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    My understanding is that for a proper Tamiya Easy...

    My understanding is that for a proper Tamiya Easy Eight, you need a different Turret (T23?) 76mm Main Gun and mantle, vented (grills) engine deck, and an exhaust diffuser..... though I could be wrong...
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    After all that talk about the T66 being the...

    After all that talk about the T66 being the standard E8 track, I run across this photo in Armored Attack 1944 (Steven Zaloga - recommended)

    A E8 at Bastone, with the T80 (Tamiya) Track
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    Shermans will drive you crazy! Son of Sherman...

    Shermans will drive you crazy! Son of Sherman Vol 1 list the T66 as the most common track issued with the E8 HVSS suspension. It also mentions the T80 (Tamiya track) as being used on late war (Dec...
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    Here are some old photos of an out of production...

    Here are some old photos of an out of production Easy 8 kit for the Tamiya Sherman. It consists mainly of the turret, main gun, and rear deck/engine grill. I do believe that Nick Aguliar (from...
  5. Thread: Project Zombie

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    Kinda like a tank in a blender..... interesting !

    Kinda like a tank in a blender..... interesting !
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    As to why the 105 is so numerous, the story I've...

    As to why the 105 is so numerous, the story I've heard is that back in the 70's when Tamiya was creating their original Sheman kit, there was a 105 HVSS tank on display near the factory,. Tamiya...
  7. Thread: Tank carriers?

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    Here are some photos. The green box with the...

    Here are some photos. The green box with the Pershing is what I use. Black&Decker (black box with orange latches and handle) from WalMart. My Sherman fits fine, but it is tight for the Pershing &...
  8. Thread: What the heck???

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    I know after the Gulf War, when the retreating...

    I know after the Gulf War, when the retreating Iraqis set all those oil wells on fire, a Hungarian outfit arrived with a jet engine mounted on a tank. With over 600 wells to extinguish they wanted...
  9. Thread: Hetzer build

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    Let us how the first set come out. I could use a...

    Let us how the first set come out. I could use a set or two.
  10. Thread: Pz38(t) RC Kit

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    The release date is Aug 2014... Here is the...

    The release date is Aug 2014...

    Here is the direct link to the Clark site and photos

    http://www.clark-model.com/eng/index_e.html
  11. For Paris check out the Museum Pass...

    For Paris check out the Museum Pass
    http://en.parismuseumpass.com
    They have a 2, 4, or 6 day pass. It gets you into 60 museums or attractions. Not always a money saver, but usually a good time...
  12. Thread: Is it me?

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    Battledays are as close as you can get to a...

    Battledays are as close as you can get to a "deadline". A bit of extra incentive to get the project done so you can show you work to people who will appreciate it. TamiyaCON was the ultimate...
  13. Thread: Is it me?

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    I had 3 existing tanks that needed to be refitted...

    I had 3 existing tanks that needed to be refitted after over 5 years on the battlefield (Pershing, Sherman, Tiger) and a new Pnzr IV waiting for a color scheme.
    Each was originally built as quickly...
  14. Thread: Tamiya Speed help

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    Here is some info about the Sherman and Pershing...

    Here is some info about the Sherman and Pershing speeds. Other files I've run across regarding scale speeds - usually over 25'

    Good luck
  15. Thread: 1/16 Chaffee

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    I'd love an Allied tank the size of the Chaffee...

    I'd love an Allied tank the size of the Chaffee to battle the Pzr III or IV. I could live with the incorrect sprockets. You could have spent a lot of time making perfect sprockets…. that were...
  16. Thread: 1/16 Chaffee

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    I like the outdoor setting and the photos! ...

    I like the outdoor setting and the photos!

    Thanks for the update. Any shots of the interior would be appreciated
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    I got the wiring diagram from the guys at HEAT. ...

    I got the wiring diagram from the guys at HEAT. (trouble linking to their website so see the attachment. No rewiring required, just the use of a 'Y' connector. This allows the Rx to control the...
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    As an alternative to modifying the Tamiya...

    As an alternative to modifying the Tamiya elevation unit, I just replaced it with a servo.

    So far I've fit them in the Tiger (easy), Pershing, and Panzer IV (both kinda tight).

    The fist Tiger...
  20. Nice to see all the tanks, but could would it...

    Nice to see all the tanks, but could would it kill them to stop borrowing Tamiya's box art?

    Same for the other "illustrated tanks"
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    Don't for get the tiny "REMOVE BEFORE BATTLE" tag...

    Don't for get the tiny "REMOVE BEFORE BATTLE" tag hanging from the cap!
  22. They paid a high price so we could learn what not...

    They paid a high price so we could learn what not to, For once the brass listened, and a lot of the mistakes were corrected for the Normandy invasion.
  23. The DAK club website has some info about...

    The DAK club website has some info about programming the Dx6. Check out the downloads on the right-hand side of the page.

    http://www.desertarmor.com/DAK_RADIO_ROOM/Radio_Room_2011.html
  24. Thread: 1/16 Chaffee

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    Thanks for the info and picts!

    Thanks for the info and picts!
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    THAT'S IT?!?!? More picts and a bit of...

    THAT'S IT?!?!?

    More picts and a bit of information please…..

    The M-24 (along with the M-18 Hellcat) is a tank I'd love to have.
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