Quoted TextNice! Was it this kit, or the earlier release?
It was the Testors/Italeri kit released in about 1980.
Oh nice, Revell still sell that kit!
I've had a decent weekend of work, and am nearly ready for paint!
I'm pretty pleased with the dented effect on the muffler, just done with a round file.
The shurzen are just barely hanging on from some small rods drilled into the side, but when glued into place should sit flush against the hull.
The wheels have been super-glued into place so can be easily snapped off for paint, but will hold strong enough to get the tracks done. I've kept the hull in 2 separate parts to make the track assembly easier:
I've added a small power conduit to the notek light and assembled it to look like it has been knocked slightly to the left as can be seen in many pictures:
The jackblock supplied with the kit seems to have the metal straps indented, with the wood swollen up over them. I have seen this in some pictures caused perhaps by moisture getting into the block but it looks very wrong to me. I used the PE upgrades and some balsa to make a new one:
I've left a few of the small details off for painting:
I've also put the tool box together, opting for the PE option and I wanted it to be partially open and Tamiya doesn't give that option:
Thanks for looking, hopefully with have some paint on it soon!