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WWII Jeep w/ Trailer Plus M3 37mm Anti Tank Gun

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Project by Jason1974 posted 11-21-2018 06:30 PM 1225 views 2 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I’m finally done with the Jeep. I saw the same jeep on a different forum site and the M3 antitank gun looked really cool. Couldnt find any plans so I built the gun based off of pictures I found online. This was a fun built. I actually took my time and added a whole lot of details. Now my son wants one. Haha, only if he knew what goes into these models.

-- Jason, Camden, NC -- MEASURE TWICE, CUT ONCE, THEN FORCE IT TO FIT.





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visualj

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#1 posted 11-21-2018 07:40 PM

Very cool.

I am in the process of restoring a 1947 version of the Willys Jeep CJ2A. I also have a 1952 version of the M100 1/4 ton trailer that I took on the Rubicon trail this past summer.

Sadly, I do not have an M3 antitank gun.

Nice work.

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Jason1974

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#2 posted 11-21-2018 07:52 PM

very cool, i would love to get my hands on a willy jeep.

-- Jason, Camden, NC -- MEASURE TWICE, CUT ONCE, THEN FORCE IT TO FIT.

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recycle1943

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#3 posted 11-21-2018 09:04 PM

beautiful – takes me back to my nearly 60K miles in an M38A1 & M151

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#4 posted 11-21-2018 09:57 PM

Now that’s come a treat Jason, a credit to your patience and skilled craftsmanship sir!

Didn’t get any email notification of the finished project, but just checked the website and found it,
Very glad I did as it would have been disappointing to miss out of seeing this one!!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#5 posted 11-21-2018 09:59 PM

Excellent job

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#6 posted 11-21-2018 10:06 PM

WOW Jason what a magnificent model of the real thing love all the details on this fine looking jeep and trailer gun
looks to me as if you got your tire issue figured out perfectly GREAT JOB :<)))) GRATZ TOP 3

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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ralbuck

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#7 posted 11-21-2018 10:41 PM



WOW Jason what a magnificent model of the real thing love all the details on this fine looking jeep and trailer gun
looks to me as if you got your tire issue figured out perfectly GREAT JOB :<)))) GRATZ TOP 3

- GR8HUNTER


A very fine model in all aspects. Making your own “plans” always feels good too.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#8 posted 11-21-2018 11:58 PM

Incredible work…..awesome detail.

Thanks for sharing

Bill in MI

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#9 posted 11-22-2018 12:06 AM

Great work Jason. These are wonderfully crafted models.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 11-22-2018 12:32 AM

A beautiful model. Great work.

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#11 posted 11-22-2018 01:55 AM

They look great, keep making them.

-- Eric, Upstate South Carolina

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#12 posted 11-22-2018 02:00 AM

One of the best models I’ve seen anywhere. You have a talent for building models. When I started woodworking many years ago, I was making furniture and other “practical” items. Building models is now my no.1 hobby. I find it just as fulfilling as building a household full of furniture, maybe more so.

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Jason1974

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#13 posted 11-22-2018 11:40 AM

thanks guys for all the kind words. I would have to say I’ve been woodworking since wood shop back in my high school days about 25 yrs now and I love making models more than anything. I would have to agree with MrRon, it is pretty fulfilling.

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

-- Jason, Camden, NC -- MEASURE TWICE, CUT ONCE, THEN FORCE IT TO FIT.

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#14 posted 11-22-2018 12:44 PM

Those are really neat. Nice detail!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#15 posted 11-22-2018 02:13 PM

well done

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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