Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Guns and Accessories

Troops serving the guns.

Troops who have small arms so they can insure no enemy infiltration.

Five guns for a Pentomic Army 155mm howitzer battery.

These are recast Marx guns in green instead of the usual silver.

Five men in each crew for each gun.

At least one of every crew has at least one accessory.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Heavy Field Artillery

Marx 155mm howitzers, recast, in green.

MPC ring hand figures as artillery crews.

MPC troops with and without accessories.

A battery of five guns.

Each gun has five crewmen.

Monday, February 18, 2019

Another Trailer from Matchbox

This is another Matchbox trailer.

It's a sort of adventure trailer.

There is a boat on the top of the trailer.

It might be useful for adventurers, forest rangers, or commandos or special forces.

The play value is rather low because the boat is rather useless.

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Matchbox Not a Car

This Matchbox car is not a car, it's a trailer.

A very strange item because it's not a car, it's just a trailer.

It's a radar speed trailer.

The blue knobs allow you to change the speed in the little window.

I got one for my police.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Disney Van

This is part of a Hot Wheels Disney vehicle series.

This one is mostly vans, but there are other ones that are cars.

My plan is to make this into a military vehicle or perhaps a police van.

Certainly my 1938 US Army troops could use vans like this.

Signal Corps, Military Police, and Engineers could use a van like this one.

My 1938 US Army project will contain vehicles that could mostly be used on Army bases during World War Two.

I think it's a great looking vehicle.

Friday, February 15, 2019

Hot Wheels Van

A few days ago I found this nice little van.

My plan is to remove the high suspension.

And to remove the big tires.

Then I plan to return the van to a more regular van appearance.

My intent is to make it a military administrative vehicle with regular road tires.

I may also do one with tactical tires.  These will serve my 1938 US Army.

Thursday, February 14, 2019


NASA SEV Chariot and lander.

Chariot with astronauts. 

More astronauts.

Chariot with the Mars Rover.

Both are rather large.

The search for extraterrestrial life ends.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

NASA SEV Chariot

The new Matchbox NASA SEV Chariot vehicle.

It's a great model.

So far I only have one of them, but I hope to find more.

It's designed to drive astronauts around the universe.

The real vehicle has wheels that can turn sideways and go in any direction.

The white capsule can be removed and sent into space as a modular spacecraft.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Russians in the Snow

Russians in the snow at night.

The troops are moving forward, but slowly.

The commander urges the men forward.

A man in the center is killed.

The rest of the men lose momentum.