Modeling the Sherman Tank in 1/72nd Scale
105mm Howitzer M2 Gun Shells RB Model
Kit #72P05
Article by Doug Chaltry; last updated 25 December 2017
As far as I know, this is the only set of 105mm howitzer ammunition in our scale, and they are beautiful. These shells can be used for the M101 105mm howitzer (available from ACE), or for any vehicle that mounted this gun, such as the M7 Priest (available from UM).

As you can see in the scan below, there are 12 empty shell casings, and 4 each of 2 different types of projectile. The projectile pictured on the left below looks to me to be the high explosive shell, although it could also stand in for smoke or gas shells as well, depending on how it's painted. The projectile on the right appears from its shape to be a HEAT round, though I think it should be a hair shorter. My best measurements show the parts to be very close to 1/72nd scale, perhaps about 0.5mm short, which could easily be measurement error on my part, as my references are limited. Although the company photo below appears to show the parts made from aluminum, you can see in the scan above that the set I bought is made from brass.

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Modeling the Sherman Tank in 1/72nd Scale