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« on: January 18, 2012, 10:16:53 PM »
Terry Ashley has updated the product list for Tamiya with an image of the box art for the Tamiya T-55 kit with additional parts for the 1/35th scale Iraqi Tank T-55 "Enigma"(kit number 35324)

Click on image or html to see the details at the Tamiya USA web page.
 

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Additional images of the parts sprues are available on the Tamiya web page at this link: Iraqi Tank T-55 "Enigma"(kit number 35324)
« Last Edit: January 21, 2012, 12:51:41 PM by Jeffry Fontaine »
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« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2012, 11:22:21 PM »
So with Tamiya supposedly releasing a two-seater IL-2 soon, it would be a hoot to build one up in USAF SEA colors.
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« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2012, 06:36:43 AM »
So with Tamiya supposedly releasing a two-seater IL-2 soon, it would be a hoot to build one up in USAF SEA colors.
Stiff upper lip when verbally talking about the kit to another modeller:  Yep it's the Tamiya kit.  Then watch the eyes of the listener closely as either a spark of humor or shock of waste sets in.

But thanks to Jeffry via Alvis, a beautiful single seat IL-2 resides already in Ye Proper Stasche.
Perhaps a "warbird" IL-2 with an Allison engine the same as some of those 'new build" Yaks out there?

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« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2012, 02:12:39 AM »
 1:72 IL-2 two seater, late Feb.
http://www.hlj.com/product/TAM60781
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« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2012, 04:54:00 AM »
^  Ooooh! Tasty!  :-*
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« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2013, 10:02:41 AM »
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« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2013, 02:23:17 AM »
Interesting...
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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2013, 06:36:51 AM »
This is a complete surprise.
http://www.perthmilitarymodelling.com/newkitnews/tamiya.html

A Gamma Goat in plastic. ;D
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« Reply #9 on: August 10, 2013, 07:00:32 AM »
This is a complete surprise.
http://www.perthmilitarymodelling.com/newkitnews/tamiya.html

A Gamma Goat in plastic. ;D
Definitely a nice surprise and about damned time too.  Prior to this there was a vacuum-formed plastic kit and a couple of resin kits in 1:35th scale. 
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« Reply #10 on: August 10, 2013, 07:30:13 AM »
The BA-64 is on the Tamiya (Japan) site, but there is bupkus about the Gama Goat.
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« Reply #11 on: August 10, 2013, 07:42:37 AM »
Would be nice to see an electronics shelter for that Gama Goat so you can model the various support vehicles. 
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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #12 on: September 07, 2013, 02:36:02 AM »
Sprue shots of the Tamiya 1:35 M561 Gama Goat found at Fil Scale Models
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« Reply #13 on: September 07, 2013, 07:06:47 AM »
Wish they'd sell the ALE-50 decoys from their F-16C/D kits a la carte... or put 'em in the next Weapons Set if there ever IS another.

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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #14 on: October 03, 2013, 11:23:42 AM »
The Gama Goat is a lot cheaper than I'd expected - about $30 with shipping from Lucky Model: http://www.luckymodel.com/scale.aspx?item_no=TA%2035330

It doesn't look like the driver is wearing any ear protection, though...

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« Reply #15 on: October 09, 2013, 12:02:53 AM »
I didn't think Tamiya did 1/72 planes anymore (not counting the Italeri re-pops), but here is this:
http://www.hlj.com/product/TAM60784/Air

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« Reply #16 on: October 09, 2013, 02:06:26 AM »
It's a follow on to the recent A6M5 and A6M2 kits in 1/72:
http://www.hlj.com/product/TAM60779/Air
http://www.hlj.com/product/TAM60780/Air




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« Reply #17 on: October 09, 2013, 05:49:15 AM »
"Once upon a time", some 50 years ago, Tamiya did a number of basic 1/72 aircraft.  I've got a couple of their J7W1 kits (both domestic and export boxings - same art work but a distinct difference in choice of background colors).  For a long time, 'til Hasegawa did modern ones, theses were the only 1/72 J7W1 kits available.

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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #18 on: January 30, 2014, 08:30:45 AM »
1/72 F-16 Block 50.
That will excite some.  :)
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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #19 on: April 19, 2014, 08:16:21 PM »
http://www.perthmilitarymodelling.com/newkitnews/tamiya.html


This is from this site.
http://www.modelersalliance.com/forum/news-reviews-and-shows/148839-some-more-tamiya-kits-to-be-unveiled-at-shizuoka

All seem to be set for June/July release:

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30057 British Tank Mark IV Male (1/35)

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« Reply #20 on: April 19, 2014, 09:07:40 PM »
I wish Tamiya'd stop trying to #@&%ing motorize everything! :icon_twisted:

Every time they do that they screw with the dimensions of the subject & the fit of the parts & they leave those bloody annoying voids under & around the track guards (often so that the electric motors get airflow to cool them.

