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Flakpanzer 1 Gepard SPAAG
brian638
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England - West Midlands, United Kingdom
Joined: July 24, 2004
KitMaker: 309 posts
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Posted: Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 02:27 AM UTC
Michael Shackelton casts his expert cat like eyes over the Takom latest Leopard based release this time it is the Gepard.

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Thanks!
mshackleton
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England - South East, United Kingdom
Joined: December 16, 2007
KitMaker: 530 posts
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Posted: Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 01:33 PM UTC
A note from Jason Bobrowich after the review was submitted to Armorama: The incorrectly spelled KMW on the decal sheet is likely due to copyright issues with the logo and company name. Cut out the incorrect letters, spin them 180 degress, apply them in the correct position. Done.
Armored76
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Joined: September 30, 2013
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Posted: Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 02:46 PM UTC
Thank you for the excellent review Michael!

The decal "fix" is an ingenious one, I must admit
ULIX-VM
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Puerto Rico
Joined: February 22, 2016
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Posted: Friday, June 24, 2016 - 02:29 AM UTC
takom great model. but you coming late. the was tamiya1/35th.several years ago.kit-mun.35099.
mshackleton
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Posted: Friday, June 24, 2016 - 03:23 AM UTC
Most of us here are well aware of the old Tamiya kit and it's problems. It is a baby of the 1970s, a typical motorised model that shared common parts with their Leopard 1 which meant the wheel spacing was incorrect - this kits Achilles heal. At least it was nothing like as bad as Heller's kit.