Currently, what is the best 1/35 model to replicate D-day Omaha Beach Sherman A-9...

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Currently, what is the best 1/35 model to replicate D-day Omaha Beach Sherman A-9...

Joined: February 26th, 2005, 11:22 pm

August 12th, 2012, 12:48 am #1

What kit would you advise to replicate the M4A1 Sherman visible in the all time classic photo of Robert F. Sargent:






And what would I need to add/remove from the advised donor model?


Many thanks in advance!








Edit: Photo is too big but I can't make it small. Sorry for it!
Edit again: Photo size fixed
Last edited by amaronap on August 12th, 2012, 8:36 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Joined: July 30th, 2006, 1:12 am

August 14th, 2012, 6:51 am #2

Your best bet would be the Tasca M4A1 the one with the hedgerow cutters. Just leave the cutters off and add wading trunks. Unless it is a DD and then let the cries go forth where is our plastic DD?!
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Joined: February 26th, 2005, 11:22 pm

August 14th, 2012, 9:55 am #3



Other images of Omaha Shermans suggest that



Thanks for the input!
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August 16th, 2012, 3:36 am #4

Rubber Chevron would be the best bet, but they could also be flat block. See if you can find some after battle shots or shots of tanks being on-loaded or on there way across the Chanel.
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August 19th, 2012, 10:59 am #5



All the best and have an excellent Sunday!


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August 19th, 2012, 11:03 am #6

Rubber Chevron would be the best bet, but they could also be flat block. See if you can find some after battle shots or shots of tanks being on-loaded or on there way across the Chanel.
All the best and have an excellent Sunday!


Nuno
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