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M113 APC Detailing Set
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Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 02:30 PM UTC
Jason Bobrowich shoots a look at the Legend Productions M113 APC Detailing Set.

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Thanks!
Vodnik
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Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 06:56 PM UTC
I need to get me one of these sets... Oh, wait... I already have three!
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Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 07:05 PM UTC
Great review, thanks. Probably still best with an Academy kit unless you want to correct further errors on the Tamiya kits that aren't covered by this set.
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Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 07:53 PM UTC
Nice review, however I would have put the lack of hollow headlights as a minus, if they want to give headlights with moulded on lenses at least give another set with hollow recesses for those who would like to put proper lenses, I know that's a small point but annoying for me.

Cheers,

Christophe
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Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 07:56 PM UTC
Come to think of it they could have done recessed headlights and supplied clear resin lenses.
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Posted: Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 02:45 AM UTC
the 1/35 m113 apc over 50 years of service and production.with several variants.in the model scale world stay in differents scales and cs vari. plastic and resin some
Burik
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Posted: Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 05:12 AM UTC
So there is no added armor for the front hull that should be there for the A3?
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Posted: Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 06:01 AM UTC
One must remember that this is a detailing set for M113 kits. It is not specific for the M113, M113A1, M113A2, or M113A3...the box text states..."For 1/35 M113s".

The box images and instructions show the details added to the Tamiya M113A2 kit as an example.

The parts are generic in nature. This in not a conversion or a correction set. It enhances existing details in existing kits whether it be Tamiya, Academy, or Italeri/Revell offerings.

The hollow/recessed headlights are a good idea for future sets and wouldn't be hard to master.