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redmist112207 Feb 2018 10:45 a.m. PST

For all you 1:48 scale nuts like myself, just heard this is gonna be released soon. A definite must for my Brit/Soviet force when we play Chain of Command.

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28mm Fanatik07 Feb 2018 1:27 p.m. PST

A must-have indeed.

pmwalt07 Feb 2018 2:41 p.m. PST

I really hope Tamiya keeps releasing these 1/48 scale gems

Tacitus07 Feb 2018 3:33 p.m. PST

Me too! They've discontinued a ton. It's heartening to see this new release.

wmyers08 Feb 2018 4:16 p.m. PST

Is there a list of what has been discontinued?

redmist112208 Feb 2018 6:48 p.m. PST

Just go to the Tamiya site…it pains me to see all the those kits no longer made…but if you look hard enough, you can find them.

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Marc33594 Supporting Member of TMP09 Feb 2018 9:02 a.m. PST

I believe, as with much of their 1/35th, they are looking to redo some of those discontinued items.

poiter5009 Feb 2018 7:03 p.m. PST

Like many of the large manufacturers, they cycle their products through. They are rarely OOP for long.

AdmiralHawke14 Feb 2018 2:16 p.m. PST

I'm very pleased to see that. The Churchill was one of the most common WWII armoured vehicles not available in 1/48 (another obvious gap is an M3 or M5 half track).
The Tamiya kits do seem to come back into production every few years. It took me a couple of years to find a Panther, but I've found everything else easily enough (in the UK).

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