Trux Models. 1990 to 2005.

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  1. Trux

    Trux 21 AG Patron

    I suppose that most of do the same thing at some time but I have been trying to tidy my cupboards. I have given up on the attic. I don't remember putting things up there but it is always full of junk. Anyway I have not progressed very far because most of the cupboards are still full of Trux Models which I am not inclined to get rid of but seldom see the light of day. Long forgotten projects and variants are discovered, dusted and put back.

    I suddenly realised that it is now 25 years since Trux Models was conceived and 10 years since it ceased trading. Unbelievable as it is today there was a time when well paid educators were offered early retirement at age fifty, with a full index linked pension. All I needed was a means of earning a little extra to supplement the pension. Some sold encyclopaedia, some sold life insurance, some led a life of leisure but I chose to produce a range of 1/76 scale models.

    I hope you will forgive the nostalgia but here is Trux Model Number 1A. FWD SU COE 4 X 4. This remained in production for 15 years and appeared in several variants. This is the original test model ie. one built to see that all parts fitted and therefore 25 years old.

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    Apologies for the poor quality photo.

    Mike
     
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  2. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

    Looking forward to seeing more photos of models you have tucked away.
    Doesnt matter what state they're in we want to see them all.
    :)
     
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  3. Trux

    Trux 21 AG Patron

    I knew this was a mistake Owen. The Trux catalogue listed some 250 items. I suppose this is no longer nostalgia but a long term forward looking project.

    Here are some other FWD SU COE family members.

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    Mike
     
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  4. CL1

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

    Mike most excellent
    please keep posting

    regards
    Clive
     
  5. Mike L

    Mike L Very Senior Member

    Yes! More please Mike
     
  6. SDP

    SDP Incurable Cometoholic Patron

    Mike

    Those are excellent models. Future restarted business via a licensee beckons?
     
  7. 4jonboy

    4jonboy Daughter of a 56 Recce

    Thank you for posting Mike. More please :)

    Lesley
     
  8. Swiper

    Swiper Resident Sospan

    Mike, you'd be surprised how often I ask people about rather niche items and they always say to me 'Trux Models was the place to go!' Then their eyes gloss over and they stare into the distance...

    Excellent stuff as always, more greatly appreciated.
     
  9. Trux

    Trux 21 AG Patron

    All right then. I forgo the traditional show of reluctance.

    Hows this for niche?

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    Barrage Balloon. Available with base, winch truck and cylinder truck. Seen here 'flying' on an invisible transparent plastic rod.

    Mike.
     
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  10. Trux

    Trux 21 AG Patron

    Or this complete, except for the marquee, Field Bakery.

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    This is an ancient photo taken on an early digital camera. A fellow who owned a business near here making bakery machinery bought a set. On National Service he was involved in tests to drop such a unit by parachute.

    Mike
     
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  11. Noel Burgess

    Noel Burgess Senior Member

    great stuff Mike - Looking forward to seeing some more.

    Best wishes, Noel
     
  12. Trux

    Trux 21 AG Patron

    This would be a good time to say thank you to Noel in particular. It was he who introduced me to this Forum, and indeed persuaded the Adaministrator that it would be a 'good thing' to host the Trux website which was about to close down.

    Thanks Noel. Thanks everyone.

    Mike
     
  13. Trux

    Trux 21 AG Patron

    I am not good at the close up photography since I dropped my nice automatic SLR with macro zoom lens. Good daylight today so I am trying to take a few pictures with my intelligent automatic digital camera.

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    Three CMP types with anti tank guns. Left to right:
    15cwt with No 12 cab and body 2B fitted as 2pdr anti tank tractor.
    15cwt with No 12 cab and body 2B fitted as 2pdr limber vehicle.
    30cwt with No 11 cab and body 3A. Locally modified to portee Bofors 37mm anti tank gun.

    All in British service in North Africa.

    Mike
     
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  14. Noel Burgess

    Noel Burgess Senior Member

    You are too kind Mike - it took no persuasion at all, your website was already well known by the "Powers that Be"
    Noel
     
  15. Trux

    Trux 21 AG Patron

    I thought this might be interesting/useful/informative but it might only be annoying/frustrating. In any case:
    PLEASE DO NOT TRY TO ORDER ANY OF THESE FROM TRUX.

    Some are available from other manufacturers who acquired the masters and rights. Some still appear on ebay (so I am told and whatever that is).

