Home > Discussion Groups > 1/48 Scale

Message posting guidelines:

Full real names must be used at all times.

A valid e-mail address must be provided. (This is not optional)
  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.


  << Previous Topic | Next Topic >>Return to Index  

1/48 US Halftrack tracks and wheels.

October 14 2016 at 2:40 PM

Dennis Loep  (Login Peolini-Design)
Missing-Lynx members

Hello all,

I thought you might find this interesting.

Here are the links to 3D printed versions of Halftrack tracks and wheels.


Normal NDT's and the Firestone tread versions:

I hope you like them and spread the word.



 Respond to this message   

Alvaro Rodriguez
(Login CMT_Alvaro)
Missing-Lynx members

Excellent design once more, Dennis!

October 14 2016, 3:55 PM 


Like any other of your previous 3D works, these are again top notch!

Well done!

 Respond to this message   
Steve Faxon
(Login noxafs)
Missing-Lynx members

Mine showed up today.....

October 14 2016, 7:44 PM 

And WOW are they nice, and will be a great time saver too!!!

 Respond to this message   
Brian Crowley
(Login FirstMass)
Missing-Lynx members

Re: 1/48 US Halftrack tracks and wheels.

October 15 2016, 1:57 PM 

They look great. Are they designed to go on Bandai's injection molded half track or a resin version?

 Respond to this message   
Bruce Culver
(Login baker24)
Missing-Lynx members

No, the true horror is that I commissioned these for a project.....

October 15 2016, 3:28 PM 

using the OLD Monogram-Revell 1/48 M3 GMC half-track in the Snap-Tite series of scale toys. As monumentally crude as it is, that old groaner is bang-on for 1/48 and the Bandai kit is oversize as well as being way too wide in proportion. The Snap-Tite kit sides are too high (easy to fix) and the interior is good only for the M3 GMC (SP 75mm gun), but even the chassis is more accurate than any other available kit right now. As it happens, GasoLine in France is working on a new resin M3A1 half-track that looks great in the prototype picture, and these 3D printed rear suspensions and front wheels will really dress up this new kit as well. There are also the TWS M3A1, beautifully molded but very difficult to assemble due to bad instructions, the Bandai M3A1, even if a bit too large, the resin Kengi M3 GMC and two Wespe resin half-tracks, the T19 SP 105mm howitzer and the M16 MGMC, and they could use these parts as well. So these bits will work on about a half-dozen different kits in one way or another. A bonus is that Dennis did both the standard US non-directional tire AND the directional chevron tire used in North Africa, so you can do the Kengi M3 GMC as an early one from Tunisia, and use the wheels for an early M3A1 White scout car, if you can find the GasoLine kit. Overall, this project turned out to be a lot more useful than even I figured it might be. Dennis did a great job on this.

 Respond to this message   
  << Previous Topic | Next Topic >>Return to Index  

Terms and Conditions of Use
Report abuse