Abandoned Ack-Ack

Steve Abbey details Italeri’s Maultier with aftermarket items…and a small dose of traditional modelling


The busy 16-part chassis, engine block and steering mechanism were assembled quickly, with care taken to ensure the ladder frame was aligned correctly.
The four twin-wheel bogies featured detailed suspension arms and springs, although the rims needed neatening with a sanding stick to remove mould seams.

During World War Two, the German Army relied on its 3-ton medium trucks to perform tactical transport and logistical duties.

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