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Re: T-26 Soviet Light Infantry Tank - TS1 Assembled 180104
« Reply #75 on: January 05, 2018, 04:20:51 AM »
9x .30cals on the M2 medium? Yes please ;)
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Re: T-26 Soviet Light Infantry Tank - TS1 Assembled 180104
« Reply #76 on: January 19, 2018, 07:17:06 PM »
I think it might be a bug...

M1931 had two turrets with DT machine guns.
M1932 had two turrets but one of them had 37mm gun and 2nd had DT mg.



So ... question:
Will you be able to build M1931 variant (2x DT mg's) with single box?
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Re: T-26 Soviet Light Infantry Tank - TS1 Assembled 180104
« Reply #77 on: January 19, 2018, 10:41:23 PM »
I think it might be a bug...

M1931 had two turrets with DT machine guns.
M1932 had two turrets but one of them had 37mm gun and 2nd had DT mg.

So ... question:
Will you be able to build M1931 variant (2x DT mg's) with single box?

We have to double check on this. Might not be too late to add an extra DT MG if we are at fault.

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Re: T-26 Soviet Light Infantry Tank - TS1 Assembled 180104
« Reply #78 on: January 20, 2018, 01:36:52 AM »
Page 6 of New Vanguard 218 has a tank labelled T26 model 1931 with museum recreations of the twin MG turrets. On the same page is an early 37mm PS1 turret without the additional mantlet armour.

On page 7 there is a twin MG turret picture but no identification.

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Re: T-26 Soviet Light Infantry Tank - TS1 Assembled 180104
« Reply #79 on: January 20, 2018, 05:03:56 AM »
Good observation WeRT. It would appear most T-26's with twin turrets were only armed with machine guns. Nice response from Rubicon as well.
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Re: T-26 Soviet Light Infantry Tank - TS1 Assembled 180104
« Reply #80 on: January 20, 2018, 12:11:05 PM »
Further checking shows:
- T26 M1931 had two turrets with DT machine guns
- T26 M1932 had two turrets but one of them had 37mm gun and 2nd had DT mg

Should not be too difficult to add a second MG with mantlet to our sprue to create both variants!

Thank guys!  ;)

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Re: T-26 Soviet Light Infantry Tank - TS1 Assembled 180104
« Reply #81 on: January 20, 2018, 05:16:45 PM »
Well done.

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Re: T-26 Soviet Light Infantry Tank - TS1 Assembled 180104
« Reply #82 on: January 21, 2018, 12:11:45 AM »
From my research, there were:

T-26 M31 (twin MGs) = 1,626 produced (starting in 1931 - ending in 1934)
T-26 M31 (73mm + MG) = 3,631 produced (starting in 1933)

So ... EXCELLENT news that you can squeeze another MG onto the sprues so we can make either version of the twin-turret T-26.  Yet another version added tot he already massive list of options!

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Re: T-26 Soviet Light Infantry Tank - TS1 Assembled 180104
« Reply #83 on: January 21, 2018, 12:15:49 AM »
So ... EXCELLENT news that you can squeeze another MG onto the sprues so we can make either version of the twin-turret T-26.  Yet another version added tot he already massive list of options!

There are so many conflicting materials in terms of reference material, it sometimes is hard to know if they are correct or not.  As long as the moulds are not (sort of) completely done, we can still squeeze small parts onto them at the cost of more delays, lol.

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Re: T-26 Soviet Light Infantry Tank - TS1 Assembled 180104
« Reply #84 on: January 21, 2018, 07:17:36 AM »
I'm glad I could help you out. :)

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Re: T-26 Soviet Light Infantry Tank - TS1 Assembled 180104
« Reply #85 on: January 21, 2018, 09:08:18 AM »
Now Rubicon can market nine variants. I agree with Rubicon the reference material is not consistent. Whether you agree with it or not Wikipedia has a significant entry on the T-26 including the twin turret variants.