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ripley

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Re: Codename: Sherman 2016 - M4 Hybrid US Version 170319
« Reply #285 on: March 20, 2017, 12:11:34 AM »
Also remember , some applique armor was available in kit form to be  field installed by the Field Workshop Unit , so the position could vary  . The plates  installed at point of manufactor would be all the same . It would add to the parts count , but I would like these plates as iduvidual  pieces for ease of building specific tanks from wartime pictures

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Re: Codename: Sherman 2016 - M4 / M4 Hybrid Test Shot 170822
« Reply #286 on: August 22, 2017, 03:15:44 PM »
First test shot for the M4/M4Hybrid Sherman... Note our new layout for the plastic sprue too!



Enjoy!
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Re: Codename: Sherman 2016 - M4 / M4 Hybrid Test Shot 170822
« Reply #287 on: August 22, 2017, 03:49:28 PM »
Intriguing.

So there is an M4, M4 hybrid, M4 105 and something else.

My thought would be an M4A1 hull (assuming there is a blanking plate for the hull MG for the Firefly).
« Last Edit: August 22, 2017, 03:51:24 PM by ultravanillasmurf »

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Re: Codename: Sherman 2016 - M4 / M4 Hybrid Test Shot 170822
« Reply #288 on: Today at 06:08:03 AM »
It's possible. Both the M4 hybrid and M4A1 are listed as Work in progress/3D prototyping in their production schedule.
I would hope that the  'not for your eyes....yet' sprue would be related to the M4, maybe a early direct vision hull or turret.
I don't  think Rubicon will include
a M4A1 hull on to this sprue, they had stated earlier on their M4A2 post that they were going to include the three piece bolted transmission cover and early M-3 type suspension in their upcoming M4A1 kit.

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Re: Codename: Sherman 2016 - M4 / M4 Hybrid Test Shot 170822
« Reply #289 on: Today at 08:10:52 AM »
Maybe a M3 Lee / Grant hull  .... he said hopefully :D Better yet a Ram hull