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RyeField: M-ATV from Rye Field Model!
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Posted: Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 11:58 PM UTC


Rye Field Models announced a new kit which is bound to make modelers interested in modern military machines very happy.

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Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019 - 12:32 AM UTC
Oooh, I wants it, I wants it, my precious! I've enjoyed Rye Field models (aside from the M1 tank missing a sprue) and like the looks of this.
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Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019 - 12:45 AM UTC
Nice !
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Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019 - 01:09 AM UTC
Time to build my Panda kit

Olivier
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Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019 - 04:39 AM UTC
I've avoided the Panda kit because of issues I have read about with fit and quality control, and had hoped someone else would release it. I wonder what the cost will be?
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Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019 - 04:53 AM UTC
Good base for my long postponed 2nd ASOS JTAC MATV. And to discard the Panda kit......
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Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019 - 06:55 AM UTC

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Time to build my Panda kit

Olivier



I also have one in my stash with update sets for it.

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Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019 - 07:03 AM UTC
This wil look good next to Meng's HuskyTSV on the shelf. I've been modeling since the late 60's and this truly the best time to be a modeler. I'm definitely on board with this kit.
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Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019 - 10:01 AM UTC
When,when and WHEN!!!!!!.Sold the panda kit years ago,This is going to be 1 hell of a kit.The way RFM has been producing kits lately,I'm really looking forward to this.Thanks RFM!
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Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019 - 03:38 PM UTC
Wow!! Yes, I’m getting one or two of these! I’ve built a few of the Panda kits - pretty close to a scratch build on the suspension!. This looks great - engine too - ok, maybe I’ll get three!! Haha!
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Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019 - 03:59 PM UTC
And it includes Polish decals, too. Did their vehicles differ markedly to US ones? This may be an early Christmas present. A real early Christmas present.

Where is that thread with the camouflaged US SF vehicles?
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Posted: Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 01:28 AM UTC
Wow indeed! This looks really nice, though I do wonder how accurate the robin's egg blue gear under the hood or the grey engine is. Move over Humvee, you're being replaced pronto!
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Posted: Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 04:29 AM UTC
Super cool! It would be even better if they included a Remote Weapons Station option such as the CROWS II or the Leonardo DRS RiWP turret with weapons options...perhaps as an additional kit for more potency.

The option of side corner smoke grenade launchers would also be nice.

This kit really gives Live-Resin gunners something to stand inside.
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Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 03:20 AM UTC
I just saw a post at Moxingfans showing Panda is releasing a possible new tool or revised tooling of an MRAP. I'm wondering if it is a push to counter RyeField or something they had planned? The CAD images only show the weapons station and part of the vehicle top.
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Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 04:15 AM UTC

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I just saw a post at Moxingfans showing Panda is releasing a possible new tool or revised tooling of an MRAP. I'm wondering if it is a push to counter RyeField or something they had planned? The CAD images only show the weapons station and part of the vehicle top.



It seems it will be a new tooled kit of M-ATV.



Maki
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Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 05:43 AM UTC
This seems to be a SF turret version. Live Resin did that one as an upgrade for Panda kit.

link

Mario
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Posted: Friday, August 30, 2019 - 12:44 AM UTC
I've all but stopped building but it looks like I'll have to sell my Panda kit if I haven't done so already and pick this one up. Still looks like it needs radio and intercom equipment though. This looks like it would make for an interesting build.
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Posted: Friday, August 30, 2019 - 10:52 AM UTC
MikeyBugs95

Great find on the ATV with minigun turret! This is on my wish list for Christmas. And, Legends do the minigun turret, too. A match made in heaven!
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Posted: Monday, September 09, 2019 - 04:16 PM UTC
The box art for this is out, and it is great. I also found an interesting little snippet from Ryefield about pending releases as posted on a Chinese site, with google translate: “RYE FIELD MODEL today released the M-ATV's seal, also from JASON, as always. The M-ATV in the picture is parked, the hood is open, and the interior of the cabin is full, and the details are very rich. It is worth mentioning that, in the original text of the wheat field, "the 32nd product of the wheat field model and its surrounding products are coming soon", it is also possible to develop peripheral products matching this M-ATV. In addition, from the reply of the wheat field, it is possible to officially announce the pre-sale of the 5020 Sheridan M551 A1/A2 (TTS) tank in the wheat field tomorrow. It is only about one month after the release of the time and the overseas release, which is basically in line with the time difference.”

I can only speculate as to what “develop peripheral products matching this M-ATV” may mean... maybe more current US vehicles?
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Posted: Monday, September 09, 2019 - 05:47 PM UTC

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I can only speculate as to what “develop peripheral products matching this M-ATV” may mean... maybe more current US vehicles?



"Peripheral products" looks to refer to Rye Field taking a leaf out of Meng's book and releasing resin accessories to complement their M-ATV:

Radio/comms set: https://www.hobbyeasy.com/en/data/joljzkfrh4jprjuu2ds0.html

Sagged wheels: https://www.hobbyeasy.com/en/data/i4cczpffjrgd9eurgxfs.html
Maki
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Posted: Monday, September 09, 2019 - 07:02 PM UTC

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"Peripheral products" looks to refer to Rye Field taking a leaf out of Meng's book and releasing resin accessories to complement their M-ATV



Woohoo! Thanks for the info.

Mario
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Posted: Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 12:41 PM UTC
Looking back at it, the kit also looks like it'll include a basic VIC-3 set. I don't know how good it'll turn out in plastic though, but they did include it.
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Posted: Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 12:46 PM UTC
If you want an accurate color guide (and plumbing) for the engine, look no father than my M-ATV reference photos. Still with all the interior shots, undercarriage, etc...