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L1500S German 1.5t 4x2 Cargo Truck

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Company: MiniArt

Items in the box

The model is made of injection molded plastic, gray in color. The instructions were made up in book form printed both sides. Clear plastic parts were also included, along with two small sheets of photo etch details (brass material).

Construction

I started assembling the chassis, muffler, and suspension systems, as well as the drive shaft, differential… more

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L1500A Kfz.70 German Personnel Car

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Company: MiniArt

Items in the Box

The model is made of injection molded plastic, gray in color. The instructions were made up in book form, printed on both sides. Other parts were clear plastic, such as windows and headlights; also included are two small sheets of photo etch details (brass).

Construction

I started by assembling the chassis, muffler, and suspension systems, as well… more

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Pilatus Turbo Porter Floatplane

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Company: Roden

History

The Pilatus was a widely exported Swiss (STOL) turboprop utility aircraft floatplane variant, powered by Pratt Whitney of Canada. The aircraft began its career in 1959. It had been modified with several different engines. The aircraft ended its military career in the mid 1990’s. It then started a new career, or second life, in the private sector with some modified as… more

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S-2E Tracker Exterior Details

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Company: Eduard

Items in the Box

The items are made from photo-etched sheets, two in quantity, made from metal. The assembly instructions are a fold out sheet, printed both sides.

Construction

The build is very basic, as I followed the instruction sheet. Many tiny parts are noted on the photos enclosed.

Finish

None. Same as exterior of aircraft.

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Japan Self-Defense Forces Light Truck Type 73

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Company: Fine Molds

History

The type 73 light truck is one of a series of light utility vehicles used in the Japanese self-defense forces. JSDF deployed these vehicles from 1973. Almost all of them were phased out by 2010.

Items in the box

The model is made of injection molded plastic, olive drab in color. The instructions were made up of a foldout form, printed on both sides. Clear… more

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German Pots for Mess

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Company: Plusmodel

Items in the box: The model is made from cast resin, gray in color. The plans are one sheet.

Construction: The build is very basic – six pieces all told, two cans. four handles, assembled per sketch. (As the label says, EASY line.)

Finish: I used gray spray auto primer for the cans and ModelMaster brown for the top of one can.… more

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Sd.Kfz.2 Type 170KV German Radio Car

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Company: Master Box Ltd

History

The German Radio Car type 170VK was created on the basis of the serial car 170V of Daimler-Benz Co. The car had in its construction many technological solutions that were advanced for that time frame, such as an X-shaped frame welded from oval-shaped tubes, independent suspension on all wheels, and an engine with overhead valves. The vehicle was very reliable and very popular… more

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U.S.S. Arizona on December 7th, 1941

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Company: Dragon Models

History

The Arizona was a Pennsylvania-class battleship, for and by the U.S. Navy in the mid-1910’s. The ship was the second and last of the Pennsylvania class of “super dreadnoughts” battleships. The Arizona had an overall length of 608 ft., beam 97 ft, and draft of 29 ft, 3 in. The ship had four direct-drive Parsons steam turbines, each of which drove four 12 ft. 5 in. diameter… more

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YA-12 Soviet Artillery Tractor

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Company: MiniArt

History: The YA-12 light artillery tractors were developed by NATI Designers and launched at the Yaroslavskiy Avtomobilniy Zavod YaAZ-Yaroslav Automobile Plant. In 1943, the United States supplied a large quantity of the U.S.-made GMC-4-71 four cylinder, two stroke, 110 horsepower engines under lend-lease contract. Production started in 1943, and within 12 months a total of… more

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Pz.Kpfw.38(t) Ausf.S with Fuel Drum Trailer

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Company: Dragon Models

Items in the Box

The model is made from injection molded plastic, gray in color. The plans were made up in book form, printed on both sides. Decal sheet, photo-etched, cable and hose, as well as simulated glass parts were included.

Construction

I started with the lower portion of the tank body, adding running gear and springs. Next, the back and front cover plates,… more