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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #50 on: April 26, 2014, 05:26:20 AM »
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #51 on: April 26, 2014, 05:38:36 AM »
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade - Hatay Tank Paper Model which could be used as a template for a plastic card model if you were inspired enough to rise to the challenge :)
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #52 on: April 26, 2014, 11:02:33 AM »
Yeah - I simply posted the first link I found. ;)

ARVEY Models do some other interesting products too


With prices that are also, shall we say, "interesting"?

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #53 on: April 26, 2014, 09:06:24 PM »
Nope, no  Raiders of the Last Temple of the Kingdom of the Lost Crusade of the Crystal Ark of the Skull of Doom. Sorry! :-[

Post Apocalyptic: ???

Remains of a very advanced Super Tank (think Hammers Slammers or similar), overgrown & with all the metal that primitive tools can access removed, being passed by a column of dissimilar tanks in a WW1/immediate post-WW1 vein (eg: mod'ed Mk. IV, Char 2C, Renault FT-17) & tribal-type troops (weapons being bolt action rifles & disintegrating link hand-cranked Gatling guns, tank guns being like over-sized bolt-action rifles or 1880's rifled breech loading guns/cannon). tanks possibly steam powered (Char 2C, at least).

I don't have any of the parts for this & may never have. So if someone wants to steal the idea ... Go for it! :)
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #54 on: May 01, 2014, 02:10:12 AM »
BTW, has anyone tried using the Takom Website?  The i-phone style layout is most annoying... :icon_twisted:


I am guessing I wasn't the only one who found it annoying since it has now changed to something far better:  http://www.takom-world.com/index.htm
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #55 on: May 17, 2014, 03:45:00 AM »
Every time you eat celery,an angel vomits in a gas station bathroom. Tanks rule. I know the load is late,but the voices tell me to pull over and clean the guns.

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #56 on: May 17, 2014, 04:14:44 AM »
From The Perth site. I want that KV 5.

http://www.perthmilitarymodelling.com/newkitnews/takom.html
Monster tank! 

That Japanese SUV just below the KV-5 has much more appeal for the Dystopian Future/Zombie Apacolypse.  What are zombie yuppies supposed to drive?  Perhaps Zombies on Segways?  :)

Hmmm, Alvis if you see this, maybe you can come up with an All-Terrain Segway? 
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #57 on: May 17, 2014, 04:25:55 AM »

Hmmm, Alvis if you see this, maybe you can come up with an All-Terrain Segway?


Already done:




And they already have the beach model:



Not to mention the combat/police model:

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #58 on: May 28, 2014, 02:36:02 AM »
Two new ones:


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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #59 on: May 28, 2014, 02:46:45 AM »
The Skoda howitzer is tempting.
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #60 on: May 28, 2014, 06:38:00 AM »
The Skoda howitzer is tempting.

yeah.. an SP mount on the cut down St Chamond tank :)

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #61 on: May 28, 2014, 08:29:21 AM »
Something I've noticed yesterday on the Hobby Easy website and which isn't on the Takom website itself it seems is their new KV5 Soviet super heavy tank:



Due for release in June apparently.

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #62 on: May 28, 2014, 10:11:35 AM »
Why am I hearing the Raiders of the Lost Ark theme ?


One can actually buy a resin kit in 1/35 of the tank from the Indian Jones movie.   See here for an example


And for those with smaller wallets and a wargaming inclination, there are at least two in 28mm scale, which is about 1/55th. here's one of them (can't recall where I saw the other, sorry):

http://www.copplestonecastings.co.uk/range.php?range=VEH

(it's the "Beast" tank near the bottom of the list)
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #63 on: May 28, 2014, 10:27:27 AM »
The Skoda howitzer is tempting.


yeah.. an SP mount on the cut down St Chamond tank :)


You'd need at least two of the St.Chamond, the howitzer weighed 20,830 kg (45,922 lb),
and was broken down into multiple loads for transport.  ;D

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #64 on: May 29, 2014, 02:56:56 AM »
Something I've noticed yesterday on the Hobby Easy website and which isn't on the Takom website itself it seems is their new KV5 Soviet super heavy tank:



Yeah, that one was announced a little while ago - I forgot to post it here though:

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #65 on: June 27, 2014, 10:44:02 PM »
Another one from Takom:


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Looks like a 2nd generation Mitsubishi Pajero to me.
Cool stuff!  :) Great to see more civilian cars in 1/35.
Cheers,
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #66 on: August 04, 2014, 02:26:48 AM »
Terry Ashley has uploaded some images and a brief description for the Takom Mk.IV Male and Mk.IV Female kits.    Terry also includes this caveat concerning these two reviews:
Quote from: Terry Ashley/PMMS
Please note, this is not a review, it’s a brief Preview of the new Takom WWI British Mk.IV Female kit to show the kit contents along with a brief summation. A full review will follow shorty, thank you.

