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Anyone seen this kit in the flesh?

https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00EUBHPY4/?coliid=I2JEOP057RD704&colid=ZFCP4NMFCMS4&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it





$50 for a 12" truck. 1/32 so some things might need obscuring but for 40k purposes hardly strange at all.

 
   
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back in the days in the army i used to be driven around by a similar build... but from M.A.N... as it was with the Bundeswehr... when you are at the front, sitting beside the driver it is a kind of rollercoaster feeling...due to the seat and wheel positioning...

   
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https://www.hlj.com/metal-slug-x-6-kinds-of-assorted-boxes-sjmxnsmsx007



I suspect these will scale with the meng toon stuff?

 
   
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That Sarubia would be epic in um... Epic.

 
   
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has someone mentioned wargames atlantic, and their new German box?
it's historical and the perfect size.

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 Kid_Kyoto wrote:
Anyone seen this kit in the flesh?

Spoiler:
https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00EUBHPY4/?coliid=I2JEOP057RD704&colid=ZFCP4NMFCMS4&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it





$50 for a 12" truck. 1/32 so some things might need obscuring but for 40k purposes hardly strange at all.


Why yes.....
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Great kit for conversion.

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I don't think I've ever seen this tank before. From 1930 but looks like it belongs in the future.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07W5X5GKR/ref=sspa_dk_detail_4

$50






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Ah yes, in World of Tanks it is known as the LOLTraktor

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 Kid_Kyoto wrote:
I don't think I've ever seen this tank before. From 1930 but looks like it belongs in the future.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07W5X5GKR/ref=sspa_dk_detail_4

Rather than from the future, it kinda looks like a boxier version of french's WWI mini tank, the Renault FT17

Cute, all in all ^^
   
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Haven't seen it in this thread, so... I've found this image (box art for apparently still unreleased model) - I've found this image (box art for apparently still unreleased model) - spoilered because of the size
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Here is the link to the livejournal of the artist - https://ravael.livejournal.com/345388.html

The original vehicle was very small so even at 1:35 scale it should be appropriately sized for most tabletop applications, except for interior. But it should not be too eye-catching in a wrong sense - and easy to cover if needed. I'll be watching for it on Hannants and elsewhere (in hopes that it will not be a solid block of resin).

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This isnt so much new, as the kits were released last year in 2019- but I couldn't find any reference to them in thread.

Another release of 'cute' stumpy styled world war 2 tanks, this lot by Doyusha models. I scored the last Tiger 1 one in stock at hlj so they may be getting hard to find. There were 4 in the release, KV2, sherman, Tiger 1 and the sturmtiger.

Size is nice for orc looted wagon type shenanigans. Nicer than Meng models as the tracks are plastic rather than rubber, the tracks are in strips that you pin to close the loop. For size comparison, the green KV1 tank chassis in photo is the meng world war toons. the Ork mek is a nob conversion on 40mm base.

   
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will body kun figure be any good?


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will body kun figure be any good?

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I found this cheesy monstrosity in my local supermarket. Could be orkified, or serve as a source for scenery bits.



https://www.amazon.in/Tokenz-Diecast-Peacekeeping-Military-Vehicle/dp/B07B8BB8SR

//Wrong thread, sorry. Not a historical kit.

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Atlantis has annouced their 2021 schedule, no pictures though.

https://atlantis-models.com/social-media-news/?fbclid=IwAR0tLLOX4DDwdxunSnmP9gmkoh_HtfeIKbhru7-oeSpA-fRgwucLbNzy6Zc

If the Moon Ship they mention is this one (scale matches) then $25 is a steal!


 
   
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Awesome thread!

   
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 OrlandotheTechnicoloured wrote:
https://www.hlj.com/metal-slug-x-6-kinds-of-assorted-boxes-sjmxnsmsx007


Sarubia and Metal Slug look like perfect grot tanks.
   
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Atlantis has annouced their 2021 schedule, no pictures though.


That $20 M-109 Howitzer looks like a great deal too. Its probably the old Aurora kit. So not great on detail by modern standards. But if you want cheap Basilisks and are going to cover it in mud and stowage anyway....
   
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This Space Shuttle concept model might work too for my space port. Smaller scale but it's 11" tall.





https://atlantis-models.com/convair-space-shuttlecraft-plastic-model-kit-1-150/

 
   
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Char 2C (French interwar land battleship type superheavy) 1/35 kit by Meng.



$70 on Amazon.

https://www.amazon.com/Meng-Char-French-Super-Heavy/dp/B00GQO5PQS

Thanks to Space Goblin 1980 for finding it!

https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/30/793947.page#11012669

 
   
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Char 2C would fit a Krieg regiment.

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 Kid_Kyoto wrote:
Char 2C (French interwar land battleship type superheavy) 1/35 kit by Meng.



$70 on Amazon.

https://www.amazon.com/Meng-Char-French-Super-Heavy/dp/B00GQO5PQS

Thanks to Space Goblin 1980 for finding it!

https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/30/793947.page#11012669

That is fantastic, and more Grimdark than any tankGW has ever done.
I still prefer the Miyazaki tank, but only slightly...

