1/76 Scratchbuild Federal 604 Tractor/20 Ton Trailer-Milicast Armoured D7

Discussion in 'Modelling' started by Neilie, May 20, 2015.

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  1. Neilie

    Neilie Member

    I just completed my latest which is a scratch-built Federal 604 as it might have appeared in France in 1944 with the 3rd Field Park Coy, RCE 3rd Cdn. Inf. Div. Geoff Lacy Drawings, figures, truck mirrors and wipers were from Dan Taylor Modelworks, decals from Pete Marshal (Aleran) and assistance advice was provided by Les Freathy, Richard Allebone and Mike Starmer.

    Cheers,

    Neil
     

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  2. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Neil as ever mate excellent work

    regards
    Clive
     
  3. Neilie

    Neilie Member

    Cheers Clive and many thanks for your kind words and ongoing support.

    Neil
     
  4. dryan67

    dryan67 Senior Member

    I surely remember the days of scratch-built. Thirty years younger and no grandchildren to watch!
     
  5. dryan67

    dryan67 Senior Member

    Great work by the way.
     
  6. CommanderChuff

    CommanderChuff Senior Member

    Neil,

    Lovely model and excellent skills to produce something from nothing, great paintwork, thanks for posting, and looking forward to the next masterpiece.

    David
     
  7. Neilie

    Neilie Member

    Thanks to you both dryan67 and Dave for your kind words. Dave, I'm already working on a CMP Line Construction Vehicle of the Signal Corps with pole trailer.......I find it keeps me put of trouble ;)

    Cheers,

    Neil
     
  8. Dave55

    Dave55 Atlanta, USA

    Absolutely fantastic work!

    I knew of the 606 but hadn't heard of the 604 before. If it is convienient could you post some of your reference sites for the 604?

    Here is one I like on the 606:

    http://www.twinbeech.com/federalc2wrecker.htm
     
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  9. Neilie

    Neilie Member

    Thanks Dave. I haven't found any sites like the 606 for the 604 but the 604's do show on some of the posters on the 606 site you referenced. I used period photos where possible and found a few on various sites. The Maple Leaf Up site is quite good for that kind of thing and also modeling friends like Les Freathy are usually very helpful with photos and information.

    Cheers,

    Neil
     

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