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Tasca M4A2 Sherman Mk III
bill_c
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Posted: Saturday, September 19, 2009 - 05:22 AM UTC
Alan McNeilly reviews Tasca's M4A2 Mk III Sherman.



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russamotto
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Posted: Saturday, September 19, 2009 - 10:52 AM UTC
Thanks for the review. I like the look fo the Tasca kits. I haven't jumped in and got one yet but each reveiw makes me want one more and more. If they ever do a composite hull, they've got me.
AlanL
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Posted: Saturday, September 19, 2009 - 09:42 PM UTC
Hi Bill,

Thanks for the work in getting this one up.

Hi Russ,

Thanks, these seem like excellent kits , it's great to have some specific British Shermans to work with.

Thanks guys.

Al
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Posted: Saturday, September 19, 2009 - 11:39 PM UTC
Alan I was looking at the mouldings and after looking at the engine deck how easy would it be to use an engine and gearbox in this model with the hatches open? Nice review as always Alan.
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Posted: Sunday, September 20, 2009 - 04:45 AM UTC
Hi Darren,

The engine covers have nice louvre detail on the outside but none on the inside, therefore you would need to either do a lot of work on the inside of the hatches or get a replacement set that show the interior detail which would be an easier option.

Formations do a nice set with details both sides with the M4A2 DV conversion set, I'm not sure if they are available separately, but if you contact Rob I am sure he could sort something out.

Al
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Posted: Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - 02:44 PM UTC
Hey Al,
You've done a very comprehensive review of this kit.
I wish Tasca was more readily available in my neck of the woods.
Might have to break down and order a few online.
Cheers

jjumbo
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Posted: Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 02:44 AM UTC
Nice read. Can't wait to see this one built
AlanL
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Posted: Friday, September 25, 2009 - 04:26 AM UTC
Hi John and Ted,

Thanks and glad you found it useful.

Al