Annoying! >:D
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« Reply #21 on: April 19, 2014, 10:40:51 PM »
The Gama Goat is a lot cheaper than I'd expected - about $30 with shipping from Lucky Model: http://www.luckymodel.com/scale.aspx?item_no=TA%2035330

It doesn't look like the driver is wearing any ear protection, though...


I didn't see any sign of the canvas tops for the driver or the trailer portion. Get out the tissue and glue!

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« Reply #22 on: April 20, 2014, 05:37:35 AM »

I didn't see any sign of the canvas tops for the driver or the trailer portion. Get out the tissue and glue!


Legend has a set with a resin canvas top and stowage... for about as much as the kit:
http://www.luckymodel.com/scale.aspx?item_no=LF1276

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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #23 on: June 10, 2014, 05:18:03 AM »
Brett Green has some test shot images to share of the Tamiya 1:35th scale WWI British Mk.IV Male tank uploaded to Missing-Lynx forums


(Image source: Brett Green via Missing-Lynx Forums)
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« Reply #24 on: April 18, 2015, 04:44:25 AM »
Tamiya 1/32 De Havilland Mosquito FB Mk. VI pre-orders being taken by HLJ, and others:
http://www.hlj.com/product/TAM60326/Air

Based on info from folk in the know this kit will blow the new HK out of the water, especially
as the HK evidently has a number of serious errors.
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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #25 on: April 19, 2015, 03:27:51 AM »
Tamiya 1/32 De Havilland Mosquito FB Mk. VI pre-orders being taken by HLJ, and others:
http://www.hlj.com/product/TAM60326/Air



Some details here
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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #26 on: August 20, 2015, 05:45:31 AM »
The Mossie is now in stock at Hannants:



http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/TA60326


Also, surprised that they've re-released this one, but it's good for whiffery of course:



http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/TA35126


These might please the car & bike modellers:


http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/TA12662


http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/TA12663
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« Reply #27 on: August 20, 2015, 05:53:30 AM »
The Mossie is now in stock at Hannants:



http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/TA60326


Brent Green reviews the kit here:
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« Reply #28 on: August 20, 2015, 05:06:32 PM »
Wow, just wow!  The mozzie would be wasted on me though.

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« Reply #29 on: August 20, 2015, 06:04:32 PM »

Also, surprised that they've re-released this one, but it's good for whiffery of course:





Is that this one


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« Reply #30 on: August 20, 2015, 06:33:33 PM »


Ooh! I can feel a modernised FSBR coming on! :))
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« Reply #31 on: August 21, 2015, 02:05:52 AM »


Ooh! I can feel a modernised FSBR coming on! :))

You'll need a bigger boat.  ;D

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« Reply #32 on: November 25, 2015, 07:26:12 AM »
On Missing-Lynx, I (Brent Green) review Tamiya's forthcoming 1:35 scale M4A3E8 Easy Eight Sherman. 23 images of the kit parts, box top and decals are included.

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« Reply #33 on: November 25, 2015, 08:34:54 AM »
This looks awesome and will fit nicely along side the UCV. Reasonable price too!

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« Reply #35 on: January 30, 2016, 04:11:11 AM »
Another AMX-13 on its way:



They also have a 1/35 German Bundeswehr Self-Propelled Howitzer M109A3G on its way:

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« Reply #36 on: January 30, 2016, 12:07:46 PM »
I wonder how long before we see 105mm barrels for the AMX-13, and of course, SS11/SS12/HOT ATGWs?

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« Reply #37 on: January 30, 2016, 12:34:30 PM »
Another AMX-13 on its way:




Love AMX-13. :-* :-*
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« Reply #38 on: January 30, 2016, 01:04:06 PM »


What if the General Motors' DIVAD proposal?  ;)

I used to have one of these. I have no idea where it went.
When I was active duty in the Air Force a group of us from my squadron went to Ft Hunter Ligget, Ca. to control the aircraft for the testing of this beast. I wasn't privilege to all the details but the reaction of the vehicle was under whelming. Actually no reaction at all most of the time. Stories that came out later said the radar would try to track the ends of the gun barrels among other problems.

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« Reply #39 on: January 31, 2016, 02:51:43 AM »
I look forward to the AMX 13.
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« Reply #40 on: March 12, 2016, 04:52:44 AM »
http://tamiya.com/english/products/32514german_panzer/index.htm

BTW: I have measured some figures in standing attitude. 34 mm tall with shoes and cap. Multiplying by 48 1,630 mm. Certainly not very tall. They are probably 1/52.

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« Reply #41 on: March 12, 2016, 09:35:38 AM »


What if the General Motors' DIVAD proposal?  ;)

This turret might look good on an Abrams hull.

