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Backdating a Mark IV to earlier model?
HermannB
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Bayern, Germany
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Posted: Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:09 PM UTC
Hi Gang,
I wonder how difficult it is to backdate the Mark IV from Tamiya or Takom into a Mark I? I guess there is more involved than adding the steering tail?
TIA
Hans-Hermann
Frenchy
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Rhone, France
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Posted: Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 09:31 PM UTC
Hi H.H.

Here are some drawings that may help with the differences between Marks :

Male :

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-SOYBlsB42KQ/U-82bM5dPxI/AAAAAAAAag0/C7zT8Dy6HDE/s1600/Males.jpg

Female :

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-WYeYEeoi6iw/U-82ZmHjdkI/AAAAAAAAagg/x1t9JWno3Zs/s1600/Females.jpg

from this blog :

http://panzerserra.blogspot.fr/2014/08/mk-iv-female-ww-i-british-heavy.html

H.P.
HermannB
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Bayern, Germany
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Posted: Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 09:41 PM UTC
Hi Frenchy,
just what I thought, will be a pretty complex comversion.
Any companies out there that plan a Mark. I?
H.-H.
tankmodeler
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Ontario, Canada
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Posted: Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 09:37 AM UTC
Nothing announced in 1/35.