WW1 Kits

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I normally build WW2 planes and the occasional tank or truck but with it being 100 tears since the end of WW1 I have been looking at kits for this era.
Forgive me of my ignorance, but I would like to know why some tanks are 'male' and some 'female'. I have attempted bi planes a couple of times in the past but can never get the wings to go properly so I may give tanks, guns and other vehicles a go.
 

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As i remember it was to do with the kind of armourment.....male had cannon whilst female was machine gun only....someone correct me if im wrong please
 
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Paul,
Male tanks were armed with 2 X 6-pdr (57mm ) guns, the female tanks were armed with machine guns only. There was a hermaphrodite version, which had a cannon on one side & machine guns on the other. There are now a few WWI tanks available now, in 1/35, apart from the British Mks I to V, The French Renault FT-17, Schneider, St Chamond, and the German A7V.
ICM do a nice range of Ford Model T ambulances, and scout cars
Dave
 
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