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Have to agree with Greg on the aerial version. Always wondered why not more common. Seems the sleeve would aid in barrel life as the std version would get wonky when continued long bursts were used. PaulE
 
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Have to agree with Greg on the aerial version. Always wondered why not more common. Seems the sleeve would aid in barrel life as the std version would get wonky when continued long bursts were used. PaulE
Thanks Paul,
The aerial version would be nice but I don't have the bits for one of them.
 

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here is the picture with the 20mm Soloturn

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Where? That truck is armed with a Lewis gun by the front passenger’s seat and a Boys antitank rifle in the rear. A Solothurn antitank rifle looks like this:


(There were a couple of variants, and I’m not sure off the top of my head which one the Italians used, but they’re all basically the same shape and size.)
 

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I know nothing of guns Paul so I shall leave it up to you experts. I do know a good build when I see one though and yours is indeed the DB's. Keep it comin mate:cool:
 

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Where? That truck is armed with a Lewis gun by the front passenger’s seat and a Boys antitank rifle in the rear. A Solothurn antitank rifle looks like this:


(There were a couple of variants, and I’m not sure off the top of my head which one the Italians used, but they’re all basically the same shape and size.)
SORRY MY BAD...
The model used by arditi camionettisti was the SOLOTHURN Model S-18 1000/1100 and i went to fast posting the picture... ( the rifle is indeed the Boys) and i found pictures of the Camionettisti using the Solothurn on their vehicles..
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Here is the picture of the Chevy with the 37mm
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Sorry again that i posted too fast...
thanks Jakko for correcting me...
 
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Not much done, but what I have been doing has been fiddly and time consuming. I haven't used the blackdog bonnet mounted jerry cans or side cans as the moulding wasn't very good at all so had to raise my bits boxes to get some replacements.

They are just blue tacked into position at the moment and the German can in the back will be repositioned later.

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cheers
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Not very much added but I am happy with the additions. I have also built the wheels and a few other bits and pieces ready to add on.

I added a resin ammo box to the front bumper, but first I removed the carry handles and replaced them with wire and foil then removed the moulded lid catches and replaced them with wire and foil as well. Next I replaced the bonnet gun pintle with evergreen and ally tube.
Hope you like it so far.
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thanks for looking in.
Scottie
 
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