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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #75 on: September 19, 2019, 09:26:37 PM »
I'd look at turning about 2/3 of the ochre into mid-green/olive.
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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #76 on: September 20, 2019, 01:11:16 AM »
How about a vehicle of a unit dedicated to the defense of the North West costal area?


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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #77 on: September 20, 2019, 01:21:01 AM »
My thinking wasn't about practicalities but rather aesthetics.
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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #78 on: September 20, 2019, 01:51:29 AM »
Nothing says Team Yankee like an M1 Abrams in MERDC. I love that combo.

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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #79 on: September 20, 2019, 10:00:07 PM »
Snow, Temperate, with trees and shrubs has moved to the top of the list of paint schemes I want on an Abrams.

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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #80 on: December 29, 2019, 05:59:54 AM »
More on the M1 Tank Test Bed (TTB):


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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #81 on: April 26, 2020, 07:09:24 AM »
Jagdbrams


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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #82 on: April 26, 2020, 03:16:36 PM »
Now that's cool, Moritz!
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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #83 on: April 27, 2020, 06:53:38 AM »
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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #84 on: April 27, 2020, 09:33:16 AM »
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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #85 on: April 27, 2020, 09:36:46 AM »
It has promise but with the stipulation that the poor driver is not directly under the gun tube and has been moved to the left side of the hull. 
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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #86 on: April 27, 2020, 09:40:37 AM »
Needs the TUSK set up too. Just my $0.02.

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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #87 on: April 28, 2020, 02:52:05 AM »
1/16 display model.

With working suspension.

Personally I kinda have an interest in tracking this particular WIP...... because the builder claims that he is contracted to build this one as a promotional material for the US to sell more Abram tanks, with the ROC being one of the targeted customers (this round is on top of the 108 M1A2Ts already ordered)......

EDIT: As it turns out the model is for showing the moving parts only and isn't painted.
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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #88 on: July 17, 2020, 03:45:47 AM »

Abrams in Baraccuda Camouflage:

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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #89 on: July 17, 2020, 03:54:06 AM »
Barracuda!  Cammie Jammies for tanks.
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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #90 on: July 19, 2020, 03:28:53 AM »
Something different to model up:

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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #91 on: July 19, 2020, 04:01:07 AM »
Where's the conversion kit for this?

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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #92 on: July 19, 2020, 08:59:56 AM »
Some M1 love, with Trophy on exercise in Europe

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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #93 on: July 20, 2020, 04:18:25 AM »
Projects from late 1970's and early 1980's to develop a heavy IFV based on M1 tank chassis:










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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #94 on: November 23, 2020, 01:01:27 AM »
M1 Air Defence Variant:



There's a resin version of this coming out. The masters look well done. Company out of Glasgow, not AA.

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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #95 on: November 23, 2020, 01:39:31 AM »
There's a resin version of this coming out. The masters look well done. Company out of Glasgow, not AA.

Intrigued.  More details?
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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #96 on: November 23, 2020, 04:24:01 PM »
Very intriguing indeed. Very keen on this.

Not this from Cromwell in 1/72...
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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #97 on: November 25, 2020, 11:25:58 PM »
Its AMS Paints & Accessories. Not sure of the link to Cromwell Models, if any.

This is 1/35 master


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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #98 on: November 26, 2020, 01:47:05 AM »
Any idea when it's going to be available?  I don't see it mentioned on their website.
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Re: M1 Abrams Tank Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #99 on: November 27, 2020, 12:10:56 PM »
I heard you can pre-order through the website