WWII Jeep #5: Update!

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Blog entry by Jason1974 posted 11-16-2018 12:22 AM 1177 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Well I got a little bit done on the jeep. Now I need to work on the 50cal. then coat everything with some Tung oil. I think I’m going to purchase the plans for the Abrams tank next. These military vehiclesare fun to build.

-- Jason, Camden, NC -- I didn't do it, Stupid Did!

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#1 posted 11-16-2018 03:41 AM

Love the gas tank and shovel.

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#2 posted 11-16-2018 03:42 AM

Excellent work I must say.

Now as you did such an good job I thought I had better add something constructive too so I set about to go find out what the radio set was.

It appears to be a BC-620, no doubt VHF and reportedly to be also manpackable, not that I would want to be carrying it on my back!
The radio comes in a series of components, the Radio Set which comprised of two pieces and then there was a power supply SCR-510 that all mounted in a frame and then alll had a canvas cover over it to protect it from the weather.

-- Regards Rob

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#3 posted 11-16-2018 04:38 AM

Excellent attention to detail!!

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#4 posted 11-16-2018 05:42 AM

Absolutely nothing to fault… (saying great job is becoming repetitive…).

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#5 posted 11-16-2018 07:05 AM

Jason, This project/build just keeps getting better and better… top detailing!!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#6 posted 11-16-2018 07:29 AM

I have have tried to reach you on the radio but couldn’t get in contact. ;)


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#7 posted 11-16-2018 07:59 AM

Dutchy did you check which crystal set your using?, they had the same problem during Operation Overlord

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#8 posted 11-16-2018 12:24 PM

haha! Now that was funny!

Going to start on the M-3 37mm Anti-tank gun tonight. Wish I didn’t have to work today.

-- Jason, Camden, NC -- I didn't do it, Stupid Did!

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#9 posted 11-18-2018 06:46 PM

What a great build! I love all the details. Looking forward to the next one.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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