75 mm Gun Motor Carriage M8A1

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75 mm Gun Motor Carriage M8A1

Joined: January 20th, 2015, 6:23 am

March 19th, 2017, 2:10 pm #1

Hi!

Model from the firm Tamiya.
Assembly out of the box with some additionals:

1. Barrel RB model.
2. Handrails - wire.
3. Welded seams.

Coloring with acrylic Tamiya.

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Joined: November 20th, 2002, 11:27 pm

March 19th, 2017, 5:46 pm #2

Hello Michael,

You relly did a nice paint job and the model looks extremely well represented,
but it almost hurts to see that tracks where Tamiya set the end connectors always
on one track segement instead of combigning them.
Please replace the tracks and the model will end up in a real beauty.

Best wishes

Gert
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Joined: April 22nd, 2005, 5:49 pm

March 19th, 2017, 11:50 pm #3

Hi!

Model from the firm Tamiya.
Assembly out of the box with some additionals:

1. Barrel RB model.
2. Handrails - wire.
3. Welded seams.

Coloring with acrylic Tamiya.

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but what's with the long 75mm?

Cheers
Andrew
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Joined: March 15th, 2009, 5:43 pm

March 20th, 2017, 1:05 am #4

Courtesy of Google search results at Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howitzer_ ... 8#Variants
Variants

75 mm Gun Motor Carriage M8A1: A lightweight tank destroyer prototype that used an M5A1 light tank hull. The M8's turret was paired with a 75 mm gun M3 as used on the M4 Sherman tank. The project was later cancelled with the development of the M18 Hellcat.
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