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ICM: Model T Ambulance
CMOT
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Posted: Friday, September 28, 2018 - 04:32 AM UTC


Darren Baker takes a look at the ICM Model T 1917 Ambulance early in 1/35th scale.

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cdharwins
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Posted: Tuesday, October 02, 2018 - 04:55 AM UTC
This looks like a cool kit. I'm glad that ICM are still putting out some WWI subjects.

Chris
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Posted: Tuesday, October 02, 2018 - 12:09 PM UTC
Darren could you comment please on the "shield" looking structures included in the kit?

From the sprue shots it looks like there is a lower body (metal) weather shield of some sort and there may also be a full (cloth and glassine) windshield of some kind.

Is there an option for no shield?

Is there any explanation in the instructions as to when/why the shielding is to be used?
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Posted: Tuesday, October 02, 2018 - 09:04 PM UTC
I believe it is just to give the crew some protection from the elements due to a lack of a windscreen.
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Posted: Wednesday, October 03, 2018 - 03:13 AM UTC
Does the instruction sheet say anything about deleting the screens entirely?

I know I can physically cut them off but do the instructions "authorize" this as one acceptable historical possibility?

I do understand the driver's desire to have some shelter from the elements. (We recently discussed this very subject over on the WWI Liberty truck thread. - With many great reference photos provided by Frenchy as always! Thank You Henri.)

http://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=50451&ord=&page=1
CMOT
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Posted: Wednesday, October 03, 2018 - 03:53 AM UTC
The instructions blank out the screen supplied with the kit and I believe it is from an earlier offering. I also checked the size of the screen against the guard and the roof; it will fit the guard but not the roof.