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Oxford TK Makeover 1/76th scale
Oxford Die-cast 1/76th scale Bedford TK Pump West Midlands Fire Service. I bought the model after seeing it in a magazine, I noticed that it has two major faults, it is too narrow in width and it slopes down to the front, I removed the front wheels and fitted a pair of 13mm dia. wheels to the original axle, the new wheels came from an old Airfix kit, (RAF Emergency Set). The photo shows that this corrects the front down slope of the model. I fitted new ladder gantries and a new 35 ft ladder. I also made and fitted a roof ladder. The tampo printing was removed and the model was re-liveried as Defence Fire Service. I’m now looking for a new set of 12mm dia. wheels to fit the back axle to complete the makeover.
Picture added on 17 September 2009 at 07:15