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Sherman - Flamethrower
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Joined: February 12, 2003
KitMaker: 4 posts
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Posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2003 - 11:00 PM UTC
Hi all,
I've recently purchased the Dragon kit for the M4A3 HVSS POA-CWS-H5 Sherman flamethrower as used in the Korean war. (kit 6807)
On the box art there is some sort of piping and a flexible hose on the left side of the tank, wich i presume is for refueling the extra flamethrower tank. These parts are NOT included in the kit, nor are they mentioned on the instruction sheet.
My question: was this on the left side only, and is there an updat kit wich contains these items.
Furthermore, how accurate is this Sherman kit?
Thanks for any help you can give me.
Best regards
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Virginia, United States
Joined: December 13, 2002
KitMaker: 1,434 posts
Armorama: 868 posts
Posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2003 - 11:32 PM UTC
Well foir reference search US vehicles on Missing linick, steve zaloga did a beautiful flamethower conversion.... As to your question on how acurate the is its convincing to me!!! I've done several of the DML Shermans and have 2 drawers full of sherman parts left over from the kits.... so good luck and enjoy stug
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Setubal, Portugal
Joined: April 26, 2002
KitMaker: 1,702 posts
Armorama: 1,115 posts
Posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2003 - 02:14 AM UTC

Here you have the link for the Sherman Croc that stugiiif referes.

Here you have some photos of a Sherman Flamethrower

Here at ArmoramA Sherman Tank you have a collection of links - Reference and Modelling - about the Sherman.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
Joined: August 09, 2002
KitMaker: 1,638 posts
Armorama: 1 posts
Posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2003 - 02:51 AM UTC