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"The new 35th Mk. III" Topic


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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Apr 2017 12:55 p.m. PST

"Bronco Models have added to their family of MK II & Mk IV Humbers with this, the Mark III version. For those of you out there as unfamiliar with the slight changes as we were, a little history might help you work out the differences.


A little bout the Humber Mark 3 Armored Car
Soon after the introduction of the Humber Mark 2 Armored Car, the British produced the improved Humber Mark 3 Armored Car. The Mark 3 still retained the same engine, modified 4-wheel drive Karrier Motors KT 4 Field Artillery Tractor chassis and hull of the Mark 2 and was fitted with the same armament as the Guy Mark 1a Light Wheeled Tank, Humber Mark 1 and 2. However, it was equipped with a new, larger turret able to accommodate an extra crew member (wireless operator). The revised turret is characterised by sloping sides from the middle; upward toward the front and downward toward the rear. On the other hand, the Mark 2's turret had straight, parallel sides…"

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emckinney11 Apr 2017 10:11 p.m. PST

Wow. Nice interior.

And the chassis/suspension/drive. I hope this casts well.

LeonAdler Sponsoring Member of TMP11 Apr 2017 10:35 p.m. PST

I think thats a nice bit of computer wizardry Emickinney and as its 1/35th injection moulded plastic you dont need to worry about the 'casting' Bronco are top notch.
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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Apr 2017 10:55 a.m. PST

Glad you like it my friends!. (smile)


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