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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #150 on: July 20, 2022, 05:40:27 AM »
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That'd make a great diorama! I'm wondering about location. Anyone know the make of the 4x4 with trailer?
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #151 on: July 20, 2022, 10:54:42 AM »
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That'd make a great diorama! I'm wondering about location. Anyone know the make of the 4x4 with trailer?

Don't know the make but it looks like it could be made with a cut down Canadian Chevrolet truck cab & chassis.



Wouldn't be surprised if it either was made that way or was made by Chevrolet Canada.
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #152 on: July 20, 2022, 08:10:32 PM »
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That'd make a great diorama! I'm wondering about location. Anyone know the make of the 4x4 with trailer?

The poster said Marville France. The 4x4 is a Unimog. Maybe a model 406 or 411? 

Unimog page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unimog

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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #153 on: July 20, 2022, 08:39:06 PM »
Yep, the Unimog 411 would be the beast:

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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #154 on: July 21, 2022, 01:28:27 AM »
Thanks folks! Just one of the many reasons that I love this forum  :-*

Yep, the Unimog 411 would be the beast:

Nice one Guy! A perfect match. My first thought had been Unimog but, obviously, I didn't dig deep enough. (I had also wondered about the Steyr-Puch Haflinger ... but scale and details/shapes were off.)
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #155 on: July 24, 2022, 04:47:49 AM »
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Note: I did not count the number of 55 gallon drums in the photo.



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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #156 on: July 24, 2022, 08:48:58 AM »
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... Note: I did not count the number of 55 gallon drums in the photo.

248 (just kidding)  ;D
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #157 on: July 24, 2022, 10:00:25 AM »
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... Note: I did not count the number of 55 gallon drums in the photo.

248 (just kidding)  ;D

Actually, it's closer to 650 per revetment; so, about 1300 for both. ;)
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #158 on: July 25, 2022, 02:14:59 AM »
So now, instead of rivets, it's down to drum counting...
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #159 on: July 25, 2022, 04:56:26 AM »
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... Note: I did not count the number of 55 gallon drums in the photo.

248 (just kidding)  ;D

Actually, it's closer to 650 per revetment; so, about 1300 for both. ;)


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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #160 on: July 25, 2022, 08:58:50 AM »
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 ;D ;D
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #161 on: July 29, 2022, 02:13:16 AM »
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #162 on: July 29, 2022, 03:28:04 AM »
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