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Same as the other two. :+1:

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lazy :rofl:

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Didn’t want to junk up Donald’s thread with more. :face_with_monocle:

Like I plan to add James Lee’s 0.3 cal with his Marine fuel cans and might make some snow chains for a Marine jeep in the Pacific either on the wheels or thrown in the back. A rope around the bumper might be in my build.

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Would the Jeep be about the same size as a 1/35 tank in this scale ?

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Yes, you can see the jeep frame next to the Tamiya M26 Pershing.

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Ok, now that size I could manage, cheers dude

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Excellent!

Hey if anyone is interested I have the Frame with Axles finished.
The front end even steares.


Regards.
Donald

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That looks pretty nice. The details are really good.

Very detailed… Do the leaf springs have all the detailing ? In the pics they look a bit less detailed but might be the lighting ?

Edit. I just checked the initial pics and you can see the detail on them :+1:

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Just a little work on the engine.



Lots more to do.
Donald

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Nice work with the HT leads. Great looking engine as well.

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That’s an amazingly detailed flathead four. It even generator detailed with its cooling fan behind the pulley. Looks like it fires 1-4-3-2.

Way cool.

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I found some Pics. on line and wired it acordingly, I hope I got it right
Donald

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Hold up there, Donald! Hope I catch you before you go too far. The spark plug wires go through the hole in the air supply support. Here’s a reference


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@BUTA46

Is this your restoration?

I dig the making tape over the generator brush access port to keep debris out.

There’s nothing like trying to fish a 10-24 machine screw out of a generator. :grin:

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Oh, don’t I wish! This particular GPW belongs to Dr Chrystal Hall and was restored by her and her dad. It scored quite well a few years back at the Nationals for the MVPA. Joe does restorations of Jeeps and WC Dodges as a profession. A great source of knowledge and pictures for me. Most of my stash is destined to recreate stuff in his garage or out back. His G-506 is likely to be my subject for the Convoy campaign.

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