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Armor/AFV: Allied - WWII
Armor and ground forces of the Allied forces during World War II.
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AFV Club M3/M5 periscope.
m4sherman
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Arizona, United States
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Posted: Monday, February 12, 2018 - 07:40 AM UTC
I have the M3A3 and M5 Early from AFV Club. In both kits parts C-21 have annoying sink marks on the outer part. I looked around for replacements in resin or 3D printing and found nothing.

Does anyone know of a replacement set that is not PE?
KurtLaughlin
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Pennsylvania, United States
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Posted: Monday, February 12, 2018 - 09:49 PM UTC
NewTMD has two sets, a complete tank and hull only. For a light tank you need five 'scopes, four vision and one sight, so probably the complete tank set is needed.

I am making an M3A3 right now and tried fitting a Tasca periscope into the gunner's periscopic sight mount, but the mount opening was too large. It may be best to use the NewTMD mounts rather than the kit parts to insure the proper fit.

KL
m4sherman
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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 12:19 AM UTC
Thanks, I'll check it out.