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USAF R-2 Rescue

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#1 Chariots of Fire

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 03:54 PM

I've been at this project since the first of the year. In the early 1950's the Air Force had built the R-2 rescue based on the M-37 chassis but with a 126" wheelbase. Using limited dimension info, a series of photos from someone who owns a restored one and my own unrestored M-37 this 1/25 scale replica has been constructed. Most of the body is plastic but the front fenders, frame, springs and hood are brass. I still have some external details to add and the complete interior of the body to do.
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#2 Jon Cole

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 04:07 PM

I have been watching the build process either here... or over there. :wacko: REAL fine work, sir! Posted Image

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 07:36 PM

Another exquisite creation, Charlie! Keep 'em coming.