So we start out with this:
|Shiney green plastic, I glued the doors shut with epoxy. I'll salvage the truck wheels at a later date.|
So, coat on, a couple of washes of dust, rust and brown later (speeded up by the use of a hair drier), some beige paint to bring out parts of the lettering again, a good brown sponging and highlighting and 3 coats of gloss varnish later, we get something looking like this:
|I was aiming for faded paint in the lettering.|
20mm Panhard for scale. Container works nicely for 20mm. Now back to the C-47.