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Old 05-04-2021, 03:30 PM   #1
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SdKfz 250 Project

OK guys, I've started a new project. I'm not really doing too many things that others haven't already done, but I do have a few new ones. I bought mine years ago when they first came out, but haven't done much to it since. Some of you may remember that I did my PAK and flak a while back. I got furloughed last year due to the virus then I was laid off. It didn't matter to me since I had planned on retiring any way. I was going to start working on this then all of a sudden my 85 year old mother decides to buy a new house and needs to have it remodeled. My brother-in-law and I gutted the entire house and basically started from scratch building a new home for her. We just finished about two weeks ago so that has given me time to get back into 1/6th stuff. So here goes. I started with the gearbox:





















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Old 05-04-2021, 05:24 PM   #2
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Off to a great start!
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Old 05-04-2021, 05:52 PM   #3
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Re: SdKfz 250 Project

Moreeeeeeeeee please, old school work
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Old 05-05-2021, 06:49 AM   #4
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Re: SdKfz 250 Project

Loving the scratch build stuff
Keep it up and thanks for sharing!
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Old 05-06-2021, 12:34 AM   #5
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Re: SdKfz 250 Project

Thanks guys. Continuing with the gearbox. This is one of the Armorpax gearboxes. I did some extensive cutting and added some things. Looking at it from the sides and rear, you won't notice that I only cut out certain parts once it has been installed..











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Old 05-07-2021, 12:21 PM   #6
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Re: SdKfz 250 Project

Looks awesome.
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Old 05-08-2021, 08:03 PM   #7
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Re: SdKfz 250 Project

Finished the tow hitch and engine grills. I have had the light grey tow hitch for quite some time. I think it is from Sixth Scale Icons. I have added a few upgrades to it. I also finished the cut outs for the visors.






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Old 05-23-2021, 05:01 AM   #8
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Re: SdKfz 250 Project

Sorry guys. Took a little break to go watch my brother's grandson play a baseball tournament in Tennessee. Did some work on the rear door, medical box, and medical box holder. I removed the rear window and the ridge that runs along the inside of the door. The door handle should have a slight curve in it, also. I also added some strips to the door hinges to offset them because I filled in the openings on the inside of the back wall. The doors would not open properly unless the hinges set out a little.
















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Old 05-24-2021, 04:01 AM   #9
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I also added the outside rear door "T" handle and a simulated inside door latch.



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Old 05-25-2021, 01:40 AM   #10
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Added the slanted grill vents.

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Old 05-25-2021, 06:18 PM   #11
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Great work
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Old 06-01-2021, 04:55 AM   #12
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Thank you.
Did some work on the stowage bin behind the crew seat.



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Old 06-11-2021, 08:34 PM   #13
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Re: SdKfz 250 Project

Sorry it took so long to post these. Been having troubles with my server.

I have finished the Troop seat stowage bin. The handles are from Armorpax. Will start on the troop seat.






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Old 06-11-2021, 09:23 PM   #14
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Re: SdKfz 250 Project

I forgot to mention - one of the first things I did was to cut off the fender tabs and fill the holes. I left some of the tabs in place because I didn't want to depend solely on glue to keep things together. I left the front two (I'm not going to do an engine build so they won't be seen anyway). I also left the right rear one (this one will also not be seen). I left one under the stowage bin/back rest for the troop seat. I added tabs under the bin to keep it level.





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