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PostPosted: Sat 13 Jun 2015 15:24 pm 
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Here's my rendition of the 1/35 Abrams Tank, built as part of the 9th Anniversary GB:

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A pleasant little build however care must be taken as in some areas either the instructions or the sprues are confused as the left and rights have been transposed. Other than that it was fairly straight forward. First kit I've seen with clear plastic provided for the vision ports on the cupolas and driving area, which is the only part that could be deemed 'tricky' as some are so small. Only one small criticism in that the sign boards either side of the turret were too small for the C22 number so I had to use the A21 from the Desert camouflaged version. All in all though, a recommended build if you can find one at the right price even with the L&L tracks :wink:

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PostPosted: Sat 13 Jun 2015 15:50 pm 
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Fantastic build Steve, the subtle weathering really sets it off :thumb:

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PostPosted: Sun 14 Jun 2015 18:30 pm 
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Here's a few more shots with some aftermarket crew (from Masterbox) and stowage (from Tamiya) aboard:

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I think it helps to animate it more and also to fill up that big turret basket at the back. :wink:

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Very nicely done M-1, love the weathering :clapping:

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PostPosted: Thu 31 Dec 2015 00:04 am 
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The crew and the extra stowage look great Steve :thumb:

Hi all,
Here is my offering of this rather large kit:

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It should have some green camouflage bits on it, but I think it looks better all one colour. Its really not a bad kit, though I did have a bit of trouble getting the upper and lower hull together, but once that was done its a great build.

Thanks for looking in :thumb:

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PostPosted: Thu 31 Dec 2015 01:32 am 
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:wow: Stunning build and finish!! :notworthy: :notworthy:

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PostPosted: Thu 31 Dec 2015 11:11 am 
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8-) 8-), nice rendition Chris, looks good in desert camo, must have a crack at that in the future.

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PostPosted: Thu 31 Dec 2015 12:49 pm 
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Cheers chaps :thumb:

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Excellent work! Fantastic, subtle weathering.

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Great Builds Chaps
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Great build Mike, love the camouflage scheme :thumb:

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Nice one Mike :thumb:

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All lovely builds! :clapping:

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:Tank: Excellent M-1!! :Tank: :clapping: :clapping:

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Well done, all! :clap:

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