Sunday, 25 November 2012

Target Vehicle!

I've been looking around for suitable 70s-80s civilian vehicles for Ulster, a trip to my local model railway shop brought Oxford Diecasts to light. These are 1/76 scale painted and assembled diecast vehicles for use on OO gauge model railways. Very nicely done £3-£4 a shot and you could use them straight away, of course I didn't do this cause I like to tamper! On a serious note the vehicles are very, very nice but I wanted mine dirty and dull so here's how I did it. Oh by the way I managed to restrain myself from altering the number plates to NI ones. Dougie
A rather natty looking blue Ford Cortina. This is untouched straight out of the box!
A figure for scale
You remove a couple of screws and the car comes apart.
The body dirtied up and a few scratches added, not a fan of clear glass windows so they've had the treatment!
Reassembled and the glass glossed. Ready to transport some players.



3 comments:

  1. Nice work... looks the part also. Also with the police helicopter circling the town I am half expecting one of these to turn up.

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  2. Superb work, really looking forward to seeing this project develop with the attention to detail you are putting into your vehicles and sign posts.

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    1. Thanks Pat, keep watching. Dougie

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