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Re: Codename: Sherman 2016 - 75mm Turret Sprue 171205
« Reply #330 on: December 05, 2017, 04:22:02 PM »
Was working on the upcoming M4 Sherman & M4 Composite supporting material, and come up with this... Useful info if you are not aware of what our M4 Sherman Digital Project can do!

Just imagine what M4 Sherman tank variants you can build with several basic M4 kits from us? All interchangeable...





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Re: Codename: Sherman 2016 - 75mm Turret Sprue 171205
« Reply #331 on: December 05, 2017, 04:58:00 PM »
Just in case you are not aware what M4 variants you can do, here is a possible list from our current M4 offerings... The M4A1 was put on hold due to our busy schedule, work will resume soon!

M4 - 280060
M4(105) - 280060
M4(105) HVSS - 280060 + 280042
M4 Composite - 280061

M4A1 - WIP
M4A1(76)W - WIP
M4A1(76)W HVSS - WIP

M4A2 - 280055
M4A2(76)W - 280054
M4A2(76)W HVSS - 280054 + 280042

M4A3 - 280042
M4A3(75)W - 280042
M4A3(75)W HVSS - 280042
M4A3(76)W - 280042
M4A3(76)W HVSS - 280042
M4A3E8 - 280042
M4A3(105) - 280042 + 280060
M4A3(105) HVSS - 280042 + 280060

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Re: Codename: Sherman 2016 - 75mm Turret Sprue 171205
« Reply #332 on: December 05, 2017, 11:04:40 PM »
Thanks for letting us know and for allowing the build of both turrets.

Is F08 the hatch for the Firefly?

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Re: Codename: Sherman 2016 - 75mm Turret Sprue 171205
« Reply #333 on: December 06, 2017, 12:13:31 AM »
Is F08 the hatch for the Firefly?

Quite correct!

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Re: Codename: Sherman 2016 - Possible M4 Variants 171206
« Reply #334 on: December 06, 2017, 02:28:27 PM »
Further on the subject of possible M4 variants, here is a list...


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Re: Codename: Sherman 2016 - Possible M4 Variants 171206
« Reply #335 on: December 06, 2017, 03:51:12 PM »
M4A1
M4A1(76)W
M4A1(76)W HVSS

Because no one else offers the M4A1 in plastic, I know a couple of wargamers that are looking forward to seeing these release (me included). However, with a code of "280xx", I guess it will be sometime before we will see them on the market.

When the list is finished, you will be able to offer the die-hard wargamer a wide variety of M4 variants!

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Re: Codename: Sherman 2016 - Test Print of M4 Decal Sheet 171216
« Reply #336 on: December 16, 2017, 11:31:29 PM »
Just got the test print of the M4 Sherman decal sheets from the printer for approval.
Not bad for the first try!  Really close to the original design... Mind you these were like 7.5mm and 8.5mm in height!

You get TWO decal sheets instead of just one for our latest Sherman kit!





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Re: Codename: Sherman 2016 - Test Print of M4 Decal Sheet 171216
« Reply #337 on: December 18, 2017, 04:10:20 AM »
While thinking about another M3 derived vehicle,  I was reminded of the Canadian Grizzly. Similar to a US built M4A1, there are a few differences.
http://the.shadock.free.fr/sherman_minutia/manufacturer/m4a1mlw/grizzly.html

Not sure if they could be added to the M4A1 kit.

Need to Re -edit this: [ur]http://ultravanillasmurf.blogspot.co.uk/2016/02/grizzling-m4a5-grizzly.html[/url], the M4A5 is the Ram II.

I have photographs of the example at Southsea somewhere.

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Re: Codename: Sherman 2016 - Test Print of M4 Decal Sheet 171216
« Reply #338 on: December 18, 2017, 04:52:33 AM »
While thinking about another M3 derived vehicle,  I was reminded of the Canadian Grizzly. Similar to a US built M4A1, there are a few differences.
http://the.shadock.free.fr/sherman_minutia/manufacturer/m4a1mlw/grizzly.html

Not sure if they could be added to the M4A1 kit.

Need to Re -edit this: [ur]http://ultravanillasmurf.blogspot.co.uk/2016/02/grizzling-m4a5-grizzly.html[/url], the M4A5 is the Ram II.

I have photographs of the example at Southsea somewhere.

Lots of differences between the A1 and the ram I’m afraid. I’d be surprised if they could do it in one kit.

Different hull, tracks, headlights, turret, front sprocket.
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Re: Codename: Sherman 2016 - Test Print of M4 Decal Sheet 171216
« Reply #339 on: December 18, 2017, 05:18:50 AM »
I am so very excite to see the M4A1 (75 and 76mm) version of the Hull Kit.

Will you have the option to build the three piece and single Transmission covers?

What is the release date of this Multi-Kit?

Cheers,

Mike

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Re: Codename: Sherman 2016 - Test Print of M4 Decal Sheet 171216
« Reply #340 on: December 18, 2017, 03:43:19 PM »
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While thinking about another M3 derived vehicle,  I was reminded of the Canadian Grizzly. Similar to a US built M4A1, there are a few differences.
http://the.shadock.free.fr/sherman_minutia/manufacturer/m4a1mlw/grizzly.html

Not sure if they could be added to the M4A1 kit.

Need to Re -edit this: [ur]http://ultravanillasmurf.blogspot.co.uk/2016/02/grizzling-m4a5-grizzly.html[/url], the M4A5 is the Ram II.

I have photographs of the example at Southsea somewhere.

Lots of differences between the A1 and the ram I’m afraid. I’d be surprised if they could do it in one kit.

Different hull, tracks, headlights, turret, front sprocket.
I was not expecting the Ram or Ram II, though the M3 would provide the chassis. I was talking about the Grizzly. The link is to photographs of the Grizzly formerly at Duxford.

I would like Rams for Kangaroo purposes.

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Re: Codename: Sherman 2016 - Test Print of M4 Decal Sheet 171216
« Reply #341 on: December 18, 2017, 03:50:40 PM »
I am so very excite to see the M4A1 (75 and 76mm) version of the Hull Kit.

Will you have the option to build the three piece and single Transmission covers?

What is the release date of this Multi-Kit?

Cheers,

Mike
Earlier in the thread we were told that the three part transmission cover was included in the M4A1 kit. It was also mentioned that an earlier (M3 type)  chassis was to be an option.

There would appear to be two kits, one for small hatch with 75mm turret and large with 76mm turret. No 3d work has been shown so we will have to wait.

In the meantime we will have to build some Sherman Is and IIIs.
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Re: Codename: Sherman 2016 - Test Print of M4 Decal Sheet 171216
« Reply #342 on: December 28, 2017, 04:27:49 AM »
Will you be doing E9 tracks in either resin or plastic?
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Re: Codename: Sherman 2016 - T-34 add-on 180107
« Reply #343 on: January 07, 2018, 03:10:55 PM »
Development work continues with the M4 Sherman Digital Library.  This is the preliminary drawings for the T34 Calliope...







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Re: Codename: Sherman 2016 - T-34 add-on 180107
« Reply #344 on: January 07, 2018, 05:44:49 PM »
Very nice - you do like your rockets, don't you!

Still hoping for a recovery vehicle - maybe an M32?