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PSM S-250 Shelter for Humvee
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Posted: Wednesday, January 02, 2013 - 03:09 AM UTC
Gino Quintillani reviews Perfect Scale Modellbau's S-250 Shelter for the Tamiya HMMWV Humvee.



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Posted: Wednesday, January 02, 2013 - 12:57 PM UTC
Thanks for posting this Bob. It looks like a nice set.
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Posted: Sunday, March 09, 2014 - 12:18 PM UTC
No such thing as a FireFinder Battery. Maybe a Target Acquisition Battery with a Headquarters platoon and a radar platoon with 3 x Q-36/2 x Q-37.
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Posted: Sunday, March 09, 2014 - 12:21 PM UTC
You know, like C 1/21 FA
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Posted: Sunday, March 09, 2014 - 12:23 PM UTC
...or C 1/39 FA
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Posted: Sunday, March 09, 2014 - 12:30 PM UTC
Yes, it is officially called a Target Acquisition Battery (TAB) by MTOE, but it is also known as a FireFinder Radar Battery. By the way, 1/39's TAB was A Battery. C/1-39 was an MLRS Battery.

I have a feeling we may have run across each other in the past.
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Posted: Sunday, March 09, 2014 - 02:43 PM UTC
I was in C 1/21 FA 1998-2002. Radar Platoon Sergeant/Targeting NCO.(13R)
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Posted: Monday, March 10, 2014 - 08:14 AM UTC
Great review Gino thanks!

Tarps and the like have never been PSM's forte, many times those parts seem to originate from poorly made masters done with tissue paper/white glue. I can think of many softskins in their catalogue that are spoilt by that problem.

But like you say this one is worth getting for the shelter alone, HMMWV builders should have enough Academy/Italeri/Revell spares in their stash to deal with the "canvas" parts.

Cheers,

Christophe
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Posted: Monday, March 10, 2014 - 10:08 AM UTC

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I was in C 1/21 FA 1998-2002. Radar Platoon Sergeant/Targeting NCO.(13R)



That sounds right. I was C/1-21 FA XO from '96-'98. Good to have another Redleg aboard!!

Christophe - Thanks, glad the review was helpful to you. It is a great set.
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Posted: Monday, March 10, 2014 - 01:20 PM UTC
Great review Gino. I appreciate the extra technical details you added in the review. I have this set sitting in my stash and agree that overall it is very well done. I'm anxious to build one.
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