JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 BOX PACKAGE I found a Tamiya Jeep just now, but the pin-up girls I was thinking of combining were fixed to a small pedestal. But since I found it, I will assemble it. I found two boxes, for now, I only need to assemble one.

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 MAKING There were some paint instructions during the assembly of the chassis. I don’t have to paint it yet. I’ll go ahead with the assembly a little more.

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 MAKING There are few parts and they fit well, so the work goes smoothly.

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 MAKING When I installed the tire, it was gradually completed.

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 MAKINGOpen the hood, the engine is reproduced properly, so it’s amazing. This time, the hood is closed, so I think I’ll proceed without painting.
(2020/08/23)

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 MAKING
JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 MAKING I think Willys Jeep, Schwimmwagen, and Kübelwagen were released in light vehicles of Tamiya relatively at the same time. I thought I had made them at least once, but this might be my first Jeep making. It’s very easy to make, just like the other two cars.

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 MAKING Jeep with wire cutter attached. Equipped with a Browning machine gun, this is a stylish jeep that is active on the front line.

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 MAKING The handle is fixed to fine-tune the figure’s pose. I will leave the handle and both hands as they are until the adhesive hardens, but will they fit in the driver’s seat after painting? It’s tight when put the handle on.

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 MAKINGThe figure attached to the jeep kit looks like this. I think it’s not bad. From this direction, I feel somewhat like former President Ronald Wilson Reagan. This time, instead of this head, I will try to replace it with a resin head.
(2020/08/25)

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 PAINTING After changing the head and shaping around the neck, I tried to apply a light gray of Tamiya because there is no gray surfacer. It’s been a long time since I last used it. The color is quite dark.

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 PAINTING The middle is the shell of a cicada. It was a bit hot day after day in Kanto. The temperature dropped a little yesterday and summer will finally end. I am thinking of duplicating the remaining parts of the kit I made before and putting it on the jeep. I made this with epoxy putty using a mold made of silicone that is heated to soften. I wonder if Tamiya’s epoxy pate is good because it has a high viscosity.

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 PAINTING I’m preparing to paint by bonding the load and masking the windshield.

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 PAINTING I used Tamiya acrylic olive drab after a long time. Tamiya acrylic is very matte as usual.

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 PAINTINGI pasted the decals. By the way, before I pasted the decal, I blew clear on the part to improve the adhesion of the decal. Once it dries, I think I will protect the decal by coating it with matte clear.
(2020/08/27)

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORK The jeep under the building is completed. Tamiya explains that it was studied after seeing small military vehicles like the German army’s Kübelwagen.

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORK They have developed a four-wheel drive, lightweight, rugged, mass-produced vehicle. In order to cope with mass production, American bantam was the first company, and they had Willis and Ford make trial manufacture and modification, and officially adopted it. By August 1945, 640,000 units had been produced.

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORK JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORK If I have a production function in a simulation game, I’ll only produce Panzer tanks or Sherman tanks, but in the real world, they had to produce small vehicles and trucks like this, and it will be hard for those who make plans. It’s hard because they had to think about aircraft and ships, and had to develop new weapons. The simulation game Hearts of Iron III have a set rail, but we never know what the future events.

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORK The marking is the 7th Armored Division “Lucky Sevens” No. 814 Tank Destroyer Battalion and Reconnaissance Company, Car number 22, in Belgium in January 1945. Come to think of it, it’s been more than half a year since Normandy, but the front is still somewhere around Belgium. The German army held out a lot.

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORK A US Army soldier holding the wheel in a relaxed pose.

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORK JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORK I used a metallic dry brush to light up the wire cutter at the head.

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORK Because clear parts are used for the headlight, it became quite realistic.

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORK JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORK JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORK If I put the stowage on the jeep, it feels as working hard in a front line.

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORK Is it an identification of friend and foe by Allied aircraft? The large star mark on the hood is a design that I would like for US military vehicles.

JEEP WILLYS MB 1/4-TON 4X4 TRUCK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORKI hesitated a little because it was a small car, but I made it a little more dirty weathering. I’ve just started building a Jeep crew kit of Miniart, so I want to put one more person in the end. If there are many people in a car or AFV, I want to try weathering a lot.
(2020/08/29)

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