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 Shadow Walker wrote:
Char 2C would fit a Krieg regiment.


Oh I don't know if you could fit a whole regiment but certainly a small platoo- Oh. Just realized I misread that.

And if you're on the fence...



Don't forget it not only has side guns but it has a rear turret too!

 
   
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As with all historical kits, it's better to let some stuff away, especially smaller and more fidly parts. And in my case it needs alot more chaos bits, however, as you can also see, it's a perfect fit for an earthshaker / medusa and at half the price and in plastic.

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Yeah, I am buying a 1/35 British Lee to convert into a Malcador, but I don't need everything from the kit. In fact, not using some of the internals will make it a lot easier to get the scratch built elements on it that I want. But it's a much cheaper way to get vehicles up and on the board than buying forgeworld. $40AUD vs $220AUD makes it a no brainer, especially since the model I am buying is really well detailed, comes with a ton of extras, including individual track links, and will be fun to convert to boot.
   
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I'm not sure how new this is but it's new to me.

Meet the VJ101C-X1, a German concept for a VTOL supersonic fighter. The only kit I've found is 1/72 but for planes that can be made to work since GW often shrinks the size of fliers to fit the board.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/A-A-Models-AAM7203-1-72-VJ-101C-X1-Supersonic-capable-VTOL-fighter-model-kit/254253158960




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VJ101C-X1 German VTOL supersonic fighter

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Right, scale question.

Bit of an awkward one, I want to use something like a U-Boot Type VII C as the basis for a crashed ship for terrain that I will further kit bash to make it look more in fitting with the setting.

Anyway, I think a 1/144 with be too small, but a 1/72 will also be huge, possibly too big (and expensive). So, I'm after either very cheap 1/72 kits that people may know of as I will not use all of it, maybe just the first half, or alternatives. 1/144 alternatives could also be good, especially if you have a different idea? Maybe not a model, could be a toy, a tool, a container for certain things... Whatever. Any help appreciated.

EDIT: Or am I being a noob and is there a scale in between that I haven't found.

This is partly my inspiration, but the aesthetic and detail isn't what I want, I'm more looking at the base ship, which German U-Boats seem to have.



I also want it to be fairly large as that is what 40k has, large ships, I don't want it to looked like a crashed shuttle so much, maybe around a small lander size that can carry heavy equipment etc so it must look like it has some mass to it.

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If you're making something into something totally different like a submarine into a shuttle I think size is more important than scale.

For a crashed ship you're probably looking for something 12"-24" so look for a kit about that size that has the shape you want. Don't worry about details too much since you will be adding a lot of your own and can cover or destroy any hatches that are too small.

 
   
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 Kid_Kyoto wrote:
If you're making something into something totally different like a submarine into a shuttle I think size is more important than scale.

For a crashed ship you're probably looking for something 12"-24" so look for a kit about that size that has the shape you want. Don't worry about details too much since you will be adding a lot of your own and can cover or destroy any hatches that are too small.


Yeah, well looking at some of the kits, that are 1/72 (these are more pricey than I want to spend though ideally) I'm looking around 36-42" in length, which can be cut down, but yeah, quite hefty kits. The 1/144 are around 24". The issue seems to be the width (beam) though, they are quite thin.

I love the U boat shape but I'm not married to it, and alternative would be great, but at the size suggested above, I'd be looking for about 1/4 to 1/3 of the length in width also. The width (beam) on the above if I've calculated it would be around 3" for a 1/72 model.

Generalish dimension of the real life size

Length: 76.50 m (251 ft) o/a

Beam: 6.51 m (21 ft 4 in) o/a

Height: 9.40 m (30 ft 10 in)

If I have calculated the above wrong, please tell me, very new to scale conversions.

Picture of the model for purpose of helping you guys understand if you don't know the image off the top of your head:



EDIT: In terms of alternatives, every day trash and tat or other objects that are roughly in that shape could work, but having a mind black at the moment as to what I could use.


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Aircraft carriers are also a good basis, as they are a bit more squared off and wide...

I am looking for advice from people experienced with this though and happy to follow that.

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There's the Seaview from the old Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea show, it has a more sci-fi shape and would need less camouflage then a U Boat.

There's a 40" version

https://www.amazon.com/Voyage-SEAVIEW-Submarine-Moebius-Models/dp/B00171PCQS



And a 14"

https://www.amazon.com/350-Voyage-Bottom-Sea-Seaview/dp/B00283QAEM/ref=pd_all_pref_1?pd_rd_w=5o274&pf_rd_p=e6474b7e-8fb6-4ee2-b5d6-a1da55185fe6&pf_rd_r=FT522P2YYK6YZEMJAVYD&pd_rd_r=d33de48c-7ccf-44d7-93ec-bd31fd0f660a&pd_rd_wg=Z7i1X&pd_rd_i=B00283QAEM&psc=1



Beyond that there's a lot of other possibilities. If you look at my blog I found a helicarrier type toy about 24" that works as some sort of Imperial air transport. Klaus Not Santa is a miracle worker with plastic card and build a whole airship. Toys can also work better than models sometimes since they have more distorted proportions and are better for rough treatment.

 
   
 
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