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Armor/AFV: IDF [Israeli Defense Forces]
Armor and AFVs of the IDF army from 1947-today.
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Takom Merkava 1 Tank-Oh, Balls!
long_tom
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Posted: Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 10:31 AM UTC
I just received the kit and noticed that it has the ball and chain armor that I assume the Merkava 1 never had, according to the pictures I've seen. I assume I have to cut them off, but were they ever put on during its service life?
junglejim
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Posted: Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 10:37 AM UTC
They did have them in '82, several pics of them in Lebanon.




Jim
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Posted: Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 10:56 AM UTC
Thanks for saving me unnecessary work!