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ICM: Model W.O.T.8
CMOT
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Posted: Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 06:11 AM UTC


Darren Baker takes a look over the Model W.O.T.8 WW2 British Truck release from ICM in 1/35th scale.

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Posted: Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 11:01 PM UTC
Hi Darren, I have made this kit & found it a very good kit overall. I don't know if the tyres are correct as they are not in the Army Transport book by the HMSO. I am replacing them with a set from Resicast, who by the way do a "steering" front axle. I agree with you on the fact that a vehicle used by us in North Africa has no colour scheme or markings supplied & the box art green looks Post War to me. As regards you not liking green if you build it as a British one in the Desert they were yellow or pink!
As I said good kit, hopefully more versions like the Caravan body or the easiest one the towing vehicle for the 17pdr. Anti-tank gun, just seats & ammo boxes!
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Posted: Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 11:34 PM UTC
Thanks for the review
I think I'll go for a green one
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Posted: Friday, November 29, 2019 - 02:09 AM UTC
I did find the tyre pattern in some period photographs, but further investigation indicates that the cut outs should be staggered rather than inline (as in each side of the tyre) The information about the turned front axle is good news and I am pleased to hear the information. When it comes to actual issues with the model only the lack of a bend location is a model fault as the rest come under personal wishes.

As for going for Green I will not answer that
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Posted: Friday, November 29, 2019 - 05:51 AM UTC
Just what we need more of right now: soft skin vehicles; we've been rather saturated with every variant of every AFV that ever or never existed. Select civilian figures would also be useful.