MATO M4A1 upper to HL Lower

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Postby BarryC » Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:49 pm

Hi guys,

I really like the look of the cast hull and the T-23 (76) turret.

How difficult is it to fit the MATO upper to the HL lower?

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Postby Model Builder 4 » Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:02 pm

Hi Barry, the mato upper is a pretty good fit, I've used one on a tamiya lower to make an M51 and also on an h/l lower to make an m4a1 North African British Sherman . There will be a little bit of work involved but nothing to drastic that a competent modeller couldn't handle :D :thumbup:

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Postby Model Builder 4 » Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:12 pm

Here are the said modified Sherman's using mato uppers while works in progress

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Postby BarryC » Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:32 pm

Thanks Lee! :thumbup: :thumbup:

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Postby Model Builder 4 » Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:42 pm

As standard the mato uppers are very smooth Barry so I use Mr.surfacer 500 to give it some cast texture, works pretty well :thumbup:

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Postby cannedheat » Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:42 am

Model Builder 4 wrote:Here are the said modified Sherman's using mato uppers while works in progress

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I like that send it to me ,,,,,,
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Postby Model Builder 4 » Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:57 am

Thanks Stu :D :thumbup:

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Postby Model Builder 4 » Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:38 pm

A more updated pic of the M51 using the mato upper

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