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PostSubject: Battle Armor Cromwell.   Battle Armor Cromwell. Icon_minitimeTue Jul 07, 2015 9:29 am

Here are some pictures of a Cromwell I fabbed up using the hull off of a T-34 and the top have of Christians Cromwell kit.  I had to center the middle wheel on each side and I modded the T-34 wheels with some home cast inserts.

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PostSubject: Re: Battle Armor Cromwell.   Battle Armor Cromwell. Icon_minitimeTue Jul 07, 2015 10:05 am

Awesome ! This will run better than Christian's styrene hull for sure !
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PostSubject: Re: Battle Armor Cromwell.   Battle Armor Cromwell. Icon_minitimeWed Jul 08, 2015 11:43 am

Looks good Dan! thumbs up


I just have 7 words to say about it,
"Is it for sale and how much?" Very Happy

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That's a beautiful bit work. Very impressed .
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PostSubject: Re: Battle Armor Cromwell.   Battle Armor Cromwell. Icon_minitimeWed Jul 08, 2015 2:50 pm

Stince wrote:
Looks good Dan! thumbs up


I just have 7 words to say about it,
"Is it for sale and how much?" Very Happy


Is it for sale ?!?!?
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PostSubject: Re: Battle Armor Cromwell.   Battle Armor Cromwell. Icon_minitimeWed Jul 08, 2015 3:29 pm

MikeC wrote:
Stince wrote:
Looks good Dan! thumbs up


I just have 7 words to say about it,
"Is it for sale and how much?" Very Happy


Is it for sale ?!?!?

HEY!! Shocked

Back off Mike, I already called dibs. Razz

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PostSubject: Re: Battle Armor Cromwell.   Battle Armor Cromwell. Icon_minitimeWed Jul 08, 2015 4:19 pm

Stince wrote:
MikeC wrote:
Stince wrote:
Looks good Dan! thumbs up


I just have 7 words to say about it,
"Is it for sale and how much?" Very Happy


Is it for sale ?!?!?

HEY!! Shocked

Back off Mike, I already called dibs. Razz
the thing with the Cromwell is that it would look better in my hands soooooooooooooooooooooooo. . . . . . . . . . . double dibs lol

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PostSubject: Re: Battle Armor Cromwell.   Battle Armor Cromwell. Icon_minitimeWed Jul 08, 2015 4:40 pm

Very, very nice! clapping clapping clapping

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PostSubject: Re: Battle Armor Cromwell.   Battle Armor Cromwell. Icon_minitimeWed Jul 08, 2015 4:57 pm

I have very seriously considering buying the kit from Ludwig, but I have concerns with the lower chassis. This basically solves all the worries, and you can even use a Taigen metal lower T34 if you so choose. Really brilliant stuff Dan.
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PostSubject: Re: Battle Armor Cromwell.   Battle Armor Cromwell. Icon_minitimeWed Jul 08, 2015 9:05 pm

You have to cut out the center suspension mount and move it equidistant to the other wheels, so I would suggest you stick with a Heng Long hull.  I fashioned a needle point to my soldering iron and I was able to easily remove the center suspension assembly and move it forward. 

This plus a little work around the rear end and the T-34 hull is a natural fit for this kit.

I would be hard pressed to sell this.  Much effort and uniqueness mean this a keeper for me.  Sorry guys, but thank you for the nice comments.

However for a project base tank this is a nice kit, and I would recommend it.  I did have to do a lot of custom resin castings to finish it off as well though so prepare to be resourceful.  Probably the most work I have ever put into a tank
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PostSubject: Re: Battle Armor Cromwell.   Battle Armor Cromwell. Icon_minitimeThu Jul 09, 2015 7:44 am

Gah, the Cromwell is just so.. sexy Razz

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PostSubject: Re: Battle Armor Cromwell.   Battle Armor Cromwell. Icon_minitimeWed Aug 05, 2015 12:31 am

Here is the Cromwell in motion.  BARC4 with Benedini.  It runs strong in the grass

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