Thursday, June 13, 2013

Zombie Truck - Nearly Finished

This is the "Pick Up w/Equipment" from Meng models - and I actually purchased the kit simply to get my hands on the stowage that comes with it. When PoweredPlay started offering ready to go lighting kits I decided I had to try one as soon as possible -- and so was born this fun little project!

I kept the cab empty so that I wouldn't have to worry about where to put the wires, but the module is so small it would have worked if I'd just left out the engine. The hood comes off so that I can fiddle with things, but I also put the battery under the stand so I can just disconnect it.

The lights are incredibly bright -- enough so that they're clearly visible despite the fact that I have two 100 watt daylight bulbs shining in these photos!

The kit, and the lighting, were a real treat to work with -- and I'll try to get some finished shots up in the near future. I still need to do a bit of weathering, and then hide those wires!


  1. Keep an eye on I'll be doing an LED tutorial in the near-ish future.

    -Ian "Bush Craft" C.

    PS. That new weathering fixative looks AWESOME! Expect an order soon, good sir.

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  4. I am also loving these miniature toys and I assume you made this yourself. I am really a fan of people whose passion is art in all forms. I call this one art too and I hope you would also create a step by step guide on how you create such little earthlings.

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