PMMS does not allow hot-linking to images so click on the html below to view the articles at PMMS. 

Takom, 1:35th scale, kit number 2008 - WWI Heavy Battle Tank Mk.IV 'Male'

Takom, 1:35th scale, kit number 2009 - WWI Heavy Battle Tank Mk.IV 'Female'
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #67 on: August 21, 2014, 02:37:02 AM »
1/35 WWI Heavy Tank Mark IV Male Tadpole w/rear Mortar:

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #68 on: December 27, 2014, 08:09:47 AM »
The Leo/MEXAS is in the shops now, and they're also doing a VW Transporter that has all sorts of whiff possibilities since it's 1/35th scale and can use all the other weapons/accessories available:


Takom
Military vehicle kits (injection)
TAK02014 1:35 VW T3 Transporter Pick-up Truck/Crew cab  £34.99  £29.16
http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/TAK02014




Takom
Military vehicle kits (injection)
TAK02003 1:35 Leopard C2 MEXAS Canadian MBT with workable track & 1 figure included  £54.99  £45.83
http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/TAK02003

Takom
Military vehicle kits (injection)
TAK02010 1:35 WWI Heavy Battle Tank Mk IV Hermaphrodite  £52.99  £44.16
http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/TAK02010

Takom
Military vehicle kits (injection)
TAK02011 1:35 Skoda 30.5cm M1916 Siege Howitzer  £37.99  £31.66
http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/TAK02011

Takom
Military vehicle kits (injection)
TAK02015 1:35 WWI Heavy Battle Tank Mk.IV Male Tadpole
Workable track & wheels; 2 decal options.  £57.99  £48.33
http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/TAK02015

Takom
Military vehicle tracks
TAK02008X 1:35 Mk.IV Workable Tracks
Track links pre-removed from sprues. No glue required to assemble.  £11.99  £9.99
http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/TAK02008X
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #69 on: December 27, 2014, 08:43:48 AM »
The VW Transporter is tempting... would be more irresistible in 1/72, it would make a nice addition to my Canadian Forces Europe HAS.

Quick question about the SUV... what size turret ring fits into the sunroof? You have the start of a nice technical there.

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #70 on: December 27, 2014, 08:49:50 PM »
Something new form Takom:

1/35 Spähpanzer 2 Luchs





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The VW Transporter is tempting... would be more irresistible in 1/72, it would make a nice addition to my Canadian Forces Europe HAS. <...>

I'd love to see Revell release a 1/72 set including a Wolf/G-Wagen, Unimog/2-Tonner and some VW Transporter. Would tie in perfectly with the host of Bundeswehr and German police and emergency services stuff they do.
Cheers,
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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #71 on: December 28, 2014, 04:37:27 AM »
Takom :) may get some of my money this coming year - Luchs (to replace that horrible Revell kit I have which may now get whiffed), T3 Transporter (cut about into a BundesHeer Special Forces vehicle in Ghanafistan) & maybe their Schneider WW1 tank (non-whif).

I may try the T3 conversion in 1/72nd first with one of the Roco kits or other brand toys on sale at the local car museum.
« Last Edit: December 28, 2014, 04:39:54 AM by raafif »

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #72 on: December 28, 2014, 11:36:17 AM »
Mmmmm......... Nice Lynx

One of my Wiff ideas was post Vietnam when Australia selected the Leopard to replace the Centurions they actually went a lot further and also procured / license built, Marder, Luchs, Transporter, even G3, HK21,33, MP5,53, Walther P5 etc.  Maybe even surplus Jagdpanzer Kanones.

I still want to find a way to get the S Tank in service and the Lynx helicopter.

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #73 on: December 29, 2014, 06:17:09 AM »
Mmmmm......... Nice Lynx

One of my Wiff ideas was post Vietnam when Australia selected the Leopard to replace the Centurions they actually went a lot further and also procured / license built, Marder, Luchs, Transporter, even G3, HK21,33, MP5,53, Walther P5 etc.  Maybe even surplus Jagdpanzer Kanones.

I still want to find a way to get the S Tank in service and the Lynx helicopter.

Mercedes built a giant 6x6 version of an upscaled G3 (think 5ton-truck size) for the Oz Army but it wasn't accepted :( you can see it on TopGear when Hamster takes it over a Saudi sand-dune !

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Re: Takom Models
« Reply #74 on: December 29, 2014, 11:36:36 AM »
A Luchs?  Bloody great.  Perhaps this will see the market drop out from the Revell kit.  Which while not terribly accurate is worth building with some whiffs I have in mind (indeed, I have one on the to-build list, next year).   The Revell kit tends to be rather over-priced IMHO.   :o