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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #450 on: November 02, 2022, 01:05:49 AM »
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #451 on: November 09, 2022, 01:08:31 AM »




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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #452 on: November 09, 2022, 08:43:06 AM »
Yikes! :o

Where am I going to get the money for that?* :icon_crap:






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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #453 on: November 10, 2022, 12:56:58 AM »
Where am I going to get the money for that?* :icon_crap:

Time to frock up and get back on the streets... ;D
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #454 on: November 10, 2022, 02:56:47 AM »
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Apparently there's good money to be made down the docks doing favours for sailors...

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #455 on: November 10, 2022, 08:11:40 AM »
Time to frock up and get back on the streets... ;D
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Apparently there's good money to be made down the docks doing favours for sailors...

Tried that to get money for my (two) Airfix Buccaneers ..... The "customers" all seemed to want me to pay them! :o
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #456 on: November 10, 2022, 02:42:03 PM »
Build review of Takom's Object 279 - just click on image below to go to it.



Still think it would look appropriate as some sort of Sci-fi vehicle.


Love the sinister look of infantry man :-*

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #457 on: November 10, 2022, 11:40:14 PM »
Build review of Takom's Object 279 - just click on image below to go to it.



Still think it would look appropriate as some sort of Sci-fi vehicle.


Love the sinister look of infantry man :-*

Yeah, the NBC trooper is very cool. I wanted to get one of the 1/72 double kits, but I seem to have missed the boat on that one. It is out of stock/discontinued everywhere I've looked.

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #458 on: January 02, 2023, 01:06:55 AM »
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #459 on: January 02, 2023, 05:26:32 AM »
That T-55AD Drozd is great news. I was looking at the MiniArm conversion set and was way too expensive.

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #460 on: January 13, 2023, 12:57:25 AM »
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #461 on: February 16, 2023, 02:24:38 AM »
The Modelling News reports - LINK! - that TAKOM is set to release a 1/35 M103 series.



Woohoo!  :icon_beer: After Dragon dropped the ball, I was puzzled that Trumpeter didn't do one. Now that TAKOM will have one, I expect Trumpeter won't be far behind.



Really looking forward to these.
Have a plan for an updated M103 in Bundewehr service with a salad of numbers and letters. M103A2GA2xyz. Updated FCS (as on Leo1A5), some German additions like commander's cupola, MG3, smoke dischargers, Leo 1A5-style add-on armour,....
Not sold on heavy side skirts, though, as I quite like the look of the open running gear.
Want to do something similar to an M60.
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #462 on: February 16, 2023, 02:42:36 AM »
The Modelling News reports - LINK! - that TAKOM is set to release a 1/35 M103 series.



Woohoo!  :icon_beer: After Dragon dropped the ball, I was puzzled that Trumpeter didn't do one. Now that TAKOM will have one, I expect Trumpeter won't be far behind.



Really looking forward to these.
Have a plan for an updated M103 in Bundewehr service with a salad of numbers and letters. M103A2GA2xyz. Updated FCS (as on Leo1A5), some German additions like commander's cupola, MG3, smoke dischargers, Leo 1A5-style add-on armour,....
Not sold on heavy side skirts, though, as I quite like the look of the open running gear.
Want to do something similar to an M60.
Nice! 
I made the mistake of purchasing the DML/Dragon Black Label M103A1 and found the kit to be a bit disappointing.  Your what-if Bundeswehr M103A2GA2xyz sounds like a an excellent project.  Top loading air cleaners are certainly a must plus the laser range finder to replace the stereoscopic range finder are two of the things I want to add to my M103A3 (RISE-Passive). 
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #463 on: February 16, 2023, 03:21:48 AM »
Like to do those mods to M3 Lee.

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #464 on: February 19, 2023, 12:29:07 PM »
I would like to see the M103 around in someone's service long enough for Operation Desert Storm with the whole ODS gazoo.  You know, skirts, smoke grenades by the score, maybe some reactive armor.  Can't figure out who'd have it.  Maybe Syria?

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #465 on: February 22, 2023, 11:57:03 AM »
I would like to see the M103 around in someone's service long enough for Operation Desert Storm with the whole ODS gazoo.  You know, skirts, smoke grenades by the score, maybe some reactive armor.  Can't figure out who'd have it.  Maybe Syria?
Isrealis from reserve stock?

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #466 on: February 25, 2023, 01:41:35 AM »






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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #467 on: February 25, 2023, 07:17:21 AM »
I will commit to two M103A2 as long as the price is tolerable...
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #468 on: February 25, 2023, 10:30:56 AM »
Picture from last weekend model show is attached.

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #469 on: February 28, 2023, 11:43:42 AM »
Nice! 
I made the mistake of purchasing the DML/Dragon Black Label M103A1 and found the kit to be a bit disappointing.  Your what-if Bundeswehr M103A2GA2xyz sounds like a an excellent project.  Top loading air cleaners are certainly a must plus the laser range finder to replace the stereoscopic range finder are two of the things I want to add to my M103A3 (RISE-Passive).

M103A3 (RISE-Passive) sounds good!  :smiley:
With a dozer blade, perhaps? Re-creating that iconic Desert Storm pic?
Cheers,
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #470 on: February 28, 2023, 01:14:37 PM »
Nice! 
I made the mistake of purchasing the DML/Dragon Black Label M103A1 and found the kit to be a bit disappointing.  Your what-if Bundeswehr M103A2GA2xyz sounds like a an excellent project.  Top loading air cleaners are certainly a must plus the laser range finder to replace the stereoscopic range finder are two of the things I want to add to my M103A3 (RISE-Passive).
M103A3 (RISE-Passive) sounds good!  :smiley:
With a dozer blade, perhaps? Re-creating that iconic Desert Storm pic?
I have a couple of the Academy M9 Bulldozer Blade Kits that were available for a few years as a separate purchase item so a blade tank is a definite option. 
Also tempted to upgrade the main gun as well to the 120mm/L55 as used on the Leopard 2A6 and 2A7.  Add on a CITV and be rid of the White/IR light. 
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #471 on: March 01, 2023, 03:09:31 AM »
Version with 165mm demolition gun?
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #472 on: March 04, 2023, 02:41:49 AM »

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #473 on: March 04, 2023, 02:47:36 AM »

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #474 on: March 04, 2023, 02:49:53 AM »
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