The wheels are cleanly cast and include the grease plug and relief valve as well as the five spokes and four small asymmetric lightening holes for these less common wheels.
The pressed spoked idler wheels also have the grease plug and relief valve and well defined details on the centre hub for excellent idler wheels.
Obviously these wheels are only applicable to specific vehicles and you should consult your references to determine their use and again simply drilling out the axle hole to the required diameter for the target kit bogie axles and then slipping into place while the idlers should fit most kit idler axles but again simply make any adjustments required and the spare wheel can be added to any position on the vehicle as dictated by reference photos.
There is a slight scar after the removal of the casting block but a bit of light sanding will remove this providing you take care when removing the block so as not to remove too much resin.
SHERMAN A History of the
American Medium Tank
R.P.Hunnicutt. Presidio Books ISBN 0-89141-080-5
Check the Formations website for details of other update sets available and thanks to Rob for the review sample.
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