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RFM M551 Sheridan
Thirian24
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Posted: Sunday, October 07, 2018 - 04:43 PM UTC
Kevlar06
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Posted: Sunday, October 07, 2018 - 05:21 PM UTC

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Gaaahhh!! Two different Sheridans from two different manufacturers in just a week!! I'm not sure my heart can take it!!! And this is the post 'Nam version too!
VR, Russ
knewton
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Posted: Sunday, October 07, 2018 - 06:09 PM UTC
What are the chances, two manufacturers for three versions... who saw that coming?
TankSGT
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Posted: Sunday, October 07, 2018 - 06:43 PM UTC

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What are the chances, two manufacturers for three versions... who saw that coming?



Not My wallet that's for sure. Ryes A1 with the old bustle rack would build my Sheridan A10 1/11th ACR.


Tom
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Posted: Monday, October 08, 2018 - 04:10 AM UTC
Excuse my ignorance. Can any of these be built into the 1st Gulf War version?

Regards,
James
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Posted: Monday, October 08, 2018 - 04:16 AM UTC

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Excuse my ignorance. Can any of these be built into the 1st Gulf War version?

Regards,
James



Yes, the M551A1 TTS (bottom one w/red parts) is the version used during ODS, '90-'91.
Kevlar06
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Posted: Monday, October 08, 2018 - 04:19 AM UTC

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What are the chances, two manufacturers for three versions... who saw that coming?



Not My wallet that's for sure. Ryes A1 with the old bustle rack would build my Sheridan A10 1/11th ACR.


Tom



Yep, and my Fox 36 from 2/11, but with the earlier cargo rack-- hope that's included.
VR, Russ
Kevlar06
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Posted: Monday, October 08, 2018 - 04:36 AM UTC

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What are the chances, two manufacturers for three versions... who saw that coming?



Not My wallet that's for sure. Ryes A1 with the old bustle rack would build my Sheridan A10 1/11th ACR.


Tom



Yep, and my Fox 36 from 2/11, but with the earlier cargo rack-- hope that's included.
VR, Russ




Good news!! Over at "The Modeling News" are some CAD sprue shots and they include the early cargo rack!! So those Germany based 11th ACR vets who what to build "their" Sheridan are in luck!! Here's the link:

http://www.themodellingnews.com/2018/10/look-out-tamiya-new-2-in-1-sheridan.html#more

VR, Russ
JSSVIII
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Posted: Monday, October 08, 2018 - 04:59 AM UTC
Boy, this should make a ton of people happy, including me! looking forward to the reviews when they are released.
27-1025
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Posted: Monday, October 08, 2018 - 05:33 AM UTC

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Boy, this should make a ton of people happy, including me! looking forward to the reviews when they are released.



Yep. These and a Nike Herc; really good year for modelers.
backswampcub
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Posted: Monday, October 08, 2018 - 11:11 AM UTC
Well I am halfway thru the academy ODS sheridan with full PE from eduard. So your all welcome.
Removed by original poster on 10/08/18 - 23:59:49 (GMT).
Beastmaster
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Posted: Monday, October 08, 2018 - 12:49 PM UTC
And as if by magic another one appears. Let's face it though we all suspected another company would do one as well. Great news!
GaryKato
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Posted: Monday, October 08, 2018 - 01:22 PM UTC
Maybe we should have a campaign for those kits you'd swear they will never make (or update) in plastic.
trickymissfit
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Posted: Tuesday, October 09, 2018 - 08:35 AM UTC
I'm good for two of the RFM kits, and maybe one Tamiya kit. I see things about both kits I like. Now if somebody will do a nice new tool M48a2!
Gary
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Posted: Tuesday, October 09, 2018 - 09:31 AM UTC
OK, so which manufacturer is going to be next, or will the Sheridan just be a two company kit? I'll be buying at least one of these, probably RFM. Any word on an interior kit?
HeavyArty
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Posted: Tuesday, October 09, 2018 - 09:43 AM UTC

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Now if somebody will do a nice new tool M48a2!



Revell of Germany's newer M48A2/A2C is all-new and very nice. It is not related to the old Monogram kit in any way. Here is a good review.

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MODELGEEK
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Posted: Tuesday, October 09, 2018 - 12:07 PM UTC

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Well I am halfway thru the academy ODS sheridan with full PE from eduard. So your all welcome.



I'm in a similar boat as I have just ordered the same academy kit last week....oh the irony of it all
trickymissfit
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Posted: Tuesday, October 09, 2018 - 01:22 PM UTC

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Now if somebody will do a nice new tool M48a2!



Revell of Germany's newer M48A2/A2C is all-new and very nice. It is not related to the old Monogram kit in any way. Here is a good review.




I always wondered about it. Know where one is too!
Gary
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Posted: Tuesday, October 09, 2018 - 01:46 PM UTC
I believe Dragons Magach 1&2 two in one kit will also build into a M48A2. I have several of the Revell kits and they are nice kits but very over textured

http://www.dragon-models.com/d-m-item.asp?pid=DRA3565
Petition2God
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Posted: Tuesday, October 09, 2018 - 05:17 PM UTC

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Good news!! Over at "The Modeling News" are some CAD sprue shots and they include the early cargo rack!! So those Germany based 11th ACR vets who what to build "their" Sheridan are in luck!! Here's the link:

http://www.themodellingnews.com/2018/10/look-out-tamiya-new-2-in-1-sheridan.html#more

VR, Russ



Thanks for sharing, Russ. I like the link and connect tracks, instead of indi ones.
Anyone has info on the release date?
Bravo1102
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Posted: Tuesday, October 09, 2018 - 08:00 PM UTC
Looking at those sprues, anyone notice the choice of co-ax machine gun and gun breech on the main gun? Wonder how much of an interior there will be. 🙂