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This build has been going on since February 2017, off and on, but it is finally finished. This is the Tamiya kit with some replacement parts such as main gun (Aber), MTG's, (RB Modls) turret hatch covers (Legend), tracks (Fruilmodel) and an awful lot of etched brass (Voyage). The WIP can be found here; https://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/235016511-tiran-5/&page=1 As always, thanks for looking and feel free to comment. John.
Well, like buses, you wait for ages, and then two come along. In this case, it's T-55's, but mine is what the Israeli's did to the ones that they captured, namely the Tiran 5. A brief history. During the 67 and 73 wars, the Israelis captured hundreds of T-54s and T-55s from the Egyptians and the Syrians. Not being able to get their hands on the number of Centurions and M-48s that they wanted, the Israelis set about putting their war booty back into service, initially mainly unchanged. These were as follows; Tiran 1; Unmodified T-54. Tiran 2; Unmodified T-55. Tiran 3; I