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Questions: JS3 and Type 74 Tamiya
wildbill426
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Connecticut, United States
Member Since: December 08, 2006
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Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 07:12 AM UTC
Hi folks: I've done some web searching but haven't found my answers; looking for a little help:
1) does anyone make individual link tracks for the JS3? I believe Fruil make a set that would fit but would prefer something easier to work with.
2) (and I know Tamiya is upgrading the Type 74)..does anyone make an up-detail set of any type for this tank? The kit is gorgeous, the age notwithstanding, and I really want to go to town on it. Barrels, tracks, details....any suggestions would be most welcome.
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JavierDeLuelmo
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Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 08:00 AM UTC
Trumpeter has a set of plastic workable track marketed as "Russian 650mm steel track for Russian KV/JS tank, ref. 02042". Have used it: nice, easy and fast to assemble, and cheap. Model Kasten has (or had) a workable set for the Type 74, mine is unbuilt but detail wise looks quite good. Not easy to find and expensive IIRC.
Frenchy
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Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 08:38 AM UTC

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does anyone make an up-detail set of any type for this tank? The kit is gorgeous, the age notwithstanding, and I really want to go to town on it. Barrels, tracks, details....any suggestions would be most welcome.



https://www.scalemates.com/search.php?fkSECTION%5B%5D=Kits&q=%22Type+74%22+1%3A35

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