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165thspc
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Posted: Monday, July 29, 2019 - 11:34 AM UTC
Yes, the intent is a command/communications post. Lots of radios and phones inside. I hope to find a German switchboard and I am planning a fully extended telescoping antenna mounted at the rear of the bus.



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southpier
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Posted: Monday, July 29, 2019 - 01:13 PM UTC
was the trailer for a generator?
southpier
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Posted: Monday, July 29, 2019 - 01:15 PM UTC

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gotta have a dog !! and maybe a clothes line with drying laundry





oh boy . . . I can see the red long-johns with the trap door blowing in the breeze!
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Posted: Monday, July 29, 2019 - 01:19 PM UTC
hmmm photo didn't "quote" - but in reference to the bus interior & chassis above.


is the body removable on the finished model? or is this an "under construction" photo?


if I am putting an interior, I like the roof not to be permanently attached. maybe use some magnets?
165thspc
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Posted: Monday, July 29, 2019 - 08:19 PM UTC

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was the trailer for a generator?



You are correct; that is a generator.

The bus is still a work in progress but the body MAY remain removable when finished. Not 100% sure that will be possible but maybe. The body on the Blitz Bus fits tight enough magnets will probably not be necessary.



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165thspc
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Posted: Monday, July 29, 2019 - 08:46 PM UTC
You're right I will work on adding a dog!

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Posted: Monday, July 29, 2019 - 08:53 PM UTC

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... I hope to find a German switchboard...



Mike,

Plus Model #440 is a US telephone switchboard set:
https://www.scalemates.com/kits/plusmodel-440-us-telephone-switchboard--352756
You might use it-with slight modifications-to represent a German switchboard.

Info about German Line Communication equipment(pictures and explanation in a pdf. file) can be found here:
http://www.rkk-museum.ru/vitr_all/exhibits/docs/FS_KKL.pdf

I think a "Feldklappenschrank OB 17 zu 10 Leitungen" will fit well inside the HQ Blitz KOM,


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Posted: Monday, July 29, 2019 - 09:16 PM UTC
Thanks Angel, I very much like the Switchboard with the attached rotary dial!
I will be on the lookout for that Plus Models kit.

I kick myself in that a number of years ago I could have had a US Field Switchboard FOR FREE and I passed on it. What was I thinking?
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Posted: Monday, July 29, 2019 - 11:26 PM UTC
Chevrolet house-truck/caravan, New Zealand, 1927 :



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Posted: Monday, July 29, 2019 - 11:46 PM UTC
very nice. looks as if it's been there for a while.
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Posted: Wednesday, October 09, 2019 - 01:23 AM UTC

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You're right I will work on adding a dog!




Don't forget to add a cat A rabit cot of chicken coop pops also to mind...