Saturday, 27 July 2019

Crocodile Conversion

 

For the What a Tanker! scenarios that I'm working on for the Lard Day next year I'm going to be featuring at least one 79th Armoured Division Churchill Crocodile, as the big finale to the linked scenarios and to make the game more visually interesting, assuming I can pull off some model pyrotechnics?

These were attached to 7th Armoured Division for Operation Blackcock and appear in contemporary photographs of the attack on St Joost, so it would be great to include them in the game, although I'd need to write the rules to use them and fit them into the scenario objectives. 

I have an Airfix 1/76th scale kit for the Churchill Crocodile but it's obviously the wrong scale, so I've ordered a 1/72nd scale PSC kit and will use the armoured trailer and flame gun attachment from the Airfix kit to convert one of the tanks. Job's a good 'un!

2 comments:

  1. Should be a good kitbash. The Airfix trailer hasn't much detail. IIRC there are a few builds on ATF where people have pimped them up a bit that might be of interest - search "churchill crocodile airfixtributeforum".

    Cheers, Dave

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