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4 years 10 months ago #1 by Andrew
Recently announced by Resicast is the conversion for the AFV Club Churchill to make an ARK Mk II (Italian Pattern)



I've been waiting for one of these for a while, I've got a dio planned for one along with a Kiwi Sherman Mk III in Italy.

The price is a little prohibitive though, being €99 plus shipping from the Resicast site. I'll see if I can source one elsewhere cheaper. Hobbyeasy seem to have good prices on Resicast stuff B)

It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.
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4 years 10 months ago #2 by charlieboy
wow andrew that is a nice bit of kit expensive yes but the churchill is only £30 odd pounds so it would make a terrific model?? with the bridge down what length would that be?? the churchill alone is 210 mll made up that bridge has to be at least another 300 mll i reckon??
go for it mate.

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4 years 10 months ago #3 by Maarten
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4 years 10 months ago #4 by Andrew

charlieboy wrote: wow andrew that is a nice bit of kit expensive yes but the churchill is only £30 odd pounds so it would make a terrific model?? with the bridge down what length would that be?? the churchill alone is 210 mll made up that bridge has to be at least another 300 mll i reckon??
go for it mate.


Thanks Micky, I've already got a Mk III and Mk IV Churchill in the stash, so will just need the conversion. I won't be having the bridge down in my dio though. Here is the pic I want to replicate. It's a Kiwi Sherman III in position to fire on a German SPG near the Senio River in Italy in 1945

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4 years 10 months ago #5 by charlieboy

Andrew wrote:

charlieboy wrote: wow andrew that is a nice bit of kit expensive yes but the churchill is only £30 odd pounds so it would make a terrific model?? with the bridge down what length would that be?? the churchill alone is 210 mll made up that bridge has to be at least another 300 mll i reckon??
go for it mate.


Thanks Micky, I've already got a Mk III and Mk IV Churchill in the stash, so will just need the conversion. I won't be having the bridge down in my dio though. Here is the pic I want to replicate. It's a Kiwi Sherman III in position to fire on a German SPG near the Senio River in Italy in 1945

Please note pic is for discussion purposes only

this will look great is the sherman actuly sitting on the churchill's bridge??

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4 years 10 months ago #6 by Andrew
Yeah it is Micky B) Kiwi ingenuity to get the target :lol: They put the put the Sherman on the ARK to increase elevation for firing on the German SPG

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