Building Die Cast Club's JEEP

For more info about the Jeep visit the Eaglemoss web site.

About the Author

About Jim Starkweather (staff_Jim)

I started building models in 1971 when I was 6. My first model was a 1/32 P-40 Warhawk. Revell I believe. From there I moved onto the standard cars, Apollo spacecraft, and other kid orientated kits. I don't know what got me started on Armor. I must have seen a Monogram tank kit one day and said "Mom...


What's up with the white pioneer tool handles?
NOV 20, 2020 - 03:20 PM
Hey Jim, interesting model build...BUT...there seems to be no real info either on yer video or on the Eagle Moss site as to how long before the full Jeep is complete...?! It says 120 issues which I assume are the booklets/mags which works out to 30 months...!!!??? Or is my math wrong...?...I flunked math in high school...LOL Cheers,
NOV 21, 2020 - 10:05 AM
I think I have the full instruction manual now, so I will take a look at that in the 2nd video and it should show us how many issues the Jeep itself is. Cheers, Jim
NOV 21, 2020 - 03:59 PM
Their version of “new” wood??? @Jim, I think those latches near the end of the video are for holding the windshield in place when in the down position. LINK
NOV 21, 2020 - 09:58 PM
1/8th scale?! This seems like a project that would suck you in and, over the course of two and a half years, drain your budget and patience. But it sure would be big. Relatively speaking.
NOV 22, 2020 - 10:56 AM
Well for what it's worth, this guy has been building his for a while now, episode 101. The kit is pretty comprehensive - I'm making the assumption that it's the same kit. LINK
NOV 25, 2020 - 05:58 PM
There are 2 options to build this model.... 8 kits per month will take a total of 15 months till you receive all the parts. 4 kits per month will take a total of 30 months till you get all the parts. This looks almost the exact same as the French Hatchett build from a few years back - But that one has working lights and a canvas roof...I don't know if the Diecast build will have these included. I have noticed other Diecast club vehicle builds have had lots of Modifications provided by other builders...so I look forward to see what else comes along. OH - yes I just place my order for the Jeep.
DEC 21, 2020 - 12:29 PM