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Armor and ground forces of the Allied forces during World War II.
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wading sherman
ShermanSam
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Posted: Tuesday, June 24, 2003 - 10:23 AM UTC
hi there,

i am working on italeri's usmc sherman.
i want to make a vignette in wading action.
only the turret and the wading trunks.
have anybody info or pictures about the sherman with trunks?

any help is welcome

greets Sander
Sabot
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Posted: Tuesday, June 24, 2003 - 11:56 AM UTC
Fine Scale Modeler has a book called Armor Conversion and Detailing Projects. In it there is an article on scratchbuilding the wading set (before the Italeri kit release). There are some useful photos of the kit under going the conversion.
Kencelot
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Posted: Tuesday, June 24, 2003 - 12:16 PM UTC
Here's a couple: err...uhh, one for now.
If I find time a little later I'll scan what I have and post here.

ShermanSam
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Posted: Tuesday, June 24, 2003 - 09:20 PM UTC
The FSM magazine's are hard to get here in Holland.
uhm...kencelot..... i can't see the picture.
could you take another shot?

greets Sander
Kencelot
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Posted: Tuesday, June 24, 2003 - 09:32 PM UTC
That should do it. You've probably already seen this one. I'll post a couple more later today.
Easy_Co
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Posted: Tuesday, June 24, 2003 - 11:02 PM UTC
Sander can you get Military Modelling Magazine? in last months issue Steve Zaloga did a article on the wading sherman.He did a Normandy model and there are a few reference photo's and drawings may help you. all the best.
ShermanSam
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Posted: Tuesday, June 24, 2003 - 11:25 PM UTC
thanks kencelot, i haven't seen this picture but a drawing of the tank in Mr. Zaloga's sherman book.
i am happy to that you would put the pic's on for me

MM is easier to get, tomorrow i'll go to the bookstore and get one. i have seen some pic's of the model on the Missing Links-site . thanks

i will post some pictures of the model if it is progress.

greets Sander
Kencelot
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Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2003 - 09:15 AM UTC
ShermanSam, here are the pics as promised. I hope they provide some help with your endeavor.






ShermanSam
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Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2003 - 09:49 AM UTC
thanks kencelot
if this doesn't help?!
are there maybe pics when the sherman is swimming?

and now i'm going further with this beast of a challange (for me , at least)

i'll let you guys know what the result would be

greets Sander
Kencelot
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Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2003 - 10:16 AM UTC
ShermanS., the only pic I have is very small and the M4 is just in up to it's bogies - maybe two feet deep.
ShermanSam
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Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2003 - 10:35 AM UTC
but he, with some imagination will it work for me, not to mutch.

the idea i had in mind looks like this
http://groups.msn.com/_Secure/0UADRAqoXnqGMYh16uQSdF*Kj3fZlG6YPhOg1KtRqpzS2bsrb5j6vcCe7F8Xa!IolUOvMulL5XDCiQV254kwYRMXUm6P9ABhXMIGhuUG*TdPi5wXSbTrm93SCpxgAcKcY/1047248726.jpg?dc=4675427682591531272

http://groups.msn.com/_Secure/0SgDZAlcXzYFgFdrkYnDHD8VNm4FADhtTZCFF!g1br0RiMs7h7HemB3ST8s2YGOZOQUBIpTX!FfCMZ1CFdzc*EETnOHZ5gxJGbXPf!Owxvx8eZrFnp0ZC8A/usmc.bmp?dc=4675427682653892607

greets Sander
Kencelot
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Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2003 - 10:52 AM UTC
Nope, not even close to one like that. Sorry.
ShermanSam
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Posted: Thursday, June 26, 2003 - 01:26 AM UTC
today i bouht my copy of MM and wow, this is very helpfull.

ok, no problemo kencelot

greets Sander