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Kansas, United States
Joined: January 24, 2002
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Posted: Sunday, January 27, 2002 - 05:53 AM UTC
I'm working on DML's Firefly IC Composite -- very nice kit! I understand that the five-sided typical British stowage box that comes in the kit wasn't normally mounted on the IC because it covered the starting crank hole on the rear of the upper hull. I seem to remember someone posting pix somewhere of a rectangular stowage box mounted on top of the rear upper hull.

Does anyone have any info on this? I've been through dozens of books and scores of websites trying to find photographic evidence of this box, but the nearest thing I can find is a British ammo box mounted in this position.

If I can't find a photo of this, I'll just go with what I know for sure.

Thanks for any help!
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Joined: December 27, 2001
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Posted: Sunday, January 27, 2002 - 08:58 AM UTC
Bob, I'm not quite sure what pics you are after, nor am I sure if maybe you mean the turret stowage box? Anyway, I found a couple of places with pics of the VC. If these are not the ones your'e after let me know and I'll see what I can do.
This one is of tha actual tank:

linkname http://freespace.virgin.net/shermanic.firefly/mh3.html

Scroll down this page to see photos of the models:

linkname http://freespace.virgin.net/shermanic.firefly/

Hope these help a bit.