Mausmann's WW2 Task-3 UPDATE 30/09/13

Mausmann's WW2 Task-3 UPDATE 30/09/13

Postby mausmann » 15 Jul 2013

Well, as Richard has kicked it off....... :grin:

An old Skytrex model, given a new lick of paint, (which seems quite fitting at the moment..... ;) )

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Re: Mausmann's WW2 Task-3

Postby Richard B. » 15 Jul 2013

What is that John? A Russian conversion of a PzIII??
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Re: Mausmann's WW2 Task-3

Postby Colonel White » 15 Jul 2013

Yes The Russians captured many Panzer 3s and Stugs mostly after the surrender of the German 6th Army at Stalingrad . They decided to "reengineer" them and turned them into a Self propelled gun known as the SU76i .Quite a few were built and went into service in 1943. :hello:
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Re: Mausmann's WW2 Task-3

Postby Bluewillow » 15 Jul 2013

interesting kit John, not seen that on a table ever.....

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Re: Mausmann's WW2 Task-3

Postby mausmann » 15 Jul 2013

Cheers all, I'll have to get it in a game soon.............. ;)
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Re: Mausmann's WW2 Task-3

Postby rct75001 » 15 Jul 2013

Never seen one of those before.

Good proof why it will be great to have the Skytrex range renewed.
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Re: Mausmann's WW2 Task-3

Postby Chris S » 15 Jul 2013

rct75001 wrote:Never seen one of those before.

Good proof why it will be great to have the Skytrex range renewed.


Both Cromwell and MMS do one, both IMHO better models, although John has made a superb job of the Skytrex one.

The MMS one .....

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Re: Mausmann's WW2 Task-3

Postby rct75001 » 15 Jul 2013

Hardly surprising that I don't kknow about Cromwell - how does anyone ;)

But, should check out MMS more often :blush:
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Re: Mausmann's WW2 Task-3

Postby mausmann » 15 Jul 2013

The Skytrex one is fairly basic tbh. Both the others are 1/76th, a bit small for me.....then again I do have some 1/76th which I want to keep, so Blitzkrieg are 1/72, we'll see what happens.... ;)
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Re: Mausmann's WW2 Task-3

Postby Chris S » 15 Jul 2013

rct75001 wrote:Hardly surprising that I don't kknow about Cromwell - how does anyone ;)


Good point. Very true. I got mine from them at least 15 years ago (maybe even 20+) and they are still sitting in the stash, awaiting some love.
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Re: Mausmann's WW2 Task-3

Postby Chris S » 15 Jul 2013

mausmann wrote:Blitzkrieg are 1/72, we'll see what happens.... ;)


Thanks John, I'd forgotten about the 'Blitzkrieg' model.

Apparently, some Su76i battalions had unconverted PzIIIs for command tanks, which would make for a nice table top unit.
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Re: Mausmann's WW2 Task-3

Postby panzerfaust200 » 15 Jul 2013

Richard B. wrote:What is that John? A Russian conversion of a PzIII??


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Re: Mausmann's WW2 Task-3

Postby Richard B. » 15 Jul 2013

Cheers Rob, I`ve never been a WW2 buff ;) or been tempted by Russian front either :P
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Re: Mausmann's WW2 Task-3

Postby mausmann » 15 Jul 2013

Chris S wrote:
rct75001 wrote:Hardly surprising that I don't kknow about Cromwell - how does anyone ;)


Good point. Very true. I got mine from them at least 15 years ago (maybe even 20+) and they are still sitting in the stash, awaiting some love.


Slacker...... :grin:
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Re: Mausmann's WW2 Task-3

Postby mausmann » 15 Jul 2013

Chris S wrote:
mausmann wrote:Blitzkrieg are 1/72, we'll see what happens.... ;)


Thanks John, I'd forgotten about the 'Blitzkrieg' model.

Apparently, some Su76i battalions had unconverted PzIIIs for command tanks, which would make for a nice table top unit.

That sounds cool..... :thumbsup:
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Re: Mausmann's WW2 Task-3

Postby Chris S » 15 Jul 2013

mausmann wrote:
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rct75001 wrote:Hardly surprising that I don't kknow about Cromwell - how does anyone ;)


Good point. Very true. I got mine from them at least 15 years ago (maybe even 20+) and they are still sitting in the stash, awaiting some love.


Slacker...... :grin:


They just never quite get to the top of the list :lol:

Think I might have just found the next bit of my 2013 Guild build.
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Re: Mausmann's WW2 Task-3

Postby mausmann » 15 Jul 2013

Give 'em some love...... :grin:
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Re: Mausmann's WW2 Task-3

Postby Chris S » 15 Jul 2013

The question is, would the PzIII command tank be repainted like the Su76i s?
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Re: Mausmann's WW2 Task-3

Postby panzerfaust200 » 15 Jul 2013

Chris S wrote:The question is, would the PzIII command tank be repainted like the Su76i s?


something like this you mean??? :scratch:
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Re: Mausmann's WW2 Task-3

Postby Chris S » 15 Jul 2013

Excellent Rob, thank you :hello:

Now, where's me airbrush .....
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