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PostPosted: Fri 10 Apr 2009 02:13 am 
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Easy model to build, but the decals don't stick. I lost the front number plate at some point and will have to redo sometime.

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PostPosted: Fri 10 Apr 2009 16:03 pm 
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Easy model to build, but the decals don't stick.


Try using Klear as decal adhesive, it works very well.

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Nice build!  :thumb:

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Looks good!  :thumb:

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It's unmistakably a Saracen!


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your build looks very good . According to the instruction sheet the rearmost MG is a .303 Bren.However the shape of the kit supplied weapon mystifies me.Did the later brens change their shape to this or is it a poor representation from JB/Airfix ?


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The later Bren had a straight magazine Ron.  It's also a poor representation!  :(  

Nice looking kit and build otherwise.


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Wouldn't it be a BREN reworked to 7.62mm to have the straight magazine? In which case, I'm surprised it's not much good, as the BREN in the Matchbox Dingo/Monty's Caravan kit is pretty good (same kit designer, IIRC).

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Correct Brews... link to pic:
http://www.fmft.net/Bren%20MK%20L4A3%20 ... MG%201.jpg

Must admit I thought the MB Bren you mention was pretty awful (magazine way too wide for a start) - maybe I'm just too picky.


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Yes, this is the weapon that featured in "Lock Stock and Smoking Barrels" IIRC.

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Thank you gentleman.I have recently rebought this kit and have commenced its build.I shall discard the Bren.I originally bought this as a JB kit nearly a decade ago and since my move cannot locate several boxes of completed builds.


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Nice clean build - shame about the Bren though.  :P

These ex-JB moulds seem to come with very short stubby aerials - or was that the style for these vehicles?  The aerial supplied with the Vickers light tank seems very odd too...


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Nice to see a vehicle done in a desert scheme .THe JB Saladin also had short stubby aerials.


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Great work from everyone,this my try,
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All great builds there, I want to make an armoured car as to not worry about tank tracks.

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Getting six wheels down on the deck together ain't much easier than tracks!  :shock:

Nice builds guys.....I'm repainting my JB version (& just about everything else) at the moment!  :wink:

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I did away with the short stubby aerials and obtained a bren from elswhere.
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That bren gun looks better to me,and so do the aerials 8-)

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