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Academy 1/35 scale USMC M50A1 Ontos

It would be hard to come up with a better name for the M50 than Ontos – Greek for “the thing.” The Vietnam era anti-tank weapon would look at home in a science fiction movie.
By Michael Scharf
Published: May 6, 2010
Itself a child of the 1950s, the self-propelled M50 tank destroyer has fascinated its model-building contemporaries since the 1/32 scale Renwal kit of that era – but now Academy has produced a modern model of the Ontos in 1/35 scale.
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