Aliens APC 1:18 scale with interior

skiffy

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Thanks so much darthsideous, PHArchivist. :)

I'm back on this, hoping to get a second video together showcasing the lighting of the APC but first I have to get the wiring to a decent state. ;)

I was wondering if I have enough crew to fully man the APC and it looks like I do, 8 in the back, 2 on the rear pair (Ripley and Burke seats), Gorman at the console, Apone on the front pair and a driver - 13 bodies.

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I couldn't think how I could route the lighting wiring under the seats without raising either them or the flooring panel - room is pretty tight in there and I also have to work out where the safety bar wiring goes too.

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I found a literal out of the box solution and I'll be adding little clips and a paint job to tidy up where the cabling goes around the wheel hub.

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There was a similar routing issue for the headlight wiring which runs over the side door. I wanted to keep the roof section removeable so this is getting worked in around other elements.

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The rear lights are wired in on the opposite side and you can see where they emerge behind the wheel (green/white wires). I'm keeping them as close to the hinge as I can to avoid uneccessary wear.

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You can just see the wires at the bottom of the back wall but the seating will cover these up - and they'll be painted.

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..and here's where we're currently at. I think I'll add mini magnets to all of the interior pieces to hold them in place.

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