1/144 Tanks

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1/144 Tanks

Postby DaPhantom » Mon Jan 15, 2018 21:43

When I became a member, this board was mostly armor, but now it's gone the other way to planes. I on the other hand still believe in 1/144 in both WW2 and modern. I use Micro Machines Military to help fill in the gaps not cover in 1/144. I'm not talking about company size but Battalions of tanks. In modern armor! I'm over 1,000 tanks from WTM 06. With WW2 with both sides and I'm over 1,000.
Yes I'm also into modern Helicopters as well. Around 300 or more.

what I'm looking for are members that are still into ARMOR.
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Re: 1/144 Tanks

Postby moresby » Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:51

Here I am.
My line is not in the thousands, but must be about 2-3 hundreds.
On the workbench:

US medium tanks/MBTs (M-2, M-4, M4a1, M4 composite hull, M4a3E8, M-46, M-47, M48, M48a1, M48a2, M-48a3, M48a5, M48A2G2, M60, M60A1, M60a2, M-60A3, M-1 Abrahams. M1a1)

Soviet/Russians medium tanks/MBTs (T-34 mod.40, T-34/85 early turret, T-34/85 'battle of Berlin'-with anti Panzerfaust nets, T-44, T-54 mod.'47, T-54, T-54a, T-55, T-55m, T62, T62m, T-64, T-64a, T-64b, T-64BV, T-72, T-72a, T-72b, T-80, T-80b, T-80bv, T-90, Armata

British Tanks and AFVs: light tank MkIII, Light Tank MK Vc, Tetrarch, Matilda I, Matilda II (BEF Type), A13 MkII, Valentine V, Valentine IX (scratchbuilt turret) Sherman I, Sherman III, Centurion I, Centurion V, Centurion V (Aussie in Vietnam), Centurion XII, Challenger I, Scorpion, Scimitar

Italian AFVs: Fiat 3000, L-3/35, L-3-35s, L-3/35 lanciafiamme, M-11/39, M-13/40, M15/42, L6, Semovente 75/18, Semovente 105/25, TL37, Autocarretta, Tl-37 coloniale
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Re: 1/144 Tanks

Postby Wege » Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:28

Uhhh.. I still have 2 unfinished boxes of Dragon's JPIV (late) Hetzer and M2A2/MLRS.. :P oops...
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Re: 1/144 Tanks

Postby smeg1959 » Tue Jan 16, 2018 22:33

Whilst 2017 was my quietest year on the AFV front (actually, it was quiet full-stop modelwise :cry:), I do have 170+ of the little darlings on display and a further 35 in the stash. A fair proportion of the latter are white metal and predominantly Arrowhead Miniatures, with a few Dragon injection-moulded items and several resin kits (yes, mostly Fairy Kikaku) making up the balance. Hopefully, 2018 will see a number of these make it onto the shelf. If you go as far as trucks, utility vehicles, etc., don't forget that some of these are fair game in the year-long RAF Centenary Group Build.

DaPhantom wrote:I'm over 1,000 tanks from WTM 06. With WW2 with both sides and I'm over 1,000. Yes I'm also into modern Helicopters as well. Around 300 or more.

Show us what you've got. We want photos! ;)
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