My next project is this vintage kit from Modelcraft Ltd, printed in 1947. The history of Modelcraft can be found on the excellent website of Bas Poolen World of Micromodels
My original printed kit for this model, which is quite rare, is shown below. I had a high quality digital copy made at the local print shop, so the original remains uncut and preserved
I have decided to build this as it was printed, so I won't be detailing the inside of the cabin - I quite like the finish of the printed windows. I will add some external details, however. I want this to look like a paper model of the time. I've also decided to colour all cut edges with black, as this will add to the effect.
I decided to start with the tank and mounting frame.
After scoring/rolling and folding, I got....
The reverse face of each mounting frame rail was coloured with a pen before assembly.
The kit is designed such that the elevation diagrams are used for parts (e.g. wheels). With this in mind, I cut the part that says 'Petrol' from the elevation to use on the rear of the tank.....