I appreciate your comments, been a steep learning curve this one but, as they say in the "A" Team, "I love it when a plan comes together"
. I still have a few things to check and tweek and the other 2 LODs to do but I think I'm well on my way now. I'll have a bit of a break after finishing the 251 to top up my batteries and then I'll see where I might go next. This is what I've always enjoyed about "modding", producing something that wasn't in the game and trying to make things look more historically accurate as well as learning new skills etc.
Until this evening when I can work on the model again I've been tweeking the skin a little and adding a bit more detail: