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Value Gear Tents and Tarps #5
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Posted: Friday, August 24, 2012 - 01:07 PM UTC
Rick Cooper takes a look at and paints up some Tents and Tarps from Value Gear, set #5.

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Maki
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Posted: Friday, August 24, 2012 - 05:25 PM UTC
I really like this kind of stuff and I think Value Gear is improving with each new release. The one thing I think needs more definition are the belts and buckles... the holes in the belts are a bit big and sometimes not centered or evenly distributed. Also, perhaps using some king of aftermarket buckles when making a master would help to improve the final product as well.

Mario
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Posted: Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 02:46 PM UTC
Thanks for the review Rick, and Kevin for the review of the crates. Ordered a set of each right after I posted this review (Friday evening), very reasonable shipping ($3.50 for the 2 sets) and also received a very nice email today letting me know that they are on the way. Customer service at its best so far!

Steve, as far as the Mountain Dew and burritos, they may not make it over there very well...if you're ever in my neighborhood we'll go out to lunch...mmmm, Adalbertos burritos
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Posted: Sunday, August 26, 2012 - 03:30 PM UTC
Good review, Rick, as always.
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Posted: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 09:03 AM UTC
I just got in two sets of the tarps and stowage and they are excellent. I bought them from the guy who makes them in Ireland and he sent me an extra free set of crates.
It items are crisp, very little clean up and they fit nicely on the hull of my M10 and other Sherman type hulls. They take a prime coat well and look great as added stowage. I highly recommend any of these splendid sets.
Five tent pegs for these gems.
Ironmike