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Ford T - Vickers MG Carrier
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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Friday, July 05, 2013 - 09:44 AM UTC
Alan McNeilly looks at the re-tooled Model T Ford Vickers Gun Carrier 1916 from Resicast.

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Thanks!
geogeezer
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Posted: Saturday, July 06, 2013 - 03:35 PM UTC
Hi Al,
Interesting review. The Resicast Model T kit is fine for Europe, pre-1917, but there were major changes to the front end from 1917 onward. The angular radiator was replaced with a rounded-off shell, and the hood/bonnet was rounded with the firewall/cowling faired to match it, eliminating the step seen on the earlier version.
@:) The Resicast folks should consider manufacturing an accessory kit with the later radiator shell, hood/bonnet, and cowling, perhaps incorporating removable louvered side panels and an engine. If that were done, the kit would do well for those interested in building the Model T Light Patrol Cars used in Egypt, Palestine, and Syria in 1917-18. As an added incentive, they could throw in a Lewis gun and mount as used by the Australian Light Horse.
Cheers,
Dick
AlanL
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Posted: Thursday, September 05, 2013 - 10:44 AM UTC
Hi Dick,

Missed your post, many thanks for the additional info.

Cheers

Al