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Old 06-03-2010, 01:52 AM
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Talking IDF M113 "Nagmash Ambulance". (AMEV)

I have bean working on this project for 2 years so far. This is the start and were I am right now in the last two photos.








I'm still working on it and I'll add new progress photos soon.

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Old 06-03-2010, 01:54 AM
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I read through your entire thread on the Merkava III you built. The "balls and chains" and the missile detection system you hand built were really phenomenal. And the black oil vs purple transmission fluid on the drums in back was really a nice touch.
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Old 06-03-2010, 02:17 AM
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Thanks "SpacemanSpiff" I just posted some photos of that build as well. As I feel it realy blongs here.

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Old 06-03-2010, 05:19 AM
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I have bean working on this project for 2 years so far. This is the start and were I am right now in the last two photos.








I'm still working on it and I'll add new progress photos soon.
Shalom.

Where did you get the PE exhaust shield? I have a couple of IDF M-113s and another couple of M-113s I want to convert to IDF ones. I could use more of the exhaust shrouds since the non-IDF kits didn't have them.

You model looks pretty impressive already.

Thanks and cheers from Peter
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Old 06-03-2010, 09:59 AM
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Little Rock sorry it's not really a photo-etched part. I had such a tuff time finding any IDF Eduard Accessories. I just scratch built the exhaust shroud my self.
Here's some photos of when I was working on building the exhaust pipe.







I tell you what, If you want to see just how I did it. I'll make one more and show you every thing I did to make it step by step. Let me know if this is something you want me to do.
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Old 06-03-2010, 10:36 AM
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R34,

Been seeing your threads around here Good work all around, keep it up.
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Old 06-27-2010, 04:29 PM
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I have a lot mor work done so hee it is.
At that point I jumped to the exterior to add some stuff so i can pass working on it later. [External fuel Tank]

I have no name for these parts, I just know I had to add and fill spaces in.


Next I will be back at work on the rear interior.


I'm sick of looking around for a resin fuel tank for my M113 so I'm building my own. I do know about the Mouse House fuel tank but I didn't know of a site or company in the US that had one. SO like I always say "If you can't buy it, build it" So here's that start...
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Old 06-27-2010, 04:34 PM
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OK here's something I had to build, I don't really have a nome for it but I had to build it.




Here's some of my work on the Fuel tank.




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Old 06-27-2010, 04:38 PM
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I had to build more communications equipment as well as the heater unit.


I had to fix the hook up's on the radio. I see that I have the CB Mic pluged in to the rong spot. I have it in the AUDIO out. That plug in spot is for small skeaker boxies mounted around the interior witch they dont use., but they do use small radio monitor control boxies.(The MCB-monitor control box)- is that small box next to the fire extinguisher. It will be a simple fix.





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Old 06-27-2010, 04:40 PM
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Now when it comes to that heater-sheld, I started out making it from .015 sheet styrene., but it would not hold it's round shape so I went to K&N .005 sheet brass. It holds it's shap a lot better.
Here the real 1:1 heater and sheld.

Now my work on the 1/35 M113 heater and it's sheld. You also my notice that I added some .030 strips to the brass so I could make space between the shield and the heater, as seen in the real photo.


Now the heater mounting on the fire wall. Note: the small (MCB-monitor control box)


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Old 06-27-2010, 05:47 PM
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Great detail. I can almost taste the dust.

My home away from home during sadir is shown in photo.
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Old 06-27-2010, 05:57 PM
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I am impressed by your modeling skills, White_R34, and your patience.

But even more, I am amazed by your ability to notice the smallest details that just about anyone else wouldn't even see.
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Ok guys here's some new work.


Here's the Medic swing out seat.




The only thing I don't like about the M113 in that photo is it was a stripped down display model for the Latrun Museum. An now were in the short chapter did it show what the oxygen production unit or eqipment looked like or show were it would be placed. So I must come up with my own placement. Now this is only a firtst look at the parts I may use.
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Old 07-16-2010, 06:58 AM
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Ok I'm starting my interior paint job to day.








I had to come up with my own set up for this side. Sorry if it's rong in any way.

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Old 07-19-2010, 12:13 AM
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Ok guys here's some photos of my interior paint job.


Now some detailed equipment painting.




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Old 07-19-2010, 12:15 AM
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Here's some engine photos.




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Old 07-19-2010, 12:44 AM
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I'm impressed with the scuff marks on the oxygen bottle.

You think of everything, don't you, White_R34 ?
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Old 07-19-2010, 02:32 AM
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Wow! The green interior brings back incredibly vivid memories.

The blood used to dry black, they told us it was less traumatic.
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Old 07-19-2010, 07:09 AM
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Thanks Rafi and Spaceman for the comments. Spaceman I try to think of as much major and minor details as possible. Now that you have brought up the dryed blood rafi, I'll add that to the floor's weathering list. Now I will be adding a bit more interior gear, such as small stowage bags and boxies etc.... Oh I also will be working on the figures from around 1985 or so., but I'm not going to glue all the figures to the Nagmash. Some will be glued to the base.
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Old 07-19-2010, 10:31 AM
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Thanks Rafi and Spaceman for the comments. Spaceman I try to think of as much major and minor details as possible.
Very nice! The kit depicted in your most recent screenshot even comes with a dead PLO sleazeball. Now, that's my kind of action (or perhaps I should say inaction) figure!
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