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M4 High Speed Tractor

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Category:Vehicles - Utility
Vehicles - Utility
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Used from:1943–1966
Used by:Military
Manufacturer:US
Model:M4 High Speed Tractor

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1:72 M4 (Hobby Den HD081)
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M4 High Speed Tractor
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February 14, 2021

Cannon-Cocker added a new project.
14. February, 22:30

November 14, 2020

David Tetley added a new photoalbum.
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6 | 13. April 2020, 06:36
David Tetley
This project was inspired by photo's of post war units sitting in storage yards after being put to work on farms and other uses. From what I can tell, many of these have parts and panels mixed and matched from other similar vehicles, painted over and modified for civilian use. This is my vision. Painted with Model Master enamels, AK rust and Vallejo pigments. Hair spray and salt for patches and rust. Largely experimental to figure out the application process. Was a fun build, although I deleted many parts from the kit because lots of 'bolt on stuff' was ratted off these after military use.
Rubber tracks were too long, so I had to remove one link from each side to get them close to fitting. Otherwise, the general fit of the panels is ok. Unfortunate that all engine detail is hidden, it's pretty good.
16. April 2020, 02:14
Neuling
Impressive veteran!
16. April 2020, 09:37
Lex Jassies
That's a great build David. I really like the weathering. Just how I picture this vehicle in a Military Dump.
I started this kit in 2016 and did not finished yet. It is possible to keep the roof removable just as the ammunition container. Just don't glue them.
After a hiatus of a few year hoping to pick up the hobby very soon and finish some projects.
By the way. I took a peek on your other models and like the way you build these :)
13. November 2020, 12:09
Nathan Dempsey
Nice build. Love the grizzled look.
13. November 2020, 15:38
Rui S
Nice weathering Job
13. November 2020, 20:52
David Tetley
Thanks for the feedback everyone.......this build has had some minor additions since these pics were taken. I just thought it could do with some cracked and broken glass in the front and rear lights.
14. November 2020, 06:49

October 26, 2020

Tomas "Dreamosh" added a new photoalbum.
3 | 25. October 2020, 13:38
gorbygould
Excellent work for 1/72! I love the tiny toolbox on the top.
25. October 2020, 15:09
25. October 2020, 16:58
Neuling
I agree with gorbygould.
26. October 2020, 07:37
26. October 2020, 16:53
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