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Cromwell ARV Conversion
wbill76
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Posted: Wednesday, September 19, 2007 - 02:34 PM UTC
Alan McNeilly (Alanl) converts the Tamiya 1/35 Cromwell Mk IV into a Cromwell AVR Mk. I using the Accurate Armor conversion set.

Cromwell AVR Mk. I Conversion Feature




If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!
exer
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Dublin, Ireland
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Posted: Wednesday, September 19, 2007 - 07:32 PM UTC
Good work Alan, just what I need to lift that M4A4 engine
jimbrae
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Provincia de Lugo, Spain / Espaņa
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Posted: Wednesday, September 19, 2007 - 09:33 PM UTC
Excellent work Alan, thanks for sharing it in this (permament) way

It's also a good example of what could be a good 'starter' for those who have never used a resin conversion set before. Simple, but very effective.
Great work...
AlanL
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England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
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Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2007 - 04:36 AM UTC
Hi Guys,

Firstly, Bill thanks for putting this together for me.

Pat and Jim, thanks for you comments, much appreciated. You're right Jim it is a good starter kit for those new to resin and PE.

Pat, it would do the business for your engine, but I thought you had elephants on your mind!!!

Cheers

Al
jjumbo
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British Columbia, Canada
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Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2007 - 04:38 AM UTC
Alan. you're depressing me!!
You've got to stop pumping out these great builds
No, seriously, your stuff is amazing, keep it up.
Yet another series of photos for my desktop folder.
Cheers

jjumbo
AlanL
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England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
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Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2007 - 04:51 AM UTC
Evening John,

Thanks and glad you like it. It's an interesting build and making the interior was both fun and a good experiment. I see a few areas on the pics I could improve on, but that's always the way with pics.

It's brother in the form of a Centaur Dozer is on the build block. A more tricky operation as it requires a few major cuts but so far so good.

Cheers

Al
AlanL
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England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
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Posted: Saturday, September 22, 2007 - 09:30 PM UTC
Hi Guys,

A slight BLUNDER in the typng. The vehicle is in fact an ARV Armoured Recovery Vehicle and fumble fingers here has typed AVR in error

Thanks Paul for pointing that out, I've asked Bill to amend the article as I don't want to sow confusion in the ranks.

Al
nato308
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Iowa, United States
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Posted: Monday, October 01, 2007 - 03:30 AM UTC
Alan, brilliant work as expected. I had followed your build for sometime. Well done, you didn't leave anything to chatter over. LOL's. Must agree it would be a great way to get started in resin. Resin can be very intimidating for those who have never tried. Clear article very straight forward.

Cheers,

Paul
AlanL
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Posted: Monday, October 01, 2007 - 07:48 AM UTC
Hi Paul,

Many thanks for the feedback on the article, glad it makes sense lol, lol.

Congrats to you both too once again.

Cheers

AL