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ROUWetPatchBehindTheSofa12 Jun 2018 11:34 a.m. PST

Epic fail on my part, but can anyone tell me what the tank is?

Also an ID on the infantry would be nice – I remember reading a review which matches the MG team on the left, but can't remember the manufacturer.

ScoutJock12 Jun 2018 12:54 p.m. PST

The tank appears to be an AMX 30 although I have no idea who made it.

Infantry on left might be CinC Squad Leader weapons team. No idea what infantry on right is.

stephen m12 Jun 2018 12:54 p.m. PST

Picture is kinda small but the turret says AMX30 to me. I looked up Scotia, Irregular and H&R and none have pics, but Irregular doesn't have one in the catalog. They may have at one time.

farnox12 Jun 2018 1:38 p.m. PST

I believe the casting on the right is a Scotia UK LMG team.

ROUWetPatchBehindTheSofa12 Jun 2018 2:34 p.m. PST

Bigger pic'

Legion 412 Jun 2018 3:11 p.m. PST

Yeah I'd go with those IDs and that they are from Scotia … They don't make some of the "better" 6mm, generally, IMO …

stephen m12 Jun 2018 3:30 p.m. PST

I thought I had an AMX-30 from H&R from back in the day, and I do. I think the AMX 30 maybe their's and from 30-40 years ago. All the bits look very close.

Gaz004512 Jun 2018 11:17 p.m. PST

I think the textured base infantry are from Irregular Minis…….always look much better painted too!

twawaddell Supporting Member of TMP13 Jun 2018 5:24 a.m. PST

The stand on the right is from Scotia I think. The other two are probably best ID'd by the folks above.

ROUWetPatchBehindTheSofa13 Jun 2018 9:47 a.m. PST

@Stephen M
It's one of 3 that came from an eclectic batch of second hand stuff that includes a lot of older looking H&R stuff – including some AMX 10P APCs – so that all makes sense.

Probably should have ID'ed the tank properly before painting – thought it was Leo I in passing and slapped a coat of olive drab on it. D'oh!

Thanks guys

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