Author Topic: Western equivalent to the ubiquitous Soviet BRDM-2?  (Read 16384 times)

Offline M.A.D

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Re: Western equivalent to the ubiquitous Soviet BRDM-2?
« Reply #25 on: September 09, 2022, 11:29:01 AM »
A very much belated appreciation for your views and suggestions everyone!!!

I'm still chipping away at this 😔

MAD

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Re: Western equivalent to the ubiquitous Soviet BRDM-2?
« Reply #26 on: September 09, 2022, 11:24:02 PM »
Cadillac Gage V-150 Commando w/ 40mm - .50 cal turret

http://beyondthesprues.com/Forum/index.php?topic=6576.0

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Re: Western equivalent to the ubiquitous Soviet BRDM-2?
« Reply #27 on: September 10, 2022, 09:18:58 AM »
how about a Super-Ferret ?

Offline Old Wombat

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Re: Western equivalent to the ubiquitous Soviet BRDM-2?
« Reply #28 on: September 10, 2022, 11:11:03 PM »
Well, we have this;

Original (2016/2017);


With St Javelin fitted (2019);

https://beyondthesprues.com/Forum/index.php?topic=6197.50

Or this;

The backstory for which looks strangely familiar, despite being written in 2020! :icon_surprised: ;

https://beyondthesprues.com/Forum/index.php?topic=9377.0

An interesting trio;



« Last Edit: September 10, 2022, 11:21:25 PM by Old Wombat »
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."

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Re: Western equivalent to the ubiquitous Soviet BRDM-2?
« Reply #29 on: September 11, 2022, 01:26:52 AM »
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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Offline robunos

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Re: Western equivalent to the ubiquitous Soviet BRDM-2?
« Reply #30 on: September 11, 2022, 02:08:31 AM »
how about a Super-Ferret ?




Thought a Super-Ferret was a Fox . . .   ;)    ;D


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Offline M.A.D

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Re: Western equivalent to the ubiquitous Soviet BRDM-2?
« Reply #31 on: September 11, 2022, 08:18:31 AM »
Well, we have this;

Original (2016/2017);


With St Javelin fitted (2019);

https://beyondthesprues.com/Forum/index.php?topic=6197.50

Or this;

The backstory for which looks strangely familiar, despite being written in 2020! :icon_surprised: ;

https://beyondthesprues.com/Forum/index.php?topic=9377.0

An interesting trio;





Awesome models Old Wombat 😍
Love the 4x4 LAV!
That trio of gives a great scale differance (well more correctly similarity) of the dimensions of the Commando and BRDM-2 👍
Any chance of a head-on comparrison photo of the Commando & BRDM-2?

P.S. Does anyone have any details on the price of the Cadillac Gage V-100 and the Fiat CM6614/CM6616? Naturally, cost/affordability is a big consideration in my Alternative ADF ORBAT

MAD
« Last Edit: September 11, 2022, 08:24:21 AM by M.A.D »

Offline Old Wombat

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Re: Western equivalent to the ubiquitous Soviet BRDM-2?
« Reply #32 on: September 11, 2022, 10:40:30 AM »
Don't have a head-on view, unfortunately, this is the closest thing I have to it;


(I should, probably, crop the image to reduce the amount of unsightly workspace behind the chair.)



[Note to self: You really should finish the crew & dio for the LAV-150, old son!]
« Last Edit: September 11, 2022, 10:42:57 AM by Old Wombat »
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."

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Re: Western equivalent to the ubiquitous Soviet BRDM-2?
« Reply #33 on: September 12, 2022, 12:55:35 AM »
Does anyone have any details on the price of the Cadillac Gage V-100 and the Fiat CM6614/CM6616? Naturally, cost/affordability is a big consideration in my Alternative ADF ORBAT

Best I could find:

V-150S Unit cost:  US$280,000 to $350,000 for V-150S with armament in 1992
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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But you can make the Bastard work for it.

Offline Old Wombat

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Re: Western equivalent to the ubiquitous Soviet BRDM-2?
« Reply #34 on: September 12, 2022, 01:20:33 AM »
By the way, in case it's not obvious, I should point out that this is my styrene interpretation;



of this digital creation by apophenia;

"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."

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Re: Western equivalent to the ubiquitous Soviet BRDM-2?
« Reply #35 on: September 12, 2022, 01:21:31 AM »
 :smiley:
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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Offline M.A.D

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Re: Western equivalent to the ubiquitous Soviet BRDM-2?
« Reply #36 on: September 12, 2022, 09:50:07 PM »
Does anyone have any details on the price of the Cadillac Gage V-100 and the Fiat CM6614/CM6616? Naturally, cost/affordability is a big consideration in my Alternative ADF ORBAT

Best I could find:

V-150S Unit cost:  US$280,000 to $350,000 for V-150S with armament in 1992

Good on ya Greg 👍

MAD

Offline ChalkLine

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Re: Western equivalent to the ubiquitous Soviet BRDM-2?
« Reply #37 on: June 12, 2024, 02:12:12 AM »
By the way, in case it's not obvious, I should point out that this is my styrene interpretation;


That's simply amazing

Offline Old Wombat

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Re: Western equivalent to the ubiquitous Soviet BRDM-2?
« Reply #38 on: June 12, 2024, 09:32:36 AM »
Thanks, ChalkLine, but apophenia deserves the major credit for the design, I merely interpreted it in styrene. :icon_alabanza:



By the way: If you ever get over to the SA Plastic Model Expo (or I ever get my arse over to SME in Melbourne) you may see it in the styrene there. ;)
« Last Edit: June 12, 2024, 09:35:14 AM by Old Wombat »
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."

Offline ChalkLine

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Re: Western equivalent to the ubiquitous Soviet BRDM-2?
« Reply #39 on: June 13, 2024, 08:40:17 AM »
Yep!
Still in Queensland at the moment, it looks like the move won't be until later

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Re: Western equivalent to the ubiquitous Soviet BRDM-2?
« Reply #40 on: June 13, 2024, 10:27:33 AM »
... this digital creation by apophenia...

Which, in turn, sprang from my C19 Ferret and C19A Bobcat AVGP concept ...  :D

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Offline ChalkLine

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Re: Western equivalent to the ubiquitous Soviet BRDM-2?
« Reply #41 on: June 13, 2024, 11:56:21 AM »
Those are fantastic