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M60A2
mazyen
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Singapore / 新加坡
Member Since: June 21, 2007
entire network: 98 Posts
KitMaker Network: 4 Posts
Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 08:10 AM UTC
Hi,
Here's my refurbished Tamiya M60A2 depicted in a Reforger Exercise.
Cheers
Tamiya M60A2 by mazyen, on Flickr

Tamiya M60A2 by mazyen, on Flickr

Tamiya M60A2 by mazyen, on Flickr

Tamiya M60A2 by mazyen, on Flickr
Tamiya M60A2 by mazyen, on Flickr
Tamiya M60A2 by mazyen, on Flickr
GulfWarrior
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Texas, United States
Member Since: January 05, 2010
entire network: 523 Posts
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Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 08:15 AM UTC
Nice job on the camo!



tangodown
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New Brunswick, Canada
Member Since: August 08, 2018
entire network: 127 Posts
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Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 08:27 AM UTC
Great job. Love the paint job! Great amount of weathering too.
27-1025
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North Carolina, United States
Member Since: September 16, 2004
entire network: 1,167 Posts
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Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 01:48 PM UTC
Just goes to show that an old kit can be made to look great. Agree with the others that the paint job looks very nice.
Kenaicop
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Nevada, United States
Member Since: August 23, 2005
entire network: 1,205 Posts
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Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 06:17 PM UTC
Love it! My only A2 is the same old Tamiya kit, heavily modified, but I never did get the ass end correct. Nice job.
mazyen
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Singapore / 新加坡
Member Since: June 21, 2007
entire network: 98 Posts
KitMaker Network: 4 Posts
Posted: Friday, July 12, 2019 - 01:35 AM UTC
Thank you for the comments.
The tracks & quite a lot of pieces are from the spares of an Academy Kit. The search light details are scratch built.
Cheers
HeavyArty
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Florida, United States
Member Since: May 16, 2002
entire network: 16,834 Posts
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Posted: Friday, July 12, 2019 - 01:55 AM UTC
It looks very nice. Great job on it. I can't tell from the pics, but did you correct the rear hull CBSS (Closed Breach Scavenger System) bulge at the rear of the hull? Tamiya hosed it up by having you add two square boxes where there should be a bulge that goes all the way across the hull and underneath.

M60A2 CBSS
TankCarl
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Rhode Island, United States
Member Since: May 10, 2002
entire network: 3,560 Posts
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Posted: Friday, July 12, 2019 - 11:43 AM UTC
Nice build.It is late now, but in the B&W photo above, the aircleaners are straight topped,not with the angle down on the front. On our A2's (1/37th armor), we had 2 extra 5 gallon cans on the loader's side,you can add 1 more at the front edge of the bustle rack.
obg153
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Texas, United States
Member Since: April 07, 2009
entire network: 902 Posts
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Posted: Friday, July 12, 2019 - 01:28 PM UTC
The tracks & running gear, camo painting and overall weathering are all top notch work! Thanks for sharing.