FCModeltrend news 1/48 scale July | Armorama™

New 3D printed accessories 1/48 scale

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The exploded gun barrel looks interesting, but not realistic.
A shell exploding halfway down the gun barrel would blow the gun barrel in half with jaged edges on both parts.
I know as I have pics. of a 105 howitzer where this happened during the Vietnam war. the Gun crew was killed.

It may be due to the crew destroying the barrel with an explosive charge before abandoning