M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage 1/16 Trumpeter

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A half-track is a vehicle that utilizes both tracks and wheels as running gear. In the early 1930s,The US Army purchased a license to develop half-tracks and experimented with half-track adapters. The mobility of the vehicle improved markedly when using these adapters. The best known American half-tracks were the M series, made as a standardized design by Autocar, Diamond T, International and White. The M series had a similar front end to the White M3A1 Scout Car but used more powerful engines: a 147bhp 6.3-liter White AX in the Autocar, Diamond T, and White, and a 143bhp 1HC in the International. Each version had four-speed gearboxes with two-speed transfer boxes and drive to the front axle as well as the tracked bogie. The M series half-tracks were widely used by US forces in most theatres of the war, and were also supplied under the Lend-Lease Program to Great Britain, Canada and the Soviet Union. A total of 41,170 were made. The M16 quadmount version of the half-track proved very successful and became the standard light anti-aircraft armored vehicle.

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Product Details:

Scale: 1/16
Skill Level: 5
Length: 16.3”
Width: 6.2”
Height: 6.7”
Parts: 482
- Painting and assembly required
- 25 sprues
- One large photo-etched fret
- One decal sheet
- Cast metal chassis frames
- One-piece black vinyl tracks
- 18 metal hinges
- 46 assorted metal screws
- Black vinyl tires
- 450mm metal chain
- 900mm cable thread
- Two metal can mount racks
- Extensive engine assembly
- Moveable parts
- Optional position parts
- Details include axe, picks and jerry cans
- Illustrated instructions and paint guide

*Cyanoacrylate glue is required for photo-etched parts*


Paint Guide:

Flat Black
Olive Drab
Tire Black
Dark Sea Grey
Wood Brown
Middle Stone
Metal Black