California, United States
Joined: December 15, 2001
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Posted: Thursday, April 06, 2017 - 08:56 AM UTC
A preview of this new-tool kit from Tamiya, the WWII era Valentine Mark II/IV British Infantry Tank Mark III. It has all the marks. Link to Item
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Joined: March 06, 2011
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Posted: Thursday, April 06, 2017 - 09:06 AM UTC
Very nice looking, thanks for this Jim. My poor wallet is going to hate me, this is a must have.
Joined: December 20, 2007
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Posted: Thursday, April 06, 2017 - 03:14 PM UTC
New Jersey, United States
Joined: December 08, 2003
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Posted: Friday, April 07, 2017 - 12:52 AM UTC
Gorgeous. Big T hits it out of the park yet again.
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Posted: Saturday, April 08, 2017 - 06:24 AM UTC
Looks great! Going to have to see about expanding the stash bit, I guess.
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Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 06:08 AM UTC
Massive fan of British armour but a little disappointed by this.
It does look a nice kit but we are already well served by AFV-Club and Mini Art.
It would have been nice to see some of the more unusual types that haven't be covered elsewhere - Matilda I or an A9 but I can understand why Tamiya might have thought them a bit risky.
But there is one glaring omission that is dying out for a decent model - the A15 Crusader.
Apart from the very old Italeri offerings this tank has been pretty much ignored in 1:35.
Tamiya do a nice one in 1:48 so if I had known a 1:35 British Tank was coming I would have guessed a Crusader.
But would never have guessed the Valentine - nice as the model is it is already covered more than well enough.