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Mack Fire Pumper - coulda be in Polish Fire Brigade
« on: July 20, 2013, 10:33:50 PM »
I could no resist from taking part in this GB :) This time with civil truck:)
My model of choice is:


Of course in polish markings and camo :) I don't know much about PSP (or Polish Fire Brigade) but Mack-s coulda be here instead of russian ZIL-s or STAR-s :)
First photos today or tommorow :)



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Re: Mack Fire Pumper - coulda be in Polish Fire Brigade
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2013, 04:02:43 AM »
I like this idea. :)
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Re: Mack Fire Pumper - coulda be in Polish Fire Brigade
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2013, 05:39:38 AM »
Or an updated Fahrenheit 451 vehicle with a flame thrower on top of the cab.  The kit does have that option for a water cannon or an emergency light on the roof.  A shield on the water cannon and you have your flame thrower :)
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Re: Mack Fire Pumper - coulda be in Polish Fire Brigade
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2013, 04:21:51 AM »
Or an updated Fahrenheit 451 vehicle with a flame thrower on top of the cab.  The kit does have that option for a water cannon or an emergency light on the roof.  A shield on the water cannon and you have your flame thrower :)


Sorry , not this time:) Maybe I'll save water cannon for this purpose buy this Mack will be firefighter not fire-raiser :)
I really don't like using red paint. Surprisingly , mixing it with Future occured to be beneficial. The paint was thick enough but still well covering. I've done with body. Tommorow undercarriage and chrome parts.

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Re: Mack Fire Pumper - coulda be in Polish Fire Brigade
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2013, 03:58:01 AM »
I'm liking this a lot, artoor!

Funny how useful clothes pins are in our hobby...

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Re: Mack Fire Pumper - coulda be in Polish Fire Brigade
« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2013, 06:00:16 AM »
This is the kit I used for the Zombie Apocalypse theme build over at what if. Nice kit for the price. I had a little trouble getting the cab to settle down over the interior. Probably just my fat fingers. It will be great to see this one when you are done.

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Re: Mack Fire Pumper - coulda be in Polish Fire Brigade
« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2013, 07:20:32 PM »
Nicely unusual project!  :)

Maybe you could say that Mack sold the design to somewhere in the Eastern block after they'd moved on to a new generation model, in much the same way as Fiat did with Lada, and the new manufacturers then modified and improved it to suite their country's needs.
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Re: Mack Fire Pumper - coulda be in Polish Fire Brigade
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2013, 06:57:09 AM »
Yesterday I've returned from 2-week's holidays so I can get back to work.

This is the kit I used for the Zombie Apocalypse theme build over at what if. Nice kit for the price. I had a little trouble getting the cab to settle down over the interior. Probably just my fat fingers. It will be great to see this one when you are done.


I've seen it. Great job :) I had same trouble as you. Unfortunately, I've damaged paint so I have to repair it.

Nicely unusual project!  :)

Maybe you could say that Mack sold the design to somewhere in the Eastern block after they'd moved on to a new generation model, in much the same way as Fiat did with Lada, and the new manufacturers then modified and improved it to suite their country's needs.


Could it be that way as well :)

Here is my Mack as for today:


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Re: Mack Fire Pumper - coulda be in Polish Fire Brigade
« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2013, 07:57:30 AM »
That looks excellent!  Have you found some firemen figures to place with it?
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Re: Mack Fire Pumper - coulda be in Polish Fire Brigade
« Reply #9 on: August 16, 2013, 02:55:59 AM »
That looks excellent!  Have you found some firemen figures to place with it?

No. I don't even know if there are any 1:32 firemen in production. In addition , if I would found these figures then it would be almost obligation to make dio for my Mack for what I don't have space   :(
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Re: Mack Fire Pumper - coulda be in Polish Fire Brigade
« Reply #10 on: August 16, 2013, 03:18:29 AM »
That looks excellent!  Have you found some firemen figures to place with it?
No. I don't even know if there are any 1:32 firemen in production. In addition , if I would found these figures then it would be almost obligation to make dio for my Mack for what I don't have space   :(


I know that ICM offers some WW2 German Firemen figures in 1:35th scale which is close enough ;)

ICM 1:35th scale WW2 German Firemen (Art.:35632)
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Re: Mack Fire Pumper - coulda be in Polish Fire Brigade
« Reply #11 on: August 16, 2013, 03:39:20 AM »
Doesn't help with the space or dio issues though... ;)
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Re: Mack Fire Pumper - coulda be in Polish Fire Brigade
« Reply #12 on: August 16, 2013, 06:52:36 AM »
I must say.. theis is the second Fire Unit model I have come across recently.. they come up quite nice.

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Re: Mack Fire Pumper - coulda be in Polish Fire Brigade
« Reply #13 on: August 20, 2013, 02:43:35 AM »
At least...:)





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Re: Mack Fire Pumper - coulda be in Polish Fire Brigade
« Reply #14 on: August 20, 2013, 03:26:23 AM »
Nice job! :))

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