Some Sherman Rebuilds

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Re: Some Sherman Rebuilds

Postby Dragline » Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:03 am

These look very good Stik. There are so many variants of the Sherman that you could make a career out of simply building those alone. One thing is certain, it got better and better.

That old Tamiya kit sure has whiskers on it and I'm glad they tooled up the M4A3E8 a while back. I have one about 85% built and it is painted Tamiya OD green at the moment with some yellow added for top down painting ti simulate a little wear and sun bleaching. I have to attack the road wheels of seams and that is what kind of halted it for me. I looked into the box and saw all those wheels and said........ oh boy.. But I'll get after it eventually.

I'll use these builds as inspiration.
Now that we know that.... What have we learned?...
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Re: Some Sherman Rebuilds

Postby Stikpusher » Sun Jan 17, 2021 1:57 pm

Thanks Bob. You’re so right about Sherman’s. I have built a dozen or so, and no two are quite the same. Still have a lot more to build in my stash.
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Re: Some Sherman Rebuilds

Postby Duke Maddog » Mon Jan 18, 2021 2:23 pm

I second that about Sherman variants. One of my fellow AMPS members built all the Sherman variants there are and ended up with a collection of 63 Shermans! He took Best of Show in the 2007 IPMS Nationals in 2007 with that collection.
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