TR-85 The romanian way for upgrade T55

I start from the particular road wheel

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I’m starting from Esci T55
lthe hull was lengthened and the torsion bars were removed.
the pins of the return and drive wheels remained as references for the elongation
the turret has been modified in shape to resemble the Romanian one

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new suspension fitted, from Chieftain, unfortunately I haven’t Centurions ones
Matteo “1000 patenti” mould for me the resin wheels

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some addictional details before painting



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painting activity start…




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tank is almost finished

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You are a busy man ! Is this based on a set of plans or from photos only ?

no plans…unfortunately
but i have some picture from internet of the side well done and I apply a grid to positioning the components

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my romanian armour is finished.
costructive commentes are welcome

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