M5A1 - SNAFU KID - now available - 1:18 AND 1:16

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M5A1 - SNAFU KID - now available - 1:18 AND 1:16

Post by grunt1 » Sat Dec 10, 2016 12:30 pm

Not to sound like a used car dealer, but I am indeed clearing out my inventory to make room for inbound M5A1's. (haha!) Check out the BST thread for a list of already printed Shapeway items I'm offering below my printing cost. http://www.warbird-photos.com/gpxd/view ... =3&t=34990

While 3D Printing is still expensive, with a lot of optimization of the model, the final pricing came out a little better than expected with the 1:18 version running about $395 USD and 1:16 at $530.
Battleground 1:16 https://www.shapeways.com/shops/battleg ... 1%3A16&s=0
Battleground 1:18 https://www.shapeways.com/shops/battleg ... 1%3A18&s=0

Features:
- Rotating turret
- Gun elevates
- Vented decks
- Functional Turret Hatches
- Functional Chassis Hatches
- Hatch periscopes rotate 360 degrees
- Static tracks
- Bustle and MG Shield are included but optional (for M5A1 late or early)

** Note that the .30 cal MG and mount are from the 21st Century halftrack. If you need one, there are some in 1:18 on Shapeways.

Here is the final M5A1 "SNAFU KID" as lovingly finished by our very own 1958Zelda:

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Re: M5A1 - SNAFU KID - now available - 1:18 AND 1:16

Post by AJWW2 » Sat Dec 10, 2016 10:22 pm

The quality is unbelievable, amazing creation
it be like dat

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Re: M5A1 - SNAFU KID - now available - 1:18 AND 1:16

Post by Black_Dragon_One » Sun Dec 11, 2016 1:16 am

Any chances of getting Sargent York 1 18
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Re: M5A1 - SNAFU KID - now available - 1:18 AND 1:16

Post by grunt1 » Mon Dec 12, 2016 8:28 pm

Soon? Chances are slim. But for the sake of the idea, were you thinking the whole tank or just the turret to put on top of the 21st Centurty M48?
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Re: M5A1 - SNAFU KID - now available - 1:18 AND 1:16

Post by Razor17019 » Tue Dec 13, 2016 7:27 am

grunt1 wrote:Soon? Chances are slim. But for the sake of the idea, were you thinking the whole tank or just the turret to put on top of the 21st Centurty M48?
That would be cool to get another tank out of the M48.
I would be intereted in what the cost for the turrent would be...
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Re: M5A1 - SNAFU KID - now available - 1:18 AND 1:16

Post by Black_Dragon_One » Tue Dec 13, 2016 1:53 pm

Razor17019 wrote:
grunt1 wrote:Soon? Chances are slim. But for the sake of the idea, were you thinking the whole tank or just the turret to put on top of the 21st Centurty M48?
That would be cool to get another tank out of the M48.
I would be intereted in what the cost for the turrent would be...
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Post by Black_Dragon_One » Tue Dec 13, 2016 1:59 pm

whats up doc....

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Post by Jesse James » Tue Dec 20, 2016 3:37 pm

I think $395 on that 1/18 is pretty damn great man, good for you. That's less than I imagined it'd cost. 3D Printing is funny how it works I've found. Sometimes just a reworking of the print format alters price dramatically.
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Re: M5A1 - SNAFU KID - now available - 1:18 AND 1:16

Post by Shomare » Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:23 pm

Whoa, that thing is amazing in quality! I am more into big gun looking tanks, but the back end and everything on that is ridiculously cool.

Price seems proper I would say.

Too bad that Puma was so dang much...was that one re-worked by any chance, and was that previous price for them the best pricing bar none? I just always wondered about that, wanting one, but dang they were pricey.

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