    Although the title says 'a Complete List' I have recovered it from a memory stick and it is dated 2002. There were some more produced after that date.

    A COMPLETE LIST OF TRUX MODELS.

    1a FWD SU COE 6ton cargo and tractor.
    1b FWD SU COE Medium Artillery Tractor ( British body).
    1c FWD SU COE Medium Artillery Tractor (Canadian Body).
    1d FWD SU COE with Lister 22Kva Generator.
    1e FWD SU COE Balloon winch (Belgian).
    2a Austin K6 3ton 6 X 4 General Service.
    2b Austin K6 6 X 4 Breakdown Gantry lorry.
    2c Austin K6 Barrage Balloon Winch.
    2d Austin K6 Hydrogen Cylinder Lorry.
    2e Austin K6 Aircrew bus.
    2f Austin K6 Stores.
    3a Fordson WOT2H 15cwt GS truck.
    3b Fordson WOT2H 15cwt Office.
    3c Fordson WOT2H KL Welding.
    3d Fordson WOT2H 15cwt Wireless House.
    3e Fordson WOT2H Light Warning Radar.
    4a M14 Command halftrack.
    4b M14 General Service halftrack.
    4c M14 Personnel halftrack.
    4d M9A1 Artillery tractor and personnel halftrack.
    4e M9A personnel halftrack.
    4f M5A1 personnel halftrack.
    4g M5 ambulance halftrack.
    4h M5 fitters halftrack.
    5a Albion CX22 Heavy Artillery Tractor.
    5b Albion CX22 as engineer tractor.
    6a Leyland Hippo II 6 X 4 10ton General Service.
    6b Leyland hippo IIa 6 X 4 10ton General Service.
    7a Bedford QL 3ton 4 X 4 GS lorry.
    7b Bedford QL 3ton 4 X 4 Mobile Kitchen lorry.
    7c Bedford QLW 3ton 4 X 4 Tipper.
    7d Bedford QLT 3ton 4 X 4 Troop Carrier.
    7e Bedford QLT Command Caravan.
    7f Bedford QLB 3ton 4 X 4 Bofors AA Tractor.
    8a Bedford MW 15cwt GS truck.
    8b Bedford MW 15cwt Fitted for Wireless.
    8c Bedford MW KL welding.
    8d Bedford MW 15cwt water tanker.
    9a Bedford OY 3ton 4 X 2 General Service.
    9b Bedford OY 3ton Petrol Tanker.
    9c Bedford OY 3ton Slave Battery Lorry.
    9d Bedford OY 3ton Bread Van.
    11a Austin K3 3ton 4 X 2 General Service.
    12a Dennis 3ton Tipper.
    13a Fordson WOT6 3ton 4 X 4 General Service.
    13b Fordson WOT6 3ton Workshop No4 MkVI Type M.
    13c Fordson WOT6 3ton Generator 7.5KW RE.
    14a Fordson Thames 7V + Montys Map Caravan.
    14b Fordson Thames 7V tipper.
    10a Scammell Heavy Recovery Tractor.
    10b Scammell Heavy Artillery Tractor.
    15a Humber FWD 4 x 4 Heavy Utility.
    15b Humber FWD 4 X 4 Light Ambulance.
    15c Humber FWD 4 X 4 8cwt PU.
    16a Guy Quad Ant 15cwt General Service.
    16b Guy Quad Ant 6pdr tractor.
    17a Fordson WOT1 6 X 4 Heavy Ambulance (RAF).
    17b Fordson WOT1 Dental Surgery.
    17c Fordson WOT1 Barrage Balloon Winch.
    17d Fordson WOT1 Aircrew Bus.
    18a Austin K5 3ton 4 X 4 GS lorry.
    19a Dodge D8a 4 X 4 PU.
    20a Chevrolet 15cwt Indian Pattern.
    21a Ford EO1Y 15cwt van.
    21b Ford EO18T 30cwt General Service.
