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1/600 French AMX 38 Light Tank x10 3d printed 1/600 French AMX 38 Light Tank x10

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1/600 French AMX 38 Light Tank x10
1/600 French AMX 38 Light Tank x10 3d printed 1/600 French AMX 38 Light Tank x10
1/600 French AMX 38 Light Tank x10 3d printed 1/600 French AMX 38 Light Tank x10

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1/600 French AMX 38 Light Tank x10 3d printed 1/600 French AMX 38 Light Tank x10
1/600 French AMX 38 Light Tank x10 3d printed 1/600 French AMX 38 Light Tank x10

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1/600 French AMX 38 Light Tank x10

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Product Description
1/600 Scale French AMX 38 Light Tanks.
Contains 10 highly detailed tanks.

  • 10x French AMX 38 Light Tanks

AMX 38 Light Tank
Apart from the companies Hotchkiss, Renault and FCM, AMX too participated in the program to create the next generation light tank for the French army. Atelier de Construction d’Issy-les-Moulineaux (AMX for short) was located south of Paris – it consisted of the former Renault tank plant, nationalized in 1936 and was the last company to enter the competition. Their tank project, later recieving the designation of AMX 38, was introduced in July 1937.

The first prototype of the AMX 38, built by the end of 1939, differed in a lot of ways from the initial project. The vehicle with the registration number W 0231 was equipped with a 37mm SA38 gun, paired with a 7,5mm MAC Mle.1931 machinegun. Like other French light tanks, AMX 38 had a “tail” mounted on the rear side of the hull, its purpose being to help the vehicle cross infantry trenches.

The maximum speed of this vehicle was 25 km/h. This was not exactly the fastest vehicle on the battlefield, but on the other hand, it was completely sufficient for its intended role of supporting advancing infantry. In the end however, the prototype was not regarded as something that should be mass-produced. The AMX 38 was behind other contemporary French tanks both in armor and armament. As such, the AMX company continued to work further and as early as December 1939 a new vehicle began to take shape in the form of Char Leger Serie, or CLS (something like “serial (mass-produced) light tank”). It’s sometimes being called the AMX 39, but this designation is not very correct, as the vehicle continued to be developed well into the spring of 1940.

Cleaning Information
Some part cleanup will be necessary. The 3D printing process uses a waxy substance to support certain part features during the printing process. Although the parts are cleaned by Shapeways, some waxy residue may remain.  It can be safely removed with water and a mild aqueous detergent like "Simple Green" using an old, soft toothbrush, Q-tips or pipe cleaners. During the printing process, liquid resin is cured by ultraviolet light. Microscopic bits of resin may remain uncured.

Let your parts sit in direct sunlight for a few hours to fully cure the resin.  
Water-based acrylic paints meant for plastics is strongly recommended. Other paints, especially enamels, may not cure on Frosted Detail 3D-printed plastics.
Use dedicated model sprue cutters to remove parts to minimise the risk of damage to parts.
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600 AMX_38 x10.stl
1/600 French AMX 38 Light Tank x10
2.13 x 1.85 x 0.5 cm
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