LAV-AD USMC LIGHT ARMORED VEHICLE AIR DEFENSE TRUMPETER 1/35

It is an anti-aircraft vehicle of the US Marine Corps. I built it from February to March 2009.

LAV-AD LIGHT ARMORED VEHICLE TRUMPETER 1/35 BOX PACKAGEIt is an antiaircraft armament equipment type of LAV series. These are mainly deployed to US Marine Corps.

LAV-AD LIGHT ARMORED VEHICLE TRUMPETER 1/35 MAKINGThe under the chassis is a complex feature of eight-wheel. Additionally, it is an amphibian motor car, it equips the screws and rudders on both sides.
(2009/02/07)

LAV-AD LIGHT ARMORED VEHICLE TRUMPETER 1/35 MAKINGIt is easy for me to assemble this kit for moderate amounts of photo-etched parts. No need for adjustment of the upper and lower body assembly, nice fitting.

LAV-AD LIGHT ARMORED VEHICLE TRUMPETER 1/35 MAKINGJerrican on the back door is from an accessories kit of Tamiya.

LAV-AD LIGHT ARMORED VEHICLE TRUMPETER 1/35 MAKINGSince plastic might melt to touch directly the surface of the rubber tire, I painted lacquer paints between parts and tire. Masking tape was attached for painting window flame.

LAV-AD LIGHT ARMORED VEHICLE TRUMPETER 1/35 MAKING USMC TANK CREWHe is one of the Dragon U.S. TANK CREW set. Such tank soldier’s injection kit is rare and valuable.
(2009/02/15)

LAV-AD LIGHT ARMORED VEHICLE TRUMPETER 1/35 PAINTINGBasic painting in dark green.
(2009/02/22)

LAV-AD LIGHT ARMORED VEHICLE TRUMPETER 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOLAV is a Light Armored Vehicle, it was developed as a combat vehicle of the urgent dispatched forces. The crew is three people.

LAV-AD LIGHT ARMORED VEHICLE TRUMPETER 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOIt is an amphibious vehicle, and it is possible to move at the speed of 100km per hour on the road and 10km per hour on the water. Two screws are attached to the back. I equipped five barrels 25mm Gatling gun and four stinger surface to air missile rocket launcher, you can choose various armaments as you wish. It is the mixed of armaments that can target on from long distance to close-in.

LAV-AD LIGHT ARMORED VEHICLE TRUMPETER 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOThe coloring of crew’s camouflage is not so good. Is green unnatural?

LAV-AD LIGHT ARMORED VEHICLE TRUMPETER 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOThe length between the tire is close. I suppose it’s for the ability of running on the bad road.

LAV-AD LIGHT ARMORED VEHICLE TRUMPETER 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOAfter I had painted in orange and Silver, painted clear coat to make them shiny. I think from this angle it the best shot.

LAV-AD LIGHT ARMORED VEHICLE TRUMPETER 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOI suppose the decals of the small words should have been pasted on the clear surface to prevent silvering.

LAV-AD LIGHT ARMORED VEHICLE TRUMPETER 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOShould I paint out the back such as the rocket Launcher backside? Orange and Silver lights on the front and red lights on the backside are considerably good accents.

LAV-AD LIGHT ARMORED VEHICLE TRUMPETER 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOI did a little weathering on the window for natural taste.

LAV-AD LIGHT ARMORED VEHICLE TRUMPETER 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOI think the surface becomes dirty when walking on the upper surface with boots. There was a photo that I couldn’t see the basic painting with dust-covered the Gulf War.

LAV-AD LIGHT ARMORED VEHICLE TRUMPETER 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOThis kit was very interesting that I could assemble many kinds of armaments.
(2009/03/15)

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