Home > Discussion Groups > 1/48 Scale

Message posting guidelines:
1.

Full real names must be used at all times.

2.
A valid e-mail address must be provided. (This is not optional)
3.
  Images must be posted at low resolution (72 dpi) and no larger than 760 pixels wide, and copyright/trade mark owners must be credited whenever reasonably possible.
4. From 20 April, registration is compulsory if you wish to post messages on the Discussion Groups. For further information, please see the following message: http://www.network54.com/Forum/message?forumid=47210&messageid=1113823253
Please read our Community guidelines before posting.
By contributing to this discussion group, you indicate your agreement to the Terms and Conditions of Use.
Posts that violate the guidelines or Terms and conditions of Use of the Missing-lynx.com discussion groups will be erased, and repeated violation of this policy may result in termination of the violator's account.

Advertisement

 Return to Index  

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

January 13 2017 at 5:54 PM
Bruce Culver  (Login baker24)
Missing-Lynx members


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


 
 Respond to this message   
Responses

  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
     


Terms and Conditions of Use
Report abuse