Centurion Mk.5

by Serge Dompierre

 

Description

This is my Tamiya 1/35 scale Centurion Mk.5 converted from an old Tamiya Centurion MK3 by making the following modifications:

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adding new gunner's periscope,

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new smoke extractor on main gun,

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removing all molded handles and replacing them
with fine copper wire,

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removed rear turret escape hatch and finally

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engraved new design on tools boxes.

The model was painted using a Testor's Model Master paint mix of my own to obtain camouflage colors used by Canadian Armed Forces.

The model represent a Centurion Mk.5 of Royal Canadian Dragoons of C (Charlie) company, 2th platoon in exercises at Solteau near Hamburg in Germany 1958.

 

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Copyright 2005 by Serge Dompierre & The Testor Corporation