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Tankograd Panzerattrappen
c5flies
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Posted: Thursday, March 26, 2009 - 01:29 PM UTC
Jim Rae takes a look at a VERY surprising and little-known aspect of German Armor with this new book from Tankograd Publishing titled Panzerattrappen.

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goldnova72
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Posted: Thursday, March 26, 2009 - 02:07 PM UTC
Looks like an interesting book. Should be able to find some ideas on how to use those over/under scale kits from the 70/80s. No names mentioned... I can see a mock up T-34 built on a half track like on the cover. Or you could build something out of Evergreen plastic sheets or go totally scratch build and use scale lumber. I still have some left over from my go at model railroading. Now how to convert HO scale (1/87) 2" X 4 " to 1/35 metric???
Jim
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Posted: Friday, March 27, 2009 - 05:34 AM UTC
Definitely one of the lesser-known areas of the panzer troops and history. Thanks for the review Jim, will have to consider picking this one up.