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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2019 12:10 p.m. PST

"Japanese artillery and towed guns being rather thin on the ground in anything bigger than 1/72 scale, a touch of ingenuity was clearly called for. Along with low standards…

The Type 98 was apparently a versatile weapon, capable of engaging targets on the ground or in the air. It's key characteristics are a three legged mount and wheels which fold off the ground when deployed. A rummage in various boxed yielded an Irregular Miniatures 15-20mm scale model of a 75mm AA gun on a 4-legged mount. ‘Close enough', I thought and began work. A pair of spoked wheels was sourced from a wagon kit and after adding a load of glue, it all hung together…"

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Personal logo BAMeyer Sponsoring Member of TMP09 Dec 2019 9:08 p.m. PST

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Personal logo BAMeyer Sponsoring Member of TMP09 Dec 2019 9:09 p.m. PST

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Dec 2019 10:45 a.m. PST

Thanks!.

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Prof Pate11 Dec 2019 2:47 a.m. PST

Nice piece B Coy!

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