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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #75 on: January 22, 2016, 09:54:41 AM »
That looks so cool!

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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #76 on: January 22, 2016, 10:54:47 AM »
The Cent turret on the Panther works, it really works.  I suppose the issue is for the back story the Centurion hull and drive train was probably more reliable than the Panthers so why would you do it?

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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #77 on: January 22, 2016, 02:40:54 PM »
The Cent turret on the Panther works, it really works.  I suppose the issue is for the back story the Centurion hull and drive train was probably more reliable than the Panthers so why would you do it?

Hot War 1946/47; insufficient Centurion hulls; left-over Panther hulls; German capacity to make more with existing machinery; fitted with modified Centurion turrets, engines & drive-trains.
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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #78 on: January 22, 2016, 04:11:04 PM »
The Cent turret on the Panther works, it really works.  I suppose the issue is for the back story the Centurion hull and drive train was probably more reliable than the Panthers so why would you do it?

OK, you are right. I correct: "... to produce the COOLEST ONE"

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Hot War 1946/47; insufficient Centurion hulls; left-over Panther hulls; German capacity to make more with existing machinery; fitted with modified Centurion turrets, engines & drive-trains.

Nice alternative.
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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #79 on: January 22, 2016, 09:21:03 PM »
Take ysi-maniac's Panther/Centurion bash, mix in tankmodeler's Israeli Panthers idea (LINK!) and take it a bit further:
Israeli re-engined Jagdpanther with an L7 gun, maybe some ERA?
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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #80 on: February 27, 2016, 04:24:58 AM »
Random idea:  combine Jagdpanther with gun from Brummbär:


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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #81 on: December 05, 2016, 01:10:52 AM »
What if arguably some of the best WWII tank designs are mixed to produce the BEST ONE.




So it would seem imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Or an attempt to make money!
http://www.ebay.com/itm/371802417683?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #82 on: June 07, 2017, 05:32:47 PM »
I was checking old files when I was somehow inspired to check what this Russian modelling site was up to recently. Not entirely Panther related in the the first link is but an armoured vehicle (at least tested), a Tiger with the 75mm (possibly tested) and finally a TOW Panther and I don't really think that it was ever tested...

https://www.dishmodels.ru/gshow.htm?p=16642

https://www.dishmodels.ru/gshow.htm?p=16747

https://www.dishmodels.ru/gshow.htm?p=16791

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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #83 on: June 07, 2017, 11:25:22 PM »
Well, as the TOW Panther is entirely fictional, it seems likely it was
never 'tested'.

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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #84 on: June 08, 2017, 02:22:21 AM »
Well, as the TOW Panther is entirely fictional, it seems likely it was
never 'tested'.

 ;D

Oh come on Jon, how can you be so sceptical?  I am sure someone will 'produce' proof that it was planned and would have turned the battle in the final days...
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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #85 on: June 08, 2017, 06:08:50 PM »
Be slightly more believable in Syrian or Lebanese colours (ca. 1980/1985?).
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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #86 on: June 09, 2017, 07:29:50 PM »
Well, as the TOW Panther is entirely fictional, it seems likely it was
never 'tested'.

 ;D

Thus matching the definition of Whiff. Though I think German WW II missiles were too small bother modelling. Maybe some French missiles of the 1950s or French vehicles? Or a Wehrmacht that somehow survived with equipment and their wire guided Cobras?

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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #87 on: July 02, 2017, 06:33:09 AM »
Does anyone know if you can get 1/35 decals for the Panther tanks the French used (see below for example)?


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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #88 on: July 02, 2017, 03:36:14 PM »
I have a feeling that those are of the same tank. I can see the same rust marks as on the turret & front plate of the top image in the second (just visible under the re-painting).

However, in answer to your question: Not the foggiest. :)
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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #89 on: August 15, 2018, 02:00:42 AM »
German Schmalturn on T-34 hull is a good choice IMO.


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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #90 on: March 03, 2019, 02:39:48 AM »
Random idea:  Panther with Oscillating Turret.  Maybe even just use a turret from an AMX-13 and say that it was either a testbed vehicle or an upgrade?
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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #91 on: April 07, 2020, 03:12:05 AM »
I drew this years ago using nothing more than my imagination:


Mobile SAM:





Now look what I find I can buy:



Very happy! ;)


I find it remarkable that you both came up with the same fin protecting armour sheets at the rear of the launcher.  Spooky, parallel evolution?   I prefer your's Greg with the slightly sloped ends to those pieces of armour though.



Turns out that my image did inspire the model kit. :smiley:
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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #92 on: April 11, 2020, 08:53:33 PM »
AIRFIX box art offers the mundane "Drive on the Suez" WIFF.



https://www.scalemates.com/products/img/7/4/8/181748-12155-pristine.jpg
https://www.scalemates.com/products/img/3/0/5/109305-12155-pristine.jpg

Probably requires T-34 style extended range external fuel tanks and air intake sand filters.

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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #93 on: April 12, 2020, 03:06:29 AM »
All sorts of whiffer there. :smiley:
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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #94 on: December 06, 2020, 01:52:09 AM »
Take one Bergepanther add 20mm cannon but remove other stuff and turn into an improvised APC akin to a Sherman Kangaroo.

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Re: Panther tank and Jagdpanther
« Reply #95 on: December 07, 2020, 05:38:41 PM »
Turning a JagdPanther into a BergePanther has been on my list for a while.
Gun out, Winch in sort of thing.
Maybe even a M88 type Crane setup.