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Yes, Mike Belcher at Battalion Bits sells a conversion for.....

January 13 2017 at 5:54 PM
Bruce Culver  (Login baker24)
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Response to Tamiya Matilda

the Matilda II early model used in France 1940. It includes pieces for raising the suspension and also the rear tail that was used at the same time, plus some smaller parts for the turret. He's on the web as "Belcher Bits".

He has a PDF of the instruction sheet on the site, so you can see what you get. Note the discussion of the right exhaust pipe and his choice of the rear hull plate. Believe it or not, it DOES run under the hull from the forward part of the engine compartment to the rear, at the extreme right of the hull next to the suspension system. Email me at baker24@earthlink.net and I can send you a Word doc that Christian Hoeltge wrote, with some additions I put in. It shows the conversion, assembly steps, shots if the infamous exposed exhaust system, and some markings and detail shots of tanks in the French campaign.

This message has been edited by baker24 on Jan 13, 2017 6:08 PM

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  1. Many thanks Bruce - Dick Taylor on Jan 13, 2017, 6:04 PM
    1. I expanded my answer - special offer enclosed.....:-) - Bruce Culver on Jan 13, 2017, 6:09 PM

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