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Offline jcf

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Re: 8x8 and more...
« Reply #60 on: January 06, 2018, 06:01:04 AM »
There is a Japanese 1/72 model.  Nitto?  Fujimi?  Can't remember which one...

Canít be Nitto, they ceased production ~ 1990.

Aoshima has a 1/72 kit of the prototype.
https://hlj.com/product/AOS01017
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Re: 8x8 and more...
« Reply #61 on: January 06, 2018, 08:57:06 AM »
There is a Japanese 1/72 model.  Nitto?  Fujimi?  Can't remember which one...

Canít be Nitto, they ceased production ~ 1990.

Aoshima has a 1/72 kit of the prototype.
https://hlj.com/product/AOS01017

I wasn't aware that Nitto had ceased production.   However, that is the one I was thinking of.  Apparently the JSDF aren't happy with this vehicle and are already thinking about replacing it with an electric powered one, based on a 6x6 prototype they're playing with.

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Re: 8x8 and more...
« Reply #62 on: January 11, 2018, 07:35:08 AM »
If anyone is interested, Nitto-Kagaku went bankrupt back in 1988. Afterwards, Fujimi re-issued most of Nitto's 1/76 scale vehicles ... but no 8x8s AFAIK. See Fujimi/Nitto 1/76 kit list here: http://henk.fox3000.com/Fujimi.htm
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Re: 8x8 and more...
« Reply #63 on: April 10, 2018, 09:08:21 AM »
Model of Mitsubishi version of the MCV:


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Re: 8x8 and more...
« Reply #64 on: April 11, 2018, 01:35:15 AM »
Boy does that lend itself to half track conversion... ;)
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Re: 8x8 and more...
« Reply #65 on: May 03, 2018, 11:25:38 AM »
Re-post from the tank destroyer thread due to the vehicle being an 8x8.  Bismarck, one of the three Rooikat proposals.  42 tons, Olifant turret (and later possibly TTD turret).



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Re: 8x8 and more...
« Reply #66 on: May 18, 2018, 02:21:20 AM »
All hail the God of Frustration!!!