    22a Guy Ant 15cwt 4 X 2 General Service.
    22b Guy Ant 15cwt Wireless House.
    22c Guy Ant Light Warning Radar.
    23a Dodge D15 15cwt GS truck.
    24a Dodge WK60 6 X 4 Breakdown Gantry.
    25a Albion CX24 15ton General Service (semi trailer).
    26a Caterpillar D7 Armoured Angledozer.
    27a Diamond T 975 201"wb 6 X 6 GS.
    27b Diamond T 975 201"wb 6 x 6 Pontoon.
    27c Diamond T 975 201"wb 6 X 6 Caravan(Gen.Crerars).
    27d Diamond T 975 201"wb 6 X 6 TSB.
    27n Diamond T 975 201”wb 6 X 6 FBE III
    28a Buffalo Springfield Roller.
    29a Humber Snipe Saloon.
    29b Humber Snipe Tourer.
    29c Humber Snipe Tourer. N.Africa.
    30a Ford WOA1 staff car.
    31a Ford C11 staff car.
    32a Diamond T 968 4ton 6 X 6 cargo/tractor.
    32b Diamond T 969 4ton 6 X 6 Holmes wrecker
    32c Diamond T 968 4ton 6 X 6 Generator.
    33a 6pdr MkII Anti Tank gun.
    33b 6pdr MkI Anti Tank gun.
    33c 57mm Anti Tank gun (US version).
    34a Universal Carrier MkII. (Infantry Battalion)
    34b Universal Carrier MkII. (Motor Battalion)
    34c Universal Carrier MkII 6pdr AT tractor.
    34d Carrier, Medium Machine Gun.
    34e Carrier, 3" Mortar.
    35a AEC Deacon armoured self propelled 6pdr AT.
    35b AEC armoured ammunition carrier.
    36a Ariel 350cc motor cycle. Early and late versions.
    37a Morris Commercial C8/MG 2pdr AT portee.
    37b Morris Commercial C8/AT 17pdr tractor.
    38a Mack NO 7.5ton Heavy Artillery Tractor.
    39a Bedford QLR 3ton 4 X 4 Wireless House.
    39b Bedford QLR 3ton 4 X 4 Lorry Command Vehicle.
    39c Bedford QL Terminal Equipment Vehicle (telephone/printer).
    40a Harley Davidson solo motor cycle.
    41a Mack NR9 10ton 6 X 4 Cargo or
    41a/1Mack NR9 10ton 6 X 4 Cargo with sand tyres.
    41b Mack NR14 10ton 6 X 4 Cargo.
    42a Ford C11ADF Heavy Utility.
    42b Ford C11ADF Tourer (Gen.Alexanders).
    43a Packard Clipper (Gen.Eisenhowers).
    44a Huber 12ton roller.
    45a Caterpillar Motor Grader.
    46a Bedford QLR Jtype. Air Support Signals VHF receiver.
    46b Bedford QLR Jtype. VHF transmitter.
    47a Bedford QL Operations Room.
    48a Caterpillar D7 British angledozer.
    49a Mack NR4 10ton 6 X 4 GS.
    49b Mack NR4 10ton 6 X 4 Tank Transporter.
    50a Mack NR4 Caravan. (Montys sleeping van).
    50b Mack NR4 Caravan. Sand tyres and Middle East equipment.
    51a Dodge T110 4 X 2 3ton GS.
    51b Dodge T110 Holmes wrecker.
    52a Mack NM 6 X 6 cargo and tractor.
    53a Austin K6 3ton 6 X 4 + Type 13 radar (heightfinder)
    53b Austin K6 3ton 6 X 4 + Type 14 radar (surveillance)
    53c Austin K6 3ton 6 X 4 + Type 15 radar (GCI)
    54 CMP 15cwt Chevrolet (renumbered)
    55 CMP 15cwt Ford (renumbered)
    56 CMP 3ton Body 5F (renumbered)
    57 CMP FAT 7A (renumbered)
    58 CMP FAT 7B (renumbered)
    59 Austin K5 6pdr Portee

