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IS-3 (JS3) - The Heavy tank of Soviet Army

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IS-3 (JS3) - The Heavy tank of Soviet Army by vittweet Mar 3, 2013
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IS-3 — the Soviet heavy tank of the period of the WW2, started in a mass production its last days and not in time to take in it part. Therefore this fighting vehicle more often consider as one of the first post-war Soviet tanks. The abbreviation of JS means "Joseph Stalin" — the official name of series of the Soviet heavy tanks of release of 1943 — 1953. The index 3 corresponds to the third serial model of the tank of this family. IS-3 received the nickname "Pike", because of a characteristic form of the top front part of the case.

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does this need suports


On first.. great project!
On second.. does someone try pront this on Replicator 2x and if yes on witch settings?

Thx for replay.


I'm having trouble importing this file into my Makerbot: it keeps saying that the .stl file is in an unsupported format. Is there any way to check if this is the file, or my printer?

Any way of making a hole in this to may be make it into a key chain or a car hanging accessory?

I guess you'd need a laser resin printer to achieve that level of detail...

Very Nice, would you like to help me do some other projects?
tell me if you are interested and the cost do do the items.
Mail to me: [email protected]

I really like the tank. The chassis resembles that of the KV-1. What scale is the model?

This model made in real proportions, then was scaled in 1:48, but very much approximately.