Monday, 1 May 2017

15mm Sci-Fi SWAT APC



I was in Poundland today when I spotted these Hotwheels toys near the check out. They're supposed to be some sort of X Ray scanning rescue vehicle but I thought that, with the big yellow plastic arm removed, they would make pretty good SWAT trucks or APC's for the 15mm GZG Sci-Fi police figures that I bought in the Xmas sale.

I picked up three of them and drilled out the plastic rivets on one, to separate the plastic body and inner section from the metal chassis, so that I could remove the big yellow arm thing. After re-assembling the parts I reckon I could either add a crew figure into the top hatch or a weapon mount from the GZG or Brigade Models accessories range, to create armoured riot response vehicle for SWAT transport and fire support.

They would also do as generic transport or cargo vehicles for military use. Not bad for a quid each!

2 comments:

  1. Pretty damn good to my mind! I can feel a visit to Poundlandworld this weekend coming on! Nice find & thanks for sharing Jim

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  2. There are quite a few of these Hotwheels that could be used for 15mm sci-fi...good for cheap transport vehicles.

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