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Tamiya to release a "M3A1 Scout Car" (#35363)
ericadeane
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Michigan, United States
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Posted: Friday, August 24, 2018 - 02:37 PM UTC
Not a rebox of Peerless/Airfix/Italeri/Zvesda or the two Hobby Boss kits. Yipee!!
JPTRR
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#051
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Tennessee, United States
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Posted: Friday, August 24, 2018 - 03:54 PM UTC

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Not a rebox of Peerless/Airfix/Italeri/Zvesda or the two Hobby Boss kits. Yipee!!



NOT a rebox?! Sign me up!
knewton
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New Zealand
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Posted: Friday, August 24, 2018 - 07:50 PM UTC
Yeah, #metoo

Make modelling great again
ryally
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New South Wales, Australia
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Posted: Friday, August 24, 2018 - 08:08 PM UTC
I'm excited!! Can it be towing a new 1/35 Kettenkrad or Nebelwerfer as well
WarWheels
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Illinois, United States
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Posted: Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 05:44 AM UTC
All I can say is, Wow. Totally unexpected.
27-1025
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North Carolina, United States
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Posted: Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 07:02 AM UTC
That figures. Just finished putting paint on my Hobby Boss kit. But nice to see Tamiya back in the new tool business.
bots1141
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Pennsylvania, United States
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Posted: Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 07:45 AM UTC
Perfect timing!!! I just got done watching the Inside the Chieftains Hatch video of the M3A1 scout car!!!
milojko
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British Columbia, Canada
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Posted: Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 10:58 AM UTC
I also heard a newly tooled sheridan .
jwest21
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Pennsylvania, United States
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Posted: Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 12:12 PM UTC

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I also heard a newly tooled sheridan .

OK, where did you hear this?!?!?
jfeenstra
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Alberta, Canada
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Posted: Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 01:12 PM UTC
The M3A1 is now listed on Hobby Search as a November release.
milojko
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British Columbia, Canada
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Posted: Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 02:04 PM UTC
Facebook Mediocre Modelers Group.
Vodnik
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Warszawa, Poland
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Posted: Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 05:21 PM UTC

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I also heard a newly tooled sheridan .

OK, where did you hear this?!?!?



My sources confirm that
ReluctantRenegade
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Wien, Austria
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Posted: Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 08:47 PM UTC

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Perfect timing!!! I just got done watching the Inside the Chieftains Hatch video of the M3A1 scout car!!!



Same here! Saw this post the day after I watched Chieftain’s Scout Car episode. Great stuff, plenty of possible finishing options!
JavierDeLuelmo
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Spain / España
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Posted: Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 11:31 PM UTC
Yes, there's a Sheridan coming from Tamiya
Naseby
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Slovakia
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Posted: Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 01:38 AM UTC
Here we go. I bought the Peerlas Max-Italeri-Zvezda kit back when and started to work on it. It was bad so I bought PE to make it better. Then half way through the grind HB released their kit. So the old one went to trash and I bought the HB, which is still sitting in the stash. Good thing I didnt stock up on the Academy M3 Stuarts back when they were first released...
stephane
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Hauts-de-Seine, France
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Posted: Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 01:47 AM UTC
A Tamiya retooled scout car could be interresting to do a french one in Indochina.
But the news about a new Sheridan is a more interresting news for me. Thanks for the information.
My two old Tamiya Sheridan that i wanted to kitbash with the academy kit+ Eduard PE will be as been!
I hopes that Tamiya will include parts for Vietnam and ODS erea.
j76lr
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Posted: Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 03:21 AM UTC
sounds really good !! I cant wait !
WarWheels
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Posted: Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 04:51 AM UTC
Any idea if the M3A1 Scout will be an earlier or later version?
Bravo1102
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New Jersey, United States
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Posted: Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 05:34 AM UTC
An all new M3A1 scout car and a Sheridan. When I first read M3A1 scout car I thought it was the turret less Stuart used as a command and recce vehicle.

Now the Sheridan; they're going to surprise us all and do a 1980s Panama vehicle to go with the M561 gamma goat kit.
Vodnik
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Posted: Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 06:24 AM UTC

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Now the Sheridan; they're going to surprise us all and do a 1980s Panama vehicle to go with the M561 gamma goat kit.


Nope, Vietnam War version is coming first.
Bravo1102
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Posted: Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 06:42 AM UTC

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Now the Sheridan; they're going to surprise us all and do a 1980s Panama vehicle to go with the M561 gamma goat kit.


Nope, Vietnam War version is coming first.


Of course, that is the Academy one I finished.
Cantstopbuyingkits
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European Union
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Posted: Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 07:45 AM UTC

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I also heard a newly tooled sheridan .

OK, where did you hear this?!?!?



My sources confirm that




Why don't you link to them then?
Belt_Fed
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Posted: Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 08:08 AM UTC

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I also heard a newly tooled sheridan .

OK, where did you hear this?!?!?



My sources confirm that




Why don't you link to them then?



There's probably nothing to link since it's not officially released yet. Vodnik probably knows since he sometimes collaborates with manufacturers for measurements and the like (not to answer for you Vodnik, or give a false representation of what you do!)
HermannB
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Bayern, Germany
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Posted: Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 08:11 AM UTC

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I'm excited!! Can it be towing a new 1/35 Kettenkrad or Nebelwerfer as well



Why don`t they release their 1/48 scale M998 HMMWV in 1/35 scale?
armyguy
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Posted: Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 08:15 AM UTC
Read the review on the Hobby Boss M3-A1 Scout Car. Now what are some of the improvement's over the Hobby Boss kit that every one is hoping Tamiya will do with their release.

I'm hoping this is the beginning of some new tooling on a couple of their older kit's like their Deuce and 1/2 and Jeep.



Dave.