I used to have one of these. I have no idea where it went.
When I was active duty in the Air Force a group of us from my squadron went to Ft Hunter Ligget, Ca. to control the aircraft for the testing of this beast. I wasn't privilege to all the details but the reaction of the vehicle was under whelming. Actually no reaction at all most of the time. Stories that came out later said the radar would try to track the ends of the gun barrels among other problems.

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« Reply #42 on: March 13, 2016, 04:18:55 PM »


What if the General Motors' DIVAD proposal?  ;)

I used to have one of these. I have no idea where it went.
When I was active duty in the Air Force a group of us from my squadron went to Ft Hunter Ligget, Ca. to control the aircraft for the testing of this beast. I wasn't privilege to all the details but the reaction of the vehicle was under whelming. Actually no reaction at all most of the time. Stories that came out later said the radar would try to track the ends of the gun barrels among other problems.

That project was a case study on how to screw up systems engineering on a Test and Evaluation course I did through work a few years back.  Apparently the radar (based on that of the F-16, used to pick up the barrel muzzles at high elevations, identify them as a legitimate target and send the whole thing into a melt down trying to come up with a targeting solution.  Then again Phalanx fitted to the hanger roof of an FFG literally gets twitchy when helicopter come into land, mistaking rotor tips as fleeting missile contacts.

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« Reply #43 on: March 13, 2016, 10:03:13 PM »




What if the General Motors' DIVAD proposal?  ;)


I used to have one of these. I have no idea where it went.
When I was active duty in the Air Force a group of us from my squadron went to Ft Hunter Ligget, Ca. to control the aircraft for the testing of this beast. I wasn't privilege to all the details but the reaction of the vehicle was under whelming. Actually no reaction at all most of the time. Stories that came out later said the radar would try to track the ends of the gun barrels among other problems.


and this is where it ended up ---



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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #44 on: March 14, 2016, 02:44:31 AM »

This turret might look good on an Abrams hull.



Something like this:


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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #45 on: March 14, 2016, 05:53:35 AM »
Pop up Launchers.. what is not to like there ! 8)

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« Reply #46 on: March 14, 2016, 06:54:48 AM »
Now that looks interesting!

Pop up Launchers.. what is not to like there ! 8)

Better than the ones on my computer!

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« Reply #47 on: May 13, 2016, 02:17:29 AM »
New Tamiya, including Shizuoka announcements:

1/48 JGSDF Type 10 tank
1/35 M10 Tank Destroyer (mid-production)

1/48 Grumman F-14A (which the 'experts' are already rubbishing because it doesn't have drooped flaps/slats, ignoring that the wing is only dirty at takeoff and landing, otherwise 'tis all buttoned up)  :-\
https://www.facebook.com/TamiyaUSA/posts/10153760170222874

1/100 Embraer 175

1/24 Ferrari FXX K
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« Reply #48 on: November 11, 2016, 04:13:24 AM »
1/48 Tony!
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« Reply #49 on: November 11, 2016, 06:03:59 AM »
Cool Tamiya binge, thinking of having one myself but need a new job first or SWMBO will cut of my allowance.

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« Reply #50 on: November 11, 2016, 06:48:34 AM »
New Tamiya, including Shizuoka announcement

1/48 Grumman F-14A (which the 'experts' are already rubbishing because it doesn't have drooped flaps/slats, ignoring that the wing is only dirty at takeoff and landing, otherwise 'tis all buttoned up)

Whatever happened to true modeling skills? Drop the flaps and slats yourself! Its not that hard.

The kit that has everything ever imagined will be so expensive no one will buy it.

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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #51 on: February 03, 2017, 11:19:59 AM »
I'll be grabbing the Valentine tank if its not a re-pop of Bronco or Miniart.

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« Reply #52 on: February 03, 2017, 12:54:26 PM »
I'll be grabbing the Valentine tank if its not a re-pop of Bronco or Miniart.

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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #53 on: February 04, 2017, 08:54:10 PM »
Dateline Nuremberg.

Tamiya has shown off an new release of the IDF M51 Sherman in 1/35 scale.  The new kit will be released with Aber photo-etched details, and from the built demo, it looks very well done.

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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #54 on: February 05, 2017, 03:34:49 AM »
That's a very nice kit to start with. Etch will make it even better.

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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #55 on: February 05, 2017, 10:42:04 AM »
Looking at what Israel did makes me wonder what could have been achieved during WWII or even just after if the need had arisen.  For instance a British MkIVCY Sherman (M-4A3 with 17pdr and HVSS), maybe notional MkIVDY or MkIVEY with 20pdr and 105mm respectively.  ;)

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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #56 on: September 30, 2017, 10:53:53 AM »
1/48 Bf-109G-6

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« Reply #57 on: October 01, 2017, 07:17:07 AM »
More on the Tamiya 109.

