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british 155 as-90 ,trupeter kit
bat_213
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Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 10:20 AM UTC
guys how is kit to build . is good or bad . thanks for your input .
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 12:47 PM UTC
I know there is a replacement gun barrel that has the correct gun mantle cover sagging which the kit part does not do correctly.
18Bravo
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Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 12:55 PM UTC

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I know there is a replacement gun barrel that has the correct gun mantle cover sagging which the kit part does not do correctly.



Accurate Armour.
knewton
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New Zealand
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Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 01:45 PM UTC
in the same amount of time it will take you to read this, i found this: https://www.scalemates.com/search.php?q=%22AS-90%22%201:35&fkSECTION[]=Kits

gun barrels, photoetch, resin, tracks... everything you'd need to make a gem out of a basically sound kit.

Plus, there is always PMMS, https://www.perthmilitarymodelling.com/reviews/vehicles/trumpeter/tr00324const.htm

you're welcome
barny
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England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
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Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 07:56 PM UTC

Itís not a bad kit but as said requires some effort to make a decent model from it .
But are we not modellers. I used some accurate armour stuff and replaced the tracks and it has a full scratch interior..it was a fun build for me .
barny
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England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
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Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 07:59 PM UTC

This is the interior of the turret .i updated the kit to bowman spec .
barny
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England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
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Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 08:00 PM UTC

petbat
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Queensland, Australia
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Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 09:55 PM UTC

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I know there is a replacement gun barrel that has the correct gun mantle cover sagging which the kit part does not do correctly.



Accurate Armour.



RB Model do a nice aluminium and brass barrel with the mantelet cover in resin.



Impressive work there Terry
BootsDMS
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England - South West, United Kingdom
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Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 10:33 PM UTC
Roy,

A mate of mine - Pete Smith runs - a modelling blog; he tackled 2 x AS 90s a couple of years ago; see:

https://petesmodelworld.blogspot.com/2016/04/

Quite a protracted build but he came out with a pair of fantastic models.

I also think Terry's models must go some way to provide inspiration!

Brian
bat_213
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Canada
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Posted: Friday, February 14, 2020 - 10:43 AM UTC
guys,thanks all for your repys, I realy don't knw what to say. there are sum real great stuff to think about.i think I have to sersher the net to find out more on this beast . thanks again for the info .
bat_213
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Posted: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 12:44 PM UTC
terry,your builds are great.and thankyou kylie for link to scalemates.brian thanks for the link to your freands blog.