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ordinarybass11 Oct 2017 4:14 p.m. PST

Cheap Tanks!


Knocked out a few TimMee M48's recently.  They were originally just testbeds for camo schemes, but they looked good enough and the scale looked close enough that I decided to finish them off quickly with contrastting wheels/tracks and a quick drybrush. Most folks associate these with classic 1/32 toy soldiers but the dimensions are pretty darn close to 1/56.

Clearly a bit futuristic to see an early 50's M48 in WWW2, but technology makes jumps in most wierd war settings and I could always proxy it as an M26 or M47.  At the very least I'll have some nice painted proxies for whatever a tank a given player wants to try out.

Full rambling review and more comparisons and pics here:
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I also show a couple of resale shop toy tanks I found that haven't been modded or painted yet.

Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2017 6:00 p.m. PST

I love those old/new TimMee toy tanks!

Personal logo The Beast Rampant Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2017 6:40 p.m. PST

I've been conditioned to believe that is the Epitome of Tankdom. grin

SultanSevy11 Oct 2017 7:14 p.m. PST

Very cool.

Allen5712 Oct 2017 6:41 a.m. PST

I have two of those in a HOTT War of the Worlds Army. Nice tanks.

ordinarybass12 Oct 2017 8:05 a.m. PST

Thanks Folks!

These little guys are really growing on me. I think I'll add a few pieces of stowage when I finish up my K'47 Cromwell.

Skinflint Games12 Oct 2017 1:09 p.m. PST

I think I have a few of those serving with the Atlantic Alliance! link

ordinarybass13 Oct 2017 10:23 a.m. PST

Nice work Skinflint. Really transformed those!

Skinflint Games14 Oct 2017 4:11 p.m. PST

Thanks man- the ones I've got are very definitely 1/72 though!

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