New Bf-109 G-6 from Tamiya.


Hyperscale post of pics from Tamiya Facebook post:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/149674/message/1506667183/ALL+NEW+1-48+BF109G6+coming+from+TAMIYA

The usual moaning, of course.   :-X

It looks really good, and not unexpected following their release of the Ki-61 last year that
came with a representation of a DB engine. It comes with interchangeable open and closed
cowlings, I believe their first use on a 1/48th aircraft of the mini-magnets used on their
1/32 kits.

I won't get one, never a fan of the type, but it bodes well for their 1/48 line.
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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #58 on: October 02, 2017, 03:57:56 AM »
Very nice, I was thinking it had been too many days since a 1/48 109 release.
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« Reply #59 on: October 02, 2017, 05:00:39 AM »
Very nice, I was thinking it had been too many days since a 1/48 109 release.

 ;D ;D

Yes, but it's a new Tamiya with their current standard of design and production, and
the first 109G in their catalog. Other companies kits don't make any ¥$€ for Tamiya.
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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #60 on: April 10, 2018, 02:19:12 AM »
According to Tamiya Model Magazine's Facebook site (LINK!), Tamiya will announce a couple of interesting kits at the Shizuoka Hobby Show.

1/48 F-14D Tomcat
1/35 JGSDF Type 16 Maneuver Combat Vehicle - 8-wheeled tank destroyer
1/12 Yamaha YZF-R1M

I suppose the first two will have the most whiffing potential. Haven't seen that many motorbike whifs yet. Although I wonder whether you could use some neodymium magnets to make a hoverbike?  ???
It only took Tamiya seven years to scale-down their standard-setting 1/48 F-16 to 1/72. Guess seven years isn't too long to wait for a 1/72 Tamiya Tomcat.
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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #61 on: April 10, 2018, 03:22:51 AM »
I’m looking forward to seeing the Type 16 MCV since I have this strange fascination with post-WW2 Japanese armor.

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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #62 on: April 11, 2018, 01:29:42 AM »
I’m looking forward to seeing the Type 16 MCV since I have this strange fascination with post-WW2 Japanese armor.

Ditto

Anyone else think the Type 16 is ripe for modding to a halftrack?
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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #63 on: April 16, 2018, 01:20:05 AM »
New one:

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« Reply #64 on: April 16, 2018, 02:33:43 AM »
Now waiting for Alvis to turn one of those things in to a Segway with tracks :)
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« Reply #65 on: April 17, 2018, 12:13:34 AM »
A couple of nice bases for some armed battlefield robots...

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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #66 on: April 17, 2018, 02:37:00 AM »
A couple of nice bases for some armed battlefield robots...
Yes, that too.  Have a couple of the very old ESCI Goliaths in the stash that I wanted to tart up with an RWS.  I may have to secure one of these new Tamiya Goliath kits just to see if there are any improvements over the ESCI effort. 
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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #67 on: April 17, 2018, 02:43:33 AM »
The kit even comes with the control wire:



As for ideas, maybe a couple being used for racing  ;) ;D:

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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #68 on: April 17, 2018, 04:14:31 PM »
Is this the same kit Dragon issued many years ago?




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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #69 on: April 17, 2018, 08:32:07 PM »
There appear to be some differences, so I'd suggest Tamiya did their own but it may be a remastered version.
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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #70 on: April 18, 2018, 01:32:05 AM »
I understand that it is a completely different kit.  Though it may be based upon Tamiya's own 1/48 version:



Speaking of which, I read that some were used by the United States Army Air Force as aircraft tugs.  That could prove an interesting little diorama to build.  Bit like the Granddaddy of these:

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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #71 on: May 03, 2018, 01:26:12 AM »
Yeah, its a repop but still:



Decal selection:

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« Reply #72 on: May 03, 2018, 01:45:54 PM »
Not Tamiya.  ;D ;D
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« Reply #73 on: May 04, 2018, 01:18:47 AM »
Not Tamiya.  ;D ;D
But it was in a previous re-pop and there are aftermarket accessories out there for that one.  I suspect this uses the same AMTech molds.

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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #74 on: May 04, 2018, 02:03:16 AM »
I suspect this uses the same AMTech molds.

It does.

Not Tamiya.  ;D ;D

I know - I meant it was a repop of an existing kit, not specifically a Tamiya one.
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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #75 on: May 04, 2018, 07:09:51 AM »
If the price is reasonable, I will likely go for a couple of the Academy re-pops to go with the several Tamiya ones I have.  Still, the aftermarket parts for the Tamiya boxing will work here just as well.

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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #76 on: May 13, 2018, 05:05:32 AM »

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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #77 on: May 13, 2018, 05:55:37 AM »
Another wheeled gun system to add to the stash...