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Offline RLWP

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LGOC lorry - sort of...
« on: August 14, 2021, 08:32:54 AM »
Many of the LGOC B type buses were requisitioned during WWI, initially as troop transporters. Eventually, due to their simple modular construction some were adapted into other things, like ambulances, lorries, pigeon lofts...

https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/collections/stories/transport/london-buses-during-first-world-war

Like this:



My preferred scale is 1/32, and way back in 1962 Airfix produced a model of the B type: https://www.scalemates.com/kits/airfix-471-1910-b-type-bus--180977. It has been re-released many times and can be found pretty cheap on Ebay. Mine cost £10 including postage

Sooo...



It's a sort of modular construction:



A mix of kit and styrene sheet:



Of course, Miniart make a lovely 1:35 version... https://www.scalemates.com/kits/miniart-38027-british-lorry-3t-lgoc-b-type--1276547

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Re: LGOC lorry - sort of...
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2021, 11:02:39 PM »
Thank you Dave

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Re: LGOC lorry - sort of...
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2021, 06:10:29 AM »
More hacking about, and some primer:





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Re: LGOC lorry - sort of...
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2021, 06:19:54 AM »
That looks amazing, Richard!
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Re: LGOC lorry - sort of...
« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2021, 04:45:28 PM »
Nice work Richard.
Very nice!

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Re: LGOC lorry - sort of...
« Reply #5 on: August 18, 2021, 08:05:31 AM »
Excellent work indeed!
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Re: LGOC lorry - sort of...
« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2021, 01:29:25 AM »
Wow! Beautiful work on this one!
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