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


Ooh! I can feel a modernised FSBR coming on! :))
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Re: Tamiya
« 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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Re: Tamiya
« 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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Re: Tamiya
« 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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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #34 on: December 03, 2015, 01:59:20 AM »

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Re: Tamiya
« 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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Offline Rickshaw

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




Love AMX-13. :-* :-*
« Last Edit: January 31, 2016, 01:36:36 AM by ysi_maniac »

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Re: Tamiya
« 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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Re: Tamiya
« Reply #39 on: January 31, 2016, 02:51:43 AM »
I look forward to the AMX 13.
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Re: Tamiya
« 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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Re: Tamiya
« 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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Re: Tamiya
« 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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Re: Tamiya
« 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 ---



« Last Edit: March 13, 2016, 10:05:10 PM by kitnut617 »

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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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