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    Posted 9 months ago

    fortapache
    (2339 items)

    This seems to be the tank all the little plastic tanks in playsets is based on. This is the M26 Pershing. I think all of 26 saw service in WWII. But then again I believe a second batch was sent in. Many think this tank should have seen service sooner in WWII it had issues with too small an motor and transmission problems. It also lacked a turret basket which makes the gun difficult to load. Turret baskets are a floor that moves with the turret and without that the loader has to dodge the gun as it moves. It did have a good gun for WWI and Korea and very well designed ballistic shape to deflect incoming rounds. It worked very well in Korea against the T34/85.
    As the for model it was made by Tamiya in 1/35 scale. Pretty easy build and it came out nice. Could have used some kit to put on the outside to make it lived in.

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    Comments

    1. Newfld Newfld, 9 months ago
      Wonderful WW2 tank fort! Have a happy Thanksgiving :)
    2. foseatme, 9 months ago
      awesome!
    3. Brunswick Brunswick, 9 months ago
      Happy Thanksgiving Brian! All The Best!!

      Thomas.
    4. Toyrebel Toyrebel, 9 months ago
      I like the M26, its got the classic US tank lines
      Nice share , Happy Thanksgiving.
    5. purvis purvis, 9 months ago
      Tanks , your welcome .
    6. fortapache fortapache, 9 months ago
      Thank you very much Newfld. Hope yours was excellent.

      Thank you very much foseatme.

      Thank you extra very much Thomas.

      Thank you very much Toyrebel. It does indeed.

      Tank you very much purvis.

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