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Old 12-04-2007, 08:38 PM   #1
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Anybody know if the 5 circles I have marked around in red come from a model kit? Anybody any ideas about them?



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There's one on the large SID and the Lunar tank too, anyone know??
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Old 12-04-2007, 10:52 PM   #3
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The somewhat crude edges of the large disks suggests that they were scratch built. It almost looks as if there should have been six.
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I think that is the texture from underneath of whatever it is they are stuck to giving that impression. The Airfix B29 part (the other round part on the far left) looks to be rough around the edges too, but in actual fact they have smooth edges. Is that Lego brick, stuck on in a line at the bottom right of picture???
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They look kind of like tank wheels; you know, the kind where you glue the two halves together, but in this case each half was just glued detail-side down.
Don't know if that's right, of course; just venturing a guess. What size are they, anyway?
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On SID there's one on his right side back at the bottom portion and you can just about see it on his nose. The Lunar tank has it on the left side. There is a model cockpit interior it appears in as well.

Would really love to find out if it is from a model or toy but it wouldn't be hard to replicate

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Me too Barry, I want a couple for my SID. What size do you make it?
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Old 13-04-2007, 01:30 PM   #9
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HAWK 1/32 scale Kaman Huskie wheel stuck on a 1/76-HO scale AIRFIX/MPC British Chieftain tank turret mount.

Maybe?

Just an idea. They would certainly be very close.

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According to the Airfixcollector website the Chieftan was released in 1971.
Here's a closeup of the Lunar Tank from my other thread.

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