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Takom Models
« on: May 27, 2013, 03:42:32 AM »
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2013, 02:26:32 AM »
Goodie.... ;)
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2013, 02:18:30 AM »
New one:



Click on image for more details.

Looks very interesting.
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2013, 02:42:35 AM »
And the Object 279 comes with a rather cool figure in NBC garb!


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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2013, 02:44:20 AM »
That is cool.
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2013, 02:59:56 AM »
Combine the NBC garbed soldier with the 'iron mask' from the French tanker in the St. Chamond kit.  ;D
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2013, 08:15:47 AM »
Be good if they or someone else released a set of those Soviet soldiers. You could game Chernobyl Stalker then... ;D

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #7 on: November 11, 2013, 03:02:31 PM »
Be good if they or someone else released a set of those Soviet soldiers.

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #8 on: November 12, 2013, 08:52:39 AM »
I concur. I wish Dragon or Zevada world do some figure sets in 1/35 scale.
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2013, 02:42:16 AM »
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.
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #10 on: December 01, 2013, 04:21:19 AM »
Other pics I've seen of this tank gave the impression that it was quite a large one.  Seeing the figure beside it, it doesn't look that big at all ---

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #11 on: December 01, 2013, 08:05:43 AM »
I was thinking as I was reading the review, I'd have hated trying to fix a broken track or damaged roadwheel on the inner runs.

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #12 on: December 01, 2013, 10:53:36 AM »
I was thinking as I was reading the review, I'd have hated trying to fix a broken track or damaged roadwheel on the inner runs.


I agree it would have been a bitch, but probably something able to be avoided in contact provided both on one side didn't go.  I have the similar thought whenever I see one of these on the road:



Mind you, as a whiff, I wonder how one would go replacing the twin tracks with a single wide track?
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #13 on: December 01, 2013, 09:08:42 PM »
Still think it would look appropriate as some sort of Sci-fi vehicle.

Other pics I've seen of this tank gave the impression that it was quite a large one.  Seeing the figure beside it, it doesn't look that big at all ---

Ditch the turret, sand down & fill the turret ring, add a few greeblies over it, too, & scale-o-rama it to either 1/72nd or 1/144th, with the drivers periscopes acting as command/control centre view-ports.

You now have a very big sci-fi exploration (or similar) vehicle. 8)

Mind you, as a whiff, I wonder how one would go replacing the twin tracks with a single wide track?

I'll let you make the tracks for that, mate! ;D

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #14 on: December 13, 2013, 08:05:37 PM »
That Objekt 279 would be ideal to be battling with the AMT Gigantic insects (arachnids). As Homer Simpson has pointed out, radiation makes things bigger.

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #15 on: December 19, 2013, 06:26:32 AM »
How cool is that?  8)



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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #16 on: December 19, 2013, 04:25:15 PM »
Very!  I am already picturing one in ADF colours...
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« Reply #17 on: December 19, 2013, 06:06:52 PM »
Very!  I am already picturing one in ADF colours...

Ditto! 8)

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #18 on: December 20, 2013, 01:44:12 AM »
Maybe also with 120mm main gun... ;)

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #19 on: December 20, 2013, 05:56:33 AM »
Bit tight in there, only midgets for RAAC!

Mmmm.....upgraded Leos ones to the CAV as DFS and heavier M-1s to support the infantry.

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #20 on: December 20, 2013, 11:24:21 AM »
Oh my! The C2 MEXAS is my favorite Leo 1 variant, so this is a "must buy". :-*

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #21 on: December 20, 2013, 06:46:44 PM »
Bit tight in there, only midgets for RAAC!

You already have to be a midget to be the driver in a Leopard 1.  Can't be over 5'8" and I'm that height and found it rather cramped when I tried it out.

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What no independent armoured regimental operations?  ;)

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #22 on: December 20, 2013, 09:58:26 PM »
Interesting you should mention that, a mate of mine from my old unit was a Leopard driver and he was 5'11" or slightly taller (I'm 5'10" and he is taller than me) but he was thin as a rake.  I was just looking at the amount of space the 120mm breach took up in the turret.

I've given up on independent armoured ops in Australia, governments think its costs too much so don't buy enough gear to ever do it. :icon_sueno:

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #23 on: December 21, 2013, 02:34:18 AM »
Never-the-less, the 120mm upgrade was a real proposition for Leo 1s (not necessarily the ARA ones).
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #24 on: December 21, 2013, 01:07:30 PM »
Interesting you should mention that, a mate of mine from my old unit was a Leopard driver and he was 5'11" or slightly taller (I'm 5'10" and he is taller than me) but he was thin as a rake.  I was just looking at the amount of space the 120mm breach took up in the turret.

I had to scrunch my head down (sans helmet) when I sat in the seat and I lowered it as much as possible.  With a helmet it wouldn't have been comfortable for long periods.

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I've given up on independent armoured ops in Australia, governments think its costs too much so don't buy enough gear to ever do it. :icon_sueno:


True.  We do have ideal country for it though.  The Cav. Rgts could do it, if they were allowed to.