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British 15cwt CMP Truck - Decal Sheet Final 170827
« on: September 13, 2016, 04:02:12 PM »
This is official... Rubicon Models is working on a plastic British 15cwt truck based on the Canadian Military Pattern (CMP) truck. Made in large numbers in Canada during WW2 to British Army specifications for use in the armies of the British Commonwealth allies. Standard designs were drawn up just before the beginning of the war.

CMP trucks were also sent to the Soviet Union following the Nazi invasion. During the war, CMP trucks saw service around the world in the North African Campaign, the Allied invasion of Sicily, the Italian Campaign, the Soviet Front, the Burma Campaign, the Battle of the Philippines (1941–42), the liberation of Northwest Europe, and the Western Allied invasion of Germany. CMP trucks also saw service in post-war conflicts in Indonesia, French Indochina, and the Portuguese colonies in Africa.

Our aim is to create a basic 2 sprue plastic kit which will serve as a base for conversion and kitbashing. We have no release date for this kit as it is still under the 3D drawing phase. We will update her progress on FB as often as possible.



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Re: British 15cwt CMP Truck - It's official!!
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2016, 04:07:19 PM »
Great!

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Re: British 15cwt CMP Truck - It's official!!
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2016, 04:32:02 PM »
excellent, i see lots of conversion potential there.
always liked the cmp range

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Re: British 15cwt CMP Truck - It's official!!
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2016, 04:44:56 PM »
Great to see this confirmed, and a great choice for the first British softskin.

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Re: British 15cwt CMP Truck - It's official!!
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2016, 04:46:52 PM »
Even though still in the design phase, our initial thoughts is to give the truck a "basic" rear trunk with either some canvas support bars and/or a full canvas top.

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Re: British 15cwt CMP Truck - It's official!!
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2016, 05:21:07 PM »
main problem with the CMP is the great number of cabins used ...

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Re: British 15cwt CMP Truck - It's official!!
« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2016, 05:44:30 PM »
main problem with the CMP is the great number of cabins used ...

We will only do one of the most common ones as shown on the diagram.

With the basic cab framework, conversion to other cabin types (with minor looks) can be done easily by any modellers with little efforts.
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Re: British 15cwt CMP Truck - It's official!!
« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2016, 06:48:13 PM »
looks like more scope for me to do other vesions then, good descision rubicon
i could do one of these for starters:-


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Re: British 15cwt CMP Truck - It's official!!
« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2016, 02:17:32 AM »
Excellent. Our resident resin wrangler might have some ideas on how best to make it easy to integrate after market cabs, bodies etc with the kit.

You might want to remove the Chevrolet logo, not only is there an IP issue with it, in the UK Chevrolet are rebranded ex-Daewoo cars.

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Re: British 15cwt CMP Truck - It's official!!
« Reply #9 on: September 14, 2016, 08:05:59 PM »
looks like more scope for me to do other vesions then, good descision rubicon
i could do one of these for starters:-


You could do the same with the new deuce kits too
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Re: British 15cwt CMP Truck - It's official!!
« Reply #10 on: September 14, 2016, 11:04:16 PM »
i could but the gmc never had this recovery gear, only postwar were some converted
need the diamond t 4 ton for that, get rubicon to make that as well!

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Re: British 15cwt CMP Truck - It's official!!
« Reply #11 on: September 20, 2016, 08:05:49 PM »
Come on Guys .....Diamond T and Rodgers trailer tank transporter ....Please

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Re: British 15cwt CMP Truck - It's official!!
« Reply #12 on: September 20, 2016, 10:36:59 PM »
YYYeSS Please.

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Re: British 15cwt CMP Truck - It's official!!
« Reply #13 on: September 22, 2016, 02:01:48 AM »
This is great news  8)
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Re: British 15cwt CMP Truck - 3D Drawing 160924
« Reply #14 on: September 24, 2016, 01:35:31 PM »
I would say it's 95% finished... awaiting data check & drawing approval before 3D prototyping!











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