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floating white bear Inactive Member02 Dec 2012 1:45 p.m. PST

Here are a couple of photos of some M2 Medium tanks scratchbuilt for our group's 28mm VBCW:


Should have some details on my blog…eventually…

Regards, Rob.

Phil McCrackin Inactive Member02 Dec 2012 2:24 p.m. PST


coryfromMissoula02 Dec 2012 2:52 p.m. PST


Personal logo Cardinal Hawkwood Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member02 Dec 2012 3:35 p.m. PST


zippyfusenet Inactive Member02 Dec 2012 4:14 p.m. PST

Wow! Not only is that a fantastic modelling project, but my man is using classic Testor's Pla Enamel. Well done.

Ditto Tango 2 3 Inactive Member02 Dec 2012 6:00 p.m. PST


bsrlee03 Dec 2012 3:58 a.m. PST

I'd go for a Mk VIII 'International' tank – aka the Indiana Jones tank, minus the turret. The US had hundreds of them, unused & left over from WW1 orders, just stored out in the open, and ended up selling them to the Allies in 1940 or so, when they were shipped to Canada to be refurbished & used as training vehicles. Much more likely that a few would be subject to a bit of reverse bootleging via Canada as 'scrap' or 'machine parts' than a new tank from current inventory.

There are some 28mm resin kits of the beast for those of us who aren't scratch builders.

floating white bear Inactive Member03 Dec 2012 4:23 a.m. PST

Yes, mostly Evergreen sheet plastic. Some Alumilite castings and some green stuff. Rob.

Ditto Tango 2 3 Inactive Member03 Dec 2012 11:35 a.m. PST


Matsuru Sami Kaze Supporting Member of TMP04 Dec 2012 7:00 a.m. PST

Such skills. I'm blown away.

spontoon05 Dec 2012 6:51 p.m. PST

Wow! Get those made into masters and cast them up! I'd buy a couple!

Not sure when they were available, but in the book " The Business of Tanks" ( can't remember the author) they are mentioned as being trialled by the British Tank Commission in the U.S.

Pyrate Captain16 Jan 2013 9:05 p.m. PST

Simply, WOW!

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