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Ontario, Canada
Member Since: January 09, 2005
entire network: 577 Posts
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Posted: Sunday, July 10, 2005 - 05:38 AM UTC
Academy M4A2 moded to a IB in Holland 1945. Turret/Suspension- Tamiya, Idlers- Academy, Armour Research 105 conversion kit (not all parts present and some mean air bubbles). DML Brit chevron track as supplemental armour, Drive Sprocket/ tracks- Tamiya.
Found that the Academy sprockets were not compatible with Tamiya track so had to replace the sprockets and track( tried to make the ECC Tamiya Track fit- too long). I really had to push to finish as I was on duty the last 4 days and am again for the next 5!
Decals and storage from spares box plus Verlinden cardboard box and a couple of bottles of "cheer". not 100% happy but is done.

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Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Member Since: January 21, 2005
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Posted: Sunday, July 10, 2005 - 08:58 AM UTC
sir, you want 500 spare tracks? i've got only 450! damn.

no sorry, joke. very nice looking model.

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British Columbia, Canada
Member Since: February 09, 2004
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Posted: Sunday, July 10, 2005 - 12:52 PM UTC
Looks good.Rushing to finish really sucks some times but it turned out good.

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Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Member Since: April 26, 2004
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Posted: Monday, July 11, 2005 - 02:00 AM UTC
I always rush to finish a model, with or without a deadline lol. That's how I enjoy it :-)

Anyway, about the tank. It's really cool you choose to represent a tank used in Holland.....I always like Holland, strange thing eh? Overall good job, good painting of both the tank and it's stowage and equipment.

One thing caught my attention though, the tank itself is pretty clean, but the tracks are very very rusty (a bit too red I think) It just looks a bit strange....the nice and clean green tank with the red-rusted tracks. I think those 2 things don't really match with eachother!

Still you can also see this as a matter of personal taste....