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Anybody know what the boxes either side of the drivers hatch are? They seem to be electrical, with possibly wires going in/out (where from/to?) They are on the turret as well, fore/aft of the loaders hatch Your help would be appreciated. @Das Abteilung
Hello Everyone! I've just finished this amazing kit. Well close to amazing. It had few bits I didn't like but overall it is a really nice kit. Painted with Tamiya mix of Buff, Dark Yellow and random Grey in proportions 33%+33%+33% and then just a bit of grey. This is very first time I've used oil paint to do shadows and highlights and must say it's soooo easy! I hope you'll like it and you can see the pictures! Thanks for watching! See ya!
Here's one of my rather rare builts of 1/35th scale military vehicles. In this case AFV Club's Sho't Kal, which is basically a british Centurion - amongst other things upgraded with an American Teledyne Continental Diesel engine that provided the tank with more than twice the range of the original petrol powered Centurions with their Meteor engines. All IDF Sho't tanks were upgraded from the Sho't Meteor to the Kal. Besides better range and reliabilty, the Continental engine was the same as used in the Magach (M48/60), also a major MBT of the Israeli Defense Force back in the late sixties and Seventies - with obvious advantages. Because of the kit's workable suspension I bought AFV's workable track links which are fine but do not hold together all that well. I think Friul tracks would have been the better choice. Other extras are the mantlet cover (AFV) and the commander figure (Legend) There's some strange lighting here - the turret is of course the same color as the rest.