Author Topic: M3/M3A1 Half-Track Personnel Carrier - M21 MMC TS1 Plastic 170118  (Read 25150 times)

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Re: M3/M3A1 Half-Track Personnel Carrier - TS1 Plastic 161208
« Reply #90 on: December 08, 2016, 05:01:51 PM »
TS1 plastic finally arrived at our studio!  This is one of those outstanding
projects that we would like to get done long time ago.  Still waiting for the
dismounted mortar team to get done...













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Re: M3/M3A1 Half-Track Personnel Carrier - TS1 Plastic 161208
« Reply #91 on: December 08, 2016, 05:16:20 PM »
This looks great - it even has a proper radio.  Any chance of making the .50 cal look chunkier?  The attachment to the pedestal also looks a bit odd.

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Re: M3/M3A1 Half-Track Personnel Carrier - TS1 Plastic Assembled 161210
« Reply #92 on: December 10, 2016, 12:21:48 AM »
Test assembly of the M3/M3A1 Expansion Set is done - minor
issues but overall quality is quite good. This is basically a value-
added
kit that we hope we can duplicate for all our base kits.

A "3-in-1" kit that includes:

(1) M21 MMC with 2 crew
(2) Canvas Tops for the M3 & M3A1
(3) 81mm Mortar Team (dismounted / not shown)

































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Re: M3/M3A1 Half-Track Personnel Carrier - TS1 Plastic Assembled 161210
« Reply #93 on: December 10, 2016, 12:28:00 AM »
It's all good, except that (as mentioned before) the canvas hood overhangs the windscreen too much.  It's quite noticable.

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Re: M3/M3A1 Half-Track Personnel Carrier - TS1 Plastic Assembled 161210
« Reply #94 on: December 10, 2016, 07:15:08 AM »
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Re: M3/M3A1 Half-Track Personnel Carrier - TS1 Plastic Assembled 161210
« Reply #95 on: December 10, 2016, 02:45:21 PM »
It's all good, except that (as mentioned before) the canvas hood overhangs the windscreen too much.  It's quite noticable.

The canvas hood was sculpted long time ago, and the extrusion was
there to cover up the armoured windshield when it is closed.  Not much
we can do as this is a first generation sculpt (more than a year and a
half ago) and we do not have the means to modify it anymore.

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Re: M3/M3A1 Half-Track Personnel Carrier - TS1 Plastic Assembled 161210
« Reply #96 on: January 03, 2017, 06:53:19 PM »
This model looks great. Is there any chance for M5 Commonwealth variant?
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Re: M3/M3A1 Half-Track Personnel Carrier - TS1 Plastic Assembled 161210
« Reply #97 on: January 03, 2017, 07:16:31 PM »
This model looks great. Is there any chance for M5 Commonwealth variant?

There are currently just too many vehicles (projects) to do right now.  Since we already
have a M3, we had to put the M5 on hold for a while.

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Re: M3/M3A1 Half-Track Personnel Carrier - TS1 Plastic Assembled 161210
« Reply #98 on: January 19, 2017, 12:12:07 AM »
The M21 MMC finally had her closure after so much delays - waiting for the digital sculpts to get done!

























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Re: M3/M3A1 Half-Track Personnel Carrier - M21 MMC TS1 Plastic 170118
« Reply #99 on: January 19, 2017, 04:21:05 PM »
Excellent!  :)

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Re: M3/M3A1 Half-Track Personnel Carrier - M21 MMC TS1 Plastic 170118
« Reply #100 on: April 17, 2017, 06:30:15 AM »
Do you think you'd be able to put a 75mm and 105mm guns on a single frame for the early war half tracks?
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Re: M3/M3A1 Half-Track Personnel Carrier - M21 MMC TS1 Plastic 170118
« Reply #101 on: April 17, 2017, 12:39:19 PM »
A single sprue upgrade for the M3 kit is a great idea.  I'd like to have the M3 75mm GMC too.  But maybe with the T48 57mm GMC as an option, rather than the 105mm version.  The Soviets used them as the SU-57, quite successfully.