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Verlinden Collabsible fuel drums?
HermannB
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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 01:01 AM GMT+7
Does anyone know if the collabsible fuel drums or fuel bladders survived the crash of Verlinden Productions and might be available someday´s. I speak of course of the 1/35 scale one. I found recently that these drum could be transported with PLS/LHS systems.
white4doc
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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 01:34 AM GMT+7
They may have, there was a conversation on Facebook during the late summer about the Verlinden line by people in a position to know. I don't want to go into detail on the board since the conversation was in a closed group on Facebook.
Bravo36
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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 01:48 AM GMT+7
Try searching on eBay. There is a lot of Verlinden product still available on that site from small sellers. Good luck!
HeavyArty
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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 02:26 AM GMT+7

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I found recently that these drum could be transported with PLS/LHS systems.



Do you have any pics of this set-up? I didn't think we still used these. I recently acquired a set and could use them w/my PLS.
Frenchy
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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 02:43 AM GMT+7
Looks like some are/were still used in Afghanistan :



H.P.
HermannB
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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 02:52 AM GMT+7

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I found recently that these drum could be transported with PLS/LHS systems.



Do you have any pics of this set-up? I didn't think we still used these. I recently acquired a set and could use them w/my PLS.



Found a pic on DVIDS site. These are drums for potable water, but shouldn`t make a big difference in 1/35 scale.

Here you go...


https://www.dvidshub.net/image/1444832/water-purification-specialists-make-magic-liquid-so-fresh-and-so-clean
HermannB
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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 02:59 AM GMT+7
M1 flatrack announced from MMK.

http://www.mmk.cz/en/models/category/pripravujeme
HeavyArty
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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 03:23 AM GMT+7
Nice pics. Good to know.
azadro
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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 06:53 AM GMT+7
as far as I know they were 1/48 scale only.....
zapper
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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 07:09 AM GMT+7

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as far as I know they were 1/48 scale only.....



They released both 1/35 and 1/48 sets.

Cheers,
/E
HeavyArty
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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 10:59 AM GMT+7

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They released both 1/35 and 1/48 sets.



The 1/35 set is #386. It contains only one fuel drum, the pump, filter, hose, fittings, and dry transfer markings.



The 1/48 set is #454 and includes two drums and the rest of the above items.

LeoCmdr
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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 12:07 PM GMT+7
Ah, the coveted Verlinden 1/35 Collapsible Field Re-Fueling set.

I have a couple of the 1/35 sets stashed away for an Aussie Vietnam Centurion Mk.5/1 diorama.

18Bravo
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Posted: Friday, January 05, 2018 - 06:41 AM GMT+7
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