Zone-Five Aircraft Modeling Forums  

Go Back   Zone-Five Aircraft Modeling Forums > The Tweaks Lists > Armor Tweak Lists

Notices

Reply
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Unread June 2nd, 2012, 03:55 PM
sluggo357's Avatar
sluggo357 sluggo357 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Posts: 342
Default M1A2 Abrams issues

Gentleman,

I need some help from those of you who actually drive tanks... M1A2 crewmembers need only apply here. I am trying to help a friend do the definitive M1A2 Abrams tank model with all of the most up to date equipment and configuration on it. Can those of you who are currently M1A2 drivers / loaders or crew contact me via message here so I can ask a few questions and maybe come see you to photo and measure the current M1A2 configuration? Thanks in advance for the help.


Mark Hasara
__________________
Mark Hasara


Pumping Gas: Tanker Operations from the Cold War to hunting bin Laden
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Unread October 13th, 2012, 04:18 PM
Rio's Avatar
Rio Rio is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Conch Republic
Posts: 1,086
Default

Don't know anything about tanks, but here's Tamiya's latest and greatest preview release for December.
http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/image/10199445b/30/1

Rio
Semper Fi!
__________________
Post Tenebras Lux
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Unread October 15th, 2013, 11:34 AM
Jon Kunatz's Avatar
Jon Kunatz Jon Kunatz is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Chicago
Posts: 314
Default

Such an awesome beast.
__________________
"Pi r*2.....I thought Pie are round."

http://th01.deviantart.com/fs6/300W/..._PeeEssPee.jpg
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Unread December 7th, 2013, 09:57 AM
Flyingfortress Redux's Avatar
Flyingfortress Redux Flyingfortress Redux is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 99
Default

I would not want to peer out of my fox hole or from around a corner and see that looking back at me!!!!
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Unread December 9th, 2013, 05:01 AM
Collin's Avatar
Collin Collin is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 613
Default

I'm building the M1A2 here in my BOQ room. If you buy the older kit without the non-skid, here are some links on how to do it. I spent about 2 hours this past Saturday night masking up the body and the top of the turret...bought some of the Rust-Oleum Muticolored Textured and sprayed the parts (in the bathtub). It dried quick and turned out fantastic!

I have a Warrant Officer helo driver that works with me that in his previous life drove a M1 for the Army into Iraq. Toward the end of the conflict there, they took everything off the tops of their tanks (boxes , MRE's, plastic bottles)...pretty much anything flammable. Lessons learned I guess that all that stuff on the "roof" has a tendency to catch fire and makes for an interesting time getting in/out of the tank.

http://modelerssocialclub.proboards....-tusk-non-skid

http://www.armorama.com/modules.php?...=203297&page=1


Cheers
Collin
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:41 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.