Tamiya ISU-152 to an ISU-122

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Tamiya ISU-152 to an ISU-122

Joined: June 16th, 2005, 3:51 pm

March 18th, 2012, 5:08 pm #1

I recently picked up a Trumpeter 122mm M1931/1937 kit no 02316, it comes with both a plastic & turned metal barrel so which ever you do not use can be used to convert the Tamiya ISU-152 to an ISU-122. Whoops sorry guys just checked photos, it is of course the wrong type of 122mm gun the barrels are different, I might have known it would not be that simple
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Joined: February 19th, 2005, 4:52 pm

March 18th, 2012, 11:51 pm #2

Hi Andrew...are you sure about this? The ISU-122 used the barrel from the 122mm Corps Gun M1931/1937 (A-19) with some minor modifications that caused it to be redesignated M1931/1943. The weapon, including its barrel, was very similar to the towed A-19 gun.

The ISU-122S (also known as the ISU-122-2) used a modified version of the 122mm Tank Gun D-25T, known as the D-25S, which had a shorter barrel and a muzzle brake identical to that of the IS-2. The ISU-122S also carried a very different mantlet.

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Joined: July 27th, 2011, 3:57 pm

March 19th, 2012, 11:15 am #3

I recently picked up a Trumpeter 122mm M1931/1937 kit no 02316, it comes with both a plastic & turned metal barrel so which ever you do not use can be used to convert the Tamiya ISU-152 to an ISU-122. Whoops sorry guys just checked photos, it is of course the wrong type of 122mm gun the barrels are different, I might have known it would not be that simple
would be easy for them to add a new sprue with extra parts and some new decals to their ISU-152 kit.
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March 19th, 2012, 11:26 am #4

I recently picked up a Trumpeter 122mm M1931/1937 kit no 02316, it comes with both a plastic & turned metal barrel so which ever you do not use can be used to convert the Tamiya ISU-152 to an ISU-122. Whoops sorry guys just checked photos, it is of course the wrong type of 122mm gun the barrels are different, I might have known it would not be that simple
Hello,

Although I'm rather addicted to Pz IVs, I love the look of the upcoming SU-152 from Bronco and/or Trumpeter and the ISU-122. Since Tamiya released their ISU-152 I've been waiting for their ISU-122...
Of course I thought about using the CMK ISU-122 barrel, but I have read here in ML that the CMK barrel has some size problems. on the other side I have seen on some russians forums the Modelpaoint ISU-122 barrel which seems pretty good. But unfortunately I can't find any online shop in Europe which has Modelpoint...

So does anyone knows where to get Modelpoints barrels?

Regards,

Notger
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Joined: June 16th, 2005, 3:51 pm

March 19th, 2012, 1:14 pm #5

Hi Andrew...are you sure about this? The ISU-122 used the barrel from the 122mm Corps Gun M1931/1937 (A-19) with some minor modifications that caused it to be redesignated M1931/1943. The weapon, including its barrel, was very similar to the towed A-19 gun.

The ISU-122S (also known as the ISU-122-2) used a modified version of the 122mm Tank Gun D-25T, known as the D-25S, which had a shorter barrel and a muzzle brake identical to that of the IS-2. The ISU-122S also carried a very different mantlet.

Neil
The Trumpeter gun barrel does not match photos or plans of the one on the ISU-122 it has a distinct step on it whereas the ISU seems to be more tappered, the length does not match the drawings I used either. Was it a A-19S in the ISU and not a straight A-19?
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March 19th, 2012, 2:12 pm #6

Hello,

Although I'm rather addicted to Pz IVs, I love the look of the upcoming SU-152 from Bronco and/or Trumpeter and the ISU-122. Since Tamiya released their ISU-152 I've been waiting for their ISU-122...
Of course I thought about using the CMK ISU-122 barrel, but I have read here in ML that the CMK barrel has some size problems. on the other side I have seen on some russians forums the Modelpaoint ISU-122 barrel which seems pretty good. But unfortunately I can't find any online shop in Europe which has Modelpoint...

So does anyone knows where to get Modelpoints barrels?

Regards,

Notger
but i'm counting on them releasing one at some point

would also like to see post-war ISU-152 released - not sure what mods were made to them post-war/to post-war production vehicles though?
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Joined: June 28th, 2003, 3:58 pm

March 19th, 2012, 7:04 pm #7

Hello,

Although I'm rather addicted to Pz IVs, I love the look of the upcoming SU-152 from Bronco and/or Trumpeter and the ISU-122. Since Tamiya released their ISU-152 I've been waiting for their ISU-122...
Of course I thought about using the CMK ISU-122 barrel, but I have read here in ML that the CMK barrel has some size problems. on the other side I have seen on some russians forums the Modelpaoint ISU-122 barrel which seems pretty good. But unfortunately I can't find any online shop in Europe which has Modelpoint...

So does anyone knows where to get Modelpoints barrels?

Regards,

Notger
They take paypal too.

http://soga-miniatures.com/index.php?ca ... &offset=40



Best Wishes
Tim Roberts
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March 20th, 2012, 2:33 am #8

The Trumpeter gun barrel does not match photos or plans of the one on the ISU-122 it has a distinct step on it whereas the ISU seems to be more tappered, the length does not match the drawings I used either. Was it a A-19S in the ISU and not a straight A-19?
On the towed weapon, there's a taper but with a step at the forward end of the taper...the step isn't there on the ISU. Yes, the M1931/1943 also carried the designation A-19S. The barrel length was 43.5 calibres, versus 46.5 calibres for the M1931/1937, which accounts for the difference you noticed in the drawings. I stand corrected

Cheers,

Neil
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March 20th, 2012, 8:44 am #9

They take paypal too.

http://soga-miniatures.com/index.php?ca ... &offset=40



Best Wishes
Tim Roberts
Hi Tim,

Thank you very much for your link! Have you already ordered there?

Regards,

Notger
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March 20th, 2012, 3:56 pm #10



Best Wishes
Tim Roberts
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