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Convert Tamiya's classic 1/35 scale M5A1 Stuart into an M5

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By Ron Poniatowski
Over the years, I've built several of Tamiya's Stuarts. Some were standard M3s or M5A1s, while others were modified. For this project, I decided to convert the M5A1 version of the kit into the earlier M5 variant. It's not a difficult project; fancy conversion kits or advanced scratchbuilding skills are not required.

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