    T1 7.5ton Recovery Trailer.
    T2 20ton Crane Heavy Equipment Trailer.
    T3 20ton Multiwheeler Heavy Equipment Trailer.
    T4 10cwt trailer.
    T5 22Kva Generator Trailer.
    T6 Hydrogen Cylinder Trailer.
    T7 Telephone Pole Trailer.
    T8 Mobile Field Bakery Oven Trailer.
    T9 Mobile Field Bakery Machinery Trailer.
    T9b Mobile Field Bakery Dough Trailer.
    T10 Wireless No10 microwave Trailer.

    XS1 Signals Equipment
    XS2 British wireless sets
    XS3 British telephone equipment
    XS4 Lister generator

    101a AEC Marshall 3ton 6 X 4 General Service lorry.
    101g AEC Marshall 3ton 6 X 4 Folding Boat Equipment MkII lorry.
    101h AEC Marshall 3ton 6 X 4 Trestle and Sliding Bay lorry.
    101i AEC Marshall 3ton 6 X 4 Small Box Girder Bridge lorry.
    102a Albion BY 3ton 6 X 4 General Service lorry.
    102b Albion BY 3ton 6 X 4 RASC Recovery lorry.
    102c Albion BY 3ton 6 X 4 Workshop No4 Type M lorry.
    102d Albion BY 3ton 6 X 4 Machinery No7 House type.
    102g Albion BY 3ton 6 X 4 Folding Boat Equipment MkII lorry.
    102h Albion BY 3ton 6 X 4 Trestle and Sliding Bay lorry.
    102i Albion BY 3ton 6 X 4 Small Box Girder Bridge lorry.
    102j Albion BY 3ton 6 X 4 Pontoon lorry.
    102m Albion BY 3ton 6 X 4 X Ray lorry.
    102n Albion BY5 3ton 6 X 4 FBE III
    103a Crossley IGL8 3ton 6 X 4 General Service lorry.
    103c Crossley IGL8 3ton 6 X 4 Workshop No4 Type M.
    103e Crossley IGL8 3ton 6 X 4 Derrick lorry.
    103f Crossley IGL8 3ton 6 X 4 Breakdown Gantry lorry.
    103k Crossley IGL8 3ton 6 X 4 Searchlight lorry(including 90" light).
    104a Guy FBAX 3ton 6 X 4 General Service lorry.
    104c Guy FBAX 3ton 6 X 4 Workshop No4 Type M.
    104e Guy FBAX 3ton 6 X 4 Derrick lorry.
    104f Guy FBAX 3ton 6 X 4 Breakdown Gantry lorry.
    104k Guy FBAX 3ton 6 X 4 Searchlight lorry.
    104l Guy FBAX 3ton 6 X 4 Wireless House.
    105a Karrier CK6 3ton 6 X 4 General Service lorry.
    105b Karrier CK6 3ton 6 X 4 RASC Recovery lorry.
    105c Karrier CK6 3ton 6 X 4 Workshop No4 Type M lorry.
    105g Karrier CK6 3ton 6 X 4 Folding Boat Equipment lorry.
    105i Karrier CK6 3ton 6 X 4 Small Box Girder Bridge lorry.
    106a Leyland Retriever 3ton 6 X 4 General Service lorry.
    106c Leyland Retriever 3ton 6 X 4 Workshop No4 Type M.
    106d Leyland Retriever 3ton 6 X 4 Machinery House No7.
    106e Leyland Retriever 3ton 6 X 4 Derrick lorry.
    106f Leyland Retriever 3ton 6 X 4 Breakdown Gantry lorry.
    106g Leyland Retriever 3ton 6 X 4 Folding Boat Equipment lorry.
    106h Leyland Retriever 3ton 6 X 4 Trestle and Sliding Bay lorry.
    106i Leyland Retriever 3ton 6 X 4 Small Box Girder lorry.
    106j Leyland Retriever 3ton 6 X 4 Pontoon lorry.
    106k Leyland Retriever 3ton 6 X 4 Searchlight lorry(including 90" light).
    106l Leyland Retriever 3ton 6 X 4 Wireless lorry No3 House Type.
    107a Thorneycroft Tartar 3ton 6 X 4 General Service lorry.
    107c Thorneycroft Tartar 3ton 6 X 4 Workshop No4 Type M.
    107d Thorneycroft Tartar 3ton 6 X 4 Machinery house No7.
    107g Thorneycroft Tartar 3ton 6 X 4 Folding Boat Equipment.
    107l Thorneycroft Tartar 3ton 6 X 4 Wireless lorry No3 House type
    108a Leyland Terrier 6 X 4 AA tractor.
    110a Bedford MW 15cwt GS truck.
    110b Bedford MW 15cwt water tank.
    110c Bedford MW 2pdr AT tractor.
    110d Bedford MW 25mm AT portee.
    111a Morris CS8 15cwt general Service.
    111b Morris CS8 15cwt water tank.
    111c Morris CS8 2pdr AT tractor.
    111d Morris CS8 25mm AT portee.
    112a Fordson WOT2A 15cwt GS truck.
    113a Guy Ant 15cwt General Service.
    114a Commer Beetle 15cwt General Service.
    115a Morris CDSW 6 X 4 Field Artillery Tractor.
    115b Morris CDSW 6 X 4 LAA Tractor.
    115c Morris CDSW 6 X 4 Light Breakdown Tractor.
    116a Light Dragon MkII.
    117a Morris CS9 Armoured Reconnaissance car.
    118a Norton 'Big Four' motorcyle with sidecar.
    119a Bren Carrier.
    119b Scout Carrier.
    119c Cavalry Carrier.
    120a Light Tank MkVIB
    121a Austin 7 touring car.
    121b Austin 7 wireless car.
    122a Scammell Pioneer Heavy Artillery tractor + 8" shells.
    122b Scammell SV/1T Heavy Breakdown Tractor.
    123a AEC Matador. Medium Artillery Tractor. Early version.
    124a 2pdr AT gun.
    125a 18/25pdr Field gun.
    126a Limber No 27 for 25pdr.
    127a Guy Quad Ant Field Artillery Tractor.
    128a 3" AA gun on mobile platform.
    129a 60pdr gun and limber.
    130a 6” Howitzer
    131a 25mm AT gun

