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Re: Production Schedule - Updated 151229
« Reply #15 on: December 30, 2015, 10:08:37 PM »
I have no connection to any manufacturer except as a customer.

I find Rubicon's openness about their production schedule engaging, and I am impressed with the agility of their design, prototyping and production.

I suspect that other manufacturers are not so agile, an example being a certain AA tank that was released earlier in 2015. The master may well have been ordered before Rubicon mentioned their intentions. Of course, once a plastic model was announced they would have to find some way to recoup their costs. The Italeri 2015 list has not been delivered and that was only a small number of models. I suspect the PSC style models have had a similar lead time

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Re: Production Schedule - Updated 151229
« Reply #16 on: January 04, 2016, 10:20:15 AM »
Will be good to have at least one of each of these models !

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Re: Production Schedule - Updated 151229
« Reply #17 on: January 07, 2016, 03:27:59 AM »
Yes, under the 'Still WIP-Drawing board/3D Prototyping' listing is a M3/M3A1 Expansion Set. Is that for the M3/M3A1 halftrack kit, or for the M5A1 Stuart/M8 Scott kit?

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Re: Production Schedule - Updated 151229
« Reply #18 on: January 07, 2016, 09:45:16 AM »
Yes, under the 'Still WIP-Drawing board/3D Prototyping' listing is a M3/M3A1 Expansion Set. Is that for the M3/M3A1 halftrack kit, or for the M5A1 Stuart/M8 Scott kit?

That's for their halftrack - it's intended to include a canopy, and parts for other versions such as the M21.

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Re: Production Schedule - Updated 151229
« Reply #19 on: January 07, 2016, 03:10:59 PM »
I figured as much. It was just wishful thinking that it would be for the M5A1 Stuart kit

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Re: Production Schedule - Updated 151229
« Reply #20 on: January 07, 2016, 03:48:06 PM »
I figured as much. It was just wishful thinking that it would be for the M5A1 Stuart kit
Just curious? What other expansions for the M5A1 do you expected?

FYI, there is an US & Allied Stowage set coming out later this year... with the turret side MG.  Also an US tank crew set planned!
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Re: Production Schedule - Updated 151229
« Reply #21 on: January 07, 2016, 10:43:20 PM »
I didn't't expect an expansion for the M5A1, you had listed an expansion set for the M3/M3A1,and you didn't say halftrack. The M5A1 and M3/M3A1 share the same suspension,and it was only wishful thinking,out loud ,I guess, that I asked the question. I'm up for any early war vehicles.

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Re: Production Schedule - Updated 151229
« Reply #22 on: January 07, 2016, 11:49:17 PM »
I didn't't expect an expansion for the M5A1, you had listed an expansion set for the M3/M3A1,and you didn't say halftrack. The M5A1 and M3/M3A1 share the same suspension,and it was only wishful thinking,out loud ,I guess, that I asked the question. I'm up for any early war vehicles.

Sorry for the confusion.  Sometimes we also get confused with all these US designations too!

For sure there will be some early war US vehicles coming in 2016!

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Re: Production Schedule - Updated 151229
« Reply #23 on: January 08, 2016, 03:42:08 AM »
Thanks for the reply. That would be GREAT to see some early war armor released this year. It takes forever for me to convert the Warlord M-4 into a early M-4A1. You guys have been doing an excellent job of releasing new products In the short time that you have been around.Keep up the excellent work!!

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Re: Production Schedule - Updated 151229
« Reply #24 on: January 29, 2016, 05:48:50 AM »
Q4/15 Scheduled Release - Mid December <- Delayed to mid-Jan 16
280028   M8 Greyhound / M20 Scott Car
280029   M10 Wolverine / M36 Jackson
280030   Jadgpanzer 38(t) "Hetzer"


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Re: Production Schedule - Updated 160204
« Reply #25 on: February 04, 2016, 03:17:02 PM »
We have just updated our production schedule on the front page of this post.  Please read... thanks!!

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Re: Production Schedule - Updated 160204
« Reply #26 on: February 04, 2016, 06:06:45 PM »
Cool - thanks.  Shame you have to be coy about future releases...

So does this mean that the Hetzer etc are out?

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Re: Production Schedule - Updated 160204
« Reply #27 on: February 04, 2016, 07:11:44 PM »
Cool - thanks.  Shame you have to be coy about future releases...

We will still continue to post new projects as usual.  Just that it will not be at a very early stage like we used to be.
We felt customer feedback are very important to us in building projects.


So does this mean that the Hetzer etc are out?

The Hetzer, together with the M8/M20 and M10/M36 are now available! You can pick them up at your favorite hobby store!  ;)


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Re: Production Schedule - Updated 160204
« Reply #28 on: February 04, 2016, 10:28:02 PM »
yey!

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Re: Production Schedule - Updated 160204
« Reply #29 on: February 04, 2016, 10:56:48 PM »
The Hetzer, together with the M8/M20 and M10/M36 are now available! You can pick them up at your favorite hobby store!  ;)

Woohoo!  And you know which store that will be!