1/18 Scale US 37mm Anti-Tank Gun M3 (Grunt1’s kit)

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1/18 Scale US 37mm Anti-Tank Gun M3 (Grunt1’s kit)

Post by tmanthegreat » Sun May 10, 2020 9:36 am

A while back I purchased Grunt1’s 3D printed kit of the US 37mm Gun M3 from his Battleground Toys shop. I finally got around to building it this past weekend and it made for a nice quick project.

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Grunt1’s M3 is a fantastic little kit which required very little preparation before painting and and was easy to assemble. Excellent detail is found throughout and I really liked the inclusion of the 37mm rounds and spent shell casing. My hats off to Grunt1 for finally making a proper piece of Allied artillery in 1/18th scale!

Here’s a few more pictures... Enjoy :D

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Re: 1/18 Scale US 37mm Anti-Tank Gun M3 (Grunt1’s kit)

Post by grunt1 » Wed May 13, 2020 1:58 pm

You made that 37mm look like a prize winner with that dio and figure arrangement! I need one on my shelf!
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Post by tmanthegreat » Thu May 14, 2020 1:54 pm

Thanks for the kind comments, Grunt! You made a fantastic kit :D
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Re: 1/18 Scale US 37mm Anti-Tank Gun M3 (Grunt1’s kit)

Post by Axis Nightmare » Fri May 15, 2020 6:17 am

Great job on that tman! If only the figures were as realistic. Those robot arms and legs! UGH!

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Re: 1/18 Scale US 37mm Anti-Tank Gun M3 (Grunt1’s kit)

Post by Razor17019 » Fri May 15, 2020 6:58 am

Tman,
WOW awesome job! Love the small dio that you made with this.
I see other behind this one. I a separate post, please share those.
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Post by tmanthegreat » Fri May 15, 2020 8:49 am

Axis, I completely agree with your assessment of those clunky joints with the old 21st figures! The new Marauder WWII figures are much better, but still have visible joints.

Razor, the dioramas in the background are old 1/32 Forces of Valor diorama sets that I’ve got some 1/30 scale King and Country soldiers and tanks displayed in. Here’s a photo of the larger diorama with the K&C M4E8 Sherman Tank, Fury.

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Re: 1/18 Scale US 37mm Anti-Tank Gun M3 (Grunt1’s kit)

Post by grunt1 » Sat May 16, 2020 7:38 am

K&C.. I was wondering where that universal carrier came from. :-) I have that on my Fall to do list.
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Post by Shomare » Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:40 pm

Grunt1, you still making this kit? I tried contacting you, and it seems like you responded back, but it says I am not authorized to read your message while it is on "hold"? Never seen that yet on here.

I would like to get one of these M3s.

Let me know, and thank you

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Post by pickelhaube » Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:24 am

T Man ,

You did a great job !!
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Re: 1/18 Scale US 37mm Anti-Tank Gun M3 (Grunt1’s kit)

Post by grunt1 » Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:23 pm

Shomare wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:40 pm
Grunt1, you still making this kit? I tried contacting you, and it seems like you responded back, but it says I am not authorized to read your message while it is on "hold"? Never seen that yet on here.

I would like to get one of these M3s.

Let me know, and thank you
Yes, here is the link to the model in the store:
https://www.battlegroundmodels.com/prod ... i-tank-gun

As for the on-hold message. That typically means your mailbox is full so you have to delete a message to make room to release the on hold message.
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