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Tamiya 1/35 US M40 Self-Propelled 155mm Gun PLASTIC MODEL KIT + FIGURES 35351

This is an assembly model of the U.S. Self-Propelled 155mm M40. It is a never before seen subject in the Tamiya line-up of 1/35 scale models. The kit uses all new tooling with the exception of the suspension parts as they are from the M4A3E8 Sherman "Easy Eight" model kit. The M40 was a significant step in U.S. Army artillery mechanization, pairing the M1 155mm gun with the proven M4 Sherman chassis. Armor was light given its intended use as a long range weapon (they were effective up to 23.5km) away from the front line, while the layout was changed from the M4 to allow a big fighting compartment at the rear to accommodate the big gun. It was fitted with smooth horizontal volute spring suspension (HVSS). Over 400 were produced before the end of WWII; although they never fought in the conflict, one example of their T83 prototype did. The M40 served in the Korean War, and was eventually replaced by the M53.

Plastic model kit, assembly required. Glue, paint and finishing supplies not included.

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Tamiya 1/35 US M40 Self-Propelled 155mm Gun PLASTIC MODEL KIT + FIGURES 35351

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$93.00
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$74.40
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This is an assembly model of the U.S. Self-Propelled 155mm M40. It is a never before seen subject in the Tamiya line-up of 1/35 scale models. The kit uses all new tooling with the exception of the suspension parts as they are from the M4A3E8 Sherman "Easy Eight" model kit. The M40 was a significant step in U.S. Army artillery mechanization, pairing the M1 155mm gun with the proven M4 Sherman chassis. Armor was light given its intended use as a long range weapon (they were effective up to 23.5km) away from the front line, while the layout was changed from the M4 to allow a big fighting compartment at the rear to accommodate the big gun. It was fitted with smooth horizontal volute spring suspension (HVSS). Over 400 were produced before the end of WWII; although they never fought in the conflict, one example of their T83 prototype did. The M40 served in the Korean War, and was eventually replaced by the M53.

Plastic model kit, assembly required. Glue, paint and finishing supplies not included.

Be sure to check out our armor accessories, metal barrels, and individual track links!We are not responsible for any taxes, duty, vat, customs or other fees on the receiver’s end.
Check out our other items, and save on shipping!
To receive combined shipping, place the items you wish to purchase in your cart and the discounted shipping will be calculated at checkout.

Discounted shipping will be calculated at checkout.

Please complete all your shopping before checking out, we cannot combine shipping on separate orders.

Sorry, no shipping refunds can be given for combining separate orders.

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