    CMP1a Chevrolet 15cwt General Service Body 2A1, Cab No11.
    CMP1b Ford 15cwt General Service Body 2A1, Cab No11.
    CMP1c Chevrolet 15cwt General Service Body 2B1, Cab No12.
    CMP1d Ford 15cwt General Service Body 2B1, Cab No12.
    CMP2a Chevrolet 15cwt water tank body (British)
    CMP2b Ford 15cwt water tank body (British)
    CMP3a Chevrolet 15cwt 2pdr AT Tractor.
    CMP3b Ford 15cwt 2pdr AT Tractor.
    CMP4a Chevrolet 15cwt Personnel.
    CMP4b Ford 15cwt Personnel.
    CMP5c Chevrolet 15cwt Van Body 2B1, Cab No12.
    CMP5d Ford 15cwt Van Body 2B1, Cab No12.
    CMP6a 15cwt 4 X 4 General Service Body 2C1, Cab No13.
    CMP7a 15cwt 4 X 4 Office Body 2C2, Cab No13.
    CMP8a 15cwt 4 X 4 Cable Laying.
    CMP9a 15cwt 4 X 4 Personnel.
    CMP10a 15cwt 4 X 4 Anti Tank Tractor.
    CMP11a 15cwt 4 X 4 AT/AA. Limber vehicle for CMP10a.
    CMP12a 15cwt 4 X 4 Fitted for Wireless Body 2C3, Cab No13.
    CMP13a Chevrolet 30cwt 4 X 4 General Service Body 3A1, Cab No11.
    CMP13b Ford 30cwt 4 X 4 General Service Body 3A1, Cab No11.
    CMP13c Chevrolet 30cwt 4 X 4 Winch Body 3A3, Cab No11.
    CMP13d Ford 30cwt 4 X 4 Winch Body 3A3, Cab No11.
    CMP13e Chevrolet 30cwt 4 X 4 Winch and Derrick Body 3A5, cab No11.
    CMP13f Ford 30cwt 4 X 4 Winch and Derrick Body 3A5, cab No11.
    CMP14a 3ton 4 X 4 Ambulance Body 3G1, Cab No13, 134"chassis.
    CMP14b 3ton 4 X 4 Ambulance Body 3G1, Cab No13, 158"chassis.
    CMP14c 3ton 4 X 4 Ambulance Body 3G1, Cab No12 Chevrolet.
    CMP14d 3ton 4 X 4 Ambulance Body 3G1, Cab No12 Ford.
    CMP15a 3ton 4 X 4 Cable Layer Body 3H2, Cab No13, 134"chassis.
    CMP15b 3ton 4 X 4 Cable Layer Body 3H2, Cab No13, 158"chassis.
    CMP16a 3ton 4 X 4 Winch and Derrick Body 4H2.
    CMP17a 6ton Tractor and semi trailer 10A1.
    CMP18a 3ton 4 X 4 Dump Body 4C2, Cab No13.
    CMP18b 3ton 4 X 4 Dump Body 4C2, Cab No12 Chevrolet.
    CMP18c 3ton 4 X 4 Dump Body 4C2, Cab No12 Ford.
    CMP19a 3ton 4 X 4 Telephone Line Construction Body 4K1.
    CMP20a 3ton 4 X 4 General Service Body 5F1, Cab No13.
    CMP21a 3ton 4 X 4 Petrol Tanker Body 5K1, Cab No13.
    CMP22a 3ton 4 X 4 Machinery House Type Body 5J, Cab No13.
    CMP23a 3ton 4 X 4 Gar Wood Wrecker, Cab No13.
    CMP23b 3ton 4 X 4 Gar Wood Wrecker, Cab No12.
    CMP24a 8cwt Personnel Body 1C7.
    CMP24b 8cwt Machinery ZL Body 1C10.
    CMP24c 8cwt Fitted for Wireless Body 1C8.
    CMP24d 8cwt Ambulance Body 1C6.
    CMP25a Field Artillery Tractor Body 7A1, Cab No12.
    CMP25b Field Artillery Tractor Body 7A2. Cab No12.
    CMP25c Field Artillery Tractor Body 7B1, Cab No13.
    CMP25d Field Artillery Tractor Body 7B2, Cab No13.
    CMP26a 3ton Ford 6 X 4 X Ray body.
    CMP27a 3ton 6 X 6 Machinery, Woodworking Body, Cab No13.
    CMP28a 2pdr Portee Local Pattern, Cab No12 Chevrolet.
    CMP29a 6pdr Portee Local Pattern, Cab No12 Chevrolet.
    CMP29b 6pdr Portee Local Pattern, Cab No13.
    CMP30a 6pdr Portee CMP Body.
    CMP31a 3ton 4 X 4 Holmes Wrecker, Cab No13, 134"chassis.
    CMP31b 3ton 4 X 4 Holmes Wrecker, Cab No13, 158"chassis.
    CMP31c 3ton 4 X 4 Holmes Wrecker, Cab No12 Chevrolet.
    CMP31d 3ton 4 X 4 Holmes Wrecker, Cab No12 Ford.

