Items in the box
The model is made of injection molded plastic, gray in color. The instructions were made up in book form, printed on both sides. Other parts were clear plastic, such as windows and headlights; also included are two small sheets of photo etch details (brass).
I started by assembling the chassis, muffler, and suspension systems, as well as the drive shafts, differentials, and forward steering details. Next came the engine and transmission with their details. The radiator came next (I used the photo etch grille instead of the cast plastic grille). I followed with the truck body, seats, rear trunk enclosure, rifle supports, and shifting and brake levers. The body, wheels, engine, and engine radiator were attached to each other. These assemblies were all pre-painted, decaled, and dullcoated upon final assembly. The windows, rifles, spare wheel, and spare fuel tank finished the assembly. (Note: I added extra details – the case of soda, decals, and an extra fuel tank.) This model came in two configurations, with the top up or down, builder’s choice.