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Toldi II Corrected Turret
brian638
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Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 03:30 AM UTC
Roman reviews an interesting resin release from SBS Model for the Hobbyboss Toldi II kit.




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Thanks!
KurtLaughlin
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Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 04:50 AM UTC
Going by the pictures in the review the kit's turret is much longer than the replacement item. Is the kit that far off?

KL
rockmart
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Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 05:40 AM UTC
Roman states that the kit turret in the picture is from the Toldi III which had a larger turret.
Bizarre
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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 01:45 PM UTC
yes, the kit turret is from another variant and is shown there only to see the difference in surface detail and molded on hatches.
spongya
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MODELGEEK
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Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 02:54 PM UTC
Someone please come out with a simple-to-assemble track for this kit... (Magic tracks. Link and length tracks. Anything.) Building the Toldi 1 I have sworn to the Dark Gods I will never build another variant. And I've been praying to the same gods for these kits for years.
Bizarre
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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 04:53 PM UTC
what about Spade Ace metal tracks?
KurtLaughlin
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Posted: Friday, June 19, 2015 - 12:12 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Roman states that the kit turret in the picture is from the Toldi III which had a larger turret.



I saw that, but it is only noted as having "a different shape" without any elaboration. Because it's a different version it is difficult to tell what is a corrected shape and what is supposed to be different between the two versions.

KL
KurtLaughlin
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Posted: Friday, June 19, 2015 - 12:12 AM UTC

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yes, the kit turret is from another variant and is shown there only to see the difference in surface detail and molded on hatches.



Thanks for the reply.

KL