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Offline Rich H

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Gage Commando
« on: June 07, 2019, 11:14:18 PM »
Early WIP

Offline Ultravanillasmurf

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Re: Gage Commando
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2019, 12:33:52 AM »
Excellent.

What variants are you going to model?

Offline Rich H

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Re: Gage Commando
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2019, 09:34:37 AM »
From what I've seen the turret with twin MGs saw action in vietnam

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Re: Gage Commando
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2019, 09:51:21 AM »
From what I've seen the turret with twin MGs saw action in vietnam

The one with the T50 turret and twin MGs was the most common. It saw use with US Army MP battalions and with the ARVN.

The US Air Force had a handful of XM 706s with an open parapet type affair and multiple MGs, usually .50 cal. They used them for base defence. They painted some of them in USAF SEA camouflage.

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Re: Gage Commando
« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2019, 02:40:19 PM »
Nice start!  :o

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Re: Gage Commando
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2019, 07:44:12 AM »
No pics as I forgot but now on with the detailing.

Not 100% but I think it needs LAPD on the side and a nakatomi plaza to drive into...

Offline FreakyFenton

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Re: Gage Commando
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2019, 05:44:46 PM »

Offline Rich H

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Re: Gage Commando
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2019, 10:43:01 PM »
Thanks!

Offline Maddoc

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Re: Gage Commando
« Reply #8 on: June 12, 2019, 12:41:41 PM »
Finished it yet?  :D

Offline Rich H

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Re: Gage Commando
« Reply #9 on: June 15, 2019, 11:01:51 PM »
I think so...

Offline Rich H

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Re: Gage Commando
« Reply #10 on: June 16, 2019, 08:14:00 AM »
Improved the tyres, calling it done now

Offline Ultravanillasmurf

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Re: Gage Commando
« Reply #11 on: June 16, 2019, 10:04:46 AM »
Nice work.

Are you going to do the 150 as well?

Not sure who used that. I have the Osprey book somewhere.

Offline Rich H

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Re: Gage Commando
« Reply #12 on: June 16, 2019, 10:11:55 AM »
Not planning to, don't think it was used in Vietnam....  Wiki says 150 was Saudi National Guard?

Offline carlos marighela

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Re: Gage Commando
« Reply #13 on: June 16, 2019, 11:00:51 AM »
Looks the business!

You might want to consider doing the modern M117 variant. They saw quite a bit of use in Iraq. Not sure how much work there is beyond a new turret.

Offline Rich H

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Re: Gage Commando
« Reply #14 on: June 16, 2019, 11:45:47 AM »
Quite a lot: the hull would need reworking, new wheels, new turret...  so lots of effort!