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Who knows this model???
For me it looks like a very good base for a 1:18 scaled custom LongTom Howitzer.
What do you mean?

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That would be the Power Team Elite World Peacekeepers Howitzer. You can still find them around. I’ve not personally gotten one, but may do so eventually.

World Peacekeepers B/O Howitzer & 3 Figures by Peterkin https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01L4G0JE0/re ... RCbRWHPJJ6

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Crazy Kraut,
Could you possibly do a review of this Howitzer? That would be pretty useful to anyone contemplating buying one.
Thanks in advance!

I wish someone would produce a 2 1/2 ton or larger truck to tow this beast! We need 2 1/2 to 5 ton trucks in all time periods that used them in. Even a High Speed Tractor would be good to tow it with as well.


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I think the DragonWagon is a useable option as a towing vehicle. And it is available in 1:18 scale on the market.

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tmanthegreat is completely right. It is definetly the peacekeepers howitzer.
Right now I´m not planning to do an customizing on that howitzer because I´ve got so many more (german) projects (Lanz halftrack bulldozer, Brummbär, STUG, Jagdpanzer, Kübelwagen on tanktracks and many Luftwaffe projects too :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: ) to do

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Thanks for the info on the Dragon Wagon. I had no idea.


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http://i599.photobucket.com/albums/tt73 ... 010062.jpg
you can find this and more pics in the Forums custom section in the thread " how do you Display your collection"

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Thank you for the link to this information and the photo! That looks very nice. I really appreciate that.


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I made the Garwood winches for the M25 for the 1:16 crowd. Happy to adjust it to fit the PTE wagon for anyone that is interested.

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Please forgive my ignorance, but, what is PoE? And do you make anything else for this?


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Unfortunately the dragon wagon is incorrect for a long tom tow vehicle. The units equipped with the long tom used M4 artillery tractors and the Mack NO 7 1/2 ton 6x6 truck


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mutt71 wrote:
Please forgive my ignorance, but, what is PoE? And do you make anything else for this?


I meant to type PTE (Power Team Elite) not PoE. That is the brand these items are produced under now.

Also, I believe they were pulled by the M1 tractors as well.

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There are some Caterpillar 1/16 D2 and D4 tractors on ebay that might do the trick for a reasonable price.

There is also this beast in 1:16 for $300.
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There is a diecast Caterpillar D4 tractor in 1:16 that might pass scale wise as a D6 M1 tractor in 1:18.

A 1:1 D4 crawler is 120 inches long. Which would be 190mm in 1:16.

A 1:1 D6/M1 Crawler is 149 inches which would be 210mm in 1:18.

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Grunt1, Thank you very much for that info. It is invaluable to know what to be looking for. The typo is very understandable. I have 2 of them actually, that one of my Grandsons have appropriated for play (I will get another one when I can).
Other than the winch, do you make anything else for this?


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For the 1/16 M25, in addition to the winches I made the ring and mounts for the MG.

Also, in looking around to find the "PTE" missle launcher for sale I realized they were actually made by True Heroes.

Unlike the 1/16 M25 where those bits were missing, the True Heroes version has winches and a gun ring even if they aren't 100% accurate. So that might be livable for some. The bigger missing detail is the lack of dual tires on the cab. It has 6 and should have 10 total. Some people I recall bought two True Heroes Missile Haulers and stripped the tires off the trailer to make it work.

There are a number of these on ebay:
https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R ... =0&_sop=15

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I would love to see what others have done with the True Heroes tractor. I did some internet searching on the 1/16 tractor and am blown away by the craftsmanship of the scratch building! I also did some searching fir the True Heroes tractor and couldn't find anything. :(


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Hallo Sven, I took some pictures of a Long Tom cannon at a Local museum...

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I finally got one Caterpillar CAT Twenty-Two for not too much money (think 29 Euros are OK) in Ebay germany. Except of the colour (yellow over all) it is a nice and useable towing vehicle for the long tom and (and that´s the main thing) as a captured vehicle for towing the german howitzer I´m working on right now.

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