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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #200 on: July 05, 2017, 03:12:02 AM »
Nice, but why two engines? The rear section of the BTR-80 can be turned into more cargo space, something like the modular cargo area of the GAZ Vodnik

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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #201 on: July 06, 2017, 11:43:01 AM »
Inspired by T42 medium tank: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T42_medium_tank

Short Pattons


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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #202 on: July 08, 2017, 10:50:33 AM »
JagdLeopards


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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #203 on: July 15, 2017, 04:39:23 PM »
Man, I need to build that short M47! While it would work fine as is, I might want to back-date it with a Sherman T80 (T23) 76mm turret.

The Jadgleopard 1 -120mm is calling me too!

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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #204 on: August 06, 2017, 09:26:42 AM »
Heavy Halftrack  >:D :icon_fsm:



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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #205 on: August 08, 2017, 01:12:17 AM »
Upgunned Greyhound with 75mm or, more plausible 57mm


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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #206 on: September 02, 2017, 11:39:49 AM »
Shorter M-20.  ;D


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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #207 on: September 02, 2017, 11:49:39 AM »
Stretched Schwimmwagen


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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #208 on: September 03, 2017, 02:01:48 PM »
Two ways to stretch a soviet Jeep.


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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #209 on: September 12, 2017, 07:20:25 PM »
Two syrian possibilities.




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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #210 on: December 16, 2017, 04:36:17 PM »
What if some cooperation after WWII: 2 reccon possibilities.


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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #211 on: December 18, 2017, 07:39:05 PM »
Scaleorama: M18 1/56 + M1 1/72


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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #212 on: January 14, 2018, 10:45:27 AM »
Interchanging turrets between M10 and M18


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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #213 on: January 14, 2018, 05:28:00 PM »
How about an M18 with an M4 Sherman turret? 
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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #214 on: January 16, 2018, 08:55:19 AM »
Here, in first drawing, I combine the turret of M10 and the hull of M4A3E8, my favourite components in the vast and complicated (at least, for me) field of US armor during WWII. Second is a conversion in a kind of recce or command version, with gun reduced to 50 mm or so.



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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #215 on: January 16, 2018, 08:59:47 AM »
Recce version of M18 with upgunned (50mm approx) M8 turret.


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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #216 on: January 16, 2018, 09:21:38 AM »
How about an M18 with an M4 Sherman turret?



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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #217 on: January 16, 2018, 03:38:04 PM »
Great work Carlos! 

Your Sherman with the smaller gun is something I have been thinking about for some time.  Though, my version would keep the Sherman turret and install a 57mm/6-pdr to create an infantry support tank.  Something that could have been assigned to the tank company of the infantry regiment. 

Your M18 with the M8 Turret also looks like a great combination of parts.  I see no reason why you could not increase the size of the main gun provided there is room for the weapon to recoil in to the confines of the turret. 

Sherman turret on the M18 looks just as I had imagined it would.  Wonder if there would be sufficient clearance under the turret basket for the thing to fit as a drop-in modification.  Ammunition storage might be a bit less but it would be a great little tank with a speed advantage. 
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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #218 on: January 16, 2018, 03:48:41 PM »
Another mash up to consider would be the turret from the AMX-13 mated to the hull of the Panzer IV or the Panther, or both. 
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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #219 on: April 30, 2018, 12:12:21 PM »
Turreted Mark IV


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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #220 on: April 30, 2018, 12:13:24 PM »
Tiran 72 two approaches.


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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #221 on: April 30, 2018, 12:23:44 PM »
Turreted Mark IV is an inspiration for when I build a Mark IV. :smiley:

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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #222 on: May 01, 2018, 05:46:50 AM »
Love your recce M18  :-*
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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #223 on: May 01, 2018, 03:40:38 PM »
How about a Russian PT-76 tank hull with an AMX-13 turret? 
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Re: Ysi_maniac drawing tanks
« Reply #224 on: May 10, 2018, 10:57:16 PM »
^^^^^
Here you have the crossing of PT-76 and AMX-13. Funnily, I find the AMX hull with PT turret the best looking.  :D

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