    140a Berliet VUDB Armoured personnel carrier.
    141a Panhard 179 Armoured personnel carrier.

    Mike.
     
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  16. Trux

    Trux 21 AG Patron

    Two unsung workhorses. Tippers were always in great demand by the army. They were not so popular as models.

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    CMP with No13 cab in foreground.
    Dennis in the background.

    Mike

    I wish to point out that, depending what device you are using, the image may be three times the actual size of he model. Any faults are similarly magnified.
     
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  17. Trux

    Trux 21 AG Patron

    The Big Albions.

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    Albion CX22 Heavy Artillery Tractor. Designed to supplement the Scammel and Mack NO tractors. In the foreground shown without tilt to reveal the body interior. The front compartment housed a winch and four seats. The main part of the body had compartments for ammunition with two seats at the rear. In the background a CX22 with US 155mm gun (not Trux).

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    Albion CX24 20 ton Tank Transporter. Intended to supplement existing transporters it was not powerful enough and was soon derated to 15 tons and relegated to carrying awkward loads. In the background an attempt to produce an improved version. It did not enter production (either in real life or in the Trux range.

    Mike
     
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  18. Keep them coming Mike! Even at the cost of making the old Airfix motto "The biggest range of construction kits" wrong :)

    But what I really think you should consider is writing a book on British softskins, what with all the knowledge and references you've amassed over the years! We poor profanes are in dire need of a comprehensive, plans and photos laden guide written by an expert to lead us inside the mind-boggling maze of British WW2 wheeled vehicles...

    And if your countless and priceless contributions to this forum are anything to go by, who would be in a better position than yourself for writing such a bible?

    A lot of work certainly, but one that would assure you a well-earned golden retirement in the abode of your choice, be it sunny England or the tornado swept Tropics, living off tepid ales or frozen Mai-Tais paid by a never-ending flow of royalties from a unique and eagerly awaited bible, which will endure for generations to come.

    What on earth could a "Gar Wood Wrecker" look like, for example??

    Tidying your cupboards is a commendable enough endeavour, but think of the myriads of people you would make happy with such a book :)

    Wishing you a Happy (and busy...) New Year,

    Truly and sincerely yours,

    Michel
     
  19. Trux

    Trux 21 AG Patron

    Michel,

    I did write a series of booklets to accompany the model ranges. They were before I had a computer, although I used a word processor. and the text and drawings are now lost to me. If anyone still has any of these you have my permission to post them.

    Mike
     
  20. Mike L

    Mike L Very Senior Member

    Mike,
    They would be a goldmine of info on these varied and often overlooked vehicles.
    Hope somone can find a copy of your original text and drawings.
     

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